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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 166 148 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 89 119 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.20% 1.55% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.61% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 79 108 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
6998 7390 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 94.17% 96.22% 95.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5930 6075 5828
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -10 57 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Hertfordshire +3 22 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Bedfordshire +2 4 £32,500 -2.98%
Essex -7 4 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Suffolk -1 2 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 74 (47.74%) Degree
2 62 (40.00%) Python
3 61 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (38.06%) QA
5 47 (30.32%) Selenium
6 44 (28.39%) Test Automation
7 36 (23.23%) Manual Testing
8 35 (22.58%) Scrum
9 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
10 32 (20.65%) Java
11 31 (20.00%) C#
12 29 (18.71%) Linux
12 29 (18.71%) Software Testing
13 28 (18.06%) Automated Testing
14 26 (16.77%) C++
15 25 (16.13%) SQL
16 23 (14.84%) Test Scripting
17 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
18 21 (13.55%) C
18 21 (13.55%) Windows
18 21 (13.55%) JIRA
18 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (12.26%) Perl
19 19 (12.26%) ISEB
20 18 (11.61%) Mobile App
21 17 (10.97%) Automation Testing
21 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
21 17 (10.97%) Android
21 17 (10.97%) XML
22 16 (10.32%) Electronics

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MS Office
2 4 (2.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Internet
1 7 (4.52%) Wireless
2 4 (2.58%) HTTP
3 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (1.29%) LTE
4 2 (1.29%) Firewall
4 2 (1.29%) 3G
4 2 (1.29%) LAN
4 2 (1.29%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.65%) WAN
5 1 (0.65%) VPN
5 1 (0.65%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) 802.11
5 1 (0.65%) 2G
5 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.65%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 47 (30.32%) Selenium
2 21 (13.55%) JIRA
3 15 (9.68%) LabVIEW
4 10 (6.45%) NUnit
5 9 (5.81%) JUnit
5 9 (5.81%) JMeter
5 9 (5.81%) Subversion
5 9 (5.81%) WebDriver
5 9 (5.81%) Cucumber
6 8 (5.16%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.23%) Appium
7 5 (3.23%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.58%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.58%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.94%) WinRunner
9 3 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (1.94%) DbUnit
9 3 (1.94%) QARun
10 2 (1.29%) QADirector
10 2 (1.29%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (10.32%) Electronics
2 10 (6.45%) Marketing
3 9 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.23%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.94%) Automotive
6 3 (1.94%) Finance
7 1 (0.65%) Banking
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.97%) XML
2 15 (9.68%) Web Services
3 12 (7.74%) HTML
4 11 (7.10%) .NET
5 7 (4.52%) REST
5 7 (4.52%) RESTful
6 5 (3.23%) SOAP
7 4 (2.58%) Java EE
7 4 (2.58%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.29%) Ajax
8 2 (1.29%) CSS
9 1 (0.65%) XSD
9 1 (0.65%) XSL
9 1 (0.65%) XSLT
9 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.29%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.55%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (11.61%) Mobile App
4 13 (8.39%) Mathematics
5 11 (7.10%) Physics
6 7 (4.52%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.58%) User Experience
8 3 (1.94%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.94%) GIS
8 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.29%) Biology
9 2 (1.29%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.29%) Handset
9 2 (1.29%) PMI
9 2 (1.29%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.65%) IVR
10 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.65%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.71%) Linux
2 21 (13.55%) Windows
3 17 (10.97%) Android
4 6 (3.87%) UNIX
5 4 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.39%) Test Automation
3 36 (23.23%) Manual Testing
4 35 (22.58%) Scrum
5 29 (18.71%) Software Testing
6 28 (18.06%) Automated Testing
7 23 (14.84%) Test Scripting
8 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
9 17 (10.97%) Automation Testing
9 17 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (9.68%) SDLC
11 14 (9.03%) TDD
12 11 (7.10%) BDD
13 10 (6.45%) Regression Testing
14 9 (5.81%) OO
14 9 (5.81%) Performance Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Integration Testing
14 9 (5.81%) Web Testing
15 8 (5.16%) CRM
16 7 (4.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.00%) Python
2 32 (20.65%) Java
3 31 (20.00%) C#
4 26 (16.77%) C++
5 25 (16.13%) SQL
6 21 (13.55%) C
7 19 (12.26%) Perl
8 10 (6.45%) Ruby
9 8 (5.16%) JavaScript
10 7 (4.52%) VB
11 4 (2.58%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.58%) Tcl
12 3 (1.94%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.65%) TTCN
13 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 74 (47.74%) Degree
2 19 (12.26%) ISEB
3 14 (9.03%) Security Cleared
4 13 (8.39%) ISTQB
5 10 (6.45%) SC Cleared
5 10 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.23%) HND
7 4 (2.58%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.58%) CCNA
8 2 (1.29%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.29%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (38.06%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Firmware
1 1 (0.65%) XenServer
1 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 11 (7.10%) Perforce
2 7 (4.52%) Oracle
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.94%) EMC
5 2 (1.29%) HP
5 2 (1.29%) Temenos
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco
6 1 (0.65%) Citrix
6 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.65%) Coverity
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