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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 152 169 150
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 123 86 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.54% 1.11% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.18% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 110 66 114
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,400 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7631 7312 8121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 95.61% 94.67% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6389 6276 6918
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 23 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 23 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 +51 81 £36,500 +2.81% 17
Bedfordshire +6 18 £32,000 +16.36% 3
Hertfordshire -34 14 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Suffolk +10 5 £40,000 +21.21% 1
Essex -16 4 £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 23 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.

1 122 (40.53%) Java
2 115 (38.21%) Python
3 111 (36.88%) QA
4 107 (35.55%) Degree
5 95 (31.56%) Test Scripting
6 83 (27.57%) Test Automation
7 68 (22.59%) C#
8 67 (22.26%) Perl
8 67 (22.26%) Linux
9 65 (21.59%) SQL
10 61 (20.27%) Software Testing
11 59 (19.60%) Wireless
12 56 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (17.94%) Automated Testing
14 52 (17.28%) Selenium
15 51 (16.94%) Automation Testing
16 46 (15.28%) Manual Testing
17 44 (14.62%) Ruby
18 42 (13.95%) ISTQB
18 42 (13.95%) C++
19 41 (13.62%) Finance
20 37 (12.29%) JavaScript
21 36 (11.96%) C
22 34 (11.30%) Windows
23 29 (9.63%) UNIX
23 29 (9.63%) Validation
23 29 (9.63%) Scrum
23 29 (9.63%) ISEB
24 28 (9.30%) OO
25 26 (8.64%) Bugzilla

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (0.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (4.32%) MS Office
2 7 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (19.60%) Wireless
2 21 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (6.98%) 4G
3 17 (5.65%) Bluetooth
4 16 (5.32%) HTTP
4 16 (5.32%) LTE
5 11 (3.65%) SIGTRAN
5 11 (3.65%) GPRS
5 11 (3.65%) SS7
6 9 (2.99%) Internet
6 9 (2.99%) GSM
7 8 (2.66%) X.509
8 7 (2.33%) 3G
8 7 (2.33%) UMTS
8 7 (2.33%) Wireshark
9 6 (1.99%) WCDMA
9 6 (1.99%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.99%) SSL
9 6 (1.99%) STUN
10 5 (1.66%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (17.28%) Selenium
2 26 (8.64%) Bugzilla
3 25 (8.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (5.98%) WebDriver
5 15 (4.98%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (4.65%) Subversion
7 11 (3.65%) JIRA
7 11 (3.65%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.66%) WATIR
8 8 (2.66%) JMeter
8 8 (2.66%) LabVIEW
9 6 (1.99%) Sahi
9 6 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
9 6 (1.99%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.99%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.66%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.66%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (13.62%) Finance
2 25 (8.31%) Telecoms
3 22 (7.31%) Banking
4 16 (5.32%) Automotive
5 15 (4.98%) Multimedia
6 13 (4.32%) Manufacturing
7 10 (3.32%) Electronics
8 8 (2.66%) Military
9 4 (1.33%) Games
10 3 (1.00%) Advertising
10 3 (1.00%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.66%) Marketing
12 1 (0.33%) Billing
12 1 (0.33%) Local Government
12 1 (0.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.32%) HTML
2 11 (3.65%) XML
2 11 (3.65%) XSL
2 11 (3.65%) Ajax
3 10 (3.32%) Web Services
4 8 (2.66%) .NET
5 6 (1.99%) J2SE
5 6 (1.99%) RESTful
5 6 (1.99%) REST
6 5 (1.66%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.66%) CSS
9 1 (0.33%) Middleware
9 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.33%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.32%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.32%) Mathematics
2 10 (3.32%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.33%) Firmware
4 6 (1.99%) EFT
4 6 (1.99%) Social Media
5 5 (1.66%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.66%) Handset
6 2 (0.66%) Life Science
6 2 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.66%) Streaming Media
6 2 (0.66%) Chemistry
6 2 (0.66%) Biology
6 2 (0.66%) SCADA
7 1 (0.33%) IPTV
7 1 (0.33%) Statistics
7 1 (0.33%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.33%) DTV
7 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.26%) Linux
2 34 (11.30%) Windows
3 29 (9.63%) UNIX
4 19 (6.31%) Mac OS X
5 11 (3.65%) Solaris
6 3 (1.00%) Android
7 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (31.56%) Test Scripting
2 83 (27.57%) Test Automation
3 61 (20.27%) Software Testing
4 56 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (17.94%) Automated Testing
6 51 (16.94%) Automation Testing
7 46 (15.28%) Manual Testing
8 29 (9.63%) Validation
8 29 (9.63%) Scrum
9 28 (9.30%) OO
10 26 (8.64%) Regression Testing
11 22 (7.31%) Performance Testing
12 16 (5.32%) RAD
12 16 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 16 (5.32%) Use Case
13 14 (4.65%) Test Strategy
14 12 (3.99%) Security Testing
14 12 (3.99%) Requirements Analysis
15 9 (2.99%) Unit Testing
16 8 (2.66%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (40.53%) Java
2 115 (38.21%) Python
3 68 (22.59%) C#
4 67 (22.26%) Perl
5 65 (21.59%) SQL
6 44 (14.62%) Ruby
7 42 (13.95%) C++
8 37 (12.29%) JavaScript
9 36 (11.96%) C
10 15 (4.98%) Tcl
10 15 (4.98%) Erlang
10 15 (4.98%) TTCN
11 13 (4.32%) PHP
12 7 (2.33%) VB
13 6 (1.99%) Scala
13 6 (1.99%) F#
14 5 (1.66%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.33%) MATLAB
15 4 (1.33%) VBScript
16 2 (0.66%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 107 (35.55%) Degree
2 42 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 29 (9.63%) ISEB
4 14 (4.65%) Security Cleared
5 13 (4.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (4.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 3 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.66%) HND
7 2 (0.66%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) HNC
8 1 (0.33%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (36.88%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (3.65%) EMC
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.33%) HP
4 3 (1.00%) Adobe
4 3 (1.00%) Perforce
5 2 (0.66%) Agilent
5 2 (0.66%) Atmel
5 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.33%) MKS
6 1 (0.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle
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