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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 66 98 84
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.81% 0.28% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.30% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 7
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,900 £36,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £37,500 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
807 1015 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 97.58% 96.03% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 675 852 791
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 15 (68.18%) QA
2 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (68.18%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) Automation Testing
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) TDD
4 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
6 7 (31.82%) JIRA
6 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
6 7 (31.82%) iPad
7 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
7 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
8 5 (22.73%) Scrum
8 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
8 5 (22.73%) Web Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
8 5 (22.73%) BDD
8 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 4 (18.18%) QA Automation
10 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.64%) Android

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (90.91%) Selenium
2 9 (40.91%) WebDriver
3 7 (31.82%) JIRA
4 5 (22.73%) Cucumber
4 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
5 3 (13.64%) IntelliJ
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (4.55%) JMeter
6 1 (4.55%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) iPad
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Automation Testing
2 10 (45.45%) TDD
3 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Software Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Web Testing
7 4 (18.18%) QA Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Open Source
8 3 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Case Management
10 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
2 6 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft