The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Hertfordshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 104 130 125
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 29 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.44% 0.58% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.59% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 12 16
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1962 2024 1982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 97.18% 97.64% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1633 1735 1578
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,800 £65,000
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 Hertfordshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Borehamwood +2 15 £30,000 -25.00% 1
St Albans - 5 £45,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 £32,500 -
Hemel Hempstead +10 3 £32,500 +14.03%
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) QA
3 16 (35.56%) Selenium
3 16 (35.56%) MS Office
3 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 15 (33.33%) Physics
5 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Data Analysis
6 11 (24.44%) Scrum
6 11 (24.44%) Degree
7 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
8 9 (20.00%) LAN
8 9 (20.00%) WAN
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco
8 9 (20.00%) Unix
8 9 (20.00%) Windows
8 9 (20.00%) Linux
8 9 (20.00%) Network Management
8 9 (20.00%) Algorithms
8 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (20.00%) Test Management
8 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
8 9 (20.00%) Network Design
9 8 (17.78%) PhD
9 8 (17.78%) Web Services
10 7 (15.56%) SQL

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 16 (35.56%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) LAN
1 9 (20.00%) WAN
1 9 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 4 (8.89%) Internet
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Selenium
2 4 (8.89%) JBehave
2 4 (8.89%) JUnit
2 4 (8.89%) LabVIEW
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
2 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) REST
2 4 (8.89%) RESTful
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Physics
2 9 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
1 9 (20.00%) Unix
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Data Analysis
2 13 (28.89%) Functional Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 9 (20.00%) Network Design
5 9 (20.00%) Network Management
5 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (20.00%) Test Management
5 9 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (8.89%) QA Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) System Testing
7 4 (8.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
2 4 (8.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (44.44%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) SDET
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco
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