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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 142 164 148
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 102 96 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.64% 1.31% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.36% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 86 84 116
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,800 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
5970 7036 7373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.04% 96.07% 97.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4954 5969 5989
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +19 63 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Hertfordshire +11 19 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Bedfordshire +15 7 £32,500 - 1
Essex +4 7 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Suffolk +1 4 £27,750 -34.70%
Norfolk - 2 £37,500 - 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.50%) Test Automation
3 72 (37.70%) QA
4 68 (35.60%) Degree
5 67 (35.08%) Scrum
6 60 (31.41%) Python
7 59 (30.89%) Java
8 56 (29.32%) Selenium
9 42 (21.99%) Web Services
9 42 (21.99%) Software Testing
10 41 (21.47%) SQL
11 40 (20.94%) Automated Testing
11 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
12 35 (18.32%) Manual Testing
13 32 (16.75%) BDD
13 32 (16.75%) C#
14 30 (15.71%) Cucumber
14 30 (15.71%) Test Scripting
15 27 (14.14%) RESTful
15 27 (14.14%) JIRA
15 27 (14.14%) ISEB
16 26 (13.61%) JUnit
16 26 (13.61%) Windows
16 26 (13.61%) Linux
17 24 (12.57%) Regression Testing
17 24 (12.57%) Computer Science
17 24 (12.57%) Ruby
18 22 (11.52%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (11.52%) Automation Testing
18 22 (11.52%) TDD

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 2 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.19%) MS Office
3 4 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.05%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.38%) Internet
2 9 (4.71%) HTTP
3 8 (4.19%) Bluetooth
3 8 (4.19%) Wireless
4 6 (3.14%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.09%) 3GPP
5 4 (2.09%) LAN
5 4 (2.09%) LTE
5 4 (2.09%) WAN
5 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.09%) Wireshark
5 4 (2.09%) ZigBee
6 2 (1.05%) DNS
6 2 (1.05%) SSH
6 2 (1.05%) SSL
6 2 (1.05%) X.509
7 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.05%) Big Data
2 2 (1.05%) MySQL
2 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 56 (29.32%) Selenium
2 30 (15.71%) Cucumber
3 27 (14.14%) JIRA
4 26 (13.61%) JUnit
5 21 (10.99%) Jenkins
6 19 (9.95%) WebDriver
7 14 (7.33%) Bugzilla
8 12 (6.28%) NUnit
9 11 (5.76%) JBehave
10 9 (4.71%) JMeter
11 8 (4.19%) Subversion
12 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
13 4 (2.09%) Fiddler
13 4 (2.09%) Gatling
13 4 (2.09%) LoadRunner
14 3 (1.57%) HP UFT
14 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 3 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (1.57%) WATIR
15 2 (1.05%) LabVIEW
General
1 17 (8.90%) Finance
2 14 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.28%) Electronics
4 7 (3.66%) Marketing
5 4 (2.09%) Games
6 3 (1.57%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.57%) Military
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Law
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (21.99%) Web Services
2 27 (14.14%) RESTful
3 21 (10.99%) XML
4 20 (10.47%) REST
5 19 (9.95%) Gherkin
6 13 (6.81%) .NET
7 4 (2.09%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (2.09%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.09%) SOAP
7 4 (2.09%) WPF
8 3 (1.57%) HTML
9 2 (1.05%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.05%) CSS
9 2 (1.05%) CSS3
9 2 (1.05%) J2EE
9 2 (1.05%) JSON
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.52%) EDI
10 1 (0.52%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.57%) Computer Science
2 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.33%) Mobile App
4 11 (5.76%) Mathematics
4 11 (5.76%) RIA
5 6 (3.14%) Algorithms
5 6 (3.14%) User Experience
6 4 (2.09%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.09%) iPad
6 4 (2.09%) Life Science
6 4 (2.09%) Statistics
7 3 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (1.57%) Online Games
8 2 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 1 (0.52%) Physics
9 1 (0.52%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.61%) Linux
1 26 (13.61%) Windows
2 9 (4.71%) Unix
3 5 (2.62%) Android
3 5 (2.62%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (44.50%) Test Automation
3 67 (35.08%) Scrum
4 42 (21.99%) Software Testing
5 40 (20.94%) Automated Testing
5 40 (20.94%) Software Engineering
6 35 (18.32%) Manual Testing
7 32 (16.75%) BDD
8 30 (15.71%) Test Scripting
9 24 (12.57%) Regression Testing
10 22 (11.52%) Automation Testing
10 22 (11.52%) Non-Functional Testing
10 22 (11.52%) TDD
11 19 (9.95%) API Testing
11 19 (9.95%) Exploratory Testing
11 19 (9.95%) Functional Testing
11 19 (9.95%) Test Strategy
12 17 (8.90%) Open Source
13 14 (7.33%) Performance Testing
14 13 (6.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (31.41%) Python
2 59 (30.89%) Java
3 41 (21.47%) SQL
4 32 (16.75%) C#
5 24 (12.57%) Ruby
6 22 (11.52%) C++
7 21 (10.99%) Perl
8 12 (6.28%) C
8 12 (6.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.66%) Tcl
10 5 (2.62%) Delphi
11 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.05%) Scala
12 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (35.60%) Degree
2 27 (14.14%) ISEB
3 17 (8.90%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.05%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (37.70%) QA
2 13 (6.81%) SDET
3 2 (1.05%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (3.14%) Firmware
2 4 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.05%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.05%) XenServer
5 1 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.52%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.66%) VMware
3 6 (3.14%) Cisco
4 5 (2.62%) EMC
5 4 (2.09%) Apple
6 3 (1.57%) FINEOS
6 3 (1.57%) Guidewire
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle
6 3 (1.57%) Telerik
7 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.05%) Cadence
7 2 (1.05%) Dell
7 2 (1.05%) HP
7 2 (1.05%) NetApp
7 2 (1.05%) Rally
8 1 (0.52%) Capita
8 1 (0.52%) Intel
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £Competitive Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pioneer Search
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £highly competitive + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
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Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago