The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 44 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.65% 1.79% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 1.89% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £41,000 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.38% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £32,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £34,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
299 318 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 97.08% 94.64% 93.70%
Number of salaries quoted 252 285 315
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Peterborough

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (53.85%) Scrum
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
2 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 6 (46.15%) ZigBee
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) LabVIEW
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) GPRS
6 1 (7.69%) UMTS
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (7.69%) .NET
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) ZigBee
2 1 (7.69%) GPRS
2 1 (7.69%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
1 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
1 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 5 (38.46%) Use Case
3 5 (38.46%) Test Management
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Document Management
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Embedded C
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft