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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 128 140 110
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 12 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.50% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.52% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 28
Median salary £36,250 £43,900 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.42% -2.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £46,000 £55,405
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
1800 2292 2289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 94.94% 95.22% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1475 1566 1704
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 5 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 7 (50.00%) QA
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
4 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 4 (28.57%) System Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
6 2 (14.29%) 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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 3 (21.43%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) JIRA
5 1 (7.14%) JMeter
5 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
5 1 (7.14%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Android
2 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
2 4 (28.57%) System Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
1 1 (7.14%) Tableau
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Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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