The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 78 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.20% 2.27% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 2.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
480 258 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.81% 97.73% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 463 252 200
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Engineer
Bedfordshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bedford

Test Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Local Government
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Wiki
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) System Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft