The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bedfordshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 84 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.76% 0.45% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.46% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 14
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,200 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £36,800 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Test Engineer
East of 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 Bedfordshire 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
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
864 1079 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 94.32% 97.74% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 774 915 1057
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 Bedfordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bedford - 5 £42,500 - 1
Luton +10 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) C#
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (12.50%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (12.50%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Architecture
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
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