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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 55 89 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.93% 1.37% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.03% 1.40% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 41 13 13
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £39,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
1068 1075 1093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 97.62% 98.08% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 988 940
Median salary £44,125 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Crawley +3 11 £42,500 +30.76%
Haywards Heath - 11 £52,500 - 1
Worthing -3 10 £37,500 - 1
Burgess Hill - 3 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £36,500 - 1
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (62.96%) Test Automation
2 22 (40.74%) TDD
2 22 (40.74%) C#
3 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
3 21 (38.89%) REST
4 20 (37.04%) Selenium
5 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
5 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
6 15 (27.78%) HP UFT
7 14 (25.93%) C++
7 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
7 14 (25.93%) JMeter
8 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
8 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
9 12 (22.22%) Web Development
9 12 (22.22%) SQL
9 12 (22.22%) Windows
9 12 (22.22%) Linux
10 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
10 11 (20.37%) .NET
10 11 (20.37%) Java
10 11 (20.37%) Code Coverage
10 11 (20.37%) HTTP
10 11 (20.37%) SpecFlow
10 11 (20.37%) Domain-Driven Design
10 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
10 11 (20.37%) User Stories
10 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy

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 4 (7.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.37%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) Wireless
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 20 (37.04%) Selenium
3 15 (27.78%) HP UFT
4 14 (25.93%) JMeter
5 13 (24.07%) WebDriver
6 11 (20.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (20.37%) SpecFlow
6 11 (20.37%) TeamCity
7 5 (9.26%) LoadRunner
8 4 (7.41%) JIRA
9 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.56%) JUnit
9 3 (5.56%) NUnit
10 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.85%) IntelliJ
11 1 (1.85%) Maven
11 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.85%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.85%) Advertising
1 1 (1.85%) Automotive
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) REST
2 11 (20.37%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET
2 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (18.52%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) DOM
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) SOAP
3 10 (18.52%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.85%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.22%) Linux
1 12 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (62.96%) Test Automation
2 22 (40.74%) TDD
3 19 (35.19%) Software Engineering
3 19 (35.19%) Test Scripting
4 14 (25.93%) Automated Testing
5 13 (24.07%) Software Testing
6 12 (22.22%) Web Development
7 11 (20.37%) Code Coverage
7 11 (20.37%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (20.37%) User Stories
8 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Test Strategy
10 6 (11.11%) BDD
10 6 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (11.11%) Scrum
10 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
11 4 (7.41%) DevOps
11 4 (7.41%) OO
11 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) C++
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 11 (20.37%) Java
5 8 (14.81%) Python
6 6 (11.11%) C
6 6 (11.11%) Embedded C
6 6 (11.11%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.67%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) SDET
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) HP
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.85%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago