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

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 130 213 155
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 50 18 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.48% 0.35% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.37% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44 17 57
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
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 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
3226 4832 5279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.30% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3967 3949
Median salary £47,500 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 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
Reading +62 24 £52,500 +64.06% 5
Newbury +2 7 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Windsor - 7 £46,250 -
Bracknell +18 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Hungerford - 4 £30,000 -
Slough +29 1 £44,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Berkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 66 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (50.60%) Selenium
3 36 (43.37%) Java
4 34 (40.96%) SQL
5 32 (38.55%) WebDriver
6 30 (36.14%) BDD
7 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
7 28 (33.73%) QA
8 25 (30.12%) TDD
9 24 (28.92%) Regression Testing
10 23 (27.71%) Scrum
11 22 (26.51%) Degree
12 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
13 20 (24.10%) RESTful
14 19 (22.89%) JIRA
15 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
16 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
16 17 (20.48%) Salesforce.com
16 17 (20.48%) C#
16 17 (20.48%) Web Services
17 16 (19.28%) SDLC
17 16 (19.28%) Functional Testing
17 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
17 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
17 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
17 16 (19.28%) Cucumber
18 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
18 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
18 15 (18.07%) XML
19 14 (16.87%) User Acceptance 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 7 (8.43%) Confluence
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) 3G
2 3 (3.61%) 4G
2 3 (3.61%) MPLS
2 3 (3.61%) MVNO
2 3 (3.61%) VoLTE
3 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.41%) WAN
4 1 (1.20%) Firewall
4 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) Big Data
3 9 (10.84%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (50.60%) Selenium
2 32 (38.55%) WebDriver
3 19 (22.89%) JIRA
4 16 (19.28%) Cucumber
5 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
6 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
6 13 (15.66%) Subversion
7 11 (13.25%) Appium
7 11 (13.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (13.25%) Protractor
7 11 (13.25%) TeamCity
8 8 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (8.43%) SpecFlow
10 6 (7.23%) JMeter
11 5 (6.02%) Selenium IDE
12 4 (4.82%) SoapUI
13 3 (3.61%) Gradle
13 3 (3.61%) TestNG
14 2 (2.41%) Mercurial
14 2 (2.41%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (10.84%) Marketing
2 7 (8.43%) Finance
3 5 (6.02%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.61%) Electronics
4 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) RESTful
2 17 (20.48%) Web Services
3 15 (18.07%) XML
4 11 (13.25%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.02%) .NET
6 2 (2.41%) CSS
6 2 (2.41%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.41%) HTML
6 2 (2.41%) JSON
6 2 (2.41%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (2.41%) REST
6 2 (2.41%) Spring
6 2 (2.41%) XSD
6 2 (2.41%) XSLT
7 1 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.20%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.20%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.41%) User Experience
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) BBC
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) RIA
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Unix
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 5 (6.02%) Linux
4 2 (2.41%) Android
4 2 (2.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (79.52%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.14%) BDD
3 28 (33.73%) Test Automation
4 25 (30.12%) TDD
5 24 (28.92%) Regression Testing
6 23 (27.71%) Scrum
7 21 (25.30%) Continuous Integration
8 18 (21.69%) Software Engineering
9 17 (20.48%) Automated Testing
10 16 (19.28%) Automation Testing
10 16 (19.28%) Functional Testing
10 16 (19.28%) Manual Testing
10 16 (19.28%) SDLC
10 16 (19.28%) Test Scripting
11 15 (18.07%) Test Strategy
12 14 (16.87%) Open Source
12 14 (16.87%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (16.87%) Waterfall
13 12 (14.46%) System Testing
13 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (43.37%) Java
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 17 (20.48%) C#
4 11 (13.25%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.61%) C
5 3 (3.61%) Perl
5 3 (3.61%) Python
6 2 (2.41%) C++
6 2 (2.41%) Groovy
7 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (26.51%) Degree
2 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.05%) ISEB
4 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (33.73%) QA
2 5 (6.02%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (9.64%) HP
3 6 (7.23%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.02%) Cadence
4 5 (6.02%) VMware
5 4 (4.82%) Oracle
5 4 (4.82%) SAP
6 3 (3.61%) BroadSoft
6 3 (3.61%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.41%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.41%) Cisco
7 2 (2.41%) Concur
7 2 (2.41%) Informatica
7 2 (2.41%) Infovista
7 2 (2.41%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.20%) EMC
8 1 (1.20%) Fortinet
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