The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 58 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.34% 0.55% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 0.58% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
555 521 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 92.81% 96.30% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 503 433 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Swindon

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) SDET
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) Ant
5 2 (22.22%) CSS
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (22.22%) Apache
5 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
5 2 (22.22%) Subversion
5 2 (22.22%) Spring

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Cucumber
2 6 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (22.22%) Ant
3 2 (22.22%) JBehave
3 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 2 (22.22%) Maven
3 2 (22.22%) Subversion
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: £40,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago