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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank - 37 34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole - 2.13% 3.74%
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.17% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
113 184 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 92.62% 97.87% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 106 181 102
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA