The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Poole region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 38 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 2.53% 4.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 4.26% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £32,500 £29,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 94 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 99.58% 96.91% 98.98%
Number of salaries quoted 224 83 85
Average salary £40,000 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Engineer
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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 21 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Manual Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) OO
3 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) MS Office
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (8.33%) QA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Software Testing
1 11 (91.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
1 7 (58.33%) Perl
1 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco