The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 38 45 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.33% 0.32% 1.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 0.33% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 3
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
Test Engineer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough 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
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
294 301 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 98.00% 95.86% 93.96%
Number of salaries quoted 255 265 302
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 October 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 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) LabVIEW
2 5 (41.67%) GPRS
2 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
2 5 (41.67%) snoop
3 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
4 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 3 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Communications Security
4 3 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (16.67%) F#
5 2 (16.67%) Sahi
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) WATIR
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (8.33%) Subversion
6 1 (8.33%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) GPRS
1 5 (41.67%) Wireshark
1 5 (41.67%) snoop
2 4 (33.33%) ZigBee
3 3 (25.00%) DSL
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) LabVIEW
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) Sahi
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (16.67%) WATIR
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (25.00%) Communications Security
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
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