The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes 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 25 July 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 Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 88 80 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.77% 0.71% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.73% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 1
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1101 1091 925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.10% 97.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 834 901 750
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
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Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Telerik
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
1 6 (37.50%) Behat
1 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) SSADM
3 4 (25.00%) Military
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) PHPUnit
1 6 (37.50%) Behat
2 5 (31.25%) Subversion
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 4 (25.00%) Military
2 4 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (25.00%) SSADM
2 4 (25.00%) Logistics
3 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) WFM
4 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Telerik
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP