The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Ipswich region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 37 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.15% - 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
230 322 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 98.71% 96.41% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 200 295 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Test Engineer
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Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Ipswich

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Physics
4 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) QA
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
4 1 (10.00%) Online Games
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MS Office
4 1 (10.00%) HND
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Tcl

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (10.00%) Physics
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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