The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 302 310 294
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 147 179 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.76% 0.83% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.86% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 130 134 166
Average salary £35,000 £42,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% +14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
18695 20824 22782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.78% 96.96% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15910 16682 18189
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +20 41 £34,500 -23.33% 4
Surrey -7 38 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Berkshire -21 24 £38,750 -5.48% 4
West Sussex -11 15 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Oxfordshire +8 12 £45,000 +73.07% 3
Buckinghamshire +18 8 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Kent -8 7 £40,000 -
East Sussex +23 2 £30,504 -29.06% 3
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 158 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (45.43%) Selenium
3 140 (42.68%) QA
4 124 (37.80%) Test Automation
5 105 (32.01%) SQL
6 93 (28.35%) Software Testing
6 93 (28.35%) C#
7 86 (26.22%) Java
8 76 (23.17%) WebDriver
9 68 (20.73%) Automation Testing
9 68 (20.73%) JIRA
10 65 (19.82%) Degree
10 65 (19.82%) Windows
11 64 (19.51%) ISTQB
11 64 (19.51%) Automated Testing
11 64 (19.51%) Test Scripting
12 63 (19.21%) Manual Testing
13 62 (18.90%) Functional Testing
14 60 (18.29%) Finance
15 59 (17.99%) SQL Server
16 58 (17.68%) .NET
17 57 (17.38%) Scrum
18 55 (16.77%) Microsoft
18 55 (16.77%) ISEB
19 53 (16.16%) TDD
19 53 (16.16%) SDLC
20 52 (15.85%) Software Engineering
20 52 (15.85%) Python
21 50 (15.24%) HP UFT
22 49 (14.94%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 10 (3.05%) ColdFusion
2 9 (2.74%) IIS
3 8 (2.44%) CICS
4 4 (1.22%) Confluence
5 1 (0.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (4.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (6.40%) SaaS
2 2 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.91%) ATM
1 3 (0.91%) VLAN
1 3 (0.91%) VoIP
2 2 (0.61%) 2G
2 2 (0.61%) 3G
2 2 (0.61%) 4G
2 2 (0.61%) Firewall
2 2 (0.61%) GPRS
2 2 (0.61%) GSM
2 2 (0.61%) HTTP
2 2 (0.61%) Modbus
2 2 (0.61%) Profibus
2 2 (0.61%) SMS
3 1 (0.30%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.30%) HSDPA
3 1 (0.30%) IPsec
3 1 (0.30%) M3UA
3 1 (0.30%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.30%) SS7
3 1 (0.30%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.01%) MySQL
3 10 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.13%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.91%) Big Data
7 1 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 149 (45.43%) Selenium
2 76 (23.17%) WebDriver
3 68 (20.73%) JIRA
4 50 (15.24%) HP UFT
5 39 (11.89%) SoapUI
6 38 (11.59%) Cucumber
7 35 (10.67%) Jenkins
8 32 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (6.71%) Git (software)
10 21 (6.40%) Bugzilla
11 17 (5.18%) JMeter
12 15 (4.57%) Maven
12 15 (4.57%) Protractor
13 13 (3.96%) Rational DOORS
14 12 (3.66%) Subversion
14 12 (3.66%) Visual Studio
15 10 (3.05%) Ranorex
15 10 (3.05%) Testopia
16 9 (2.74%) FitNesse
16 9 (2.74%) NUnit
General
1 60 (18.29%) Finance
2 47 (14.33%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 17 (5.18%) Electronics
5 15 (4.57%) Marketing
6 7 (2.13%) Back Office
7 6 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.83%) Games
7 6 (1.83%) Retail
8 5 (1.52%) Aerospace
8 5 (1.52%) Banking
9 3 (0.91%) Automotive
9 3 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (17.68%) .NET
2 42 (12.80%) Web Services
3 13 (3.96%) SOAP
3 13 (3.96%) XML
4 12 (3.66%) RESTful
5 9 (2.74%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.74%) LAMP
6 8 (2.44%) HTML
7 6 (1.83%) JSON
7 6 (1.83%) XHTML
8 5 (1.52%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
8 5 (1.52%) React
9 4 (1.22%) Protocol Buffers
10 3 (0.91%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.61%) CSS
11 2 (0.61%) CSS3
11 2 (0.61%) HTML5
11 2 (0.61%) jQuery
12 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.10%) Computer Science
2 15 (4.57%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.05%) Client/Server
4 10 (3.05%) IVR
5 8 (2.44%) Mainframe
5 8 (2.44%) VSAM
6 7 (2.13%) Wiki
7 5 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (1.22%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.22%) Mathematics
8 4 (1.22%) Social Media
9 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.91%) Smart Meter
10 2 (0.61%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.61%) Fintech
10 2 (0.61%) Handset
11 1 (0.30%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.82%) Windows
2 49 (14.94%) Linux
3 19 (5.79%) Unix
4 6 (1.83%) Android
4 6 (1.83%) Solaris
5 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.91%) AIX
7 3 (0.91%) HPUX
7 3 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.91%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (37.80%) Test Automation
3 93 (28.35%) Software Testing
4 68 (20.73%) Automation Testing
5 64 (19.51%) Automated Testing
5 64 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 63 (19.21%) Manual Testing
7 62 (18.90%) Functional Testing
8 57 (17.38%) Scrum
9 53 (16.16%) SDLC
9 53 (16.16%) TDD
10 52 (15.85%) Software Engineering
11 48 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
11 48 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 47 (14.33%) BDD
13 42 (12.80%) Regression Testing
14 38 (11.59%) Web Testing
15 34 (10.37%) Test Strategy
16 30 (9.15%) Waterfall
17 29 (8.84%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (32.01%) SQL
2 93 (28.35%) C#
3 86 (26.22%) Java
4 52 (15.85%) Python
5 43 (13.11%) Ruby
6 37 (11.28%) PHP
7 34 (10.37%) JavaScript
8 31 (9.45%) C
9 23 (7.01%) T-SQL
10 15 (4.57%) C++
11 13 (3.96%) Perl
12 12 (3.66%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.05%) Groovy
14 9 (2.74%) PowerShell
15 8 (2.44%) COBOL
15 8 (2.44%) JCL
16 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.91%) VBScript
17 2 (0.61%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (19.82%) Degree
2 64 (19.51%) ISTQB
3 55 (16.77%) ISEB
4 38 (11.59%) Security Cleared
5 23 (7.01%) SC Cleared
6 18 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.30%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (42.68%) QA
2 9 (2.74%) SDET
3 3 (0.91%) ECSS
4 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (5.49%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (2.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.30%) Ansible
3 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (16.77%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.18%) Oracle
3 14 (4.27%) SAP
4 12 (3.66%) HP
4 12 (3.66%) Telelogic
5 5 (1.52%) Sophos
6 3 (0.91%) QNX
6 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.61%) IBM
7 2 (0.61%) VMware
8 1 (0.30%) Cisco
8 1 (0.30%) Symbian
8 1 (0.30%) Tableau
8 1 (0.30%) Telerik
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