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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 145 179 153
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 105 95 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.65% 1.28% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.33% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 87 82 111
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
6144 7136 7693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 96.19% 97.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5244 6003 6328
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 64 £45,000 - 11
Hertfordshire +11 19 £42,500 +54.54%
Bedfordshire +24 8 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Essex +12 6 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Suffolk +5 6 £27,750 -34.70%
Norfolk -3 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 25 August 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.

1 106 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.92%) Test Automation
3 73 (38.62%) QA
4 70 (37.04%) Degree
5 62 (32.80%) Java
6 61 (32.28%) Python
7 60 (31.75%) Scrum
8 57 (30.16%) Selenium
9 47 (24.87%) SQL
10 44 (23.28%) Software Testing
11 43 (22.75%) Software Engineering
12 41 (21.69%) Web Services
13 38 (20.11%) Automated Testing
14 35 (18.52%) C#
15 31 (16.40%) Computer Science
15 31 (16.40%) Manual Testing
16 29 (15.34%) BDD
17 28 (14.81%) Test Scripting
17 28 (14.81%) Regression Testing
17 28 (14.81%) Cucumber
18 27 (14.29%) JUnit
18 27 (14.29%) Windows
19 26 (13.76%) JIRA
20 25 (13.23%) RESTful
20 25 (13.23%) Linux
20 25 (13.23%) C++
20 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
21 24 (12.70%) ISEB
21 24 (12.70%) Ruby
22 23 (12.17%) Perl

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 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.70%) MS Office
3 4 (2.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) Internet
2 10 (5.29%) HTTP
3 5 (2.65%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.12%) Bluetooth
4 4 (2.12%) LAN
4 4 (2.12%) WAN
4 4 (2.12%) Wireless
4 4 (2.12%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.59%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.06%) DNS
6 2 (1.06%) LTE
6 2 (1.06%) SSH
6 2 (1.06%) SSL
6 2 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.06%) X.509
7 1 (0.53%) DHCP
7 1 (0.53%) OFDM
7 1 (0.53%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.17%) Big Data
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.06%) MySQL
3 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (30.16%) Selenium
2 28 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 27 (14.29%) JUnit
4 26 (13.76%) JIRA
5 21 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 19 (10.05%) WebDriver
7 13 (6.88%) NUnit
8 12 (6.35%) Bugzilla
9 10 (5.29%) JBehave
9 10 (5.29%) JMeter
10 8 (4.23%) Subversion
11 4 (2.12%) Fiddler
11 4 (2.12%) Gatling
11 4 (2.12%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.59%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.59%) YouTrack
13 2 (1.06%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (10.58%) Finance
2 14 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 11 (5.82%) Electronics
4 7 (3.70%) Marketing
5 5 (2.65%) Games
6 4 (2.12%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.59%) Military
8 2 (1.06%) Advertising
8 2 (1.06%) Automotive
8 2 (1.06%) Law
8 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.69%) Web Services
2 25 (13.23%) RESTful
3 21 (11.11%) XML
4 20 (10.58%) Gherkin
4 20 (10.58%) REST
5 17 (8.99%) .NET
6 5 (2.65%) J2EE
7 4 (2.12%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.12%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.12%) SOAP
7 4 (2.12%) WPF
8 3 (1.59%) HTML
9 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.06%) CSS
9 2 (1.06%) CSS3
9 2 (1.06%) JSON
10 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.53%) EDI
10 1 (0.53%) JMS
10 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.40%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.88%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.82%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.29%) RIA
6 9 (4.76%) User Experience
7 7 (3.70%) iPad
8 6 (3.17%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.12%) Life Science
9 4 (2.12%) Online Games
9 4 (2.12%) Statistics
10 2 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.53%) BBC
11 1 (0.53%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (14.29%) Windows
2 25 (13.23%) Linux
3 11 (5.82%) Unix
4 4 (2.12%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.59%) Android
6 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (56.08%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.92%) Test Automation
3 60 (31.75%) Scrum
4 44 (23.28%) Software Testing
5 43 (22.75%) Software Engineering
6 38 (20.11%) Automated Testing
7 31 (16.40%) Manual Testing
8 29 (15.34%) BDD
9 28 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 28 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 23 (12.17%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (11.11%) API Testing
11 21 (11.11%) Automation Testing
11 21 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
12 19 (10.05%) Functional Testing
13 18 (9.52%) Open Source
14 17 (8.99%) TDD
14 17 (8.99%) Test Strategy
15 16 (8.47%) OO
15 16 (8.47%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.80%) Java
2 61 (32.28%) Python
3 47 (24.87%) SQL
4 35 (18.52%) C#
5 25 (13.23%) C++
6 24 (12.70%) Ruby
7 23 (12.17%) Perl
8 14 (7.41%) C
9 13 (6.88%) JavaScript
10 8 (4.23%) Delphi
11 5 (2.65%) Tcl
12 3 (1.59%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.06%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.06%) Scala
13 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.53%) Ada
14 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
14 1 (0.53%) VC++
Qualifications
1 70 (37.04%) Degree
2 24 (12.70%) ISEB
3 14 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.06%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (38.62%) QA
2 12 (6.35%) SDET
3 2 (1.06%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
System Software
1 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.59%) Firmware
3 2 (1.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.06%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.06%) Terminal Services
3 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.06%) XenServer
4 1 (0.53%) Xen
4 1 (0.53%) XenApp
4 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.70%) VMware
3 6 (3.17%) Cisco
4 5 (2.65%) EMC
5 4 (2.12%) Apple
6 3 (1.59%) FINEOS
6 3 (1.59%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.59%) Oracle
6 3 (1.59%) Telerik
7 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.06%) Cadence
7 2 (1.06%) Dell
7 2 (1.06%) HP
7 2 (1.06%) NetApp
7 2 (1.06%) Rally
8 1 (0.53%) Capita
8 1 (0.53%) Coverity
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Intel
8 1 (0.53%) Roku
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Salary: 20k-25k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits Travel to Asia and America
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Ortolan Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + fantastic package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
Devon Jones
Salary: £35,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge
ABILITY Resorucing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, stock options, private healthcare
Posted: 23 days ago
Cambridge
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: to £35k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago