The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Wales region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 79 66 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.07% 2.55% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 2.63% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 27 28
Median salary £47,500 £39,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.25% +22.48%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
Test Engineer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1110 1178 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 98.58% 96.95% 98.34%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1024 916
Median salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Test Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Cardiff +11 8 £47,500 +35.71%
Torfaen +3 2 £32,000 -13.51% 1
Newport -3 2 - -
Test Engineer
Wales

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 South Wales region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) Linux
4 11 (35.48%) Python
4 11 (35.48%) Web Services
4 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
5 10 (32.26%) REST
5 10 (32.26%) API Testing
5 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 10 (32.26%) Subversion
5 10 (32.26%) Test Management
5 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
6 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
6 9 (29.03%) BDD
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
7 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (25.81%) ISEB
8 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
8 7 (22.58%) DTV
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) Unix
8 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
8 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
8 7 (22.58%) Selenium
8 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
8 7 (22.58%) Digital Media

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) PuTTY
2 3 (9.68%) LAN
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.68%) tcpdump
2 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
1 10 (32.26%) Subversion
2 9 (29.03%) SoapUI
3 7 (22.58%) Cucumber
3 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 7 (22.58%) Selenium
4 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (19.35%) JMeter
5 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (9.68%) Ant
6 3 (9.68%) AnthillPro
6 3 (9.68%) Gradle
6 3 (9.68%) Hudson
6 3 (9.68%) JIRA
6 3 (9.68%) Maven
6 3 (9.68%) RSpec
6 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.68%) TestLink
6 3 (9.68%) The Grinder
6 3 (9.68%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Web Services
2 10 (32.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Digital Media
1 7 (22.58%) DTV
2 3 (9.68%) Blog
2 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) Statistics
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Fintech
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (41.94%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Android
4 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (32.26%) API Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Continuous Delivery
2 10 (32.26%) Test Management
3 9 (29.03%) BDD
3 9 (29.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (25.81%) Automation Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Manual Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
5 7 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
7 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
9 3 (9.68%) Product Management
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
2 11 (35.48%) Perl
2 11 (35.48%) Python
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
6 4 (12.90%) C
6 4 (12.90%) C#
6 4 (12.90%) Groovy
7 3 (9.68%) PHP
7 3 (9.68%) Ruby
8 1 (3.23%) Delphi
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Perforce
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
Cwmbran, Gwent
Nagra Media UK Ltd
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