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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 81 140 112
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.92% 0.24% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 0.25% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 19
Median salary £52,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+64.06% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,800 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,650 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1221 1974 2261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.68% 94.18% 95.81%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1560 1575
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 22 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (75.68%) Java
3 23 (62.16%) Selenium
3 23 (62.16%) BDD
4 20 (54.05%) RESTful
5 17 (45.95%) TDD
6 16 (43.24%) WebDriver
7 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
7 15 (40.54%) Degree
7 15 (40.54%) Regression Testing
7 15 (40.54%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) Web Services
9 13 (35.14%) Open Source
10 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (32.43%) JIRA
11 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
11 11 (29.73%) Subversion
11 11 (29.73%) XML
11 11 (29.73%) Scrum
11 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
11 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
11 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
11 11 (29.73%) Big Data
11 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
11 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
11 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
11 11 (29.73%) Appium
11 11 (29.73%) Protractor
12 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering

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 4 (10.81%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) Big Data
2 9 (24.32%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Selenium
2 16 (43.24%) WebDriver
3 15 (40.54%) Cucumber
4 12 (32.43%) JIRA
5 11 (29.73%) Appium
5 11 (29.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
5 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
5 11 (29.73%) Protractor
5 11 (29.73%) Subversion
5 11 (29.73%) TeamCity
6 4 (10.81%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (5.41%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.41%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.70%) Gradle
8 1 (2.70%) Maven
8 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.70%) TestNG
8 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) RESTful
2 14 (37.84%) Web Services
3 11 (29.73%) AngularJS
3 11 (29.73%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) RIA
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) BDD
3 17 (45.95%) TDD
4 15 (40.54%) Regression Testing
5 13 (35.14%) Open Source
6 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (29.73%) Automation Testing
7 11 (29.73%) Scrum
8 10 (27.03%) Software Engineering
9 9 (24.32%) Information Governance
9 9 (24.32%) Secure Coding
10 7 (18.92%) SDLC
10 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
12 4 (10.81%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Use Case
12 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) Java
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (10.81%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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