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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 178 188 140
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 29 34 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.65% 0.68% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.71% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 64
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +25.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,050 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
4280 4799 5187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 96.11% 95.31% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3479 3592 3737
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 May 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 May 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 +24 12 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Bracknell -8 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead +9 2 £37,000 -7.50%
Slough +7 2 £50,000 - 1
Newbury -3 1 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) QA
3 23 (48.94%) Selenium
3 23 (48.94%) Test Automation
4 22 (46.81%) Java
5 17 (36.17%) WebDriver
6 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Scrum
8 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
8 11 (23.40%) SOAP
8 11 (23.40%) Web Services
8 11 (23.40%) JIRA
9 10 (21.28%) C#
9 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
10 9 (19.15%) Finance
10 9 (19.15%) Windows
10 9 (19.15%) .NET
10 9 (19.15%) RESTful
11 8 (17.02%) Linux
12 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
12 7 (14.89%) Python
12 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
12 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
12 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
12 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Selenium IDE
12 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement

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 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (10.64%) MySQL
3 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (48.94%) Selenium
2 17 (36.17%) WebDriver
3 11 (23.40%) JIRA
4 7 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 7 (14.89%) Selenium IDE
5 6 (12.77%) JMeter
6 5 (10.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.38%) MSTest
7 3 (6.38%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.38%) Zephyr
8 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
8 2 (4.26%) LoadRunner
8 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (10.64%) Marketing
4 4 (8.51%) Electronics
4 4 (8.51%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.26%) Legal
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) SOAP
1 11 (23.40%) Web Services
2 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) RESTful
3 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
4 5 (10.64%) JSON
4 5 (10.64%) KnockoutJS
4 5 (10.64%) React
4 5 (10.64%) XML
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.26%) CSS
5 2 (4.26%) HTML
5 2 (4.26%) jQuery
6 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Wiki
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.26%) Handset
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Android
3 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Phone
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Test Automation
3 13 (27.66%) Automation Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (25.53%) Manual Testing
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
5 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (14.89%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
7 6 (12.77%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Test Management
7 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
8 5 (10.64%) Presales
8 5 (10.64%) SDLC
9 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
9 4 (8.51%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (8.51%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 7 (14.89%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) SQL
6 4 (8.51%) Ruby
7 3 (6.38%) Perl
8 2 (4.26%) VB
8 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.13%) C
9 1 (2.13%) C++
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (51.06%) QA
2 3 (6.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.64%) Oracle
2 4 (8.51%) SAP
3 2 (4.26%) HP
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Rally
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Health, Pension, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Reading
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago