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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 87 90 99
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.29% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
1058 972 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 95.14% 93.19% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 835 815 974
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) SaaS
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) LAMP
4 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (42.86%) HTML
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) Telerik
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) jQuery
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) Apache ServiceMix
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (28.57%) JMeter
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) PHPUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Behat
3 2 (28.57%) Trac
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby on Rails
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Load Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Telerik
3 1 (14.29%) Zend