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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 213 154 189
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 21 73 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 1.31% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.37% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 20 57 16
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
4890 5327 5184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.88% 95.93% 95.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 3957 3809
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +20 8 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Reading -19 5 £32,000 +68.42% 2
Bracknell -8 4 £55,000 +37.50%
Slough -1 1 £44,000 +25.71%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 41 (61.19%) QA
2 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (56.72%) Test Automation
4 31 (46.27%) Selenium
5 27 (40.30%) Java
6 25 (37.31%) Web Services
7 24 (35.82%) Finance
8 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
8 20 (29.85%) Linux
9 19 (28.36%) C#
10 18 (26.87%) Scrum
11 17 (25.37%) Unix
12 16 (23.88%) Windows
12 16 (23.88%) .NET
13 14 (20.90%) XML
13 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
13 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (20.90%) Test Management
13 14 (20.90%) WebDriver
14 13 (19.40%) Degree
15 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
15 12 (17.91%) SQL
15 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
15 12 (17.91%) SAP
15 12 (17.91%) Manual Testing
15 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
15 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
16 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
16 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
17 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.46%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) 2G
2 2 (2.99%) 3G
2 2 (2.99%) 4G
2 2 (2.99%) GPRS
2 2 (2.99%) GSM
2 2 (2.99%) LTE
2 2 (2.99%) SMS
3 1 (1.49%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.49%) Firewall
3 1 (1.49%) HSDPA
3 1 (1.49%) IPsec
3 1 (1.49%) M3UA
3 1 (1.49%) MGW
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
3 1 (1.49%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.49%) SCTP
3 1 (1.49%) VoLTE
3 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.96%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (46.27%) Selenium
2 14 (20.90%) WebDriver
3 12 (17.91%) Jenkins
4 10 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (13.43%) HP UFT
6 8 (11.94%) JMeter
7 7 (10.45%) LoadRunner
8 6 (8.96%) Selenium IDE
9 5 (7.46%) Hudson
9 5 (7.46%) JIRA
10 4 (5.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (5.97%) Cucumber
11 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
11 3 (4.48%) Git (software)
11 3 (4.48%) Gradle
11 3 (4.48%) IntelliJ
11 3 (4.48%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.99%) Ant
12 2 (2.99%) JUnit
12 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (35.82%) Finance
2 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
3 8 (11.94%) Electronics
4 6 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 5 (7.46%) Marketing
6 2 (2.99%) Banking
6 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.31%) Web Services
2 16 (23.88%) .NET
3 14 (20.90%) XML
4 9 (13.43%) JSON
5 7 (10.45%) HTML
5 7 (10.45%) RESTful
5 7 (10.45%) SOAP
6 5 (7.46%) LAMP
6 5 (7.46%) Spring
7 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
7 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (5.97%) React
8 3 (4.48%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.48%) XSD
9 2 (2.99%) J2EE
10 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.49%) Behat
10 1 (1.49%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.96%) Mainframe
3 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.48%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.48%) Wiki
5 2 (2.99%) Handset
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Linux
2 17 (25.37%) Unix
3 16 (23.88%) Windows
4 4 (5.97%) Android
5 1 (1.49%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (1.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (59.70%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (56.72%) Test Automation
3 20 (29.85%) Test Scripting
4 18 (26.87%) Scrum
5 14 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (20.90%) Test Management
6 12 (17.91%) Manual Testing
6 12 (17.91%) Mentoring
7 11 (16.42%) Regression Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Automated Testing
8 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
8 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (13.43%) OOP
10 8 (11.94%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Defect Management
11 6 (8.96%) Demand Management
11 6 (8.96%) Performance Improvement
11 6 (8.96%) QA Automation
11 6 (8.96%) Unit Testing
11 6 (8.96%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) Java
2 19 (28.36%) C#
3 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 12 (17.91%) SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Python
5 7 (10.45%) C++
6 6 (8.96%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.96%) PHP
7 5 (7.46%) Objective-C
8 3 (4.48%) Groovy
9 1 (1.49%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.48%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (61.19%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (10.45%) SCVMM
2 5 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) SAP
2 11 (16.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (14.93%) Oracle
4 8 (11.94%) HP
5 7 (10.45%) IBM
6 6 (8.96%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) VMware
8 1 (1.49%) Cisco
8 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.49%) Symbian
8 1 (1.49%) Tableau
8 1 (1.49%) Telelogic
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