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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 93 93 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 19 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.01% 1.34% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.36% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 43
Median salary £40,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £31,200 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,200 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1233 1393 1267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.10% 98.10% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1076 1196 1053
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 13 £40,250 +15.00%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 13 (41.94%) SQL
4 12 (38.71%) Selenium
4 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (32.26%) Python
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
7 8 (25.81%) Android
7 8 (25.81%) Perl
8 7 (22.58%) C++
8 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
8 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
8 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
9 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
9 6 (19.35%) PHP
10 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
10 5 (16.13%) Scrum
10 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
10 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
10 5 (16.13%) Unix
10 5 (16.13%) HP
10 5 (16.13%) ISEB
10 5 (16.13%) PuTTY
10 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
11 4 (12.90%) DevOps
11 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
11 4 (12.90%) Cucumber

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 5 (16.13%) PuTTY
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
2 1 (3.23%) RS-232
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (38.71%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
4 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.90%) JUnit
6 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (6.45%) Appium
7 2 (6.45%) Calabash
7 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (6.45%) eggPlant
7 2 (6.45%) Hudson
7 2 (6.45%) JIRA
7 2 (6.45%) Robotium
7 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
8 1 (3.23%) JMeter
8 1 (3.23%) TestLink
8 1 (3.23%) VersionOne
8 1 (3.23%) Xcode
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Law
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
1 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.45%) RESTful
1 2 (6.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Fintech
1 2 (6.45%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.45%) Statistics
1 2 (6.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Apple iOS
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Android
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 3 (9.68%) Windows
5 2 (6.45%) CentOS
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (29.03%) Test Scripting
4 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
5 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 3 (9.68%) OO
7 3 (9.68%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Software Delivery
8 2 (6.45%) API Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
8 2 (6.45%) OOP
8 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Test Management
8 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) Python
4 8 (25.81%) Perl
5 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
5 7 (22.58%) C++
6 6 (19.35%) PHP
7 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.68%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) Delphi
8 3 (9.68%) Korn
8 3 (9.68%) Objective-C
9 2 (6.45%) C
9 2 (6.45%) Groovy
10 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) HP
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat