The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 16 April 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 99 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.09% 0.082% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.088% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 0
Average salary £36,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1229 1130 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.02% 92.93% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 995 949 685
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
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Maidstone - 5 £21,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 10 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 9 (56.25%) System Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
2 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Ranorex
2 9 (56.25%) SOAP
2 9 (56.25%) XML
2 9 (56.25%) HP
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) MS Office
3 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) MySQL
5 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 3 (18.75%) PHP
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Windows
5 3 (18.75%) jQuery
5 3 (18.75%) Firebug
5 3 (18.75%) Fiddler
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 2 (12.50%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 9 (56.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
1 9 (56.25%) Ranorex
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) Firebug
3 3 (18.75%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) SOAP
1 9 (56.25%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) CSS
2 3 (18.75%) jQuery
3 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) System Testing
1 9 (56.25%) Test Automation
1 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago