The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire 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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 71 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 29 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.88% 4.08% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 4.31% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 28 4
Average salary £25,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Test Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
760 673 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 95.24% 94.79% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 686 582 726
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Warwickshire region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. 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
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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
Alcester - 3 £24,000 -
Warwick -19 1 £21,000 -50.58%
Test Engineer
West Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (53.33%) Cyber Security
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
4 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
4 8 (53.33%) Biometrics
4 8 (53.33%) Smartcard
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (53.33%) TickIT
4 8 (53.33%) Identity Management
4 8 (53.33%) Degree
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
5 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Groovy
9 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
9 1 (6.67%) Android
9 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
1 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Biometrics
1 8 (53.33%) Smartcard
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Vista
1 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Identity Management
3 8 (53.33%) Cyber Security
4 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (6.67%) Release Management
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Validation
7 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Groovy
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) ISEB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) ISO 9001
1 8 (53.33%) TickIT
2 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Appcelerator