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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 148 142 145
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 92 130 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.45% 1.82% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.88% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 88 118 131
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,650 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
6141 6921 7768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 96.63% 96.74% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5004 5778 6354
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -6 52 £43,750 +16.66% 10
Hertfordshire +18 22 £44,250 +26.42% 2
Bedfordshire +2 6 £34,500 +6.15%
Suffolk -11 5 £25,000 -26.47%
Norfolk - 5 £45,000 - 1
Essex -18 2 - -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 108 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.49%) Test Automation
3 74 (38.34%) Python
4 72 (37.31%) QA
5 70 (36.27%) Scrum
6 63 (32.64%) Degree
7 51 (26.42%) Selenium
8 45 (23.32%) Automated Testing
9 41 (21.24%) Linux
9 41 (21.24%) Test Scripting
10 40 (20.73%) Manual Testing
11 38 (19.69%) Software Testing
11 38 (19.69%) Windows
12 37 (19.17%) Java
13 36 (18.65%) Software Engineering
14 34 (17.62%) C#
15 31 (16.06%) Web Services
16 29 (15.03%) BDD
17 27 (13.99%) Test Strategy
17 27 (13.99%) Functional Testing
17 27 (13.99%) Telecoms
18 25 (12.95%) Cucumber
18 25 (12.95%) Ruby
19 23 (11.92%) Perl
20 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
21 21 (10.88%) TDD
21 21 (10.88%) JUnit
21 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
21 21 (10.88%) RESTful
21 21 (10.88%) Non-Functional Testing

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:

Applications
1 16 (8.29%) MS Office
2 9 (4.66%) MS Excel
3 7 (3.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.81%) Internet
2 12 (6.22%) Wireless
3 9 (4.66%) Bluetooth
4 7 (3.63%) LAN
4 7 (3.63%) WAN
4 7 (3.63%) Wireshark
5 6 (3.11%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (2.07%) 3GPP
7 4 (2.07%) HTTP
7 4 (2.07%) LTE
7 4 (2.07%) ZigBee
8 2 (1.04%) DNS
8 2 (1.04%) SSL
8 2 (1.04%) X.509
9 1 (0.52%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (26.42%) Selenium
2 25 (12.95%) Cucumber
3 21 (10.88%) JUnit
4 19 (9.84%) JIRA
5 17 (8.81%) Bugzilla
6 16 (8.29%) Jenkins
7 15 (7.77%) WebDriver
8 12 (6.22%) Subversion
9 9 (4.66%) Eclipse
9 9 (4.66%) JBehave
9 9 (4.66%) NUnit
10 7 (3.63%) JMeter
11 4 (2.07%) Git (software)
11 4 (2.07%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.07%) Hudson
11 4 (2.07%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (2.07%) WATIR
12 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.55%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (13.99%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.33%) Finance
3 15 (7.77%) Electronics
4 5 (2.59%) Military
5 4 (2.07%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.55%) Automotive
6 3 (1.55%) Law
6 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.55%) Retail
7 2 (1.04%) Games
8 1 (0.52%) Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.06%) Web Services
2 21 (10.88%) RESTful
3 15 (7.77%) XML
4 13 (6.74%) REST
5 12 (6.22%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.63%) .NET
7 4 (2.07%) WPF
8 3 (1.55%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (1.55%) SOAP
9 2 (1.04%) Qt
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.52%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.88%) Computer Science
1 21 (10.88%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.66%) RIA
4 8 (4.15%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.63%) Mathematics
5 7 (3.63%) Physics
6 5 (2.59%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (2.07%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.55%) Statistics
9 2 (1.04%) User Experience
10 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.52%) Online Games
10 1 (0.52%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.24%) Linux
2 38 (19.69%) Windows
3 8 (4.15%) Unix
4 5 (2.59%) Android
4 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (55.96%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (42.49%) Test Automation
3 70 (36.27%) Scrum
4 45 (23.32%) Automated Testing
5 41 (21.24%) Test Scripting
6 40 (20.73%) Manual Testing
7 38 (19.69%) Software Testing
8 36 (18.65%) Software Engineering
9 29 (15.03%) BDD
10 27 (13.99%) Functional Testing
10 27 (13.99%) Test Strategy
11 22 (11.40%) Regression Testing
12 21 (10.88%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (10.88%) TDD
13 16 (8.29%) Exploratory Testing
14 14 (7.25%) Automation Testing
15 13 (6.74%) Data Analysis
16 12 (6.22%) API Testing
17 11 (5.70%) Defect Tracking
17 11 (5.70%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.34%) Python
2 37 (19.17%) Java
3 34 (17.62%) C#
4 25 (12.95%) Ruby
5 23 (11.92%) Perl
6 19 (9.84%) C++
6 19 (9.84%) SQL
7 15 (7.77%) C
8 10 (5.18%) Tcl
9 6 (3.11%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.11%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.55%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.04%) Delphi
12 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 63 (32.64%) Degree
2 17 (8.81%) ISEB
3 9 (4.66%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.04%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (37.31%) QA
2 11 (5.70%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (3.11%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.63%) Cisco
3 4 (2.07%) Apple
3 4 (2.07%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.04%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (1.04%) EMC
4 2 (1.04%) FINEOS
4 2 (1.04%) Guidewire
4 2 (1.04%) HP
4 2 (1.04%) IBM
4 2 (1.04%) Telerik
4 2 (1.04%) VMware
5 1 (0.52%) Capita
5 1 (0.52%) Intel
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle
5 1 (0.52%) SAP
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