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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 20 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 11.90% 10.94% 3.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 10.94% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 2
Average salary £37,250 £30,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -3.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,900 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £31,950 £32,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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
84 64 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 79 63 51
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
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 30 July 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 -4 10 £37,250 +22.13%
Test Engineer
South Wales

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Test Management
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
3 10 (58.82%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
4 9 (52.94%) JUnit
4 9 (52.94%) TDD
4 9 (52.94%) Perforce
4 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
4 9 (52.94%) DVB
4 9 (52.94%) Confluence
4 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
4 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 9 (52.94%) CentOS
4 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Korn
4 9 (52.94%) Statistics
4 9 (52.94%) Degree
4 9 (52.94%) JIRA
4 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
4 9 (52.94%) User Experience
4 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (52.94%) TestLink
4 9 (52.94%) Product Management
5 8 (47.06%) Test Automation

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (52.94%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) DVB
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) JIRA
1 9 (52.94%) JUnit
1 9 (52.94%) Cucumber
1 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
1 9 (52.94%) TestLink
2 4 (23.53%) FitNesse
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Client/Server
1 9 (52.94%) Statistics
1 9 (52.94%) User Experience
1 9 (52.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (47.06%) DTV
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) CentOS
2 9 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (100.00%) Test Management
2 16 (94.12%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (52.94%) TDD
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 9 (52.94%) Product Management
3 9 (52.94%) BDD
4 8 (47.06%) Test Automation
5 7 (41.18%) Bug Management
5 7 (41.18%) Cyber Security
5 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Java
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Bash Shell
2 9 (52.94%) Objective-C
2 9 (52.94%) Korn
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Red Hat
1 9 (52.94%) Perforce