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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 71 91 85
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.36% 1.37% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.45% 1.40% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 13
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £32,500 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
1021 1071 979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.50% 97.99% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 874 987 860
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Haywards Heath - 7 £52,500 - 1
Worthing -9 6 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Burgess Hill - 5 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £36,500 -
Crawley -4 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 21 (55.26%) TDD
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
4 17 (44.74%) C++
5 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 13 (34.21%) REST
6 13 (34.21%) C#
6 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
7 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
8 11 (28.95%) Selenium
8 11 (28.95%) Test Strategy
8 11 (28.95%) Linux
9 10 (26.32%) JMeter
10 9 (23.68%) Smartcard
10 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
10 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
10 9 (23.68%) C
10 9 (23.68%) Java
10 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
11 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
12 7 (18.42%) Web Development
12 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
12 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
12 7 (18.42%) SQL
12 7 (18.42%) .NET
12 7 (18.42%) HP UFT
12 7 (18.42%) Code Coverage
12 7 (18.42%) HTTP

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 1 (2.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Visual Studio
2 11 (28.95%) Selenium
3 10 (26.32%) JMeter
4 9 (23.68%) WebDriver
5 7 (18.42%) HP UFT
5 7 (18.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (18.42%) SpecFlow
5 7 (18.42%) TeamCity
6 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
8 3 (7.89%) Git (software)
8 3 (7.89%) JUnit
8 3 (7.89%) Maven
9 2 (5.26%) Ant
9 2 (5.26%) Gradle
9 2 (5.26%) Hudson
9 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
9 2 (5.26%) NUnit
9 2 (5.26%) Spock
10 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) REST
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET
2 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (15.79%) CSS
3 6 (15.79%) DOM
3 6 (15.79%) HTML
3 6 (15.79%) SOAP
3 6 (15.79%) XML
4 2 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Smartcard
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Linux
2 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) TDD
2 19 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (47.37%) Software Engineering
4 17 (44.74%) Automated Testing
5 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 12 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 11 (28.95%) Test Strategy
8 7 (18.42%) Code Coverage
8 7 (18.42%) Domain-Driven Design
8 7 (18.42%) User Stories
8 7 (18.42%) Web Development
9 6 (15.79%) Automation Testing
9 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
10 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (7.89%) BDD
11 3 (7.89%) Scrum
11 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 2 (5.26%) Exploratory Testing
12 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C++
2 13 (34.21%) C#
3 9 (23.68%) C
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded C
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded C++
3 9 (23.68%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Python
5 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.79%) ISEB
3 3 (7.89%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) HP
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, Sussex
JW5
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago