The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 83 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.34% 0.23% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.24% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 8
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,300 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £43,500 £43,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1307 1653 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 97.39% 96.22% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1387 1328
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +22 15 £37,500 -
Iver - 2 £44,000 -
Marlow - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (62.96%) Java
3 17 (62.96%) QA
3 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
4 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 12 (44.44%) TDD
5 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
6 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 8 (29.63%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) JIRA
9 7 (25.93%) Scrum
9 7 (25.93%) iPad
9 7 (25.93%) BDD
10 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
10 6 (22.22%) ISEB
10 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (22.22%) QA Automation
11 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
11 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
11 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
11 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
12 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (92.59%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) WebDriver
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Cucumber
4 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
4 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 3 (11.11%) JMeter
6 2 (7.41%) LoadUI
6 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 1 (3.70%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.70%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) iPad
2 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.11%) iPhone
4 1 (3.70%) BBC
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Automation Testing
3 12 (44.44%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 9 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) BDD
6 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) QA Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Software Delivery
8 5 (18.52%) Open Source
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
8 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
10 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (7.41%) V-Model
10 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
3 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) ISEB
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (62.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft