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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 115 145 98
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 4 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.17% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.18% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 36
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £44,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +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
1650 2238 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 95.21% 95.52% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1620 1608
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 £23,341 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 29 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 6 (35.29%) QA
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 4 (23.53%) System Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
3 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
3 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
3 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 4 (23.53%) Android
3 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
4 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
4 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) OO

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 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) MSTest
3 2 (11.76%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) CSS
2 2 (11.76%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Driving Licence
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Handset
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Phone
3 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
2 4 (23.53%) Automation Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
2 4 (23.53%) System Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
3 3 (17.65%) OOP
3 3 (17.65%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Kanban
5 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) Python
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Rally
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
1 1 (5.88%) Tableau
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