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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 143 159 135
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 105 107 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.81% 1.56% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.61% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 98 95 124
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
5618 6649 6998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.95% 97.07% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 5481 5662
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 -1 50 £47,500 +26.66% 13
Hertfordshire +24 29 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Norfolk +4 16 £35,000 -35.18% 2
Suffolk +4 5 £25,000 -26.47%
Essex +2 3 - - 1
Bedfordshire +14 2 £49,250 +31.33% 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 110 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (41.38%) Python
3 77 (37.93%) Test Automation
4 76 (37.44%) Scrum
5 69 (33.99%) Degree
6 65 (32.02%) QA
7 53 (26.11%) Test Scripting
8 52 (25.62%) Automated Testing
9 47 (23.15%) Telecoms
10 44 (21.67%) Linux
11 42 (20.69%) Selenium
12 40 (19.70%) Windows
13 37 (18.23%) Software Testing
14 36 (17.73%) Functional Testing
15 34 (16.75%) TDD
16 33 (16.26%) BDD
16 33 (16.26%) Manual Testing
17 30 (14.78%) Software Engineering
18 28 (13.79%) Java
19 27 (13.30%) C#
20 26 (12.81%) Mobile App
21 25 (12.32%) Non-Functional Testing
21 25 (12.32%) Test Strategy
22 24 (11.82%) Wireless
22 24 (11.82%) Electronics
23 22 (10.84%) Finance
24 21 (10.34%) RESTful
24 21 (10.34%) Ruby
24 21 (10.34%) Jenkins
25 20 (9.85%) JIRA

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:

Applications
1 20 (9.85%) MS Office
2 9 (4.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) SaaS
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.82%) Wireless
2 12 (5.91%) Internet
3 9 (4.43%) Bluetooth
3 9 (4.43%) LAN
3 9 (4.43%) WAN
3 9 (4.43%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.96%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.46%) HTTP
5 5 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.97%) 3GPP
6 4 (1.97%) LTE
6 4 (1.97%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.99%) DNS
7 2 (0.99%) SSL
7 2 (0.99%) X.509
8 1 (0.49%) DHCP
8 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.49%) SAN
8 1 (0.49%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.48%) Big Data
3 3 (1.48%) GIS
3 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (20.69%) Selenium
2 21 (10.34%) Jenkins
3 20 (9.85%) JIRA
4 18 (8.87%) Bugzilla
5 16 (7.88%) Cucumber
6 15 (7.39%) JUnit
7 9 (4.43%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.43%) Subversion
8 8 (3.94%) NUnit
9 7 (3.45%) Hudson
10 6 (2.96%) WebDriver
11 5 (2.46%) Git (software)
11 5 (2.46%) JMeter
11 5 (2.46%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.97%) HP UFT
12 4 (1.97%) JBehave
12 4 (1.97%) LabVIEW
12 4 (1.97%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (1.48%) Rational DOORS
13 3 (1.48%) SoapUI
General
1 47 (23.15%) Telecoms
2 24 (11.82%) Electronics
3 22 (10.84%) Finance
4 5 (2.46%) Military
5 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.48%) Automotive
6 3 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Law
7 2 (0.99%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (10.34%) RESTful
2 18 (8.87%) Web Services
3 9 (4.43%) REST
4 7 (3.45%) XML
5 4 (1.97%) .NET
5 4 (1.97%) Gherkin
5 4 (1.97%) SOAP
6 3 (1.48%) GWT
6 3 (1.48%) Middleware
6 3 (1.48%) Qt
6 3 (1.48%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.81%) Mobile App
2 16 (7.88%) Physics
3 14 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.40%) Algorithms
5 10 (4.93%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.94%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.97%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.97%) RIA
9 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.48%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.99%) Statistics
11 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.49%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.67%) Linux
2 40 (19.70%) Windows
3 11 (5.42%) Unix
4 5 (2.46%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.97%) Android
6 3 (1.48%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (37.93%) Test Automation
3 76 (37.44%) Scrum
4 53 (26.11%) Test Scripting
5 52 (25.62%) Automated Testing
6 37 (18.23%) Software Testing
7 36 (17.73%) Functional Testing
8 34 (16.75%) TDD
9 33 (16.26%) BDD
9 33 (16.26%) Manual Testing
10 30 (14.78%) Software Engineering
11 25 (12.32%) Non-Functional Testing
11 25 (12.32%) Test Strategy
12 19 (9.36%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (9.36%) Regression Testing
13 18 (8.87%) Data Analysis
14 15 (7.39%) Mentoring
15 14 (6.90%) Signal Processing
16 13 (6.40%) Release Management
16 13 (6.40%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 84 (41.38%) Python
2 28 (13.79%) Java
3 27 (13.30%) C#
4 21 (10.34%) Ruby
5 19 (9.36%) Perl
6 16 (7.88%) Tcl
7 15 (7.39%) C
7 15 (7.39%) C++
8 14 (6.90%) SQL
9 7 (3.45%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.45%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.46%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.97%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.99%) VB
13 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (33.99%) Degree
2 15 (7.39%) ISEB
3 8 (3.94%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.94%) PhD
4 5 (2.46%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (32.02%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (5.42%) Firmware
2 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.49%) KVM
3 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.49%) Xen
Vendors
1 18 (8.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.43%) Cisco
3 7 (3.45%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.99%) EMC
4 2 (0.99%) IBM
4 2 (0.99%) Oracle
4 2 (0.99%) SAP
4 2 (0.99%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.49%) Brocade
5 1 (0.49%) Capita
5 1 (0.49%) Intel
5 1 (0.49%) VMware
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