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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 62 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.83% 3.63% 2.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 3.77% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 5
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +48.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
469 531 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 97.30% 96.37% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 387 373 220
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £28,900 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (77.78%) Windows
1 14 (77.78%) QA
2 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
5 7 (38.89%) SCVMM
5 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
5 7 (38.89%) Python
5 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
5 7 (38.89%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) OOP
6 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
6 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Selenium
7 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum
8 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) MS Excel

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium IDE
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
2 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 6 (33.33%) OOP
2 6 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Process Management
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) Bash Shell
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) SAP
2 1 (5.56%) Telelogic