The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 277 290 225
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -65
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 181 154 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.69% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.72% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 157 146 209
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22242 21298 23170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.75% 94.98% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17796 17606 20023
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the South East region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the South East

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the South East

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +13 56 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Berkshire +24 39 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Hampshire -2 26 £30,000 -4.00% 3
Oxfordshire -17 17 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Kent -2 16 £36,750 -
West Sussex +8 7 £32,500 -26.13%
Buckinghamshire -21 7 £30,000 - 3
Middlesex +11 6 £48,750 +95.00% 2
East Sussex -12 4 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 130 (42.76%) SQL
2 126 (41.45%) QA
3 122 (40.13%) Selenium
4 121 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
5 115 (37.83%) C#
6 113 (37.17%) .NET
7 106 (34.87%) Test Automation
8 96 (31.58%) Degree
9 94 (30.92%) ISEB
10 74 (24.34%) Java
11 66 (21.71%) Automated Testing
12 61 (20.07%) ISTQB
13 58 (19.08%) Windows
14 57 (18.75%) Test Scripting
15 55 (18.09%) WebDriver
16 52 (17.11%) Microsoft
17 51 (16.78%) Test Strategy
18 50 (16.45%) Software Testing
19 48 (15.79%) Finance
20 42 (13.82%) Ranorex
21 41 (13.49%) Scrum
22 40 (13.16%) Telecoms
23 39 (12.83%) OO
24 37 (12.17%) HP Quality Center
25 36 (11.84%) C++
25 36 (11.84%) Performance Testing
26 33 (10.86%) UNIX
26 33 (10.86%) Analytics
27 32 (10.53%) Mathematics
28 31 (10.20%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.97%) Apache
1 6 (1.97%) IIS
2 4 (1.32%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.33%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.33%) SAS
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 14 (4.61%) MS Office
2 13 (4.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.66%) Simulink
3 2 (0.66%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.63%) SaaS
3 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.59%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.95%) Internet
3 9 (2.96%) NAS
4 5 (1.64%) Wireless
5 4 (1.32%) HTTP
6 3 (0.99%) 4G
6 3 (0.99%) TDMA
6 3 (0.99%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.99%) FTP
6 3 (0.99%) LTE
7 2 (0.66%) WiMAX
7 2 (0.66%) VoIP
7 2 (0.66%) 3G
8 1 (0.33%) 2G
8 1 (0.33%) Firewall
8 1 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.33%) SS7
8 1 (0.33%) SNMP
8 1 (0.33%) WCDMA
8 1 (0.33%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.57%) MySQL
2 16 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 5 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 122 (40.13%) Selenium
2 55 (18.09%) WebDriver
3 42 (13.82%) Ranorex
4 30 (9.87%) TestComplete
5 26 (8.55%) QuickTest Pro
6 24 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 17 (5.59%) WinRunner
8 16 (5.26%) JUnit
8 16 (5.26%) NUnit
9 13 (4.28%) SoapUI
10 12 (3.95%) JMeter
10 12 (3.95%) MbUnit
11 10 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 9 (2.96%) Selenium IDE
12 9 (2.96%) JIRA
13 7 (2.30%) TestNG
14 6 (1.97%) MSTest
15 5 (1.64%) Rational DOORS
16 4 (1.32%) Ant
16 4 (1.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (15.79%) Finance
2 40 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.91%) Retail
4 16 (5.26%) Banking
5 14 (4.61%) Military
6 13 (4.28%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.96%) Electronics
8 8 (2.63%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.30%) Law
10 4 (1.32%) Back Office
11 3 (0.99%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.66%) Marketing
13 1 (0.33%) Avionics
13 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (37.17%) .NET
2 27 (8.88%) Web Services
3 26 (8.55%) .NET Framework
4 21 (6.91%) XML
5 18 (5.92%) JSF
6 13 (4.28%) SOAP
7 10 (3.29%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.64%) CSS
8 5 (1.64%) HTML
8 5 (1.64%) WCF
9 4 (1.32%) jQuery
9 4 (1.32%) JSP
9 4 (1.32%) XSLT
9 4 (1.32%) Middleware
10 3 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (0.99%) JDBC
10 3 (0.99%) Swing
10 3 (0.99%) JSON
11 2 (0.66%) Ajax
11 2 (0.66%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 26 (8.55%) Computer Science
3 20 (6.58%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.95%) IPTV
5 11 (3.62%) Open Source
6 10 (3.29%) EFT
7 5 (1.64%) CCTV
8 4 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.99%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.99%) GIS
10 2 (0.66%) Wiki
10 2 (0.66%) Firmware
10 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) iPad
11 1 (0.33%) CAN bus
11 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.33%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.08%) Windows
2 33 (10.86%) UNIX
3 30 (9.87%) Linux
4 3 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.66%) Android
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (34.87%) Test Automation
3 66 (21.71%) Automated Testing
4 57 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 51 (16.78%) Test Strategy
6 50 (16.45%) Software Testing
7 41 (13.49%) Scrum
8 39 (12.83%) OO
9 36 (11.84%) Performance Testing
10 33 (10.86%) Analytics
11 31 (10.20%) Manual Testing
12 27 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (8.22%) System Testing
13 25 (8.22%) Unit Testing
13 25 (8.22%) TDD
14 20 (6.58%) Software Engineering
14 20 (6.58%) Automation Testing
15 19 (6.25%) RAD
16 12 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (3.95%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 130 (42.76%) SQL
2 115 (37.83%) C#
3 74 (24.34%) Java
4 36 (11.84%) C++
5 29 (9.54%) JavaScript
6 28 (9.21%) Python
7 15 (4.93%) VBScript
8 13 (4.28%) PHP
8 13 (4.28%) VB
9 10 (3.29%) Perl
10 9 (2.96%) C
11 6 (1.97%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
12 4 (1.32%) Ruby
13 3 (0.99%) VC++
14 2 (0.66%) Delphi
14 2 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.66%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 96 (31.58%) Degree
2 94 (30.92%) ISEB
3 61 (20.07%) ISTQB
4 27 (8.88%) Security Cleared
5 16 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.33%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (41.45%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) DO-254
2 3 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.66%) GAMP
3 2 (0.66%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (2.96%) NFS
2 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 37 (12.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.32%) Legato
3 1 (0.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (17.11%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.20%) HP
3 17 (5.59%) Oracle
4 4 (1.32%) Veritas
4 4 (1.32%) Hitachi
5 3 (0.99%) TIBCO
5 3 (0.99%) Citrix
5 3 (0.99%) VMware
6 2 (0.66%) IBM
6 2 (0.66%) EMC
7 1 (0.33%) NEC
7 1 (0.33%) Intel
7 1 (0.33%) Adobe
7 1 (0.33%) BMC
7 1 (0.33%) Ericsson
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Progress
7 1 (0.33%) NetCracker
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Guildford
Hudson - London
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + holidays, pension, medical, bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Romsey
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + pension, medical
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £25- 35K per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + £5k and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
D Tech Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and share op
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + flexi Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Boeing
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
Chertsey
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + car, fuel, bonus, pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Chatham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Abingdon
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £27000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + Beneifts
Posted: 21 days ago