The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 105 73 93
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.63% 1.29% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.32% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
South East

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 Sussex 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 Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1405 759 1021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.80% 98.19% 95.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 692 926
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the East Sussex region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in East Sussex

Test Engineer
Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Brighton -28 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 15 (93.75%) QA
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (12.50%) VBScript
8 2 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA
8 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) BDD
8 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
8 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Social Media

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) VoIP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
1 1 (6.25%) openSUSE
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (18.75%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (12.50%) VB
4 2 (12.50%) C
4 2 (12.50%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (93.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago