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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 83 90 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% 0.54% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.58% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Test Engineer
East of 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 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
915 1214 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 90.59% 93.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 728 884 846
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Basildon +6 4 - -
Colchester - 1 £45,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Essex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) QA
5 4 (26.67%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) JIRA
6 3 (20.00%) FINEOS
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Telerik
6 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
6 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
6 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Gatling
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Advertising
7 2 (13.33%) JMeter
7 2 (13.33%) EMC

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Gatling
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) git-flow
4 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) CSS
2 2 (13.33%) CSS3
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Customer Insight
5 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.67%) OO
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) C
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) Perl
3 2 (13.33%) Python
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
4 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Postgraduate
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) FINEOS
2 3 (20.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (20.00%) Telerik
3 2 (13.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (13.33%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Intel
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £22500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago