The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Somerset region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 77 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.44% 1.02% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 1.05% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.51%
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
655 573 772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 96.61% 97.61% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 584 510 697
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -11 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) QA
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB
6 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 1 (9.09%) Java EE
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 1 (9.09%) TDD

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
1 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
1 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Load Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) TDD
7 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA