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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 56 46 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.51% 2.36% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.45% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 6
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -22.85%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
525 367 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 94.25% 96.07% 90.56%
Number of salaries quoted 370 218 309
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,700 £60,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) QA
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) UNIX
5 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (35.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Network Security
6 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
7 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
8 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Python
8 3 (17.65%) Test Management
8 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.76%) Selenium
9 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
9 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Scrum

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
2 6 (35.29%) Gigabit Ethernet
2 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 6 (35.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) UNIX
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Python
2 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 5 days ago