The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 102 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.49% 1.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 1.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £34,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton 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
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1214 668 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.94% 97.95% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 610 727
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Brighton

Test Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 12 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) ISEB
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 2 (16.67%) Social Media
5 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA