The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Watford region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 62 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.54% - 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 9
Median salary £45,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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 Watford 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
536 461 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 96.40% 97.67% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 456 392 462
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Watford region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Selenium
2 9 (90.00%) RIA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) JUnit
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 9 (90.00%) RESTful
2 9 (90.00%) JBehave
2 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 9 (90.00%) Scrum
2 9 (90.00%) BDD
2 9 (90.00%) REST
2 9 (90.00%) QA Automation
2 9 (90.00%) SDET
3 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 6 (60.00%) API Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (10.00%) Degree

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) JBehave
1 9 (90.00%) JUnit
1 9 (90.00%) Selenium
1 9 (90.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) REST
1 9 (90.00%) RESTful
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) RIA
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (90.00%) BDD
1 9 (90.00%) QA Automation
1 9 (90.00%) Scrum
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (90.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) API Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) SDET