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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 175 190 142
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 38 22 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.86% 0.44% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.46% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 63
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Test Engineer
South East

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
4285 4786 5302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.77% 95.80% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3462 3648 3732
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Reading +23 15 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Bracknell -2 5 £45,000 +50.00%
Maidenhead -8 5 £57,500 +43.75%
Newbury +5 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Wokingham -16 2 £33,000 -26.66%
Slough +14 1 £50,000 +21.21%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
4 28 (45.16%) Selenium
5 26 (41.94%) Automation Testing
6 24 (38.71%) QA
7 22 (35.48%) Scrum
8 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
9 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
10 14 (22.58%) Regression Testing
11 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
11 13 (20.97%) Manual Testing
12 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
12 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (19.35%) JIRA
13 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
13 11 (17.74%) C#
14 10 (16.13%) OO
14 10 (16.13%) JMeter
14 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
14 10 (16.13%) BDD
14 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (14.52%) SDLC
15 9 (14.52%) Web Services
15 9 (14.52%) .NET
15 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 9 (14.52%) TDD
16 8 (12.90%) SQL
16 8 (12.90%) SOAP
16 8 (12.90%) Windows

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 3 (4.84%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.61%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) 3G
3 1 (1.61%) LTE
3 1 (1.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
2 7 (11.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.68%) Big Data
3 6 (9.68%) MySQL
3 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (45.16%) Selenium
2 18 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 12 (19.35%) JIRA
4 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.13%) JMeter
5 8 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 7 (11.29%) Eclipse
6 7 (11.29%) Selenium IDE
7 6 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
7 6 (9.68%) Zephyr
8 3 (4.84%) MSTest
8 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.23%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.61%) Gradle
10 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
10 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.61%) TestRail
General
1 7 (11.29%) Finance
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.68%) Marketing
3 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
1 9 (14.52%) Web Services
2 8 (12.90%) RESTful
2 8 (12.90%) SOAP
3 7 (11.29%) XML
4 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
5 4 (6.45%) CSS
5 4 (6.45%) HTML
6 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
6 3 (4.84%) JSON
6 3 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (4.84%) React
7 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) Spring
8 1 (1.61%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.68%) Wiki
3 5 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Windows
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Android
4 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Phone
4 4 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
3 26 (41.94%) Automation Testing
4 22 (35.48%) Scrum
5 15 (24.19%) Automated Testing
6 14 (22.58%) Regression Testing
7 13 (20.97%) Manual Testing
8 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (19.35%) Test Scripting
9 11 (17.74%) Performance Testing
10 10 (16.13%) BDD
10 10 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (16.13%) OO
11 9 (14.52%) SDLC
11 9 (14.52%) TDD
11 9 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (11.29%) Test Management
12 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
13 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
13 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) Java
2 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) C#
4 8 (12.90%) SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) Perl
6 3 (4.84%) Ruby
7 2 (3.23%) C++
7 2 (3.23%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) Groovy
8 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) ISEB
2 4 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) SDET
3 2 (3.23%) GAMP
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Ansible
1 1 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.61%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) HP
2 5 (8.06%) SAP
3 2 (3.23%) IBM
4 1 (1.61%) Concur
4 1 (1.61%) Rally
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) Tableau
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
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