The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 357 395 379
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 774 742 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.72% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.74% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 693 625 770
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +2.66%
Test Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
88322 99835 108668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.39% 96.49% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75297 83205 89755
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in England

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Test Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
London +68 313 £52,500 +5.00% 27
South East +25 150 £37,500 -14.77% 29
East of England +27 89 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Yorkshire +22 78 £37,500 +7.14% 12
South West +23 71 £42,500 +6.25% 12
North West +9 28 £37,700 +0.53% 5
West Midlands -4 26 £40,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands +9 16 £37,500 +4.16% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 England region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 955 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 675 (42.56%) Selenium
3 670 (42.24%) Test Automation
4 653 (41.17%) QA
5 539 (33.98%) Java
6 402 (25.35%) SQL
7 368 (23.20%) BDD
8 367 (23.14%) Cucumber
9 364 (22.95%) C#
10 342 (21.56%) Automation Testing
11 338 (21.31%) Degree
12 335 (21.12%) Finance
13 329 (20.74%) Software Testing
14 309 (19.48%) Python
15 297 (18.73%) TDD
16 289 (18.22%) WebDriver
17 281 (17.72%) Scrum
18 278 (17.53%) Automated Testing
19 276 (17.40%) Manual Testing
20 268 (16.90%) Test Scripting
21 248 (15.64%) ISEB
22 232 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
23 231 (14.56%) JIRA
24 222 (14.00%) Microsoft
24 222 (14.00%) Software Engineering
25 215 (13.56%) Windows
26 211 (13.30%) .NET
27 208 (13.11%) Ruby
28 203 (12.80%) ISTQB
28 203 (12.80%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 30 (1.89%) Confluence
2 18 (1.13%) IIS
3 9 (0.57%) CICS
4 7 (0.44%) MQSeries
5 5 (0.32%) Apache
6 4 (0.25%) CMS
6 4 (0.25%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.25%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.13%) MTS
7 2 (0.13%) SAS
7 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.063%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.063%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.063%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.063%) Drupal
8 1 (0.063%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.063%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 104 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.95%) MS Office
3 18 (1.13%) Mingle
4 11 (0.69%) Maya
5 9 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (1.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.44%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.19%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.063%) FastStats
4 1 (0.063%) Magento
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.063%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.21%) SaaS
2 21 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.76%) GitHub
4 11 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.063%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.59%) HTTP
2 36 (2.27%) Internet
3 21 (1.32%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.13%) SSL
5 12 (0.76%) LTE
6 9 (0.57%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (0.44%) SAN
7 7 (0.44%) UMTS
8 6 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (0.38%) GPRS
8 6 (0.38%) GSM
8 6 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 6 (0.38%) SSH
9 5 (0.32%) BGP
9 5 (0.32%) DNS
9 5 (0.32%) FTP
9 5 (0.32%) MPLS
9 5 (0.32%) VSAT
9 5 (0.32%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.77%) Relational Database
3 40 (2.52%) Big Data
4 30 (1.89%) MySQL
5 28 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.07%) NoSQL
7 16 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.63%) GIS
9 8 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.50%) QlikView
9 8 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.25%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Accumulo
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 675 (42.56%) Selenium
2 367 (23.14%) Cucumber
3 289 (18.22%) WebDriver
4 231 (14.56%) JIRA
5 170 (10.72%) Jenkins
6 149 (9.39%) SoapUI
7 131 (8.26%) JUnit
8 108 (6.81%) JMeter
9 105 (6.62%) SpecFlow
10 101 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
11 91 (5.74%) Git (software)
12 63 (3.97%) HP UFT
13 56 (3.53%) Visual Studio
14 52 (3.28%) Subversion
15 50 (3.15%) FitNesse
16 46 (2.90%) JBehave
17 43 (2.71%) Gatling
17 43 (2.71%) TestNG
18 42 (2.65%) Maven
19 34 (2.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 335 (21.12%) Finance
2 122 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.04%) Banking
4 59 (3.72%) Retail
5 55 (3.47%) Games
6 54 (3.40%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.15%) Electronics
8 37 (2.33%) Marketing
9 31 (1.95%) Law
10 28 (1.77%) Legal
11 18 (1.13%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.95%) Back Office
13 10 (0.63%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.63%) Automotive
13 10 (0.63%) Front Office
14 8 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 7 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.38%) Advertising
16 6 (0.38%) Publishing
17 5 (0.32%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (13.30%) .NET
2 127 (8.01%) Web Services
3 108 (6.81%) XML
4 86 (5.42%) RESTful
5 76 (4.79%) HTML
6 63 (3.97%) REST
7 57 (3.59%) CSS
8 56 (3.53%) SOAP
9 49 (3.09%) Gherkin
10 43 (2.71%) J2EE
11 26 (1.64%) JSON
12 20 (1.26%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.13%) .NET Framework
13 18 (1.13%) Spring
14 14 (0.88%) AngularJS
15 13 (0.82%) FIX Protocol
15 13 (0.82%) jQuery
15 13 (0.82%) LAMP
15 13 (0.82%) Middleware
15 13 (0.82%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 187 (11.79%) Analytical Skills
2 168 (10.59%) Computer Science
3 93 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 46 (2.90%) Fintech
5 30 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 28 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (1.58%) Mathematics
8 22 (1.39%) iPad
8 22 (1.39%) User Experience
9 16 (1.01%) Digital Media
9 16 (1.01%) RIA
10 15 (0.95%) N-Tier
11 14 (0.88%) Life Science
11 14 (0.88%) Online Games
11 14 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 10 (0.63%) Driving Licence
13 10 (0.63%) Mainframe
14 9 (0.57%) Data Centre
14 9 (0.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 215 (13.56%) Windows
2 183 (11.54%) Linux
3 139 (8.76%) Unix
4 95 (5.99%) Android
5 77 (4.85%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.83%) Solaris
6 29 (1.83%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.38%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.38%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.19%) AIX
12 3 (0.19%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.13%) HPUX
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.063%) CentOS
14 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.063%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 955 (60.21%) Agile Software Development
2 670 (42.24%) Test Automation
3 368 (23.20%) BDD
4 342 (21.56%) Automation Testing
5 329 (20.74%) Software Testing
6 297 (18.73%) TDD
7 281 (17.72%) Scrum
8 278 (17.53%) Automated Testing
9 276 (17.40%) Manual Testing
10 268 (16.90%) Test Scripting
11 232 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
12 222 (14.00%) Software Engineering
13 203 (12.80%) Regression Testing
14 194 (12.23%) Test Strategy
15 181 (11.41%) Performance Testing
16 178 (11.22%) SDLC
17 161 (10.15%) Functional Testing
18 150 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 145 (9.14%) Integration Testing
20 128 (8.07%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 539 (33.98%) Java
2 402 (25.35%) SQL
3 364 (22.95%) C#
4 309 (19.48%) Python
5 208 (13.11%) Ruby
6 126 (7.94%) JavaScript
7 111 (7.00%) C++
8 105 (6.62%) Perl
9 84 (5.30%) C
10 72 (4.54%) PHP
11 48 (3.03%) Scala
12 43 (2.71%) VB
13 38 (2.40%) T-SQL
14 35 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 29 (1.83%) Clojure
16 21 (1.32%) XPath
17 14 (0.88%) Shell Script
17 14 (0.88%) VBScript
18 12 (0.76%) Delphi
18 12 (0.76%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 338 (21.31%) Degree
2 248 (15.64%) ISEB
3 203 (12.80%) ISTQB
4 127 (8.01%) Security Cleared
5 70 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 61 (3.85%) DV Cleared
7 50 (3.15%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 9 (0.57%) PhD
10 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 4 (0.25%) CCNA
11 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.25%) HND
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
12 3 (0.19%) GIAC
12 3 (0.19%) MCSE
12 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.19%) Security+ Certification
12 3 (0.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 653 (41.17%) QA
2 56 (3.53%) SDET
3 9 (0.57%) SLA
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.19%) Def Stans
5 3 (0.19%) ECSS
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.13%) TickIT
7 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.063%) DO-160
7 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (1.01%) Firmware
2 15 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (0.76%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.32%) KVM
4 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.19%) Docker
7 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.063%) Xen
8 1 (0.063%) XenApp
8 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.25%) Puppet
4 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.13%) Kibana
5 2 (0.13%) logstash
6 1 (0.063%) Ansible
6 1 (0.063%) Grafana
6 1 (0.063%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) SCOM
Vendors
1 222 (14.00%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.42%) Oracle
3 72 (4.54%) HP
4 26 (1.64%) SAP
5 22 (1.39%) Google
5 22 (1.39%) VMware
6 19 (1.20%) IBM
7 13 (0.82%) Cisco
7 13 (0.82%) Rally
8 12 (0.76%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.69%) SOASTA, Inc
10 9 (0.57%) Facebook
11 7 (0.44%) Green Hat
11 7 (0.44%) Perforce
11 7 (0.44%) webMethods
12 6 (0.38%) EMC
12 6 (0.38%) Telerik
13 5 (0.32%) Borland
13 5 (0.32%) Huawei
13 5 (0.32%) Roku
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health, Life assurance an
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 32,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits+Bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + employer only pension
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kidlington, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits (pro-rata)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago