The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 28 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 71 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.13% 0.88% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
757 549 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 95.34% 96.32% 99.26%
Number of salaries quoted 683 469 492
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Somerset

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Somerset

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street - 5 £50,000 - 1
Bath -21 3 £19,000 -50.00% 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 13 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (50.00%) JUnit
4 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
5 6 (42.86%) Java EE
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
6 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
6 5 (35.71%) Selenium
6 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (28.57%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 4 (28.57%) Hudson
7 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 4 (28.57%) BDD
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
7 4 (28.57%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) User Stories
7 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
8 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
8 2 (14.29%) QA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) RDBMS
1 6 (42.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
2 5 (35.71%) WebDriver
2 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Hudson
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 4 (28.57%) TeamCity
3 4 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 5 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 4 (28.57%) BDD
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) HP
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