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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 42 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 62 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.73% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.90% 0.73% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 58 9 5
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1265 1231 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.49% 96.78% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1089 870
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,472 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.97% -0.07%
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 10 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 10 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 +36 45 £32,000 -1.53% 3
West Wales - 15 £42,500 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 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 35 (46.05%) Java
2 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
3 24 (31.58%) Selenium
4 23 (30.26%) Android
5 22 (28.95%) SQL
6 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (27.63%) Apple iOS
7 20 (26.32%) Groovy
7 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 20 (26.32%) JUnit
8 17 (22.37%) SoapUI
8 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
9 16 (21.05%) C#
10 15 (19.74%) Validation
10 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
10 15 (19.74%) Korn
10 15 (19.74%) Agile Testing
11 14 (18.42%) Perl
11 14 (18.42%) Oracle
12 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
13 11 (14.47%) JIRA
14 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
14 10 (13.16%) BDD
14 10 (13.16%) Web Services
14 10 (13.16%) Python
14 10 (13.16%) TDD
15 9 (11.84%) Windows
15 9 (11.84%) Linux
15 9 (11.84%) ISEB
15 9 (11.84%) Cucumber

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (1.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.32%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Selenium
2 20 (26.32%) JUnit
3 17 (22.37%) SoapUI
3 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
4 11 (14.47%) JIRA
5 9 (11.84%) Cucumber
5 9 (11.84%) Calabash
6 8 (10.53%) Robotium
7 7 (9.21%) eggPlant
8 6 (7.89%) JBehave
9 4 (5.26%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.32%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.32%) Maven
10 1 (1.32%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.32%) Fiddler
10 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Multimedia
2 4 (5.26%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.95%) Advertising
3 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.16%) Web Services
2 6 (7.89%) .NET
2 6 (7.89%) WinForms
2 6 (7.89%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.58%) SOAP
4 4 (5.26%) iOS SDK
4 4 (5.26%) REST
5 2 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.58%) iPad
4 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.32%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Physics
5 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Android
2 21 (27.63%) Apple iOS
3 9 (11.84%) Windows
3 9 (11.84%) Linux
4 5 (6.58%) UNIX
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (1.32%) CentOS
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.16%) Test Automation
2 21 (27.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.74%) Validation
3 15 (19.74%) Agile Testing
4 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
5 10 (13.16%) TDD
5 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
5 10 (13.16%) BDD
6 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
7 8 (10.53%) Automation Testing
8 7 (9.21%) Test Scripting
8 7 (9.21%) Scrum
8 7 (9.21%) Regression Testing
9 6 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.89%) Test Strategy
9 6 (7.89%) Product Management
10 4 (5.26%) Android Development
10 4 (5.26%) iOS Development
10 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
10 4 (5.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 35 (46.05%) Java
2 22 (28.95%) SQL
3 20 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.32%) Groovy
4 16 (21.05%) C#
5 15 (19.74%) Korn
5 15 (19.74%) Bash Shell
6 14 (18.42%) Perl
7 10 (13.16%) Python
8 7 (9.21%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.89%) C
9 6 (7.89%) C++
10 2 (2.63%) Ruby
11 1 (1.32%) PHP
11 1 (1.32%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) ISEB
2 6 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) HNC
4 1 (1.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.58%) QA
System Software
1 7 (9.21%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 7 (9.21%) T-Plan
3 5 (6.58%) Perforce
4 3 (3.95%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.32%) Telerik
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £34000 per annum - bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport
Pertemps ERP
Salary: 35k - 38k + Excellent Package
Posted: 13 days ago
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Pertemps ERP
Salary: 35k - 38k + Excellent Package
Posted: 22 days ago