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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 178 183 172
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 40 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.77% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.80% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29 37 48
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
4134 4992 5614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 95.98% 95.96% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3974 3832
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 26 September 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 +14 14 £42,500 -
Slough +22 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Newbury +4 4 £35,000 -12.50%
Maidenhead -5 2 £60,000 -
Bracknell -11 2 £41,250 +37.50%
Wokingham - 2 £33,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) Java
3 27 (45.76%) Test Automation
4 25 (42.37%) Selenium
5 24 (40.68%) Automation Testing
6 23 (38.98%) Scrum
7 15 (25.42%) QA
8 14 (23.73%) SQL
8 14 (23.73%) WebDriver
9 13 (22.03%) C#
9 13 (22.03%) .NET
9 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
9 13 (22.03%) TDD
10 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
11 11 (18.64%) OO
11 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
11 11 (18.64%) SDLC
12 10 (16.95%) BDD
12 10 (16.95%) Manual Testing
12 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
12 10 (16.95%) Finance
13 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
13 9 (15.25%) Cucumber
14 8 (13.56%) Degree
14 8 (13.56%) JIRA
14 8 (13.56%) JMeter
14 8 (13.56%) Internet
14 8 (13.56%) ISEB
15 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
15 7 (11.86%) Eclipse

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 3 (5.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.69%) 3G
3 1 (1.69%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Big Data
1 7 (11.86%) NoSQL
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 3 (5.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (42.37%) Selenium
2 14 (23.73%) WebDriver
3 9 (15.25%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.56%) JIRA
4 8 (13.56%) JMeter
5 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
6 6 (10.17%) Zephyr
7 5 (8.47%) Selenium IDE
8 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
8 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
9 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (3.39%) LoadRunner
10 2 (3.39%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
11 1 (1.69%) Gradle
11 1 (1.69%) MSTest
11 1 (1.69%) Ranorex
11 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.78%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
4 3 (5.08%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.03%) .NET
2 6 (10.17%) Web Services
3 5 (8.47%) CSS
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
4 4 (6.78%) RESTful
4 4 (6.78%) XML
5 3 (5.08%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.39%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
7 1 (1.69%) Spring
7 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.08%) Wiki
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.69%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Android
2 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Phone
4 2 (3.39%) Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (45.76%) Test Automation
3 24 (40.68%) Automation Testing
4 23 (38.98%) Scrum
5 13 (22.03%) Regression Testing
5 13 (22.03%) TDD
6 11 (18.64%) OO
6 11 (18.64%) Performance Testing
6 11 (18.64%) SDLC
7 10 (16.95%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.95%) BDD
7 10 (16.95%) Manual Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Test Scripting
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.86%) Open Source
9 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (10.17%) OOP
10 6 (10.17%) Test Management
10 6 (10.17%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) SQL
3 13 (22.03%) C#
4 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) C++
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) Groovy
7 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
1 8 (13.56%) ISEB
2 4 (6.78%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.42%) QA
2 4 (6.78%) SDET
3 2 (3.39%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Perfmon
2 1 (1.69%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) Cadence
2 5 (8.47%) HP
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) VMware
5 1 (1.69%) Concur
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Rally
Slough, Berkshire
Neilson Financial Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago