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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 142 165 149
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 121 82 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.52% 1.07% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 1.13% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 107 63 116
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 £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7625 7277 8180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.67% 94.62% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6371 6247 6974
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 28 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 28 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 +2.73% 10
Bedfordshire -4 17 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Hertfordshire -24 15 £38,750 +10.71%
Suffolk +11 5 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Essex -15 3 £35,000 -16.66% 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 119 (40.48%) Java
2 113 (38.44%) Python
3 111 (37.76%) QA
4 106 (36.05%) Degree
5 94 (31.97%) Test Scripting
6 79 (26.87%) Test Automation
7 68 (23.13%) C#
7 68 (23.13%) Linux
8 64 (21.77%) Perl
9 63 (21.43%) SQL
10 59 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (19.73%) Software Testing
12 57 (19.39%) Wireless
13 52 (17.69%) Automated Testing
14 50 (17.01%) Selenium
14 50 (17.01%) Automation Testing
15 45 (15.31%) Manual Testing
16 42 (14.29%) Ruby
16 42 (14.29%) C++
17 41 (13.95%) ISTQB
18 40 (13.61%) Finance
19 36 (12.24%) JavaScript
20 34 (11.56%) Windows
21 33 (11.22%) C
22 31 (10.54%) UNIX
22 31 (10.54%) Scrum
23 30 (10.20%) Validation
24 29 (9.86%) ISEB
25 27 (9.18%) Bugzilla
25 27 (9.18%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (0.34%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.42%) MS Office
2 7 (2.38%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (19.39%) Wireless
2 21 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 19 (6.46%) 4G
4 17 (5.78%) Bluetooth
5 15 (5.10%) HTTP
6 14 (4.76%) LTE
7 11 (3.74%) SIGTRAN
7 11 (3.74%) SS7
8 10 (3.40%) GPRS
8 10 (3.40%) Internet
9 8 (2.72%) GSM
10 7 (2.38%) Wireshark
10 7 (2.38%) UMTS
10 7 (2.38%) X.509
10 7 (2.38%) 3G
11 5 (1.70%) STUN
11 5 (1.70%) SSL
11 5 (1.70%) TCP/IP
11 5 (1.70%) 2G
12 4 (1.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (17.01%) Selenium
2 27 (9.18%) Bugzilla
3 23 (7.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 15 (5.10%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (4.76%) Subversion
7 12 (4.08%) JIRA
8 10 (3.40%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.72%) LabVIEW
9 8 (2.72%) WATIR
10 7 (2.38%) JMeter
11 6 (2.04%) Rational Rhapsody
11 6 (2.04%) Jasmine
11 6 (2.04%) Selenium IDE
11 6 (2.04%) Sahi
12 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.68%) SpecFlow
13 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
13 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
13 2 (0.68%) Fiddler
General
1 40 (13.61%) Finance
2 24 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.48%) Banking
4 15 (5.10%) Automotive
5 14 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 13 (4.42%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.40%) Electronics
8 8 (2.72%) Military
9 4 (1.36%) Games
10 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.02%) Advertising
11 2 (0.68%) Marketing
12 1 (0.34%) Retail
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.42%) HTML
2 10 (3.40%) Web Services
2 10 (3.40%) XML
2 10 (3.40%) XSL
2 10 (3.40%) Ajax
3 8 (2.72%) .NET
4 6 (2.04%) REST
5 5 (1.70%) RESTful
5 5 (1.70%) J2SE
6 4 (1.36%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.02%) CSS
8 1 (0.34%) Java EE
8 1 (0.34%) J2EE
8 1 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.34%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.78%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.74%) Mathematics
3 10 (3.40%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.38%) Firmware
5 6 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (2.04%) EFT
6 5 (1.70%) Social Media
6 5 (1.70%) Handset
7 3 (1.02%) Streaming Media
7 3 (1.02%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.68%) Life Science
8 2 (0.68%) SCADA
8 2 (0.68%) Chemistry
8 2 (0.68%) Biology
8 2 (0.68%) IPTV
8 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.34%) Statistics
9 1 (0.34%) Physics
9 1 (0.34%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.13%) Linux
2 34 (11.56%) Windows
3 31 (10.54%) UNIX
4 18 (6.12%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.74%) Solaris
6 3 (1.02%) Ubuntu
6 3 (1.02%) Android
6 3 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.97%) Test Scripting
2 79 (26.87%) Test Automation
3 59 (20.07%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (19.73%) Software Testing
5 52 (17.69%) Automated Testing
6 50 (17.01%) Automation Testing
7 45 (15.31%) Manual Testing
8 31 (10.54%) Scrum
9 30 (10.20%) Validation
10 27 (9.18%) OO
11 26 (8.84%) Regression Testing
12 21 (7.14%) Performance Testing
13 18 (6.12%) Software Engineering
14 16 (5.44%) Use Case
15 15 (5.10%) RAD
16 14 (4.76%) Test Strategy
17 11 (3.74%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (3.74%) Security Testing
18 9 (3.06%) Unit Testing
19 8 (2.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 119 (40.48%) Java
2 113 (38.44%) Python
3 68 (23.13%) C#
4 64 (21.77%) Perl
5 63 (21.43%) SQL
6 42 (14.29%) Ruby
6 42 (14.29%) C++
7 36 (12.24%) JavaScript
8 33 (11.22%) C
9 15 (5.10%) Tcl
10 14 (4.76%) TTCN
10 14 (4.76%) Erlang
11 12 (4.08%) PHP
12 6 (2.04%) VB
12 6 (2.04%) F#
12 6 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.70%) Scala
14 4 (1.36%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.02%) VBScript
16 2 (0.68%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 106 (36.05%) Degree
2 41 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 29 (9.86%) ISEB
4 14 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.42%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.02%) CCNA
6 3 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
8 1 (0.34%) PhD
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (37.76%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (3.74%) EMC
2 7 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.36%) Perforce
4 3 (1.02%) Adobe
4 3 (1.02%) HP
4 3 (1.02%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.68%) Oracle
5 2 (0.68%) Atmel
5 2 (0.68%) Agilent
6 1 (0.34%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.34%) MKS
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