The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 195 153 156
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 66 136 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.93% 1.69% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58 114 92
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
7097 8054 7855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.09% 95.40% 95.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5872 6712 6839
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,683 £26,000
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 the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -25 43 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Hertfordshire -12 11 £27,500 -35.29% 3
Essex +8 6 £60,000 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire +13 5 £36,000 +22.03%
Norfolk - 1 - -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 84 (43.52%) Degree
2 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (35.75%) Python
4 67 (34.72%) QA
5 53 (27.46%) Test Automation
6 52 (26.94%) Software Engineering
7 48 (24.87%) Scrum
8 47 (24.35%) SQL
9 43 (22.28%) Computer Science
10 42 (21.76%) Linux
11 39 (20.21%) C#
12 38 (19.69%) Software Testing
13 31 (16.06%) Automated Testing
13 31 (16.06%) Selenium
14 29 (15.03%) C
15 28 (14.51%) C++
15 28 (14.51%) Manual Testing
16 27 (13.99%) Test Scripting
16 27 (13.99%) SDLC
17 26 (13.47%) Windows
18 23 (11.92%) Mathematics
18 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (11.40%) Android
19 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
20 21 (10.88%) Electronics
21 19 (9.84%) Java
21 19 (9.84%) .NET
21 19 (9.84%) ISEB
21 19 (9.84%) JIRA
21 19 (9.84%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.70%) MS Office
2 6 (3.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Project
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.70%) Wireless
2 9 (4.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.66%) Internet
3 6 (3.11%) LTE
3 6 (3.11%) 3G
4 4 (2.07%) 3GPP
4 4 (2.07%) ICMP
5 3 (1.55%) LAN
5 3 (1.55%) HTTP
5 3 (1.55%) 2G
6 2 (1.04%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.04%) 4G
6 2 (1.04%) WAN
7 1 (0.52%) DECT
7 1 (0.52%) DNS
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
7 1 (0.52%) TETRA
7 1 (0.52%) RNC
7 1 (0.52%) Firewall
7 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.55%) Big Data
3 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (16.06%) Selenium
2 19 (9.84%) JIRA
3 11 (5.70%) LabVIEW
4 9 (4.66%) NUnit
4 9 (4.66%) Bugzilla
5 7 (3.63%) JMeter
6 6 (3.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (3.11%) WebDriver
6 6 (3.11%) Subversion
7 4 (2.07%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (2.07%) Calabash
7 4 (2.07%) Ant
7 4 (2.07%) JUnit
8 3 (1.55%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.55%) QADirector
9 2 (1.04%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.04%) Behat
9 2 (1.04%) WatiN
9 2 (1.04%) JBehave
9 2 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (10.88%) Electronics
2 17 (8.81%) Finance
3 12 (6.22%) Marketing
4 10 (5.18%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.07%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.04%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Military
8 1 (0.52%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.84%) .NET
2 12 (6.22%) XML
3 10 (5.18%) HTML
3 10 (5.18%) Web Services
4 3 (1.55%) Gherkin
4 3 (1.55%) Ajax
5 2 (1.04%) RESTful
5 2 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.04%) XSL
6 1 (0.52%) J2EE
6 1 (0.52%) REST
6 1 (0.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (22.28%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.92%) Mathematics
2 23 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (8.29%) Mobile App
4 12 (6.22%) User Experience
5 9 (4.66%) Internet of Things
5 9 (4.66%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.63%) Physics
7 5 (2.59%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.07%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.07%) VHDL
9 3 (1.55%) PMI
9 3 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.55%) Biology
10 2 (1.04%) Life Science
10 2 (1.04%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.04%) Handset
10 2 (1.04%) GIS
11 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.76%) Linux
2 26 (13.47%) Windows
3 22 (11.40%) Android
4 17 (8.81%) UNIX
5 9 (4.66%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.59%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.04%) VMS
7 2 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.46%) Test Automation
3 52 (26.94%) Software Engineering
4 48 (24.87%) Scrum
5 38 (19.69%) Software Testing
6 31 (16.06%) Automated Testing
7 28 (14.51%) Manual Testing
8 27 (13.99%) Test Scripting
8 27 (13.99%) SDLC
9 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
10 19 (9.84%) Test Strategy
11 16 (8.29%) OO
11 16 (8.29%) Automation Testing
12 15 (7.77%) Analytics
13 12 (6.22%) User Stories
14 10 (5.18%) Load Testing
15 9 (4.66%) Mentoring
15 9 (4.66%) Unit Testing
16 8 (4.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (4.15%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 69 (35.75%) Python
2 47 (24.35%) SQL
3 39 (20.21%) C#
4 29 (15.03%) C
5 28 (14.51%) C++
6 19 (9.84%) Java
7 16 (8.29%) Perl
8 11 (5.70%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.70%) Delphi
8 11 (5.70%) Ruby
9 6 (3.11%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.59%) PHP
11 4 (2.07%) VB
12 3 (1.55%) TTCN
13 2 (1.04%) Tcl
14 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 84 (43.52%) Degree
2 19 (9.84%) ISEB
3 16 (8.29%) ISTQB
4 13 (6.74%) Security Cleared
5 10 (5.18%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (3.11%) HNC
7 5 (2.59%) HND
8 4 (2.07%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.55%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.55%) CCNA
9 3 (1.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (34.72%) QA
2 9 (4.66%) JTAG
3 5 (2.59%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.07%) Firmware
2 2 (1.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.22%) Perforce
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle
3 3 (1.55%) EMC
3 3 (1.55%) TOWER Software
4 2 (1.04%) Cisco
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