The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South East region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 270 304 254
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 169 168 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 0.81% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.83% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 158 146 190
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.58%
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
17895 20199 21832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 97.19% 96.83% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15244 16532 17401
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 26 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +23 55 £42,750 -22.27% 7
Berkshire +22 32 £43,250 +8.12% 10
Hampshire -13 27 £30,000 -27.71% 5
Oxfordshire 0 22 £30,000 +5.26% 2
West Sussex +10 20 £37,500 +11.11%
Kent +10 4 £46,250 +2.77% 1
East Sussex +6 3 £30,000 - 2
Middlesex - 3 £20,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £35,250 +11.90% 2
Isle of Wight - 1 £26,500 - 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South East region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 180 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (42.32%) Selenium
3 127 (39.81%) QA
4 116 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 89 (27.90%) Automation Testing
6 88 (27.59%) Regression Testing
7 86 (26.96%) ISEB
7 86 (26.96%) Java
8 83 (26.02%) SQL
9 76 (23.82%) C#
10 73 (22.88%) Software Testing
10 73 (22.88%) ISTQB
10 73 (22.88%) Manual Testing
11 72 (22.57%) JIRA
12 69 (21.63%) TDD
13 67 (21.00%) Degree
14 65 (20.38%) Finance
15 64 (20.06%) BDD
16 63 (19.75%) WebDriver
16 63 (19.75%) Scrum
17 62 (19.44%) Test Scripting
18 54 (16.93%) Python
19 53 (16.61%) User Acceptance Testing
19 53 (16.61%) Automated Testing
19 53 (16.61%) SDLC
20 52 (16.30%) Cucumber
21 50 (15.67%) Windows
22 45 (14.11%) .NET
22 45 (14.11%) Microsoft
23 42 (13.17%) Computer Science

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (5.02%) IIS
2 9 (2.82%) CICS
2 9 (2.82%) Confluence
3 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.31%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 11 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.33%) SaaS
2 2 (0.63%) GitHub
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.51%) Internet
2 3 (0.94%) ATM
2 3 (0.94%) HTTP
2 3 (0.94%) VLAN
3 2 (0.63%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.63%) RS-485
3 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.63%) Wireless
4 1 (0.31%) 3G
4 1 (0.31%) Firewall
4 1 (0.31%) LTE
4 1 (0.31%) Modbus
4 1 (0.31%) Profibus
4 1 (0.31%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.19%) Big Data
2 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 135 (42.32%) Selenium
2 72 (22.57%) JIRA
3 63 (19.75%) WebDriver
4 52 (16.30%) Cucumber
5 37 (11.60%) SoapUI
6 36 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 30 (9.40%) JMeter
8 28 (8.78%) HP UFT
9 26 (8.15%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (5.02%) Maven
11 15 (4.70%) SpecFlow
12 12 (3.76%) JUnit
13 11 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
13 11 (3.45%) WatiN
14 10 (3.13%) Visual Studio
15 9 (2.82%) Gradle
16 8 (2.51%) Ant
16 8 (2.51%) Eclipse
16 8 (2.51%) Hudson
16 8 (2.51%) Protractor
General
1 65 (20.38%) Finance
2 32 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.58%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.39%) Marketing
5 13 (4.08%) Back Office
6 12 (3.76%) Electronics
7 11 (3.45%) Retail
8 10 (3.13%) Banking
9 8 (2.51%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.88%) Financial Institution
11 5 (1.57%) Automotive
11 5 (1.57%) Legal
12 3 (0.94%) Games
12 3 (0.94%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) Military
13 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.11%) .NET
2 36 (11.29%) Web Services
3 19 (5.96%) HTML
4 17 (5.33%) XML
5 12 (3.76%) RESTful
6 11 (3.45%) REST
6 11 (3.45%) SOAP
7 10 (3.13%) CSS
7 10 (3.13%) Java EE
8 8 (2.51%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.51%) Ajax
8 8 (2.51%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.51%) Spring
8 8 (2.51%) XHTML
9 7 (2.19%) AngularJS
9 7 (2.19%) JMS
9 7 (2.19%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (1.25%) J2EE
10 4 (1.25%) LAMP
10 4 (1.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.17%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.76%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.82%) Life Science
4 9 (2.82%) Mainframe
4 9 (2.82%) VSAM
5 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 5 (1.57%) Wiki
7 4 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.25%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.25%) Fintech
8 3 (0.94%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.63%) Health Informatics
9 2 (0.63%) Informatics
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) iPad
10 1 (0.31%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.67%) Windows
2 26 (8.15%) Linux
3 18 (5.64%) Unix
4 7 (2.19%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.57%) Android
5 5 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.94%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.31%) AIX
9 1 (0.31%) HPUX
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.31%) Solaris
9 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (56.43%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 89 (27.90%) Automation Testing
4 88 (27.59%) Regression Testing
5 73 (22.88%) Manual Testing
5 73 (22.88%) Software Testing
6 69 (21.63%) TDD
7 64 (20.06%) BDD
8 63 (19.75%) Scrum
9 62 (19.44%) Test Scripting
10 53 (16.61%) Automated Testing
10 53 (16.61%) SDLC
10 53 (16.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 38 (11.91%) Functional Testing
12 37 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (10.97%) Performance Testing
14 32 (10.03%) Test Strategy
15 25 (7.84%) Integration Testing
16 23 (7.21%) Software Engineering
16 23 (7.21%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (26.96%) Java
2 83 (26.02%) SQL
3 76 (23.82%) C#
4 54 (16.93%) Python
5 38 (11.91%) Ruby
6 31 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 29 (9.09%) C++
8 24 (7.52%) C
8 24 (7.52%) PHP
9 18 (5.64%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.39%) Perl
11 10 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 9 (2.82%) COBOL
12 9 (2.82%) JCL
13 8 (2.51%) Groovy
14 5 (1.57%) VB
15 4 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.94%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.63%) VC++
Qualifications
1 86 (26.96%) ISEB
2 73 (22.88%) ISTQB
3 67 (21.00%) Degree
4 25 (7.84%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.64%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (1.88%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.63%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (39.81%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) ECSS
2 3 (0.94%) SDET
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) GAMP
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.82%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.31%) Ansible
2 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.31%) SCCM
2 1 (0.31%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (14.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.96%) Oracle
3 18 (5.64%) HP
4 12 (3.76%) VMware
5 11 (3.45%) SAP
6 6 (1.88%) Rally
7 5 (1.57%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.57%) IBM
8 3 (0.94%) QNX
8 3 (0.94%) Sophos
8 3 (0.94%) TOWER Software
9 2 (0.63%) Telelogic
10 1 (0.31%) Concur
10 1 (0.31%) Google
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.31%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Horley, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, life cover, childcare vouchers
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits (DOE)
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
SLR Consultants
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
HMGCC
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £46,000 to £50,000 per annum + large co benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £33,000 per annum Plus bonus and excellent bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Resource Group
Salary: £40-50K + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
TDA Group
Salary: £250 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 days ago
Cowes
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Brighton
TRG
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k+Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 28 days ago
Weybridge
IQ Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £500000 per annum + Share Scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Winchester
TDA Group
Salary: £340 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago