The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 91 90 76
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 14 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 0.35% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 0.38% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +48.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £43,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £46,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
1318 1063 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 94.21% 94.07% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 786 744
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Java
3 10 (47.62%) QA
3 10 (47.62%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Degree
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
5 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) SaaS
5 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
6 5 (23.81%) UNIX
6 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (23.81%) ISEB
6 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 5 (23.81%) System Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
7 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 4 (19.05%) GWT
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
7 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
7 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
8 3 (14.29%) Google
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Trac
3 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.76%) JMeter
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) GWT
3 2 (9.52%) LAMP
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) UNIX
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) Scrum
3 8 (38.10%) BDD
4 6 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 5 (23.81%) System Testing
5 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
5 5 (23.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Web Testing
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
6 4 (19.05%) Software Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) Business Process Mapping
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 4 (19.05%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Millingham Consulting
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago