The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Berkshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 149 213 164
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -49
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 35 22 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.96% 0.41% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.43% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 49
Median salary £38,750 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.19% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire 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
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3483 5108 5171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.40% 95.82% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2754 4149 3736
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Berkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Reading +48 16 £53,750 +26.47% 1
Hungerford - 7 £30,000 -
Bracknell +12 5 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Newbury +9 2 £33,750 +18.42% 2
Slough - 1 £47,500 -
Windsor - 1 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (49.25%) Java
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
3 26 (38.81%) Selenium
4 21 (31.34%) BDD
4 21 (31.34%) Automation Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Degree
6 19 (28.36%) QA
6 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
7 18 (26.87%) WebDriver
7 18 (26.87%) Regression Testing
7 18 (26.87%) Scrum
8 16 (23.88%) C#
8 16 (23.88%) RESTful
8 16 (23.88%) Manual Testing
9 15 (22.39%) TDD
10 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
10 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
11 13 (19.40%) Web Services
12 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
12 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
13 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
13 11 (16.42%) Big Data
14 10 (14.93%) Information Governance
14 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
14 10 (14.93%) Open Source
14 10 (14.93%) Secure Coding
14 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.99%) Confluence
1 2 (2.99%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) WAN
2 2 (2.99%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.42%) Big Data
1 11 (16.42%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) MySQL
4 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (38.81%) Selenium
2 18 (26.87%) WebDriver
3 10 (14.93%) Cucumber
4 9 (13.43%) Git (software)
5 8 (11.94%) JIRA
6 7 (10.45%) Jenkins
6 7 (10.45%) Subversion
7 6 (8.96%) Appium
7 6 (8.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (8.96%) Protractor
7 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (5.97%) JMeter
9 4 (5.97%) Visual Studio
10 3 (4.48%) Gradle
11 2 (2.99%) HP UFT
11 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.99%) Ranorex
11 2 (2.99%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.99%) TestNG
General
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.48%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Electronics
5 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) RESTful
2 13 (19.40%) Web Services
3 10 (14.93%) XML
4 8 (11.94%) .NET
5 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.97%) CSS
6 4 (5.97%) HTML
7 2 (2.99%) Hibernate
7 2 (2.99%) Spring
7 2 (2.99%) XSD
8 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.49%) JSON
8 1 (1.49%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.49%) REST
8 1 (1.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) BBC
6 1 (1.49%) Life Science
6 1 (1.49%) RIA
6 1 (1.49%) Telematics
6 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Unix
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.48%) Android
6 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (80.60%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (31.34%) Automation Testing
2 21 (31.34%) BDD
3 19 (28.36%) Test Automation
4 18 (26.87%) Regression Testing
4 18 (26.87%) Scrum
5 16 (23.88%) Manual Testing
6 15 (22.39%) TDD
7 12 (17.91%) Automated Testing
7 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
8 11 (16.42%) Test Scripting
9 10 (14.93%) Information Governance
9 10 (14.93%) Open Source
9 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
9 10 (14.93%) Secure Coding
9 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (13.43%) Waterfall
11 8 (11.94%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (11.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) Java
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.99%) C
4 2 (2.99%) C++
4 2 (2.99%) Groovy
4 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (29.85%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.96%) ISEB
4 5 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) QA
2 5 (7.46%) SDET
3 2 (2.99%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.97%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.99%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (10.45%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) Cadence
4 4 (5.97%) HP
4 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 4 (5.97%) SAP
5 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.99%) Cisco
5 2 (2.99%) Concur
5 2 (2.99%) Informatica
5 2 (2.99%) Infovista
5 2 (2.99%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Fortinet
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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