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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - 64 65
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.50% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.52% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £30,000 £37,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.13%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
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
714 576 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 93.58% 95.52% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 597 505 532
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (40.00%) User Stories
4 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (40.00%) Hudson
4 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (40.00%) C#
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) JIRA
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (30.00%) JUnit
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) Java EE
6 2 (20.00%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
1 5 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (40.00%) Hudson
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (30.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) User Stories
3 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP