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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 121 143 128
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.49% 0.53% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.55% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 14
Median salary £36,250 £29,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.88% -30.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median 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
1960 2189 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 95.19% 97.07% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1753 2007
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median 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 £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 May 2016.

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 26 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
Tring - 4 £32,500 -
Watford +9 2 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Stevenage - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 11 (55.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) QA
3 8 (40.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (40.00%) TDD
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) QA Automation
4 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (35.00%) BDD
4 7 (35.00%) REST
5 6 (30.00%) JBehave
5 6 (30.00%) RESTful
5 6 (30.00%) RIA
5 6 (30.00%) XML
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) J2EE
5 6 (30.00%) JUnit
5 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) SDET
6 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Big Data
6 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.00%) C
7 3 (15.00%) Python
7 3 (15.00%) C++
7 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) SSH
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Selenium
2 7 (35.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (30.00%) JBehave
3 6 (30.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (10.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) Appium
5 1 (5.00%) JIRA
5 1 (5.00%) Subversion
5 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) Web Services
2 7 (35.00%) REST
3 6 (30.00%) J2EE
3 6 (30.00%) RESTful
3 6 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) RIA
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (10.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (40.00%) TDD
2 7 (35.00%) BDD
2 7 (35.00%) QA Automation
2 7 (35.00%) Scrum
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) API Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (10.00%) Image Processing
5 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 1 (5.00%) Ada
4 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Perl
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
2 4 (20.00%) SDET
3 1 (5.00%) Def Stans
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cadence
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
1 2 (10.00%) Verint
2 1 (5.00%) Arqiva
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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