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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 62 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.32% - 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 8
Median salary £49,000 - £36,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 - £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
592 732 1009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 95.79% 95.31% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 503 643 801
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Luton - 2 £49,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 5 (50.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) ERP
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Military
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
6 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (20.00%) SaaS

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 5 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (20.00%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
4 1 (10.00%) Mercurial
4 1 (10.00%) Mockito
4 1 (10.00%) Moq
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (20.00%) Military
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Software Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (20.00%) ERP
4 2 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM