The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Kent region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / Kent
Rank 86 93 105
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.12% 0.81% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.83% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
812 1082 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.36% 97.57% 96.97%
Number of salaries quoted 622 938 899
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Kent

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 Kent region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) SDLC
3 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Robot Framework
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Health Informatics
3 5 (62.50%) Marketing
3 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
3 5 (62.50%) Informatics
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) ETL
3 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) SoapUI
1 6 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (62.50%) Ranorex
2 5 (62.50%) Robot Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) SOAP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) Health Informatics
1 5 (62.50%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (75.00%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) ETL
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Regression Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Resource Management
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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