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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 137 115 143
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 129 158 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.77% 2.24% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 2.34% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 120 126 99
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
7019 6754 7878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.91% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5682 5504 6796
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 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +3 99 £40,000 - 20
Hertfordshire -35 11 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Bedfordshire +16 9 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Essex -17 5 £32,500 -23.52%
Suffolk -7 4 £27,500 -38.88% 4
Norfolk -5 1 £26,500 -47.00%
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 116 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
1 116 (44.11%) Degree
2 94 (35.74%) QA
3 87 (33.08%) Software Engineering
4 85 (32.32%) Python
5 79 (30.04%) Test Automation
6 75 (28.52%) SQL
7 65 (24.71%) C#
8 62 (23.57%) Computer Science
9 59 (22.43%) Software Testing
10 58 (22.05%) Linux
11 56 (21.29%) Test Scripting
12 51 (19.39%) Automated Testing
13 49 (18.63%) Scrum
14 48 (18.25%) Java
15 47 (17.87%) Selenium
16 46 (17.49%) Mathematics
17 45 (17.11%) C
18 43 (16.35%) Windows
19 38 (14.45%) Finance
20 37 (14.07%) Regression Testing
20 37 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
21 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
21 32 (12.17%) Manual Testing
22 31 (11.79%) Test Strategy
23 29 (11.03%) ISEB
24 28 (10.65%) C++
24 28 (10.65%) Embedded Systems
25 27 (10.27%) Automation Testing
25 27 (10.27%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (6.84%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) MS Project
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.76%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.56%) Wireless
3 11 (4.18%) Internet
4 9 (3.42%) HTTP
5 7 (2.66%) ICMP
6 4 (1.52%) LTE
6 4 (1.52%) 3G
6 4 (1.52%) DNS
6 4 (1.52%) SSL
7 3 (1.14%) DHCP
7 3 (1.14%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.76%) WAN
8 2 (0.76%) DECT
8 2 (0.76%) LAN
8 2 (0.76%) VPN
8 2 (0.76%) 2G
8 2 (0.76%) TETRA
8 2 (0.76%) 4G
8 2 (0.76%) VLAN
8 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.14%) Big Data
2 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 47 (17.87%) Selenium
2 23 (8.75%) JIRA
3 20 (7.60%) JUnit
4 18 (6.84%) JBehave
5 16 (6.08%) WebDriver
6 15 (5.70%) Cucumber
7 13 (4.94%) Calabash
7 13 (4.94%) NUnit
8 11 (4.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 9 (3.42%) JMeter
9 9 (3.42%) WATIR
9 9 (3.42%) SpecFlow
9 9 (3.42%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.66%) Bugzilla
10 7 (2.66%) Subversion
11 5 (1.90%) LabVIEW
11 5 (1.90%) Ant
11 5 (1.90%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.14%) WatiN
12 3 (1.14%) Fiddler
General
1 38 (14.45%) Finance
2 12 (4.56%) Electronics
3 11 (4.18%) Marketing
4 9 (3.42%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.28%) Multimedia
6 5 (1.90%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (10.27%) .NET
2 22 (8.37%) Web Services
3 21 (7.98%) XML
4 14 (5.32%) HTML
5 11 (4.18%) J2EE
6 10 (3.80%) Gherkin
7 9 (3.42%) RESTful
8 7 (2.66%) REST
9 6 (2.28%) XSL
9 6 (2.28%) Ajax
10 2 (0.76%) CSS
11 1 (0.38%) SOAP
11 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.38%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 62 (23.57%) Computer Science
2 46 (17.49%) Mathematics
3 37 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (10.65%) Embedded Systems
5 21 (7.98%) User Experience
6 16 (6.08%) Open Source
6 16 (6.08%) Cryptography
7 10 (3.80%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (2.66%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.28%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.90%) Smart Meter
12 4 (1.52%) Life Science
12 4 (1.52%) Chemistry
12 4 (1.52%) Biology
12 4 (1.52%) VHDL
12 4 (1.52%) GIS
13 2 (0.76%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 58 (22.05%) Linux
2 43 (16.35%) Windows
3 19 (7.22%) UNIX
4 18 (6.84%) Android
5 8 (3.04%) Embedded Linux
6 7 (2.66%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.76%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) VMS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.38%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.11%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.08%) Software Engineering
3 79 (30.04%) Test Automation
4 59 (22.43%) Software Testing
5 56 (21.29%) Test Scripting
6 51 (19.39%) Automated Testing
7 49 (18.63%) Scrum
8 37 (14.07%) Regression Testing
9 32 (12.17%) Manual Testing
10 31 (11.79%) Test Strategy
11 27 (10.27%) Automation Testing
12 26 (9.89%) OO
13 24 (9.13%) BDD
14 21 (7.98%) Mentoring
15 20 (7.60%) Analytics
16 19 (7.22%) User Stories
17 18 (6.84%) Unit Testing
17 18 (6.84%) Information Security
17 18 (6.84%) Penetration Testing
18 17 (6.46%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 85 (32.32%) Python
2 75 (28.52%) SQL
3 65 (24.71%) C#
4 48 (18.25%) Java
5 45 (17.11%) C
6 28 (10.65%) C++
7 25 (9.51%) JavaScript
8 23 (8.75%) Delphi
8 23 (8.75%) Ruby
9 19 (7.22%) Perl
10 8 (3.04%) PHP
11 4 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.14%) TTCN
13 2 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.76%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.38%) Tcl
14 1 (0.38%) F#
14 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 116 (44.11%) Degree
2 29 (11.03%) ISEB
3 27 (10.27%) ISTQB
4 14 (5.32%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.56%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.66%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.28%) VCP4
8 5 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.52%) HNC
10 1 (0.38%) HND
10 1 (0.38%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (35.74%) QA
2 8 (3.04%) JTAG
3 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.90%) Firmware
2 4 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.04%) TOWER Software
2 8 (3.04%) Perforce
3 4 (1.52%) VMware
3 4 (1.52%) HP
4 3 (1.14%) Oracle
4 3 (1.14%) Cisco
5 1 (0.38%) Juniper
5 1 (0.38%) Huawei
5 1 (0.38%) Lumesse
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