The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the East of England region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 154 189 155
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 89 90 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.37% 1.16% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 1.19% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 75 81 111
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 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
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6247 7553 8130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.03% 97.42% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5330 6286 6792
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the East of England

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the East of England

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cambridgeshire +12 59 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Hertfordshire +14 11 £44,250 +60.90% 2
Essex +13 9 £33,750 -25.41%
Bedfordshire +14 7 £42,500 +18.05% 3
Suffolk - 2 £30,750 - 2
Norfolk +9 1 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 90 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (43.20%) Degree
3 62 (36.69%) Test Automation
4 56 (33.14%) SQL
5 54 (31.95%) Java
5 54 (31.95%) QA
6 51 (30.18%) Python
7 46 (27.22%) Software Testing
8 45 (26.63%) Selenium
8 45 (26.63%) Scrum
9 39 (23.08%) Software Engineering
10 34 (20.12%) C#
11 32 (18.93%) Web Services
12 29 (17.16%) Automated Testing
12 29 (17.16%) Automation Testing
12 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (15.98%) Performance Testing
13 27 (15.98%) Regression Testing
13 27 (15.98%) Perl
14 26 (15.38%) Computer Science
15 24 (14.20%) Manual Testing
15 24 (14.20%) BDD
16 22 (13.02%) Finance
17 21 (12.43%) ISEB
17 21 (12.43%) Cucumber
17 21 (12.43%) REST
18 20 (11.83%) JIRA
18 20 (11.83%) .NET
19 19 (11.24%) JavaScript
19 19 (11.24%) Jenkins

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.18%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (3.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.88%) HTTP
2 6 (3.55%) Internet
3 3 (1.78%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (1.18%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.18%) SSH
5 1 (0.59%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.59%) Firewall
5 1 (0.59%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.59%) LAN
5 1 (0.59%) OFDM
5 1 (0.59%) RS-232
5 1 (0.59%) VPN
5 1 (0.59%) WAN
5 1 (0.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.55%) Big Data
2 5 (2.96%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (26.63%) Selenium
2 21 (12.43%) Cucumber
3 20 (11.83%) JIRA
4 19 (11.24%) Jenkins
5 17 (10.06%) JUnit
5 17 (10.06%) WebDriver
6 11 (6.51%) Bugzilla
7 7 (4.14%) NUnit
8 6 (3.55%) Fiddler
8 6 (3.55%) JBehave
9 5 (2.96%) JMeter
10 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.37%) Subversion
11 3 (1.78%) SonarQube
11 3 (1.78%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.18%) Calabash
12 2 (1.18%) Gatling
12 2 (1.18%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.18%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (13.02%) Finance
2 12 (7.10%) Electronics
3 9 (5.33%) Marketing
4 6 (3.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.37%) Games
6 3 (1.78%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.59%) Automotive
8 1 (0.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.93%) Web Services
2 21 (12.43%) REST
3 20 (11.83%) .NET
4 15 (8.88%) RESTful
4 15 (8.88%) XML
5 11 (6.51%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.14%) J2EE
7 6 (3.55%) Natural Language Processing
8 5 (2.96%) HTML
9 4 (2.37%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (2.37%) WPF
10 2 (1.18%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.18%) CSS
10 2 (1.18%) CSS3
10 2 (1.18%) EDI
10 2 (1.18%) JSON
10 2 (1.18%) SOAP
11 1 (0.59%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.59%) JMS
11 1 (0.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (17.16%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 17 (10.06%) Mathematics
4 16 (9.47%) User Experience
5 10 (5.92%) iPad
6 9 (5.33%) Mobile App
7 6 (3.55%) Life Science
7 6 (3.55%) RIA
8 4 (2.37%) Online Games
8 4 (2.37%) Statistics
9 2 (1.18%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (1.18%) IVR
9 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.59%) BBC
10 1 (0.59%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.47%) Linux
1 16 (9.47%) Windows
2 10 (5.92%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Android
3 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (36.69%) Test Automation
3 46 (27.22%) Software Testing
4 45 (26.63%) Scrum
5 39 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 29 (17.16%) Automated Testing
6 29 (17.16%) Automation Testing
7 27 (15.98%) Performance Testing
7 27 (15.98%) Regression Testing
8 24 (14.20%) BDD
8 24 (14.20%) Manual Testing
9 19 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
10 18 (10.65%) OO
10 18 (10.65%) SDLC
10 18 (10.65%) TDD
10 18 (10.65%) Test Scripting
10 18 (10.65%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.06%) Functional Testing
12 15 (8.88%) API Testing
13 14 (8.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.14%) SQL
2 54 (31.95%) Java
3 51 (30.18%) Python
4 34 (20.12%) C#
5 27 (15.98%) Perl
6 19 (11.24%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.65%) Ruby
8 17 (10.06%) C++
9 12 (7.10%) Delphi
10 9 (5.33%) C
11 2 (1.18%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) Ada
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.59%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.59%) PHP
12 1 (0.59%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) Tcl
12 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 73 (43.20%) Degree
2 21 (12.43%) ISEB
3 11 (6.51%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.59%) CCNA
4 1 (0.59%) CCNP
4 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.59%) PhD
4 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (31.95%) QA
2 8 (4.73%) SDET
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.59%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.18%) Terminal Services
1 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.18%) XenServer
2 1 (0.59%) Firmware
2 1 (0.59%) Xen
2 1 (0.59%) XenApp
2 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.55%) Roku
3 5 (2.96%) VMware
4 4 (2.37%) Cisco
5 3 (1.78%) Coverity
5 3 (1.78%) EMC
6 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.18%) Cadence
6 2 (1.18%) Dell
6 2 (1.18%) FINEOS
6 2 (1.18%) Guidewire
6 2 (1.18%) NetApp
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) Perforce
6 2 (1.18%) Telerik
6 2 (1.18%) Twitter
6 2 (1.18%) Verint
7 1 (0.59%) Apple
7 1 (0.59%) Arqiva
7 1 (0.59%) Intel
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough
Real Staffing
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stowmarket, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £24k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus a range of Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, stock options, private healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Cambridge
Apple
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridge
Vivid Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago