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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 115 104 124
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.14% 0.84% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.86% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 10
Average salary £31,750 £36,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.41% -29.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1378 1520 1837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.70% 97.88% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1290 1686
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 23 January 2015. 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
Oxford -7 1 £31,500 -13.10%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (20.00%) EMC

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Abaqus
1 1 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium IDE
General
1 3 (60.00%) Automotive
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (20.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
Oxfordshire
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