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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 189 143 200
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 20 71 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 1.27% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 1.36% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 57 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -21.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
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
4689 5222 5175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 94.12% 93.10% 93.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3597 3686 4105
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 July 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 July 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 -24 5 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Maidenhead +4 4 £40,000 +3.89%
Bracknell -1 4 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Slough -12 2 £41,250 +7.14% 1
Newbury +13 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 27 (42.86%) QA
4 20 (31.75%) Degree
5 19 (30.16%) Java
6 18 (28.57%) UNIX
7 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
7 15 (23.81%) Test Scripting
8 14 (22.22%) Selenium
8 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 14 (22.22%) Perl
8 14 (22.22%) SQL
9 13 (20.63%) Windows
9 13 (20.63%) Finance
10 12 (19.05%) Validation
11 11 (17.46%) Linux
12 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
13 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
13 9 (14.29%) TDD
13 9 (14.29%) Subversion
13 9 (14.29%) Maven
13 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
13 9 (14.29%) C#
13 9 (14.29%) HP UFT
13 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
13 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
13 9 (14.29%) SDLC
13 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
14 8 (12.70%) Struts

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) Lync
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) 3G
1 8 (12.70%) Wireshark
2 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.94%) 4G
4 4 (6.35%) LTE
4 4 (6.35%) VoLTE
4 4 (6.35%) RTP
4 4 (6.35%) INAP
5 3 (4.76%) Wireless
5 3 (4.76%) TCAP
5 3 (4.76%) ISUP
5 3 (4.76%) SCCP
5 3 (4.76%) ZigBee
5 3 (4.76%) VPN
5 3 (4.76%) MPLS
5 3 (4.76%) GSM
5 3 (4.76%) MGW
5 3 (4.76%) M3UA
6 2 (3.17%) LAN
6 2 (3.17%) Packet Switching
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Selenium
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.29%) HP UFT
2 9 (14.29%) Subversion
2 9 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.17%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.17%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.59%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.59%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.70%) Struts
1 8 (12.70%) Swing
1 8 (12.70%) SWT
2 7 (11.11%) HTML
3 5 (7.94%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) XML
5 2 (3.17%) CSS
5 2 (3.17%) Middleware
5 2 (3.17%) XMPP
5 2 (3.17%) jQuery
6 1 (1.59%) HTML5
6 1 (1.59%) JSON
6 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.17%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.57%) UNIX
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 11 (17.46%) Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 15 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 14 (22.22%) Waterfall
5 12 (19.05%) Validation
6 9 (14.29%) TDD
6 9 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 9 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 9 (14.29%) SDLC
7 8 (12.70%) Software Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Scrum
9 6 (9.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (7.94%) Performance Testing
11 4 (6.35%) OO
11 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (4.76%) V-Model
12 3 (4.76%) OpenUP
13 2 (3.17%) System Testing
13 2 (3.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Java
2 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 14 (22.22%) Perl
3 14 (22.22%) SQL
4 9 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 9 (14.29%) C#
5 8 (12.70%) Python
6 7 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.94%) C++
8 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.76%) VBScript
9 3 (4.76%) VB
10 2 (3.17%) COBOL
10 2 (3.17%) Ruby
10 2 (3.17%) C
10 2 (3.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) ISEB
2 4 (6.35%) ISTQB
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) AAT
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (3.17%) EMC
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Mitel
2 2 (3.17%) NetHawk
2 2 (3.17%) Panasonic
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Telerik
3 1 (1.59%) Sage
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
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