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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 81 101 100
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.95% 0.47% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.99% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 7
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £60,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
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
909 1232 1372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 96.39% 97.08% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 727 983 1144
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram 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 29 May 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 - 3 £35,000 - 1
Colchester 0 2 £30,000 -1.63%
Loughton - 1 £37,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (62.50%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) JMeter
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Ruby
6 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
6 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) Scrum
7 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
8 2 (12.50%) HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 2 (12.50%) JUnit
8 2 (12.50%) IIS
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
3 5 (31.25%) JMeter
4 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
6 2 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (12.50%) Gatling
6 2 (12.50%) Gerrit
6 2 (12.50%) JUnit
6 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
7 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
7 1 (6.25%) git-flow
7 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
7 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Games
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
1 2 (12.50%) CSS3
1 2 (12.50%) HTML
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Online Games
2 1 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) API Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) OWASP
5 2 (12.50%) QMS
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 2 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.25%) FINEOS
3 1 (6.25%) Guidewire
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Telerik
Basildon, Essex
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Salary: Competitive
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