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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 165 207 170
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.77% 0.69% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 39 37
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,500 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
3971 5737 5556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.11% 96.06% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 4679 3804
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +25 14 £46,000 +2.22%
Slough - 6 £40,000 -
Bracknell +7 3 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Hungerford - 3 £32,500 -
Maidenhead +3 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) Java
3 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 23 (38.33%) Scrum
3 23 (38.33%) Selenium
4 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
5 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (25.00%) BDD
6 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 15 (25.00%) C#
7 13 (21.67%) Degree
7 13 (21.67%) QA
7 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
8 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 11 (18.33%) Web Services
9 11 (18.33%) OO
9 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
10 10 (16.67%) Open Source
10 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
10 10 (16.67%) RESTful
10 10 (16.67%) Big Data
10 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.00%) SDLC
11 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
12 8 (13.33%) .NET
12 8 (13.33%) XML

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 (3.33%) Confluence
1 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.33%) Network Security
3 2 (3.33%) WAN
3 2 (3.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.67%) 3G
4 1 (1.67%) Firewall
4 1 (1.67%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Big Data
2 9 (15.00%) NoSQL
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (38.33%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.00%) JMeter
6 5 (8.33%) JIRA
7 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (5.00%) Appium
8 3 (5.00%) Gradle
8 3 (5.00%) IntelliJ
8 3 (5.00%) Protractor
8 3 (5.00%) Subversion
8 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
9 2 (3.33%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.67%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Electronics
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.33%) Web Services
2 10 (16.67%) RESTful
3 8 (13.33%) .NET
3 8 (13.33%) XML
4 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 3 (5.00%) Spring
4 3 (5.00%) XSD
5 2 (3.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.33%) Wiki
5 1 (1.67%) Life Science
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
5 1 (1.67%) Telematics
5 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Scrum
3 22 (36.67%) Automation Testing
4 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (25.00%) BDD
5 15 (25.00%) TDD
6 12 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 12 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (18.33%) OO
8 10 (16.67%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.67%) Open Source
8 10 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 10 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (15.00%) SDLC
10 8 (13.33%) Performance Testing
11 7 (11.67%) Information Governance
11 7 (11.67%) Secure Coding
11 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.67%) Test Strategy
12 6 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (51.67%) Java
2 23 (38.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) C#
4 10 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) Groovy
6 2 (3.33%) C
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Degree
2 7 (11.67%) ISEB
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) QA
2 6 (10.00%) SDET
3 2 (3.33%) GAMP
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 8 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) Cadence
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) HP
4 4 (6.67%) SAP
4 4 (6.67%) VMware
5 3 (5.00%) Concur
5 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco
6 2 (3.33%) Informatica
6 2 (3.33%) Infovista
6 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago