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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 161 192 157
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 87 89 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.33% 1.17% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 1.21% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 71 81 116
Median salary £44,250 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
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
6299 7331 7807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.04% 96.64% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5353 6113 6523
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +11 55 £45,000 - 20
Hertfordshire +16 15 £45,000 +63.63% 2
Bedfordshire +19 7 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Essex +4 5 - - 1
Suffolk +3 3 £27,000 -36.47%
Norfolk 0 2 £37,500 - 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 93 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.20%) Test Automation
3 68 (38.64%) Degree
4 63 (35.80%) QA
5 58 (32.95%) Java
6 57 (32.39%) Selenium
7 54 (30.68%) Scrum
8 53 (30.11%) SQL
9 52 (29.55%) Python
10 46 (26.14%) Software Testing
11 42 (23.86%) Web Services
12 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
13 35 (19.89%) Automated Testing
14 33 (18.75%) C#
15 32 (18.18%) BDD
16 28 (15.91%) Cucumber
16 28 (15.91%) Computer Science
17 27 (15.34%) Manual Testing
17 27 (15.34%) Perl
17 27 (15.34%) Regression Testing
18 24 (13.64%) JUnit
18 24 (13.64%) REST
18 24 (13.64%) RESTful
18 24 (13.64%) Automation Testing
19 23 (13.07%) WebDriver
19 23 (13.07%) Jenkins
20 22 (12.50%) Performance Testing
20 22 (12.50%) Ruby
20 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
20 22 (12.50%) API Testing

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 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.39%) HTTP
2 12 (6.82%) Internet
3 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.14%) SSH
3 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.57%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.57%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.57%) Firewall
4 1 (0.57%) LAN
4 1 (0.57%) LTE
4 1 (0.57%) OFDM
4 1 (0.57%) RS-232
4 1 (0.57%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) WAN
4 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.57%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.41%) Big Data
3 2 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 57 (32.39%) Selenium
2 28 (15.91%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.64%) JUnit
4 23 (13.07%) Jenkins
4 23 (13.07%) WebDriver
5 21 (11.93%) JIRA
6 11 (6.25%) JBehave
7 10 (5.68%) Bugzilla
8 9 (5.11%) NUnit
9 7 (3.98%) JMeter
9 7 (3.98%) Subversion
10 6 (3.41%) Fiddler
11 4 (2.27%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.70%) Gatling
12 3 (1.70%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.70%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.70%) SonarQube
12 3 (1.70%) SpecFlow
13 2 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (9.66%) Finance
2 10 (5.68%) Electronics
3 9 (5.11%) Marketing
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.27%) Games
6 3 (1.70%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Automotive
7 2 (1.14%) Law
7 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.57%) Military
8 1 (0.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (23.86%) Web Services
2 24 (13.64%) REST
2 24 (13.64%) RESTful
3 20 (11.36%) XML
4 18 (10.23%) Gherkin
5 17 (9.66%) .NET
6 7 (3.98%) J2EE
7 6 (3.41%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (2.27%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (2.27%) SOAP
8 4 (2.27%) WPF
9 3 (1.70%) HTML
10 2 (1.14%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.14%) CSS
10 2 (1.14%) CSS3
10 2 (1.14%) JSON
11 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.57%) EDI
11 1 (0.57%) JMS
11 1 (0.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 21 (11.93%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.39%) Mathematics
4 11 (6.25%) RIA
5 9 (5.11%) iPad
5 9 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.11%) User Experience
6 6 (3.41%) Life Science
7 4 (2.27%) Online Games
7 4 (2.27%) Statistics
8 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.57%) BBC
10 1 (0.57%) IVR
10 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.23%) Windows
2 17 (9.66%) Linux
3 10 (5.68%) Unix
4 2 (1.14%) Android
4 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.14%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (52.84%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (39.20%) Test Automation
3 54 (30.68%) Scrum
4 46 (26.14%) Software Testing
5 41 (23.30%) Software Engineering
6 35 (19.89%) Automated Testing
7 32 (18.18%) BDD
8 27 (15.34%) Manual Testing
8 27 (15.34%) Regression Testing
9 24 (13.64%) Automation Testing
10 22 (12.50%) API Testing
10 22 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 21 (11.93%) Exploratory Testing
11 21 (11.93%) Test Scripting
12 20 (11.36%) TDD
13 19 (10.80%) Non-Functional Testing
14 17 (9.66%) Open Source
14 17 (9.66%) Test Strategy
15 15 (8.52%) OO
15 15 (8.52%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.95%) Java
2 53 (30.11%) SQL
3 52 (29.55%) Python
4 33 (18.75%) C#
5 27 (15.34%) Perl
6 22 (12.50%) Ruby
7 20 (11.36%) C++
8 16 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 14 (7.95%) C
10 8 (4.55%) Delphi
11 2 (1.14%) Scala
11 2 (1.14%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) Ada
12 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.57%) PHP
12 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.57%) Tcl
12 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 68 (38.64%) Degree
2 19 (10.80%) ISEB
3 11 (6.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (35.80%) QA
2 13 (7.39%) SDET
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.57%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.14%) Terminal Services
2 2 (1.14%) XenServer
3 1 (0.57%) Firmware
3 1 (0.57%) Xen
3 1 (0.57%) XenApp
3 1 (0.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 22 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.98%) VMware
3 4 (2.27%) Apple
3 4 (2.27%) Cisco
3 4 (2.27%) FINEOS
3 4 (2.27%) Guidewire
3 4 (2.27%) Telerik
4 3 (1.70%) Coverity
4 3 (1.70%) EMC
5 2 (1.14%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.14%) Cadence
5 2 (1.14%) Dell
5 2 (1.14%) HP
5 2 (1.14%) NetApp
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle
5 2 (1.14%) Rally
5 2 (1.14%) Roku
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) Verint
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