The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 180 199 149
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 26 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.73% 0.49% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.52% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 59
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5483 4954 5888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.11% 93.51% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3985 3893 5061
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Engineer
South East

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +5 24 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Newbury 0 7 £35,000 -11.39% 1
Bracknell +18 1 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 47 (58.02%) SQL
2 44 (54.32%) Selenium
3 40 (49.38%) QA
4 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (41.98%) Java
6 31 (38.27%) C#
6 31 (38.27%) Telecoms
7 27 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 25 (30.86%) Windows
9 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
10 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
12 21 (25.93%) C++
12 21 (25.93%) .NET
12 21 (25.93%) UNIX
13 19 (23.46%) Degree
14 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
15 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
16 15 (18.52%) Python
17 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
18 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
19 12 (14.81%) IPTV
19 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
20 11 (13.58%) Linux
21 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
22 9 (11.11%) NAS
22 9 (11.11%) XML
22 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
22 9 (11.11%) ISEB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (4.94%) Apache
1 4 (4.94%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) SaaS
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (4.94%) Internet
3 4 (4.94%) HTTP
4 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 3 (3.70%) FTP
5 2 (2.47%) SNMP
5 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 2 (2.47%) LTE
5 2 (2.47%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) WiMAX
6 1 (1.23%) SSH
6 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.23%) Broadband
6 1 (1.23%) SMS
6 1 (1.23%) 3GPP
6 1 (1.23%) 3G
6 1 (1.23%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) MySQL
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 44 (54.32%) Selenium
2 12 (14.81%) WebDriver
3 8 (9.88%) JUnit
3 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
4 7 (8.64%) TestNG
5 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (6.17%) JMeter
6 5 (6.17%) MSTest
6 5 (6.17%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (3.70%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.47%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.47%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.23%) Capybara
9 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.23%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.23%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.23%) JIRA
9 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
General
1 31 (38.27%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Marketing
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) .NET
2 9 (11.11%) XML
2 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.94%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) JSON
4 3 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (3.70%) XSLT
4 3 (3.70%) Swing
4 3 (3.70%) Middleware
4 3 (3.70%) JDBC
4 3 (3.70%) JSP
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) IPTV
2 8 (9.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.94%) Open Source
3 4 (4.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) DTV
5 1 (1.23%) Life Science
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) UNIX
3 11 (13.58%) Linux
4 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (46.91%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 23 (28.40%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (27.16%) Test Automation
5 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Test Scripting
7 13 (16.05%) Software Testing
8 8 (9.88%) Scrum
9 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.64%) System Testing
9 7 (8.64%) Product Management
10 4 (4.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.94%) Web Application Development
10 4 (4.94%) Validation
10 4 (4.94%) Web Testing
10 4 (4.94%) Test Management
10 4 (4.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.94%) TDD
11 3 (3.70%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 47 (58.02%) SQL
2 34 (41.98%) Java
3 31 (38.27%) C#
4 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.93%) C++
6 15 (18.52%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) Perl
8 4 (4.94%) C
8 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 3 (3.70%) Ruby
9 3 (3.70%) PHP
10 2 (2.47%) VBScript
10 2 (2.47%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Degree
2 9 (11.11%) ISEB
2 9 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) CCNP
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (49.38%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) GAMP
System Software
1 9 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.94%) Legato
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) HP
3 4 (4.94%) Hitachi
3 4 (4.94%) Veritas
4 3 (3.70%) TIBCO
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper
Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Newbury
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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