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

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 82 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 21 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.81% 0.097% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.098% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 13
Average salary £35,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1132 1016 1016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.59% 98.74% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 963 882 915
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 November 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 +11 14 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) QA
3 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 11 (37.93%) Logistics
4 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
4 11 (37.93%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
4 11 (37.93%) Python
5 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
6 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) VoIP
6 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) Validation
7 7 (24.14%) Selenium
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (24.14%) Ruby
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
8 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Time Management
8 6 (20.69%) BDD
8 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 5 (17.24%) MS Office
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
9 5 (17.24%) ISEB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) VoIP
1 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Cucumber
2 7 (24.14%) Selenium
3 6 (20.69%) SpecFlow
4 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
4 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.24%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
2 5 (17.24%) openSUSE
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Software Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Logistics
3 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
3 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (24.14%) Validation
5 6 (20.69%) Manual Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Time Management
5 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Product Management
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 11 (37.93%) Python
3 9 (31.03%) Bash Shell
4 7 (24.14%) Ruby
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) VBScript
7 2 (6.90%) VB
7 2 (6.90%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (17.24%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (62.07%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) HP