The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 218 209 206
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 26 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.29% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 23
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5861 5571 5199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.22% 96.89% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4601 4626 4410
Median salary £38,750 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.89% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Birmingham +6 11 £40,000 +28.00%
Warwickshire +4 8 £35,500 +27.92% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £35,000 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £35,000 -
Worcestershire +2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 West Midlands region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (46.00%) Software Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Selenium
4 16 (32.00%) QA
5 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 14 (28.00%) ISEB
7 12 (24.00%) Degree
7 12 (24.00%) Test Strategy
8 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
8 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
9 10 (20.00%) Release Management
9 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
11 8 (16.00%) JIRA
11 8 (16.00%) ITIL
11 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (14.00%) SDLC
12 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
12 7 (14.00%) Java
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
13 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.00%) HTML
13 6 (12.00%) MS Office
13 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
13 6 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.00%) JIRA
3 6 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Serena SBM
4 4 (8.00%) TestDirector
4 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.00%) WinRunner
5 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.00%) CANoe
6 2 (4.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.00%) JMeter
6 2 (4.00%) JUnit
6 2 (4.00%) LoadUI
6 2 (4.00%) NeoLoad
6 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 2 (4.00%) VectorCAST
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) RSpec
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
2 5 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
4 1 (2.00%) Kafka
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) CMDB
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Software Testing
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Automated Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 12 (24.00%) Test Strategy
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 10 (20.00%) Release Management
8 9 (18.00%) Defect Management
9 8 (16.00%) ITIL
10 7 (14.00%) SDLC
11 6 (12.00%) Automation Testing
11 6 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
11 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
11 6 (12.00%) Wealth Management
12 5 (10.00%) Coaching
12 5 (10.00%) System Testing
13 4 (8.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Java
2 4 (8.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) SQL
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ISEB
2 12 (24.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (8.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (4.00%) TickIT
4 1 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
2 2 (4.00%) MKS
3 1 (2.00%) Google
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) SOASTA, Inc
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago