The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Poole 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 42 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.13% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole 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
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
185 103 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 98.40% 98.10% 92.73%
Number of salaries quoted 172 100 92
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +19.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Poole

Test Engineer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) HNC
2 1 (25.00%) HND

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Poole 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 1 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OO
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
Poole
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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