The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 81 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.13% 0.93% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.96% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 14
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1032 1042 1452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.90% 97.02% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 919 931 1311
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,720
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

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 24 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +8 7 £35,000 -
Chichester - 2 £22,000 -
Gatwick +1 1 £29,000 -29.69%
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (70.59%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
3 8 (47.06%) NUnit
3 8 (47.06%) Selenium
3 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
4 7 (41.18%) QA
5 6 (35.29%) C
5 6 (35.29%) C++
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) SOAP
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) ISEB
5 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
5 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) Validation
7 4 (23.53%) LabVIEW
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Degree
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) VectorCAST
8 3 (17.65%) Ethernet

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) Modbus
2 2 (11.76%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) LoadRunner
1 8 (47.06%) NUnit
1 8 (47.06%) Selenium
1 8 (47.06%) WebDriver
2 6 (35.29%) SoapUI
2 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) LabVIEW
3 4 (23.53%) VectorCAST
4 3 (17.65%) Bugzilla
4 3 (17.65%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (11.76%) Rational Robot
5 2 (11.76%) JMeter
5 2 (11.76%) WiX
5 2 (11.76%) Calabash
5 2 (11.76%) LoadUI
5 2 (11.76%) WebLOAD
5 2 (11.76%) Appium
5 2 (11.76%) JUnit
5 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) SOAP
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Test Strategy
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Validation
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 2 (11.76%) Python
4 2 (11.76%) Tcl
4 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) CSQA
5 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
West Sussex
Spectrum IT
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