The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 18 April 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 79 88 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 2 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.69% 0.19% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.20% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 11
Average salary £32,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.78% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,950 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
981 1000 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.65% 97.28% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 817 908 789
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
Wales

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in South Wales

Test Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Cardiff +6 2 £27,500 -13.38% 4
Torfaen - 2 £32,000 - 2
Test Engineer
Wales

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Android
3 8 (50.00%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 6 (37.50%) Java
5 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) iPad
6 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
6 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
7 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Perl
7 4 (25.00%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (18.75%) JUnit
8 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Korn
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
8 3 (18.75%) T-Plan
8 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) SoapUI
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) eggPlant
6 2 (12.50%) JBehave
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
7 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) iPad
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Android
2 6 (37.50%) Linux
3 5 (31.25%) Apple iOS
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (12.50%) UNIX
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 2 (12.50%) B2B
4 2 (12.50%) B2C
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) Java
4 4 (25.00%) Perl
5 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 2 (12.50%) Groovy
7 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (18.75%) T-Plan
4 2 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) MKS
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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