The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 39 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 60 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.59% 0.39% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.77% 0.41% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 57 5 6
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
1259 1226 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.40% 96.08% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 1092 887
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +44 47 £32,500 - 1
West Wales - 10 £42,500 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 38 (37.25%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 28 (27.45%) Test Automation
4 27 (26.47%) Selenium
5 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (22.55%) Android
5 23 (22.55%) Regression Testing
6 22 (21.57%) JUnit
6 22 (21.57%) Bash Shell
6 22 (21.57%) Korn
6 22 (21.57%) Apple iOS
6 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
7 21 (20.59%) Groovy
7 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 20 (19.61%) JIRA
8 20 (19.61%) Automated Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Software Testing
9 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
9 17 (16.67%) Perl
9 17 (16.67%) Linux
9 17 (16.67%) Validation
9 17 (16.67%) SoapUI
10 16 (15.69%) BDD
10 16 (15.69%) Agile Testing
10 16 (15.69%) Python
10 16 (15.69%) TDD
11 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
11 15 (14.71%) C#
11 15 (14.71%) Oracle
11 15 (14.71%) Finance

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (3.92%) Confluence
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Office
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) HTTP
2 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.92%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.98%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.98%) Big Data
4 1 (0.98%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.98%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Selenium
2 22 (21.57%) JUnit
2 22 (21.57%) Jenkins
3 20 (19.61%) JIRA
4 17 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.78%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.82%) Calabash
7 8 (7.84%) Robotium
8 7 (6.86%) eggPlant
9 6 (5.88%) JBehave
10 4 (3.92%) WebDriver
10 4 (3.92%) Fiddler
11 2 (1.96%) Maven
11 2 (1.96%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.98%) Subversion
12 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.98%) JMeter
12 1 (0.98%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Welsh Language
3 7 (6.86%) Multimedia
4 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Electronics
6 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.82%) Web Services
2 6 (5.88%) SOAP
3 5 (4.90%) iOS SDK
4 4 (3.92%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) HTML
4 4 (3.92%) .NET
4 4 (3.92%) WinForms
4 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.94%) XML
6 1 (0.98%) JMS
6 1 (0.98%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.98%) Java EE 5
6 1 (0.98%) JPA
6 1 (0.98%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (0.98%) J2EE
6 1 (0.98%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.84%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.90%) DTV
3 5 (4.90%) iPad
4 2 (1.96%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.96%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.98%) Open Source
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Replication
5 1 (0.98%) Physics
5 1 (0.98%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.55%) Android
2 22 (21.57%) Apple iOS
3 17 (16.67%) Linux
4 13 (12.75%) Windows
5 8 (7.84%) UNIX
6 4 (3.92%) CentOS
7 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) Test Automation
2 23 (22.55%) Regression Testing
2 23 (22.55%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (19.61%) Automated Testing
4 17 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 17 (16.67%) Validation
4 17 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 16 (15.69%) BDD
5 16 (15.69%) Agile Testing
5 16 (15.69%) TDD
6 14 (13.73%) Test Strategy
7 13 (12.75%) Scrum
8 11 (10.78%) Performance Testing
8 11 (10.78%) Automation Testing
9 10 (9.80%) Product Management
10 9 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (7.84%) Waterfall
12 7 (6.86%) Security Testing
13 6 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 30 (29.41%) SQL
3 22 (21.57%) Korn
3 22 (21.57%) Bash Shell
4 21 (20.59%) Groovy
4 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 17 (16.67%) Perl
6 16 (15.69%) Python
7 15 (14.71%) C#
8 12 (11.76%) C++
9 9 (8.82%) C
10 8 (7.84%) Ruby
11 7 (6.86%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.96%) VB
13 1 (0.98%) PHP
13 1 (0.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) ISEB
1 15 (14.71%) ISTQB
2 5 (4.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (2.94%) Degree
4 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.98%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.76%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (14.71%) Oracle
2 12 (11.76%) T-Plan
3 7 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.90%) Perforce
4 5 (4.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.94%) HP
6 1 (0.98%) Telerik
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