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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 94 98 99
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 19 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.44% 0.53% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.54% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 10
Median salary £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,250 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +5.51%
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
1280 1112 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 96.68% 97.46% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 971 1135
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 - 4 £60,000 -
Crawley -14 2 £36,250 +7.40%
Gatwick - 2 £41,250 -
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (66.67%) QA
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 18 (54.55%) Finance
4 17 (51.52%) Regression Testing
5 16 (48.48%) Selenium
6 15 (45.45%) Functional Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Java
7 13 (39.39%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Degree
7 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
7 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
7 13 (39.39%) Integration Testing
8 12 (36.36%) SDLC
8 12 (36.36%) IIS
8 12 (36.36%) ISEB
9 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
10 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
10 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
10 10 (30.30%) BDD
10 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
11 9 (27.27%) Java EE
11 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
11 9 (27.27%) CICS
11 9 (27.27%) COBOL
11 9 (27.27%) VSAM
11 9 (27.27%) Maven
11 9 (27.27%) JCL
11 9 (27.27%) Mainframe

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 12 (36.36%) IIS
2 9 (27.27%) CICS
3 6 (18.18%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Modbus
1 1 (3.03%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Selenium
2 11 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 10 (30.30%) Cucumber
3 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
4 9 (27.27%) Maven
5 7 (21.21%) Ant
5 7 (21.21%) Gradle
5 7 (21.21%) Hudson
5 7 (21.21%) JMeter
5 7 (21.21%) JUnit
5 7 (21.21%) SoapUI
6 6 (18.18%) JIRA
6 6 (18.18%) jMock
7 3 (9.09%) NUnit
7 3 (9.09%) Spock
8 2 (6.06%) Jasmine
8 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Law
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Java EE
2 6 (18.18%) Ajax
2 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 6 (18.18%) JMS
2 6 (18.18%) REST
2 6 (18.18%) Spring
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 6 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Computer Science
2 9 (27.27%) Mainframe
2 9 (27.27%) VSAM
3 4 (12.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
4 1 (3.03%) Smartcard
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) TDD
3 17 (51.52%) Regression Testing
4 15 (45.45%) Functional Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Integration Testing
5 13 (39.39%) System Integration Testing
5 13 (39.39%) Unit Testing
6 12 (36.36%) SDLC
7 10 (30.30%) BDD
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (27.27%) Waterfall
9 8 (24.24%) Automated Testing
10 6 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (18.18%) RAD
11 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Manual Testing
11 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
12 4 (12.12%) Compatibility Testing
12 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
12 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) COBOL
2 9 (27.27%) JCL
3 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 6 (18.18%) Groovy
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) C
6 2 (6.06%) C++
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.03%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Degree
1 13 (39.39%) ISTQB
2 12 (36.36%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Atlassian
1 4 (12.12%) HP
1 4 (12.12%) Rally
2 3 (9.09%) Oracle