The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 135 142 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 22 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.90% 0.60% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 0.62% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 20
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £65,250 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
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 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
2323 2409 2010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.20% 95.67% 94.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1943 2005 1582
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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 28 July 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 12 £27,500 -
Stevenage +15 4 £27,500 -
Watford -9 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Royston - 2 £42,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 £29,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 13 (44.83%) QA
2 12 (41.38%) Degree
3 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
4 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (31.03%) ISEB
5 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
6 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
6 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
7 7 (24.14%) LabVIEW
7 7 (24.14%) C
7 7 (24.14%) C++
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) MS Office
8 6 (20.69%) Windows
8 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
8 6 (20.69%) Physics
9 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (13.79%) Test Management
10 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
10 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
10 4 (13.79%) HND
10 4 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
10 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) LabVIEW
2 3 (10.34%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (13.79%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
4 6 (20.69%) Physics
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
2 8 (27.59%) Manual Testing
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
4 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
6 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
6 4 (13.79%) Load Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Product Management
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C
1 7 (24.14%) C++
2 3 (10.34%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.45%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Degree
2 9 (31.03%) ISEB
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.79%) HND
4 4 (13.79%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.79%) CCNA
4 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco
1 2 (6.90%) Temenos
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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