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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 79 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 14 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.93% 1.31% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.34% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 21
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +41.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Test Engineer
South East

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
851 1044 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 98.50% 97.48% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 757 964 774
Median salary £39,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
West Malling +7 7 £47,500 +8.57%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Kent region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) HP
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Robot Framework
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Ranorex
2 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) Health Informatics
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) System Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (70.00%) Marketing
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) Resource Management
2 7 (70.00%) Informatics
2 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium

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:

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Ranorex
1 7 (70.00%) Robot Framework
1 7 (70.00%) SoapUI
1 7 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) REST
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
1 7 (70.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (70.00%) Health Informatics
1 7 (70.00%) Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Automation Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) ETL
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Resource Management
2 7 (70.00%) SDLC
2 7 (70.00%) System Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) ISEB
1 8 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Degree
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP