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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 123 174 145
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 119 92 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 2.02% 1.31% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.35% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 110 80 117
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
5693 6806 7131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.41% 96.81% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4673 5532 5802
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 20 February 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 20 February 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 +3 57 £47,500 +23.37% 12
Hertfordshire +30 30 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Norfolk +1 20 £35,000 -18.60%
Essex +12 6 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Suffolk +20 4 £25,000 -26.47%
Bedfordshire - 2 £49,000 -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 111 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.39%) Python
3 76 (36.02%) Degree
4 73 (34.60%) Test Automation
4 73 (34.60%) Scrum
5 60 (28.44%) Test Scripting
6 59 (27.96%) QA
7 56 (26.54%) Automated Testing
8 51 (24.17%) Telecoms
9 46 (21.80%) Selenium
10 45 (21.33%) TDD
11 40 (18.96%) Software Testing
12 36 (17.06%) Linux
13 35 (16.59%) BDD
13 35 (16.59%) Functional Testing
14 33 (15.64%) Software Engineering
15 31 (14.69%) Electronics
15 31 (14.69%) Windows
16 30 (14.22%) C#
17 29 (13.74%) Manual Testing
18 27 (12.80%) Test Strategy
18 27 (12.80%) Wireless
19 25 (11.85%) Finance
19 25 (11.85%) Non-Functional Testing
20 24 (11.37%) Mobile App
20 24 (11.37%) Java
21 22 (10.43%) Jenkins
21 22 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
21 22 (10.43%) RESTful
22 20 (9.48%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.90%) CMS
1 4 (1.90%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Office
2 6 (2.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.80%) Wireless
2 9 (4.27%) Internet
3 6 (2.84%) Bluetooth
3 6 (2.84%) LAN
3 6 (2.84%) WAN
3 6 (2.84%) Wireshark
4 5 (2.37%) HTTP
5 3 (1.42%) 3GPP
5 3 (1.42%) LTE
5 3 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.42%) ZigBee
6 2 (0.95%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.37%) Big Data
3 5 (2.37%) GIS
3 5 (2.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (21.80%) Selenium
2 22 (10.43%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.53%) Bugzilla
4 16 (7.58%) JIRA
5 15 (7.11%) Cucumber
5 15 (7.11%) JUnit
6 9 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 9 (4.27%) Hudson
6 9 (4.27%) NUnit
7 8 (3.79%) SpecFlow
8 7 (3.32%) Subversion
8 7 (3.32%) WebDriver
9 5 (2.37%) ClearQuest
9 5 (2.37%) CruiseControl
9 5 (2.37%) FishEye
9 5 (2.37%) Git (software)
9 5 (2.37%) LabVIEW
9 5 (2.37%) SoapUI
9 5 (2.37%) TeamCity
9 5 (2.37%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (24.17%) Telecoms
2 31 (14.69%) Electronics
3 25 (11.85%) Finance
4 4 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Military
6 2 (0.95%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.95%) Automotive
6 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 2 (0.95%) Law
6 2 (0.95%) Marketing
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.43%) RESTful
2 14 (6.64%) Web Services
3 11 (5.21%) .NET
4 8 (3.79%) REST
5 5 (2.37%) GWT
5 5 (2.37%) Middleware
5 5 (2.37%) SOAP
5 5 (2.37%) XML
6 4 (1.90%) WPF
7 3 (1.42%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.42%) Qt
8 2 (0.95%) CSS
8 2 (0.95%) HTML
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 24 (11.37%) Mobile App
2 18 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.69%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (4.74%) Algorithms
5 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.37%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.42%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.42%) RIA
8 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.47%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.06%) Linux
2 31 (14.69%) Windows
3 7 (3.32%) Unix
4 3 (1.42%) Android
4 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (52.61%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.60%) Scrum
2 73 (34.60%) Test Automation
3 60 (28.44%) Test Scripting
4 56 (26.54%) Automated Testing
5 45 (21.33%) TDD
6 40 (18.96%) Software Testing
7 35 (16.59%) BDD
7 35 (16.59%) Functional Testing
8 33 (15.64%) Software Engineering
9 29 (13.74%) Manual Testing
10 27 (12.80%) Test Strategy
11 25 (11.85%) Non-Functional Testing
12 22 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (9.48%) Physics
14 18 (8.53%) Data Analysis
15 17 (8.06%) Release Management
16 16 (7.58%) Regression Testing
17 15 (7.11%) Automation Testing
17 15 (7.11%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 81 (38.39%) Python
2 30 (14.22%) C#
3 24 (11.37%) Java
4 19 (9.00%) Perl
5 17 (8.06%) C
5 17 (8.06%) Ruby
5 17 (8.06%) Tcl
6 16 (7.58%) C++
7 15 (7.11%) SQL
8 8 (3.79%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.84%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.42%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 76 (36.02%) Degree
2 12 (5.69%) ISEB
2 12 (5.69%) PhD
3 7 (3.32%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.32%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (27.96%) QA
2 3 (1.42%) SDET
System Software
1 13 (6.16%) Firmware
2 5 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) KVM
3 1 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.47%) Xen
Vendors
1 20 (9.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.27%) Atlassian
3 6 (2.84%) Cisco
4 2 (0.95%) IBM
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle
4 2 (0.95%) SAP
4 2 (0.95%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.47%) Brocade
5 1 (0.47%) Intel
5 1 (0.47%) VMware
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