The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 79 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.58% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Median salary £35,000 - £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire 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
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
664 594 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 96.79% 96.27% 96.89%
Number of salaries quoted 588 516 607
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
West Midlands

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Staffordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA