The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 347 435 355
Rank change year-on-year
+88 -80
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 858 655 939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.63% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.65% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 751 533 778
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
93119 101042 107544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.31% 96.53% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 79018 83306 88027
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 1 May 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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
London +81 298 £55,000 +15.78% 43
South East -11 147 £35,000 -17.64% 24
South West +56 134 £40,000 -5.88% 12
Yorkshire +54 97 £37,500 +7.14% 11
East of England +24 92 £38,500 -9.41% 16
North West +28 42 £42,500 +31.78% 6
West Midlands -7 27 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East Midlands +18 23 £37,500 +2.04% 1
Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £27,500 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 938 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 718 (44.38%) Selenium
3 694 (42.89%) Test Automation
4 688 (42.52%) QA
5 543 (33.56%) Java
6 371 (22.93%) Degree
7 368 (22.74%) BDD
8 365 (22.56%) SQL
9 356 (22.00%) C#
10 346 (21.38%) Cucumber
11 335 (20.70%) Software Testing
12 328 (20.27%) WebDriver
13 327 (20.21%) Automation Testing
14 321 (19.84%) Finance
15 311 (19.22%) Automated Testing
16 303 (18.73%) Scrum
17 299 (18.48%) TDD
18 285 (17.61%) Python
19 278 (17.18%) Manual Testing
20 277 (17.12%) Test Scripting
21 250 (15.45%) ISEB
22 243 (15.02%) Software Engineering
23 238 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
24 236 (14.59%) Windows
25 222 (13.72%) JIRA
26 218 (13.47%) SDLC
27 213 (13.16%) Ruby
28 208 (12.86%) Functional Testing
29 207 (12.79%) Microsoft
30 205 (12.67%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 19 (1.17%) IIS
2 18 (1.11%) Confluence
3 14 (0.87%) MQSeries
4 10 (0.62%) ColdFusion
5 8 (0.49%) CICS
5 8 (0.49%) CMS
6 7 (0.43%) Node.js
7 4 (0.25%) Apache
7 4 (0.25%) SAS
8 3 (0.19%) Drupal
8 3 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.062%) MTS
10 1 (0.062%) SharePoint
Applications
1 99 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.73%) MS Office
3 16 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.68%) Maya
5 9 (0.56%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 18 (1.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (0.87%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.19%) LabWindows
4 1 (0.062%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (1.85%) SaaS
2 14 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.062%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.16%) Internet
2 29 (1.79%) HTTP
3 19 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.68%) SSL
5 8 (0.49%) LTE
6 7 (0.43%) SAN
7 6 (0.37%) GPRS
7 6 (0.37%) GSM
7 6 (0.37%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (0.31%) Bluetooth
8 5 (0.31%) SSH
8 5 (0.31%) UMTS
8 5 (0.31%) VoIP
8 5 (0.31%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.25%) 3G
9 4 (0.25%) RS-232
9 4 (0.25%) SMS
9 4 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.19%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 169 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 64 (3.96%) Relational Database
3 46 (2.84%) MySQL
4 31 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.79%) Big Data
6 20 (1.24%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.37%) GIS
9 6 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.31%) OLTP
11 4 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.19%) QlikView
13 2 (0.12%) Apache Accumulo
14 1 (0.062%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.062%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.062%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.062%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 718 (44.38%) Selenium
2 346 (21.38%) Cucumber
3 328 (20.27%) WebDriver
4 222 (13.72%) JIRA
5 159 (9.83%) Jenkins
6 143 (8.84%) SoapUI
7 108 (6.67%) JUnit
8 102 (6.30%) JMeter
9 97 (6.00%) SpecFlow
10 95 (5.87%) Git (software)
11 89 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
12 82 (5.07%) HP UFT
13 71 (4.39%) Visual Studio
14 57 (3.52%) FitNesse
14 57 (3.52%) Subversion
15 47 (2.90%) JBehave
16 46 (2.84%) Maven
17 37 (2.29%) Bugzilla
17 37 (2.29%) TestNG
18 32 (1.98%) Appium
General
1 321 (19.84%) Finance
2 135 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 75 (4.64%) Banking
4 51 (3.15%) Electronics
5 47 (2.90%) Manufacturing
6 46 (2.84%) Retail
7 43 (2.66%) Games
8 39 (2.41%) Marketing
9 31 (1.92%) Law
10 24 (1.48%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (0.93%) Legal
13 12 (0.74%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.68%) Automotive
14 11 (0.68%) Back Office
15 9 (0.56%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.43%) Front Office
17 6 (0.37%) Advertising
18 5 (0.31%) Military
19 4 (0.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (12.48%) .NET
2 141 (8.71%) Web Services
3 111 (6.86%) XML
4 67 (4.14%) RESTful
5 64 (3.96%) REST
6 63 (3.89%) SOAP
7 50 (3.09%) HTML
8 40 (2.47%) CSS
8 40 (2.47%) Gherkin
9 39 (2.41%) J2EE
10 33 (2.04%) JSON
11 25 (1.55%) LAMP
12 19 (1.17%) Middleware
13 14 (0.87%) ASP.NET
14 13 (0.80%) HTML5
15 11 (0.68%) AngularJS
15 11 (0.68%) Behat
16 10 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
17 9 (0.56%) jQuery
18 6 (0.37%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (10.51%) Computer Science
3 104 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 44 (2.72%) Fintech
5 29 (1.79%) iPad
6 28 (1.73%) Digital Media
6 28 (1.73%) User Experience
7 27 (1.67%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.61%) Client/Server
9 25 (1.55%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.93%) RIA
11 14 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 13 (0.80%) IVR
13 12 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.68%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.56%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.49%) Mainframe
16 8 (0.49%) Online Games
16 8 (0.49%) Social Media
16 8 (0.49%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 236 (14.59%) Windows
2 187 (11.56%) Linux
3 124 (7.66%) Unix
4 117 (7.23%) Android
5 98 (6.06%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.92%) Windows Server
7 19 (1.17%) Solaris
8 12 (0.74%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 8 (0.49%) Windows 10
11 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.31%) AIX
13 4 (0.25%) HPUX
14 3 (0.19%) VxWorks
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.062%) BlackBerry OS
16 1 (0.062%) ThreadX
16 1 (0.062%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 938 (57.97%) Agile Software Development
2 694 (42.89%) Test Automation
3 368 (22.74%) BDD
4 335 (20.70%) Software Testing
5 327 (20.21%) Automation Testing
6 311 (19.22%) Automated Testing
7 303 (18.73%) Scrum
8 299 (18.48%) TDD
9 278 (17.18%) Manual Testing
10 277 (17.12%) Test Scripting
11 243 (15.02%) Software Engineering
12 238 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
13 218 (13.47%) SDLC
14 208 (12.86%) Functional Testing
15 205 (12.67%) Regression Testing
16 197 (12.18%) Test Strategy
17 170 (10.51%) User Acceptance Testing
18 158 (9.77%) Performance Testing
19 133 (8.22%) QA Automation
20 123 (7.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 543 (33.56%) Java
2 365 (22.56%) SQL
3 356 (22.00%) C#
4 285 (17.61%) Python
5 213 (13.16%) Ruby
6 139 (8.59%) JavaScript
7 95 (5.87%) Perl
8 93 (5.75%) C++
9 84 (5.19%) PHP
10 73 (4.51%) C
11 36 (2.22%) VB
12 35 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 30 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.79%) Scala
15 25 (1.55%) Clojure
16 20 (1.24%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.11%) XPath
18 14 (0.87%) VBScript
19 13 (0.80%) Groovy
20 12 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 371 (22.93%) Degree
2 250 (15.45%) ISEB
3 195 (12.05%) ISTQB
4 121 (7.48%) Security Cleared
5 90 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 48 (2.97%) SC Cleared
7 43 (2.66%) DV Cleared
8 26 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (0.80%) PhD
10 9 (0.56%) HND
11 4 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 4 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.12%) HP AIS
12 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.062%) CCNA
13 1 (0.062%) CCNP
13 1 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.062%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 688 (42.52%) QA
2 44 (2.72%) SDET
3 7 (0.43%) ISO 9000
3 7 (0.43%) SLA
4 5 (0.31%) TickIT
5 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.19%) ECSS
5 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.062%) WAI
System Software
1 11 (0.68%) Firmware
1 11 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.12%) Docker
3 2 (0.12%) KVM
3 2 (0.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.062%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 45 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.31%) Puppet
3 5 (0.31%) SCVMM
4 4 (0.25%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.19%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.12%) Kibana
6 2 (0.12%) logstash
6 2 (0.12%) SCCM
7 1 (0.062%) Ansible
7 1 (0.062%) Grafana
Vendors
1 207 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 83 (5.13%) Oracle
3 62 (3.83%) HP
4 30 (1.85%) SAP
5 26 (1.61%) Google
6 22 (1.36%) IBM
7 19 (1.17%) VMware
8 15 (0.93%) Facebook
8 15 (0.93%) Rally
9 14 (0.87%) Green Hat
9 14 (0.87%) webMethods
10 12 (0.74%) Telelogic
11 11 (0.68%) Telerik
12 8 (0.49%) Roku
13 7 (0.43%) ForgeRock
13 7 (0.43%) Perforce
14 6 (0.37%) Cisco
15 5 (0.31%) Apple
15 5 (0.31%) EMC
15 5 (0.31%) Sophos
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Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
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Salary: £45,000 per annum
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Oxfordshire
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