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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 120 147 108
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 4 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 0.17% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.18% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 32
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
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
1699 2205 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 96.21% 96.12% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1656 1662
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,936 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,550 £67,500 £70,000
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 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) QA
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Android
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) .NET
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
4 3 (18.75%) Linux

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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
2 2 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
3 3 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) JMeter
4 2 (12.50%) MSTest
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) TestRail
5 1 (6.25%) WebLOAD
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Android
2 4 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 5 (31.25%) Automation Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) SDLC
3 4 (25.00%) System Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
4 3 (18.75%) OO
4 3 (18.75%) OOP
4 3 (18.75%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Rally
1 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
1 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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