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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 103 145 138
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.68% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 15
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +73.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £40,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
1547 2343 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.38% 95.32% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1893 1593
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 15 (60.00%) TDD
4 14 (56.00%) Scrum
5 12 (48.00%) Degree
5 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
6 10 (40.00%) Open Source
6 10 (40.00%) Big Data
6 10 (40.00%) Selenium
7 9 (36.00%) RESTful
7 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
7 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
8 8 (32.00%) Web Services
9 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
9 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (28.00%) Secure Coding
9 7 (28.00%) SDLC
9 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
9 7 (28.00%) Information Governance
10 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 5 (20.00%) Internet
11 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
12 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
12 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
12 4 (16.00%) OOP

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 (8.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Big Data
2 7 (28.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (16.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (12.00%) JMeter
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) Appium
6 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (8.00%) JIRA
6 2 (8.00%) Protractor
6 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.00%) WebLOAD
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) RESTful
2 8 (32.00%) Web Services
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (60.00%) TDD
3 14 (56.00%) Scrum
4 12 (48.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (48.00%) BDD
5 10 (40.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Information Governance
6 7 (28.00%) Regression Testing
6 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 7 (28.00%) Secure Coding
6 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) OOP
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (72.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) ISEB
3 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SDET
2 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Salesforce.com