The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 123 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.73% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.77% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +26.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £36,450 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,250 £31,350
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1682 1694 1838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.11% 95.22% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1338 1419
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 2 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Degree
3 9 (45.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) ISEB
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (25.00%) LAMP
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
7 5 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
8 4 (20.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) JIRA
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
9 3 (15.00%) .NET
9 3 (15.00%) Linux
9 3 (15.00%) Oracle

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (15.00%) HP UFT
6 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.00%) JMeter
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 2 (10.00%) Trac
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (5.00%) Maven
7 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) LAMP
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Automation Testing
2 7 (35.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (25.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
3 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (20.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby
3 2 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
2 8 (40.00%) ISEB
3 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) HP
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
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