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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 136 147 109
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 8 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 0.35% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.36% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 21
Average salary £36,250 £29,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.88% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £43,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2155 2217 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.31% 96.56% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1774 1805 1971
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 29 April 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
(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
Tring - 4 £32,500 -
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +10 1 £42,500 +38.21% 1
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 13 (54.17%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) Web Services
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) QA
4 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
5 9 (37.50%) BDD
5 9 (37.50%) REST
6 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) J2EE
8 6 (25.00%) JMeter
8 6 (25.00%) QA Automation
9 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
9 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
9 5 (20.83%) Appium
9 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.83%) ISEB
9 5 (20.83%) MySQL
9 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.83%) C#

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) SSH
2 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
1 5 (20.83%) Relational Database
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 6 (25.00%) JMeter
4 5 (20.83%) Appium
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
5 4 (16.67%) JBehave
5 4 (16.67%) JUnit
6 2 (8.33%) Subversion
7 1 (4.17%) TestNG
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Automotive
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.17%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Web Services
2 9 (37.50%) REST
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) Gherkin
4 5 (20.83%) SOAP
5 4 (16.67%) RESTful
5 4 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) RIA
3 2 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (8.33%) IVR
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (45.83%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 9 (37.50%) BDD
4 8 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Manual Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Strategy
6 6 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (20.83%) CRM
7 5 (20.83%) Security Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) Usability Testing
7 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 2 (8.33%) Image Processing
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) C
4 3 (12.50%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Perl
5 2 (8.33%) Ruby
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.17%) Ada
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) ISEB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCNP
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SDET
3 1 (4.17%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Cadence
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco
1 2 (8.33%) Verint
2 1 (4.17%) Arqiva
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