The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Suffolk region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 57 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.12% 0.41% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.43% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Median salary £27,750 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Test Engineer
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
529 468 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 99.06% 96.30% 99.27%
Number of salaries quoted 485 413 359
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Ipswich +5 3 £27,500 -35.29%
Bury St Edmunds - 2 £33,500 -
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) QA
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Games
3 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Android
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Selenium
3 2 (22.22%) Online Games
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Calabash

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Calabash
1 2 (22.22%) Cucumber
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
1 2 (22.22%) SoapUI
2 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Online Games
2 1 (11.11%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Android
2 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Capita
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle