The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford 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 24 July 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 64 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.85% 1.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 0
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
574 303 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.63% 95.28% 97.41%
Number of salaries quoted 416 228 232
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Watford

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Watford region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Watford

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 26 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 25 (89.29%) Selenium
2 25 (89.29%) SQL
3 20 (71.43%) UNIX
3 20 (71.43%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 20 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 20 (71.43%) Java
3 20 (71.43%) Banking
3 20 (71.43%) Degree
4 19 (67.86%) ISTQB
4 19 (67.86%) QA
4 19 (67.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (32.14%) OO
6 6 (21.43%) EFT
7 5 (17.86%) Validation
7 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
7 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
7 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
7 5 (17.86%) Data Validation
8 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (3.57%) Statistics
9 1 (3.57%) Billing
9 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) GGSN
9 1 (3.57%) SGSN
9 1 (3.57%) Agilent
9 1 (3.57%) NGN
9 1 (3.57%) Wireshark

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) GGSN
1 1 (3.57%) SGSN
1 1 (3.57%) NGN
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
1 1 (3.57%) LTE
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) 2G
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.57%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Selenium
2 19 (67.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
1 20 (71.43%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) EFT
2 1 (3.57%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (71.43%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Software Testing
2 20 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 20 (71.43%) Automation Testing
3 9 (32.14%) OO
4 5 (17.86%) Validation
4 5 (17.86%) Quality Management
4 5 (17.86%) Data Validation
5 2 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) Degree
2 19 (67.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Agilent
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago