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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 77 85 102
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.61% 1.45% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.48% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 3
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £32,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £52,500 £36,800
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1013 1349 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.66% 97.97% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 853 1155 1148
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Mid Wales - 13 - -
South Wales +2 4 £30,500 -12.85%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
2 16 (50.00%) Selenium
3 14 (43.75%) JMeter
4 13 (40.63%) LoadRunner
4 13 (40.63%) Atlassian
4 13 (40.63%) Ranorex
4 13 (40.63%) LoadUI
5 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (34.38%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (34.38%) ITIL
6 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
7 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
7 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
7 9 (28.13%) Java
7 9 (28.13%) Linux
7 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
8 8 (25.00%) Python
8 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (25.00%) Service Management
8 8 (25.00%) ITSM
8 8 (25.00%) Validation
8 8 (25.00%) Android
9 7 (21.88%) Degree
9 7 (21.88%) Scrum
9 7 (21.88%) C++
10 6 (18.75%) Perl
10 6 (18.75%) PHP
10 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (15.63%) Jenkins

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 (3.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.13%) RS-232
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 16 (50.00%) Selenium
2 14 (43.75%) JMeter
3 13 (40.63%) LoadRunner
3 13 (40.63%) LoadUI
3 13 (40.63%) Ranorex
4 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
5 5 (15.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (9.38%) JUnit
7 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.25%) Firebug
7 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
8 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
8 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
8 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.13%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Apple iOS
1 9 (28.13%) Linux
2 8 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Test Automation
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Defect Tracking
4 9 (28.13%) Test Scripting
5 8 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (25.00%) ITSM
5 8 (25.00%) Service Management
5 8 (25.00%) Validation
6 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (15.63%) DevOps
9 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) API Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
10 3 (9.38%) BDD
10 3 (9.38%) OO
10 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 2 (6.25%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Java
2 8 (25.00%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) C++
4 6 (18.75%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) PHP
5 5 (15.63%) Bash Shell
5 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) Korn
6 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
7 2 (6.25%) C#
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) VB
8 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (21.88%) Degree
4 1 (3.13%) HNC
4 1 (3.13%) HND
4 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco
2 1 (3.13%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) IBM