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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 21 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 8.08% 4.62% 9.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.16% 4.65% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 5
Average salary £32,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
98 129 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 98.99% 99.23% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 86 102 52
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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
(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 +7 8 £32,000 +6.66%
Test Engineer
South Wales

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
3 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) BDD
4 6 (35.29%) JIRA
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) JUnit
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
5 4 (23.53%) C++
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) Java
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
5 4 (23.53%) Perforce
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) DTV
5 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
5 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (23.53%) User Experience
5 4 (23.53%) TestLink
5 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
5 4 (23.53%) CentOS
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
1 6 (35.29%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) VersionOne
3 2 (11.76%) JMeter
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Client/Server
1 4 (23.53%) DTV
1 4 (23.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) CentOS
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Manual Testing
3 6 (35.29%) BDD
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (23.53%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C++
1 4 (23.53%) Java
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
1 4 (23.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 10 (58.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Perforce
1 4 (23.53%) Red Hat