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 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 90 142 123
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 16 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.18% 0.28% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 0.29% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 13
Median salary £53,750 £45,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.44% +136.84%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1320 2057 2256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 97.27% 94.44% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1591 1513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Reading

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (81.48%) Java
3 19 (70.37%) BDD
4 16 (59.26%) RESTful
5 15 (55.56%) Degree
6 14 (51.85%) TDD
7 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
7 12 (44.44%) Selenium
7 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
8 11 (40.74%) Big Data
8 11 (40.74%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) Web Services
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
9 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
9 10 (37.04%) Open Source
9 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
9 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
9 10 (37.04%) Information Governance
9 10 (37.04%) Secure Coding
10 8 (29.63%) Scrum
11 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
11 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
12 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (22.22%) JIRA
12 6 (22.22%) Subversion
12 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 6 (22.22%) XML
12 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com

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 (7.41%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) Big Data
2 10 (37.04%) NoSQL
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.93%) WebDriver
4 6 (22.22%) Appium
4 6 (22.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 6 (22.22%) Protractor
4 6 (22.22%) Subversion
4 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.41%) WebLOAD
6 1 (3.70%) Gradle
6 1 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (3.70%) TestNG
6 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) RESTful
2 11 (40.74%) Web Services
3 6 (22.22%) AngularJS
3 6 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (92.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (70.37%) BDD
3 14 (51.85%) TDD
4 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Information Governance
5 10 (37.04%) Open Source
5 10 (37.04%) Regression Testing
5 10 (37.04%) Secure Coding
5 10 (37.04%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (11.11%) SDLC
11 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
1 3 (11.11%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
1 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
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