The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Wales region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 88 73 39
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 25 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.12% 1.82% 5.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% 1.86% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 66
Median salary £39,250 £39,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.63% +17.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
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
1301 1341 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.23% 97.88% 97.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1108 1094 1120
Median salary £36,489 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Wales

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -1 15 £39,250 -0.63%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 16 (51.61%) Java
4 12 (38.71%) Selenium
5 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
6 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
7 8 (25.81%) Python
7 8 (25.81%) Web Services
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
7 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
7 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
7 8 (25.81%) BDD
7 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
8 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
9 6 (19.35%) Test Management
9 6 (19.35%) Subversion
9 6 (19.35%) Unix
9 6 (19.35%) HP
9 6 (19.35%) ISEB
9 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (19.35%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) PuTTY
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) PuTTY
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.68%) tcpdump
3 3 (9.68%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
3 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
4 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
5 6 (19.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
5 6 (19.35%) Subversion
5 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (16.13%) JMeter
7 3 (9.68%) Ant
7 3 (9.68%) AnthillPro
7 3 (9.68%) Gradle
7 3 (9.68%) Hudson
7 3 (9.68%) Maven
7 3 (9.68%) RSpec
7 3 (9.68%) TeamCity
7 3 (9.68%) TestLink
7 3 (9.68%) The Grinder
7 3 (9.68%) VersionOne
8 2 (6.45%) Appium
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Web Services
2 6 (19.35%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blog
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
1 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
1 3 (9.68%) Digital TV
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.68%) Statistics
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Fintech
2 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) CentOS
3 3 (9.68%) Debian
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Android
4 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (35.48%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (25.81%) BDD
3 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
5 6 (19.35%) API Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (19.35%) Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Automation Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Software Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Defect Management
8 3 (9.68%) Product Management
8 3 (9.68%) SDLC
9 2 (6.45%) Open Source
9 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) SQL
2 16 (51.61%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.81%) Perl
3 8 (25.81%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 5 (16.13%) C#
5 5 (16.13%) Groovy
6 4 (12.90%) C
6 4 (12.90%) Ruby
7 3 (9.68%) Delphi
7 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
7 3 (9.68%) PHP
8 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) ISEB
2 5 (16.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) HP
2 3 (9.68%) Perforce
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat