The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.99% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £26,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Somerset 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
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
598 487 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 98.68% 98.19% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 510 436 479
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £21,738
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
Bath - 2 £37,500 -
Taunton - 2 £26,500 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Selenium
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
6 2 (16.67%) User Experience
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Erlang
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
3 5 (41.67%) JUnit
4 3 (25.00%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
4 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
5 2 (16.67%) Functional Programming
5 2 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Microservices
6 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Erlang
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle