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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 98 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.09% 1.64% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 1.68% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 12
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,800 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £37,350
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
1248 1251 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.82% 97.89% 98.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1092 1072 1037
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -9 11 £40,000 +14.28%
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Java
3 13 (43.33%) Linux
3 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
4 12 (40.00%) Android
5 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) Python
5 11 (36.67%) Selenium
6 10 (33.33%) Scrum
7 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
7 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (30.00%) C++
7 9 (30.00%) Perl
8 8 (26.67%) PHP
8 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
9 7 (23.33%) BDD
9 7 (23.33%) SQL
9 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (20.00%) JUnit
10 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
10 6 (20.00%) DevOps
11 5 (16.67%) Korn
11 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
11 5 (16.67%) Objective-C
11 5 (16.67%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) QA
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) C#

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) PuTTY
1 1 (3.33%) RS-232
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Selenium
2 9 (30.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (20.00%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) Appium
5 2 (6.67%) Calabash
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) eggPlant
5 2 (6.67%) Firebug
5 2 (6.67%) Hudson
5 2 (6.67%) JMeter
5 2 (6.67%) Maven
5 2 (6.67%) Robotium
5 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.33%) Xcode
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) RESTful
2 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.67%) Fintech
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.33%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 12 (40.00%) Android
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (33.33%) Scrum
4 9 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 7 (23.33%) BDD
5 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 6 (20.00%) DevOps
6 6 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 3 (10.00%) OO
9 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.00%) Validation
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
10 2 (6.67%) API Testing
10 2 (6.67%) OOP
10 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Web Application Development
10 2 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) C++
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
4 8 (26.67%) Bash Shell
4 8 (26.67%) PHP
5 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) Korn
6 5 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 4 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (6.67%) Delphi
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) Groovy
9 1 (3.33%) Ruby
9 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.33%) HP