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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 104 120 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.11% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.12% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 11
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £31,500 £42,500
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
1659 1714 1960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.37% 93.10% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1365 1737
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 29 January 2015. 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
Milton Keynes - 8 £38,750 - 1
High Wycombe - 2 £43,000 -
Aylesbury - 2 - - 1
Beaconsfield - 1 £43,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 32 (80.00%) SQL
1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 31 (77.50%) Oracle Database
3 25 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (45.00%) Data Migration
4 18 (45.00%) Migration
5 17 (42.50%) QA
6 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (40.00%) Finance
6 16 (40.00%) Scrum
7 11 (27.50%) Java
8 10 (25.00%) Windows
8 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Selenium
9 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
9 9 (22.50%) Test Management
9 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
9 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
10 8 (20.00%) PHP
10 8 (20.00%) MySQL
11 7 (17.50%) Linux
11 7 (17.50%) HTML
11 7 (17.50%) SaaS
12 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
12 6 (15.00%) Apache
12 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (15.00%) JIRA
12 6 (15.00%) Subversion

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (77.50%) Oracle Database
2 8 (20.00%) MySQL
3 5 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (62.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (22.50%) Selenium
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (15.00%) JIRA
3 6 (15.00%) Subversion
4 5 (12.50%) JMeter
4 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.50%) Trac
General
1 16 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (15.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Java SE
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.50%) Cryptography
4 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Data Migration
1 18 (45.00%) Migration
2 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 16 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (40.00%) Scrum
3 10 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Test Management
4 9 (22.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
5 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Information Security
9 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) PHP
4 6 (15.00%) Ruby
5 5 (12.50%) C++
6 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.00%) C
6 4 (10.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) Python
7 3 (7.50%) VBScript
8 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
1 5 (12.50%) ISEB
1 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (42.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) XenApp
1 3 (7.50%) XenServer
1 3 (7.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (7.50%) Citrix
2 3 (7.50%) VMware
3 1 (2.50%) Zend
Milton Keynes
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Awesome + Top Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago