The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 108 77 93
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.64% 1.35% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 1.40% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1393 788 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 98.51% 96.57% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 710 860
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
South East

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 31 July 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 -29 7 £34,000 +13.33%
Eastbourne - 2 - -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Degree
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (23.08%) Ruby
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (15.38%) VBScript
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) C
7 2 (15.38%) C++
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
8 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) JIRA
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
8 1 (7.69%) Social Media
8 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 1 (7.69%) BDD

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) C
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA