The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe 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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 19 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 5.64% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 5.69% - -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe 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
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
334 243 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 99.11% 96.81% 98.92%
Number of salaries quoted 296 205 253
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 High Wycombe

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in High Wycombe

Test Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle
1 28 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 21 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 21 (75.00%) Migration
3 16 (57.14%) Finance
3 16 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 16 (57.14%) QA
4 12 (42.86%) Selenium
4 12 (42.86%) Scrum
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 9 (32.14%) Test Management
5 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (17.86%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
8 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 3 (10.71%) VBScript
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (17.86%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (42.86%) Selenium
General
1 16 (57.14%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Migration
1 21 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 16 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 12 (42.86%) Scrum
3 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 9 (32.14%) Regression Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Test Management
5 7 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB
1 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Oracle