The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk 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 16 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 Suffolk region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 74 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.82% 0.79% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.81% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 3
Average salary £40,000 £22,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.81% -27.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £22,000 £32,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
578 617 637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 94.75% 97.63% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 437 541 593
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

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 16 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 16 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
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Ipswich -9 5 £40,000 +81.81%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 18 (94.74%) Test Scripting
1 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 15 (78.95%) Perl
2 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Python
3 14 (73.68%) Software Testing
3 14 (73.68%) Test Strategy
4 13 (68.42%) Change Management
4 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) Tcl
4 13 (68.42%) UNIX
5 11 (57.89%) Project Planning
6 10 (52.63%) Degree
7 7 (36.84%) Agilent
7 7 (36.84%) Subversion
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) Scalability Testing
7 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (26.32%) Java
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 3 (15.79%) C#
10 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
11 2 (10.53%) Physics
11 2 (10.53%) Windows
11 2 (10.53%) VB
12 1 (5.26%) MS Office
12 1 (5.26%) HND
12 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 1 (5.26%) ISEB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Subversion
2 1 (5.26%) Bugzilla
2 1 (5.26%) JIRA
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.53%) Physics
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Linux
2 13 (68.42%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Test Scripting
1 18 (94.74%) Test Automation
2 14 (73.68%) Software Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Test Strategy
3 13 (68.42%) Change Management
4 11 (57.89%) Project Planning
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Scalability Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) Perl
1 15 (78.95%) Python
2 13 (68.42%) Tcl
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C#
6 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HND
2 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Agilent
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft