The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 98 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.35% 0.18% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.19% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Test Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire 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
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1076 1081 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.72% 97.04% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 955 923 748
Average salary £39,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.75% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
Swindon +12 4 £45,000 +16.12%
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 6 (66.67%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Management
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) DTV
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) HNC
4 1 (11.11%) HND
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 3 (33.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) HNC
2 1 (11.11%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) SAP