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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
UK / Wales
Rank 85 85 101
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.92% 1.75% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 1.79% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 6
Median salary £30,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £32,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,950 £37,500 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1047 1232 1322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.23% 98.09% 98.80%
Number of salaries quoted 909 1066 1153
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 22 January 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
South Wales +4 4 £29,000 -17.14%
Mid Wales - 4 - - 2
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
West Wales - 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Java
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
2 12 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 11 (42.31%) Android
3 11 (42.31%) Linux
4 10 (38.46%) Python
4 10 (38.46%) Scrum
5 9 (34.62%) C++
5 9 (34.62%) Selenium
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (30.77%) Perl
6 8 (30.77%) PHP
7 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
7 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
8 6 (23.08%) DevOps
8 6 (23.08%) BDD
8 6 (23.08%) TDD
9 5 (19.23%) Korn
9 5 (19.23%) Validation
9 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
9 5 (19.23%) JMeter
9 5 (19.23%) JUnit
9 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
9 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
10 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
10 4 (15.38%) Ranorex
10 4 (15.38%) SoapUI

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 (3.85%) RS-232
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) Selenium
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (19.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (19.23%) JMeter
3 5 (19.23%) JUnit
4 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 4 (15.38%) LoadUI
4 4 (15.38%) Ranorex
4 4 (15.38%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 2 (7.69%) Firebug
6 2 (7.69%) Hudson
6 2 (7.69%) Maven
6 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Android Studio
7 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
7 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.85%) Xcode
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 2 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Fintech
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Apple iOS
2 11 (42.31%) Android
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) BDD
5 6 (23.08%) DevOps
5 6 (23.08%) TDD
6 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 4 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
7 4 (15.38%) ITIL
7 4 (15.38%) ITSM
7 4 (15.38%) Service Management
8 3 (11.54%) API Testing
8 3 (11.54%) OO
8 3 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.69%) OOP
9 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) Java
2 10 (38.46%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) C++
4 8 (30.77%) Perl
4 8 (30.77%) PHP
5 7 (26.92%) Bash Shell
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
6 5 (19.23%) Korn
6 5 (19.23%) Objective-C
7 4 (15.38%) C#
8 1 (3.85%) C
8 1 (3.85%) VB
8 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (11.54%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HNC
4 1 (3.85%) HND
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
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