The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 29 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 0.84% 9.26% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 9.26% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
South 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 Torfaen 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
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
117 54 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 98.32% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 102 53 90
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Torfaen

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
Cwmbran -13 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Engineer
South Wales

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Korn
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Python
2 7 (87.50%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) TestLink
3 6 (75.00%) Bug Management
3 6 (75.00%) Confluence
3 6 (75.00%) Product Management
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) C
3 6 (75.00%) HTTP
3 6 (75.00%) Ruby
3 6 (75.00%) JIRA
3 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (75.00%) Fiddler

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 6 (75.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Wireshark
2 6 (75.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
1 7 (87.50%) TestLink
2 6 (75.00%) JIRA
2 6 (75.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) CentOS
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
2 7 (87.50%) Test Management
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) BDD
3 6 (75.00%) Bug Management
3 6 (75.00%) Product Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C++
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) Python
1 7 (87.50%) Korn
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat