The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Woking 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 47 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.42% 2.12% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 0
Average salary £35,250 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.46% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -4.10%
Test Engineer
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking 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
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
326 351 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 92.35% 93.10% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 284 322 340
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,080 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Woking region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Woking

Test Engineer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) ISEB
3 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) IIS
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) UML
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) ATDD
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.67%) Finance

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 6 (40.00%) IIS
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) UML
3 6 (40.00%) Scrum
3 6 (40.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) BDD
5 1 (6.67%) ATDD
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft