The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 188 153 210
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 27 66 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 1.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 1.30% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 54 8
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
4672 5063 4926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.90% 92.75% 94.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3508 3674 3906
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +6 7 £35,000 -
Reading -42 4 £40,000 +2.56%
Slough +3 2 - - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £40,000 -
Bracknell +5 1 £37,500 +36.36%
Thatcham - 1 £29,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (45.65%) QA
3 37 (40.22%) Degree
3 37 (40.22%) UNIX
4 32 (34.78%) Waterfall
5 31 (33.70%) Test Automation
6 28 (30.43%) SQL
7 25 (27.17%) Java
8 23 (25.00%) Perl
8 23 (25.00%) Validation
9 22 (23.91%) Shell Script
9 22 (23.91%) Windows
9 22 (23.91%) Selenium
10 19 (20.65%) TDD
10 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
11 18 (19.57%) Maven
11 18 (19.57%) Subversion
11 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
11 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
11 18 (19.57%) Test Planning
12 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
12 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
12 17 (18.48%) SWT
12 17 (18.48%) Struts
12 17 (18.48%) Swing
13 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
13 15 (16.30%) Test Scripting
14 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (15.22%) C#
14 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.17%) Lync
1 2 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.17%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.87%) Wireshark
3 6 (6.52%) Network Security
3 6 (6.52%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 6 (6.52%) 3G
3 6 (6.52%) Ethernet
4 5 (5.43%) 4G
4 5 (5.43%) LTE
5 4 (4.35%) VoLTE
5 4 (4.35%) INAP
5 4 (4.35%) Wireless
5 4 (4.35%) RTP
6 3 (3.26%) MPLS
6 3 (3.26%) TCAP
6 3 (3.26%) ISUP
6 3 (3.26%) SCCP
6 3 (3.26%) VPN
6 3 (3.26%) GSM
6 3 (3.26%) M3UA
6 3 (3.26%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) MySQL
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) Selenium
2 18 (19.57%) Maven
2 18 (19.57%) Subversion
2 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
3 13 (14.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.17%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.09%) WinRunner
5 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (14.13%) Telecoms
1 13 (14.13%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.48%) SWT
1 17 (18.48%) Struts
1 17 (18.48%) Swing
2 12 (13.04%) HTML
3 9 (9.78%) .NET
4 8 (8.70%) CSS
4 8 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.17%) HTML5
5 2 (2.17%) XMPP
5 2 (2.17%) JSON
5 2 (2.17%) WPF
5 2 (2.17%) Web Services
5 2 (2.17%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) Middleware
6 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.48%) Computer Science
2 14 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) UNIX
2 22 (23.91%) Windows
3 12 (13.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.78%) Waterfall
3 31 (33.70%) Test Automation
4 23 (25.00%) Validation
5 19 (20.65%) TDD
5 19 (20.65%) Software Testing
6 18 (19.57%) Test Planning
7 17 (18.48%) Automation Testing
8 15 (16.30%) Software Engineering
8 15 (16.30%) Test Scripting
9 8 (8.70%) System Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Scrum
11 5 (5.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (5.43%) Performance Testing
12 4 (4.35%) Web Testing
13 3 (3.26%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.26%) V-Model
13 3 (3.26%) OpenUP
13 3 (3.26%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 28 (30.43%) SQL
2 25 (27.17%) Java
3 23 (25.00%) Perl
4 22 (23.91%) Shell Script
5 18 (19.57%) T-SQL
6 14 (15.22%) C#
7 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.43%) Python
9 3 (3.26%) C
10 2 (2.17%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) COBOL
11 1 (1.09%) Ruby
11 1 (1.09%) VBScript
11 1 (1.09%) VB
11 1 (1.09%) PHP
11 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (40.22%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) ISEB
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.17%) AAT
5 2 (2.17%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (45.65%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Firmware
2 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.09%) Iperf
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) HP
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco
4 2 (2.17%) Panasonic
4 2 (2.17%) NetHawk
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (2.17%) EMC
4 2 (2.17%) Sage
4 2 (2.17%) Mitel
4 2 (2.17%) Telerik
5 1 (1.09%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: £49 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago