The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Stevenage region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 25 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 2.97% 3.92% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 4.12% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Test Engineer
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stevenage 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
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 97 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 90.10% 95.10% 98.50%
Number of salaries quoted 71 82 103
Median salary £32,500 £33,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Stevenage

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 30 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 Stevenage region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Rally
3 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Ada
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Military
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Military
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ada
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Rally
1 2 (50.00%) VMware