The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Gatwick 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 20 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 1.01% 6.45% 7.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 6.67% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 13
Average salary £29,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.69% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gatwick 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
Gatwick
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99 90 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gatwick 100.00% 96.77% 95.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 85 154
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Gatwick

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gatwick 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Robot
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Calabash
1 1 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 1 (100.00%) Appium
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CSQA