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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 43 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 50 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.53% 0.65% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.70% 0.67% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 47 7 5
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1063 1043 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 96.29% 96.22% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 944 920 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,910 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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
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 22 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 20 £32,500 - 2
Newport +16 16 £32,000 -1.53% 4
Torfaen +3 6 £30,500 -3.93%
Test Engineer
Wales

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 33 (56.90%) Java
2 22 (37.93%) Android
2 22 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 21 (36.21%) Apple iOS
3 21 (36.21%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) Selenium
5 18 (31.03%) Groovy
5 18 (31.03%) JUnit
6 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
6 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
7 14 (24.14%) SoapUI
7 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
7 14 (24.14%) Korn
7 14 (24.14%) Perl
8 13 (22.41%) JIRA
8 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
9 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
10 11 (18.97%) BDD
10 11 (18.97%) TDD
10 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
10 11 (18.97%) Oracle
10 11 (18.97%) Python
10 11 (18.97%) ISEB
11 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
11 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
12 9 (15.52%) VirtualBox
12 9 (15.52%) T-Plan
12 9 (15.52%) Automation Testing
12 9 (15.52%) Calabash

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.72%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (34.48%) Selenium
2 18 (31.03%) JUnit
3 17 (29.31%) Jenkins
4 14 (24.14%) SoapUI
5 13 (22.41%) JIRA
6 9 (15.52%) Calabash
6 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
7 8 (13.79%) Robotium
8 7 (12.07%) eggPlant
9 6 (10.34%) JBehave
10 4 (6.90%) WebDriver
11 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 1 (1.72%) Fiddler
11 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
11 1 (1.72%) Maven
General
1 9 (15.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Welsh Language
3 5 (8.62%) Multimedia
4 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (5.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) SOAP
3 4 (6.90%) iOS SDK
3 4 (6.90%) REST
4 2 (3.45%) XML
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.90%) iPad
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (3.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Open Source
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.93%) Android
2 21 (36.21%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.52%) Windows
3 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) UNIX
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Test Automation
2 17 (29.31%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
4 12 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 11 (18.97%) BDD
5 11 (18.97%) TDD
5 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
6 10 (17.24%) Test Strategy
7 9 (15.52%) Automation Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Scrum
9 7 (12.07%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Regression Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Product Management
11 4 (6.90%) B2B
11 4 (6.90%) B2C
11 4 (6.90%) Risk Management
11 4 (6.90%) Security Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
11 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (56.90%) Java
2 21 (36.21%) SQL
3 18 (31.03%) Groovy
4 17 (29.31%) JavaScript
5 14 (24.14%) Bash Shell
5 14 (24.14%) Korn
5 14 (24.14%) Perl
6 11 (18.97%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) C#
8 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
8 7 (12.07%) C++
9 6 (10.34%) C
10 3 (5.17%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) Erlang
11 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) ISEB
2 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 9 (15.52%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) T-Plan
3 5 (8.62%) Perforce
4 3 (5.17%) HP
4 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.72%) Telerik
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 32k-36k + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 35k - 38k + Excellent Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Newport
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum, Benefits: bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Newport
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago