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

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 80 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.58% 0.45% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
811 878 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 98.54% 98.87% 98.62%
Number of salaries quoted 722 770 501
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Brighton

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) C#
5 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
5 7 (38.89%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (33.33%) SaaS
7 5 (27.78%) Ruby
7 5 (27.78%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Social Media
8 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 2 (11.11%) JIRA
10 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 1 (5.56%) WebPagetest
11 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (5.56%) Open Source
11 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
11 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.56%) Finance
11 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
11 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Selenium
2 14 (77.78%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.56%) WebPagetest
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Build Automation
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Open Source
6 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft