The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Sussex region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 102 98 110
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.02% 1.09% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 1.10% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 8
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
Test Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Sussex 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
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1220 1183 1306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 95.31% 98.75% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1154 1050 1184
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Burgess Hill - 2 £35,000 -
Gatwick -6 1 £37,500 -
Crawley -13 1 £37,500 +11.94%
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 17 (68.00%) QA
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
3 13 (52.00%) SDLC
4 12 (48.00%) Selenium
5 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) Degree
7 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
7 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (36.00%) VSAM
7 9 (36.00%) JCL
7 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
7 9 (36.00%) CICS
7 9 (36.00%) COBOL
7 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
7 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (32.00%) SQL
8 8 (32.00%) IIS
8 8 (32.00%) ISEB
9 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
10 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
10 6 (24.00%) RAD
10 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
11 5 (20.00%) Java
11 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
12 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (36.00%) CICS
2 8 (32.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Modbus
1 2 (8.00%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (12.00%) JMeter
4 3 (12.00%) JUnit
4 3 (12.00%) NUnit
5 2 (8.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (8.00%) JIRA
5 2 (8.00%) jMock
5 2 (8.00%) Maven
5 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (12.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) Ajax
1 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
1 2 (8.00%) Java EE
1 2 (8.00%) JMS
1 2 (8.00%) REST
1 2 (8.00%) RESTful
1 2 (8.00%) Spring
1 2 (8.00%) Web Services
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (36.00%) VSAM
2 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (52.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (52.00%) Regression Testing
2 13 (52.00%) SDLC
3 11 (44.00%) TDD
4 9 (36.00%) Automated Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (28.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (24.00%) RAD
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (16.00%) Validation
7 4 (16.00%) Web Development
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) User Stories
9 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) COBOL
1 9 (36.00%) JCL
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Groovy
6 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (4.00%) Ruby
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (32.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (68.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle