The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Essex region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Rank 80 82 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.34% 1.74% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 1.80% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 6
Median salary - £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
844 1223 1225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.69% 96.91% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 618 916 960
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Essex

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 Essex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) FishEye
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
2 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 3 (37.50%) GWT
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) ClearQuest
1 3 (37.50%) CruiseControl
1 3 (37.50%) FishEye
1 3 (37.50%) Hudson
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
1 3 (37.50%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (25.00%) Military
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) GWT
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
1 3 (37.50%) REST
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Cyber Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
2 3 (37.50%) Kanban
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) UML
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
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