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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 152 161 159
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 115 81 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.13% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.19% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 106 76 109
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
7307 6818 8753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.35% 95.52% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5952 5868 7455
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 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +34 82 £40,000 -3.61% 10
Hertfordshire -1 23 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Bedfordshire -22 8 £33,500 +3.07%
Essex -2 2 £32,500 -22.61%
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 108 (43.55%) Java
2 98 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (38.31%) Python
4 92 (37.10%) QA
5 79 (31.85%) Degree
6 77 (31.05%) Test Scripting
7 71 (28.63%) C#
8 61 (24.60%) Linux
9 57 (22.98%) Test Automation
10 48 (19.35%) SQL
11 47 (18.95%) Software Testing
12 45 (18.15%) C++
12 45 (18.15%) Perl
13 44 (17.74%) Selenium
14 38 (15.32%) C
14 38 (15.32%) Automated Testing
14 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
14 38 (15.32%) Automation Testing
15 37 (14.92%) Windows
15 37 (14.92%) Wireless
16 36 (14.52%) Manual Testing
17 33 (13.31%) Ruby
17 33 (13.31%) Finance
17 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (12.90%) Regression Testing
19 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
19 31 (12.50%) UNIX
20 29 (11.69%) Computer Science
21 28 (11.29%) ISTQB
22 25 (10.08%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (0.40%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.40%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (3.63%) MS Office
2 8 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (14.92%) Wireless
2 17 (6.85%) Internet
3 13 (5.24%) 4G
4 12 (4.84%) HTTP
5 11 (4.44%) SS7
5 11 (4.44%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (3.63%) TCP/IP
7 7 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (2.82%) Wireshark
8 6 (2.42%) WAN
8 6 (2.42%) Bluetooth
8 6 (2.42%) 3G
8 6 (2.42%) DNS
9 5 (2.02%) OSPF
9 5 (2.02%) BGP
9 5 (2.02%) GPRS
9 5 (2.02%) Firewall
9 5 (2.02%) 2G
9 5 (2.02%) snoop
10 4 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.82%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.40%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (17.74%) Selenium
2 25 (10.08%) WebDriver
3 24 (9.68%) Bugzilla
4 16 (6.45%) Subversion
4 16 (6.45%) Rational DOORS
5 15 (6.05%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (4.44%) WATIR
7 10 (4.03%) LabVIEW
7 10 (4.03%) JIRA
8 8 (3.23%) JUnit
8 8 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 7 (2.82%) JBehave
10 6 (2.42%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (2.42%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.42%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (2.42%) Sahi
11 5 (2.02%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.61%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.21%) JMeter
13 3 (1.21%) NUnit
General
1 33 (13.31%) Finance
2 20 (8.06%) Telecoms
3 17 (6.85%) Banking
4 13 (5.24%) Multimedia
5 12 (4.84%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.82%) Automotive
6 7 (2.82%) Military
7 3 (1.21%) Electronics
8 2 (0.81%) Games
8 2 (0.81%) Marketing
9 1 (0.40%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.66%) HTML
1 19 (7.66%) XML
2 11 (4.44%) Web Services
3 9 (3.63%) Ajax
3 9 (3.63%) XSL
3 9 (3.63%) J2EE
4 8 (3.23%) REST
5 7 (2.82%) .NET
6 6 (2.42%) Gherkin
7 4 (1.61%) RESTful
8 3 (1.21%) CSS
9 1 (0.40%) J2SE
9 1 (0.40%) Middleware
9 1 (0.40%) Java EE
9 1 (0.40%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.40%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.44%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.63%) Mathematics
5 8 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.23%) User Experience
6 6 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.02%) Handset
7 5 (2.02%) Streaming Media
8 4 (1.61%) IPTV
8 4 (1.61%) EFT
8 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.21%) Open Source
9 3 (1.21%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.81%) Firmware
10 2 (0.81%) Chemistry
10 2 (0.81%) Biology
10 2 (0.81%) Life Science
11 1 (0.40%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (24.60%) Linux
2 37 (14.92%) Windows
3 31 (12.50%) UNIX
4 11 (4.44%) Solaris
4 11 (4.44%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.02%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.40%) Android
6 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (31.05%) Test Scripting
3 57 (22.98%) Test Automation
4 47 (18.95%) Software Testing
5 38 (15.32%) Automated Testing
5 38 (15.32%) Software Engineering
5 38 (15.32%) Automation Testing
6 36 (14.52%) Manual Testing
7 32 (12.90%) Regression Testing
8 25 (10.08%) Validation
9 24 (9.68%) Scrum
10 18 (7.26%) Test Strategy
11 17 (6.85%) OO
12 14 (5.65%) Use Case
13 13 (5.24%) BDD
14 12 (4.84%) Performance Testing
15 10 (4.03%) TDD
15 10 (4.03%) E-Commerce
16 9 (3.63%) Unit Testing
16 9 (3.63%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 108 (43.55%) Java
2 95 (38.31%) Python
3 71 (28.63%) C#
4 48 (19.35%) SQL
5 45 (18.15%) Perl
5 45 (18.15%) C++
6 38 (15.32%) C
7 33 (13.31%) Ruby
8 31 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 13 (5.24%) PowerShell
10 11 (4.44%) Erlang
11 10 (4.03%) PHP
12 7 (2.82%) TTCN
13 6 (2.42%) F#
13 6 (2.42%) MATLAB
13 6 (2.42%) Tcl
14 5 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 5 (2.02%) Delphi
14 5 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (31.85%) Degree
2 28 (11.29%) ISTQB
3 22 (8.87%) ISEB
4 16 (6.45%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.02%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.02%) CCNA
6 5 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.21%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.40%) HNC
8 1 (0.40%) HND
8 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (37.10%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (3.23%) EMC
2 7 (2.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.42%) Oracle
4 5 (2.02%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.02%) Perforce
5 4 (1.61%) TOWER Software
6 2 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) MKS
7 1 (0.40%) Juniper
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
7 1 (0.40%) Huawei
7 1 (0.40%) Agilent
7 1 (0.40%) Atmel
7 1 (0.40%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (0.40%) Lumesse
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