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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 146 160 151
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 113 82 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.47% 1.17% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 1.22% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 104 76 116
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.40%
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
7391 6710 8820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.76% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 6041 5722 7505
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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +33 81 £40,000 -3.61% 15
Hertfordshire -5 25 £42,500 +41.66% 4
Bedfordshire -23 5 £32,500 - 3
Essex -8 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 2 October 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.

1 101 (42.08%) Java
2 97 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (36.25%) QA
4 86 (35.83%) Python
5 77 (32.08%) Degree
6 73 (30.42%) Test Scripting
7 69 (28.75%) C#
8 53 (22.08%) Linux
9 52 (21.67%) Test Automation
10 49 (20.42%) Software Testing
11 47 (19.58%) SQL
12 44 (18.33%) C++
12 44 (18.33%) Selenium
13 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
14 42 (17.50%) Perl
15 40 (16.67%) Automated Testing
16 39 (16.25%) C
17 36 (15.00%) Windows
18 35 (14.58%) Finance
19 34 (14.17%) Wireless
19 34 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
20 33 (13.75%) Automation Testing
21 32 (13.33%) Regression Testing
21 32 (13.33%) Manual Testing
22 31 (12.92%) Ruby
22 31 (12.92%) UNIX
23 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
23 30 (12.50%) Computer Science
24 26 (10.83%) WebDriver
24 26 (10.83%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (0.42%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.83%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (14.17%) Wireless
2 17 (7.08%) Internet
3 11 (4.58%) HTTP
4 8 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.33%) 4G
5 7 (2.92%) Wireshark
6 6 (2.50%) SIGTRAN
6 6 (2.50%) SS7
6 6 (2.50%) WAN
6 6 (2.50%) 3G
6 6 (2.50%) DNS
7 5 (2.08%) OSPF
7 5 (2.08%) BGP
7 5 (2.08%) GPRS
7 5 (2.08%) 2G
7 5 (2.08%) Firewall
7 5 (2.08%) snoop
8 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.67%) VLAN
8 4 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.42%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 44 (18.33%) Selenium
2 26 (10.83%) WebDriver
3 22 (9.17%) Bugzilla
4 17 (7.08%) Subversion
5 16 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
6 14 (5.83%) QuickTest Pro
7 12 (5.00%) WATIR
8 10 (4.17%) LabVIEW
8 10 (4.17%) JIRA
8 10 (4.17%) JUnit
9 9 (3.75%) JBehave
9 9 (3.75%) Cucumber
10 6 (2.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 6 (2.50%) Jasmine
10 6 (2.50%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (2.50%) TestLink
10 6 (2.50%) Sahi
11 4 (1.67%) Git (software)
11 4 (1.67%) NUnit
General
1 35 (14.58%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Banking
3 15 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.42%) Manufacturing
4 13 (5.42%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.92%) Military
6 5 (2.08%) Automotive
7 4 (1.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.83%) Games
8 2 (0.83%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.33%) XML
2 19 (7.92%) HTML
3 12 (5.00%) Web Services
4 11 (4.58%) .NET
4 11 (4.58%) J2EE
5 9 (3.75%) XSL
5 9 (3.75%) Ajax
6 8 (3.33%) REST
7 7 (2.92%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.67%) RESTful
9 3 (1.25%) CSS
10 1 (0.42%) Java EE
10 1 (0.42%) Middleware
10 1 (0.42%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 11 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.75%) User Experience
6 8 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
7 6 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.50%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.08%) Streaming Media
8 5 (2.08%) Handset
9 4 (1.67%) Open Source
9 4 (1.67%) IPTV
9 4 (1.67%) EFT
10 3 (1.25%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.83%) Chemistry
11 2 (0.83%) Biology
11 2 (0.83%) Life Science
12 1 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.08%) Linux
2 36 (15.00%) Windows
3 31 (12.92%) UNIX
4 9 (3.75%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.50%) Solaris
6 5 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.08%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.42%) Android
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (40.42%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (30.42%) Test Scripting
3 52 (21.67%) Test Automation
4 49 (20.42%) Software Testing
5 43 (17.92%) Software Engineering
6 40 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 33 (13.75%) Automation Testing
8 32 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 32 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 26 (10.83%) Validation
10 22 (9.17%) Scrum
11 20 (8.33%) Test Strategy
12 19 (7.92%) OO
13 15 (6.25%) BDD
14 14 (5.83%) Use Case
15 13 (5.42%) Unit Testing
16 11 (4.58%) Performance Testing
16 11 (4.58%) TDD
17 10 (4.17%) E-Commerce
18 9 (3.75%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.08%) Java
2 86 (35.83%) Python
3 69 (28.75%) C#
4 47 (19.58%) SQL
5 44 (18.33%) C++
6 42 (17.50%) Perl
7 39 (16.25%) C
8 31 (12.92%) Ruby
9 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 13 (5.42%) PowerShell
11 10 (4.17%) PHP
12 9 (3.75%) Delphi
13 7 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.92%) TTCN
14 6 (2.50%) F#
14 6 (2.50%) Erlang
14 6 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.08%) Bash Shell
16 3 (1.25%) Tcl
17 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (32.08%) Degree
2 25 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 23 (9.58%) ISEB
4 16 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (2.08%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.08%) CCNA
6 5 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.25%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) HNC
8 1 (0.42%) HND
8 1 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (36.25%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.42%) DO-160
System Software
1 3 (1.25%) Firmware
2 2 (0.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.33%) EMC
3 7 (2.92%) Oracle
4 5 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 5 (2.08%) Perforce
5 4 (1.67%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.25%) HP
7 2 (0.83%) VMware
8 1 (0.42%) Huawei
8 1 (0.42%) Agilent
8 1 (0.42%) Atmel
8 1 (0.42%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.42%) Lumesse
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco
8 1 (0.42%) MKS
8 1 (0.42%) Juniper
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