The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 47 31 31
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.78% 0.85% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.86% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
Test Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kingston Upon Thames 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
237 116 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 92.94% 99.15% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 200 104 117
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Progress
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) InstallAnywhere
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) InstallAnywhere
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Progress