The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 72 69 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.72% 0.53% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.58% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
Test Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell 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
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
530 519 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 96.01% 92.51% 89.10%
Number of salaries quoted 298 313 324
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bracknell region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
2 16 (69.57%) QA
3 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 11 (47.83%) UNIX
5 10 (43.48%) Python
6 9 (39.13%) Linux
7 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
7 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
7 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
9 6 (26.09%) Test Management
9 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
11 4 (17.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 4 (17.39%) Java
11 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
12 3 (13.04%) Network Security
13 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
13 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
13 2 (8.70%) Retail
13 2 (8.70%) Wireless
13 2 (8.70%) Migration
13 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
13 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
13 2 (8.70%) Firmware
13 2 (8.70%) Shell Script

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
3 3 (13.04%) Network Security
4 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Selenium
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) UNIX
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Regression Testing
1 8 (34.78%) Test Scripting
1 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Test Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft