The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Reading region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 123 134 111
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.41% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.42% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 28
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +1.34%
Test Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1762 2128 2376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.65% 96.25% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1630 1672
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Reading

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 Reading region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Automation Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Java
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
6 6 (26.09%) Internet
6 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
7 5 (21.74%) Big Data
7 5 (21.74%) .NET
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
7 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
7 5 (21.74%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
8 4 (17.39%) JMeter
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile App

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
1 6 (26.09%) Eclipse
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) JMeter
2 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
3 3 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.70%) MSTest
4 2 (8.70%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) RESTful
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 1 (4.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
2 4 (17.39%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Phone
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Scrum
2 10 (43.48%) Automation Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
5 7 (30.43%) SDLC
6 6 (26.09%) OO
6 6 (26.09%) OOP
6 6 (26.09%) Regression Testing
7 5 (21.74%) Open Source
8 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
9 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.04%) BDD
9 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) C#
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) VB
5 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Rally
Reading, Berkshire
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