The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 120 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.68% 0.069% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.071% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 11
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1548 1408 1533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 95.73% 97.37% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1275 1201 1290
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Oxfordshire region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 9 £42,500 - 1
Oxford - 1 £20,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) QA
4 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (20.83%) C#
7 5 (20.83%) Python
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Selenium
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) C++
8 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 4 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) C
9 3 (12.50%) Linux
9 3 (12.50%) Perl
9 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.33%) SDLC
10 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
10 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (8.33%) Analytics
10 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
10 2 (8.33%) IPTV

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
4 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) IPTV
2 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) AIX
2 2 (8.33%) HPUX
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 7 (29.17%) Functional Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
4 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (8.33%) Defect Management
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Scrum
8 2 (8.33%) SDLC
8 2 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Lua
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Sophos
2 1 (4.17%) Perforce
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago