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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 94 96 80
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.93% 0.50% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.51% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Average salary £33,750 £36,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -13.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
1235 1180 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.18% 97.52% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1077 1034 959
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -1 6 £32,500 -
Gatwick - 1 £28,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 18 (75.00%) QA
1 18 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 17 (70.83%) Automated Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (54.17%) Java
5 12 (50.00%) PHP
6 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
6 9 (37.50%) SDLC
7 8 (33.33%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) SQL
9 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
9 6 (25.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.83%) Finance
10 5 (20.83%) Web Services
10 5 (20.83%) RAD
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (20.83%) User Stories

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Selenium
2 4 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (12.50%) JUnit
3 3 (12.50%) JMeter
3 3 (12.50%) NUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.33%) Calabash
4 2 (8.33%) LoadUI
4 2 (8.33%) Appium
4 2 (8.33%) PyUnit
5 1 (4.17%) WebLOAD
5 1 (4.17%) TestNG
5 1 (4.17%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
1 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 17 (70.83%) Automated Testing
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 9 (37.50%) SDLC
5 7 (29.17%) Automation Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Compatibility Testing
7 5 (20.83%) RAD
7 5 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (20.83%) User Stories
7 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 12 (50.00%) PHP
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) Python
5 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VirtualBox
1 2 (8.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (20.83%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Apple
3 2 (8.33%) Google
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