The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 76 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.55% - 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £34,000 - £36,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 - £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
719 621 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 98.90% 96.73% 97.35%
Number of salaries quoted 576 526 398
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £18,985
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Cannock - 2 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £32,500 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £33,000 -
Test Engineer
West Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle