The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 40 88 81
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 70 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.20% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.39% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 67 6 3
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1298 1204 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.51% 96.01% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1067 831
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
UK

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
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 28 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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 +39 51 £32,000 -1.53% 5
West Wales - 16 £42,500 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 36 (41.38%) Java
2 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 25 (28.74%) Selenium
4 24 (27.59%) SQL
5 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (25.29%) Android
6 21 (24.14%) Groovy
6 21 (24.14%) Apple iOS
6 21 (24.14%) JUnit
7 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.69%) Automated Testing
9 17 (19.54%) Korn
9 17 (19.54%) Bash Shell
9 17 (19.54%) SoapUI
9 17 (19.54%) C#
9 17 (19.54%) Validation
9 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
10 16 (18.39%) Agile Testing
11 14 (16.09%) Perl
11 14 (16.09%) Oracle
12 13 (14.94%) JIRA
12 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
12 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
13 12 (13.79%) ISEB
14 11 (12.64%) Python
14 11 (12.64%) TDD
14 11 (12.64%) BDD
15 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
15 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
15 10 (11.49%) ISTQB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
2 3 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Selenium
2 21 (24.14%) JUnit
3 17 (19.54%) SoapUI
3 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
4 13 (14.94%) JIRA
5 9 (10.34%) Cucumber
5 9 (10.34%) Calabash
6 8 (9.20%) Robotium
7 7 (8.05%) eggPlant
8 6 (6.90%) JBehave
9 4 (4.60%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.15%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.15%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.15%) Maven
10 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Welsh Language
3 5 (5.75%) Multimedia
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Electronics
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Web Services
2 6 (6.90%) .NET Framework
2 6 (6.90%) .NET
2 6 (6.90%) WinForms
3 5 (5.75%) SOAP
4 4 (4.60%) iOS SDK
4 4 (4.60%) REST
5 2 (2.30%) XML
6 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.60%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) DTV
5 2 (2.30%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.30%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
6 1 (1.15%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.15%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.29%) Android
2 21 (24.14%) Apple iOS
3 10 (11.49%) Linux
4 9 (10.34%) Windows
5 5 (5.75%) UNIX
6 1 (1.15%) CentOS
6 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.69%) Automated Testing
4 17 (19.54%) Validation
5 16 (18.39%) Agile Testing
6 13 (14.94%) Software Testing
6 13 (14.94%) Test Scripting
7 11 (12.64%) TDD
7 11 (12.64%) BDD
8 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
8 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
9 9 (10.34%) Automation Testing
10 8 (9.20%) Scrum
11 7 (8.05%) Performance Testing
12 6 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (6.90%) Product Management
12 6 (6.90%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Security Testing
13 4 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (4.60%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) Java
2 24 (27.59%) SQL
3 21 (24.14%) Groovy
4 20 (22.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (19.54%) Korn
5 17 (19.54%) Bash Shell
5 17 (19.54%) C#
6 14 (16.09%) Perl
7 11 (12.64%) Python
8 7 (8.05%) Objective-C
8 7 (8.05%) C++
9 6 (6.90%) C
10 3 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.15%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) ISEB
2 10 (11.49%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.15%) HNC
5 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.09%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) T-Plan
3 5 (5.75%) Perforce
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.45%) HP
5 2 (2.30%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.15%) Telerik
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 32k-36k + Bonus + Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Cardiff
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 12 days ago