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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 48 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 30 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.85% 0.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 0.83% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 0
Median salary £34,000 £26,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.30% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
603 601 490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 97.57% 98.52% 98.79%
Number of salaries quoted 509 510 428
Median salary £39,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,583 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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 £42,500 -
Street - 5 £40,000 -
Taunton - 2 £33,215 - 1
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 25 (69.44%) Java
2 23 (63.89%) Test Automation
3 20 (55.56%) BDD
4 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
4 19 (52.78%) Software Testing
4 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (50.00%) SpecFlow
6 16 (44.44%) Selenium
6 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 16 (44.44%) C#
6 16 (44.44%) ISEB
6 16 (44.44%) Scrum
7 15 (41.67%) Waterfall
8 14 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
8 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 12 (33.33%) Security Testing
9 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (30.56%) User Stories
10 11 (30.56%) Load Testing
10 11 (30.56%) Test Management
10 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
11 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
12 8 (22.22%) JIRA
12 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
12 8 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (19.44%) SDLC
13 7 (19.44%) JUnit

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Cucumber
2 18 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 16 (44.44%) Selenium
4 14 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (22.22%) JIRA
6 7 (19.44%) JUnit
7 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 5 (13.89%) Geb
8 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 5 (13.89%) JMeter
8 5 (13.89%) Spock
8 5 (13.89%) Travis CI
8 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
9 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
9 3 (8.33%) IntelliJ
10 2 (5.56%) JBehave
General
1 2 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) EJB
2 1 (2.78%) J2EE
2 1 (2.78%) RESTful
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Test Automation
2 20 (55.56%) BDD
3 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) Software Testing
4 16 (44.44%) Scrum
5 15 (41.67%) Waterfall
6 14 (38.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 12 (33.33%) Security Testing
8 11 (30.56%) Load Testing
8 11 (30.56%) Test Management
8 11 (30.56%) User Stories
9 10 (27.78%) Manual Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (22.22%) Project Planning
11 7 (19.44%) SDLC
12 5 (13.89%) Data Management
12 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
12 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
13 4 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 25 (69.44%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) C#
3 11 (30.56%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) Groovy
5 4 (11.11%) C
6 2 (5.56%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) C++
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) PHP
7 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) ISEB
1 16 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 12 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) EMC
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