The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 143 171 154
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 125 89 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.56% 1.14% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.20% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 113 65 113
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.95% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7645 7417 8042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.44% 94.68% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6424 6404 6875
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,866 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Engineer
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +44 80 £37,500 -7.40% 11
Bedfordshire -1 19 £32,500 +18.18% 3
Hertfordshire -33 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Suffolk +11 5 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Essex -16 4 £35,500 -15.47% 3
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 124 (40.26%) Java
2 117 (37.99%) Python
3 112 (36.36%) Degree
4 111 (36.04%) QA
5 98 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 88 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 71 (23.05%) SQL
8 68 (22.08%) Linux
9 67 (21.75%) Perl
9 67 (21.75%) Software Testing
10 66 (21.43%) C#
11 61 (19.81%) Wireless
12 55 (17.86%) Automated Testing
13 53 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
14 52 (16.88%) Selenium
15 50 (16.23%) Automation Testing
16 48 (15.58%) Manual Testing
17 43 (13.96%) Ruby
17 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
17 43 (13.96%) Finance
17 43 (13.96%) C++
18 39 (12.66%) C
19 36 (11.69%) JavaScript
20 35 (11.36%) Windows
21 32 (10.39%) OO
22 31 (10.06%) UNIX
23 29 (9.42%) Scrum
23 29 (9.42%) ISEB
24 28 (9.09%) Regression Testing
25 27 (8.77%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (0.32%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.22%) MS Office
2 8 (2.60%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.32%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 61 (19.81%) Wireless
2 24 (7.79%) 4G
3 21 (6.82%) LTE
3 21 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
4 17 (5.52%) Bluetooth
4 17 (5.52%) HTTP
5 14 (4.55%) GPRS
6 12 (3.90%) GSM
7 11 (3.57%) SS7
7 11 (3.57%) SIGTRAN
8 10 (3.25%) WCDMA
9 9 (2.92%) X.509
9 9 (2.92%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.60%) UMTS
11 7 (2.27%) SSL
11 7 (2.27%) Wireshark
11 7 (2.27%) STUN
12 6 (1.95%) Internet
13 5 (1.62%) 3G
13 5 (1.62%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (16.88%) Selenium
2 26 (8.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 25 (8.12%) Bugzilla
4 17 (5.52%) WebDriver
5 15 (4.87%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (4.55%) Subversion
7 13 (4.22%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.25%) JIRA
9 8 (2.60%) WATIR
9 8 (2.60%) JMeter
9 8 (2.60%) LabVIEW
10 6 (1.95%) Sahi
10 6 (1.95%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (1.95%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.95%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (0.65%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.65%) Fiddler
12 2 (0.65%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 43 (13.96%) Finance
2 25 (8.12%) Telecoms
3 23 (7.47%) Banking
4 17 (5.52%) Multimedia
4 17 (5.52%) Automotive
5 13 (4.22%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.25%) Electronics
7 8 (2.60%) Military
8 4 (1.30%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) Advertising
9 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.65%) Marketing
11 1 (0.32%) Billing
11 1 (0.32%) Local Government
11 1 (0.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.55%) HTML
2 13 (4.22%) XML
3 12 (3.90%) XSL
3 12 (3.90%) Ajax
4 11 (3.57%) Web Services
5 8 (2.60%) .NET
6 7 (2.27%) J2SE
6 7 (2.27%) Gherkin
6 7 (2.27%) RESTful
6 7 (2.27%) REST
7 3 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.32%) Middleware
9 1 (0.32%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.32%) Java EE
9 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.87%) Computer Science
2 9 (2.92%) Mathematics
3 7 (2.27%) Firmware
3 7 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 6 (1.95%) Social Media
4 6 (1.95%) EFT
4 6 (1.95%) Handset
5 4 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.65%) SCADA
6 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.65%) Physics
6 2 (0.65%) Chemistry
6 2 (0.65%) Biology
6 2 (0.65%) Life Science
7 1 (0.32%) Wiki
7 1 (0.32%) Online Games
7 1 (0.32%) Streaming Media
7 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.32%) DTV
7 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (22.08%) Linux
2 35 (11.36%) Windows
3 31 (10.06%) UNIX
4 20 (6.49%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.57%) Solaris
6 3 (0.97%) Android
7 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.82%) Test Scripting
2 88 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 67 (21.75%) Software Testing
4 55 (17.86%) Automated Testing
5 53 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (16.23%) Automation Testing
7 48 (15.58%) Manual Testing
8 32 (10.39%) OO
9 29 (9.42%) Scrum
10 28 (9.09%) Regression Testing
11 27 (8.77%) Validation
12 22 (7.14%) Performance Testing
13 18 (5.84%) RAD
14 17 (5.52%) Use Case
15 16 (5.19%) Test Strategy
16 14 (4.55%) Software Engineering
17 13 (4.22%) Requirements Analysis
18 12 (3.90%) Security Testing
19 11 (3.57%) Risk Management
20 10 (3.25%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.26%) Java
2 117 (37.99%) Python
3 71 (23.05%) SQL
4 67 (21.75%) Perl
5 66 (21.43%) C#
6 43 (13.96%) C++
6 43 (13.96%) Ruby
7 39 (12.66%) C
8 36 (11.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (5.52%) Tcl
9 17 (5.52%) Erlang
9 17 (5.52%) TTCN
10 14 (4.55%) PHP
11 7 (2.27%) VB
11 7 (2.27%) Scala
12 6 (1.95%) F#
13 4 (1.30%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.30%) VBScript
14 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 112 (36.36%) Degree
2 43 (13.96%) ISTQB
3 29 (9.42%) ISEB
4 14 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.97%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) HND
8 1 (0.32%) CCNA
8 1 (0.32%) HNC
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (36.04%) QA
2 2 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 5 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (3.25%) EMC
2 8 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.30%) HP
4 3 (0.97%) Adobe
5 2 (0.65%) Perforce
5 2 (0.65%) Agilent
5 2 (0.65%) Atmel
6 1 (0.32%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.32%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle
6 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.32%) MKS
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