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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 99 115 139
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.18% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.40% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,200 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1872 1764 2062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 96.00% 93.93% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1384 1799
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
High Wycombe - 12 £41,250 -
Milton Keynes +6 5 £37,500 +17.18%
Beaconsfield - 5 £40,000 -
Aylesbury +5 2 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) SQL
1 33 (76.74%) Oracle
2 32 (74.42%) Oracle Database
3 29 (67.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 22 (51.16%) Data Migration
4 22 (51.16%) Migration
5 18 (41.86%) QA
6 17 (39.53%) Finance
6 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (37.21%) Scrum
7 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
8 13 (30.23%) Selenium
8 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
9 12 (27.91%) Client/Server
10 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
10 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
11 10 (23.26%) Test Management
12 8 (18.60%) Java
13 7 (16.28%) Windows
14 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
14 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
14 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
14 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (11.63%) PHP
14 5 (11.63%) MySQL
14 5 (11.63%) C++
14 5 (11.63%) OO
14 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
14 5 (11.63%) ISEB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (6.98%) Apache
2 2 (4.65%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (74.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
2 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 29 (67.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (30.23%) Selenium
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (4.65%) Trac
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
4 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (2.33%) Behat
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) LAMP
2 3 (6.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (2.33%) Java SE
3 1 (2.33%) Java EE
3 1 (2.33%) jQuery
3 1 (2.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.33%) CSS
3 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.65%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Migration
1 22 (51.16%) Data Migration
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) Scrum
3 16 (37.21%) Automated Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Test Scripting
5 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
5 11 (25.58%) Test Automation
6 10 (23.26%) Test Management
7 5 (11.63%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
7 5 (11.63%) OO
7 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.98%) Information Security
8 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Java
3 5 (11.63%) C++
3 5 (11.63%) PHP
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) C#
4 4 (9.30%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
5 3 (6.98%) VBScript
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
1 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
1 3 (6.98%) XenApp
1 3 (6.98%) XenServer
1 3 (6.98%) XenDesktop
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Citrix
2 3 (6.98%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Telerik
3 1 (2.33%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) EMC