The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 87 41 96
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 60 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% 4.64% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 4.81% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14 57 5
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1365 1247 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.85% 96.44% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1089 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Wales

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
South Wales -41 15 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) Test Management
3 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
3 23 (62.16%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Perl
3 23 (62.16%) Linux
4 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (48.65%) DTV
5 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
6 14 (37.84%) Python
6 14 (37.84%) Subversion
6 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
6 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
6 14 (37.84%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
7 12 (32.43%) TDD
8 11 (29.73%) REST
8 11 (29.73%) Web Services
8 11 (29.73%) API Testing
8 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Cyber Security
9 10 (27.03%) Product Management
10 9 (24.32%) Confluence
10 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
10 9 (24.32%) BDD
10 9 (24.32%) Korn
10 9 (24.32%) Statistics
10 9 (24.32%) Degree
10 9 (24.32%) JIRA
10 9 (24.32%) CentOS

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 (24.32%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DVB
2 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Subversion
1 14 (37.84%) Git (software)
2 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
3 9 (24.32%) TestLink
3 9 (24.32%) Cucumber
3 9 (24.32%) JIRA
3 9 (24.32%) JUnit
4 4 (10.81%) FitNesse
4 4 (10.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (8.11%) TeamCity
5 3 (8.11%) Hudson
General
1 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) Web Services
1 11 (29.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) DTV
2 9 (24.32%) Statistics
2 9 (24.32%) User Experience
2 9 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
3 8 (21.62%) Digital Media
4 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (62.16%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) CentOS
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (81.08%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) Test Management
3 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
4 14 (37.84%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (32.43%) TDD
6 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
6 11 (29.73%) API Testing
7 10 (27.03%) Cyber Security
7 10 (27.03%) Product Management
8 9 (24.32%) BDD
8 9 (24.32%) Scrum
9 7 (18.92%) Regression Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Bug Management
10 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
11 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
12 3 (8.11%) Information Security
12 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) Java
1 23 (62.16%) Perl
1 23 (62.16%) Bash Shell
2 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 14 (37.84%) Python
4 9 (24.32%) Objective-C
4 9 (24.32%) Korn
5 7 (18.92%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) SQL
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
1 9 (24.32%) Perforce
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago