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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 188 168 194
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 29 58 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.56% 0.99% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 1.07% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 22
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £48,000 £54,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
4834 5445 5102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.96% 92.81% 93.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3789 3788 3989
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,783
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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
Reading -25 10 £40,000 -3.61% 5
Bracknell +15 7 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Slough -9 4 £45,000 +16.88%
Maidenhead +7 1 £40,000 +3.89%
Newbury +6 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 26 (53.06%) QA
1 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.61%) Selenium
4 13 (26.53%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) Windows
4 13 (26.53%) Linux
5 12 (24.49%) Degree
5 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
6 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
6 11 (22.45%) Python
6 11 (22.45%) C#
6 11 (22.45%) UNIX
7 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
7 10 (20.41%) Finance
7 10 (20.41%) Scrum
8 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
9 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
9 8 (16.33%) C++
9 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
10 7 (14.29%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) 3G
10 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.24%) HP
11 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.24%) .NET
11 6 (12.24%) Software Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 7 (14.29%) 3G
2 5 (10.20%) ZigBee
3 3 (6.12%) LTE
3 3 (6.12%) 4G
4 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
4 2 (4.08%) VoLTE
4 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 2 (4.08%) RTP
4 2 (4.08%) UMTS
4 2 (4.08%) GSM
5 1 (2.04%) SMS
5 1 (2.04%) Broadband
5 1 (2.04%) CDMA
5 1 (2.04%) GPRS
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) RTCP
5 1 (2.04%) TCAP
5 1 (2.04%) ISUP
5 1 (2.04%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) HP UFT
3 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.04%) WinRunner
6 1 (2.04%) Ant
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
6 1 (2.04%) TestNG
6 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) JBehave
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Electronics
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.12%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 5 (10.20%) HTML
2 5 (10.20%) XML
3 2 (4.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) Spring
4 1 (2.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Smart Meter
4 2 (4.08%) Digital Media
4 2 (4.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
1 13 (26.53%) Linux
2 11 (22.45%) UNIX
3 3 (6.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Test Automation
2 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (24.49%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Scrum
5 8 (16.33%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Software Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Test Management
8 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.16%) OO
9 3 (6.12%) Validation
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) V-Model
9 3 (6.12%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.08%) Video Processing
10 2 (4.08%) Performance Improvement
10 2 (4.08%) Demand Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) C#
2 11 (22.45%) Python
3 8 (16.33%) C++
4 7 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.16%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) VBScript
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
9 2 (4.08%) Ruby
10 1 (2.04%) C
10 1 (2.04%) Perl
10 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.49%) Degree
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (53.06%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Citrix
2 2 (4.08%) VMware
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) SAP
2 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
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