The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Milton Keynes region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 81 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.99% 1.35% 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 1.39% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Test Engineer
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
799 1291 1040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 98.52% 96.63% 96.21%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1082 762
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) iPad
5 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (12.50%) Case Management

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Software Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Case Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA