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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 430 362 429
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 604 817 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.79% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 533 736 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%
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
96432 103854 97223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.46% 94.47% 94.53%
Number of salaries quoted 80542 85900 81828
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 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
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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 -52 189 £50,000 - 20
South East -47 137 £40,000 +3.89% 19
East of England -34 85 £38,750 -3.12% 20
South West -20 57 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +8 51 £35,000 +7.69% 11
North West +43 42 £37,500 +31.57% 8
East Midlands -25 19 £36,000 +2.85% 2
West Midlands -20 16 £30,000 -25.00% 2
North East -10 3 £30,000 -5.36% 3
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 642 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (38.83%) QA
3 468 (38.58%) Selenium
4 465 (38.33%) Test Automation
5 411 (33.88%) Java
6 317 (26.13%) SQL
7 311 (25.64%) Degree
8 276 (22.75%) Test Scripting
9 262 (21.60%) Finance
10 243 (20.03%) Scrum
11 242 (19.95%) Python
12 237 (19.54%) C#
13 202 (16.65%) WebDriver
14 199 (16.41%) Automation Testing
15 191 (15.75%) Automated Testing
15 191 (15.75%) Software Testing
16 184 (15.17%) Linux
16 184 (15.17%) ISEB
17 168 (13.85%) Manual Testing
18 164 (13.52%) Software Engineering
19 153 (12.61%) Windows
19 153 (12.61%) BDD
20 145 (11.95%) SDLC
21 144 (11.87%) Cucumber
22 143 (11.79%) JIRA
23 142 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
24 137 (11.29%) ISTQB
25 131 (10.80%) Ruby
26 127 (10.47%) Computer Science
27 120 (9.89%) UNIX

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 9 (0.74%) Apache
1 9 (0.74%) Confluence
2 8 (0.66%) Node.js
3 6 (0.49%) SharePoint
3 6 (0.49%) IIS
4 5 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.41%) CMS
4 5 (0.41%) Drupal
5 4 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.25%) JBoss
6 3 (0.25%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.25%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (0.16%) Lync
7 2 (0.16%) WordPress
7 2 (0.16%) lighttpd
7 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.082%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.082%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.082%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 34 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.98%) MS Office
3 10 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.66%) LabWindows
2 5 (0.41%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 4 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.082%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.65%) SaaS
2 12 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.25%) GitHub
6 2 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.082%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.23%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.48%) Wireless
3 16 (1.32%) Internet
4 15 (1.24%) HTTP
5 13 (1.07%) VPN
6 11 (0.91%) Network Security
7 10 (0.82%) Wireshark
7 10 (0.82%) LTE
7 10 (0.82%) 3G
8 8 (0.66%) MPLS
9 7 (0.58%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.41%) CTI
10 5 (0.41%) LAN
10 5 (0.41%) 4G
10 5 (0.41%) Firewall
11 4 (0.33%) VoLTE
11 4 (0.33%) ATM
11 4 (0.33%) GSM
11 4 (0.33%) INAP
11 4 (0.33%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.43%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.13%) MySQL
3 21 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (1.07%) Big Data
5 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.82%) OLTP
6 10 (0.82%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 8 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (0.49%) DB2
11 5 (0.41%) OLAP
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.41%) Redis
11 5 (0.41%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
13 3 (0.25%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 468 (38.58%) Selenium
2 202 (16.65%) WebDriver
3 144 (11.87%) Cucumber
4 143 (11.79%) JIRA
5 83 (6.84%) HP UFT
6 82 (6.76%) Jenkins
7 80 (6.60%) JUnit
8 73 (6.02%) JMeter
9 59 (4.86%) Git (software)
10 45 (3.71%) SoapUI
10 45 (3.71%) Subversion
11 42 (3.46%) NUnit
12 40 (3.30%) Visual Studio
12 40 (3.30%) WATIR
13 39 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
14 37 (3.05%) Rational DOORS
15 33 (2.72%) FitNesse
16 32 (2.64%) LoadRunner
17 30 (2.47%) Bugzilla
18 29 (2.39%) RSpec
General
1 262 (21.60%) Finance
2 51 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 50 (4.12%) Banking
4 42 (3.46%) Electronics
5 28 (2.31%) Games
5 28 (2.31%) Marketing
6 24 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.90%) Retail
8 17 (1.40%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.24%) Law
10 13 (1.07%) Military
11 11 (0.91%) Legal
12 9 (0.74%) Back Office
13 8 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.58%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.49%) Automotive
15 6 (0.49%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.33%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.25%) Advertising
18 2 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (8.41%) .NET
2 73 (6.02%) Web Services
3 59 (4.86%) XML
3 59 (4.86%) HTML
4 38 (3.13%) RESTful
5 37 (3.05%) Gherkin
6 25 (2.06%) SOAP
7 23 (1.90%) CSS
8 19 (1.57%) REST
9 16 (1.32%) jQuery
10 14 (1.15%) Spring
11 13 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
12 12 (0.99%) .NET Framework
12 12 (0.99%) HTML5
12 12 (0.99%) QuickFIX
13 11 (0.91%) SWT
13 11 (0.91%) Struts
13 11 (0.91%) ASP.NET
13 11 (0.91%) Swing
14 10 (0.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 92 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (6.27%) Mobile App
4 45 (3.71%) Mathematics
5 43 (3.54%) User Experience
6 27 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (1.40%) GIS
8 17 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.24%) Xbox
10 14 (1.15%) Physics
11 11 (0.91%) Blog
11 11 (0.91%) W3C
11 11 (0.91%) Internet of Things
11 11 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
11 11 (0.91%) iPhone
12 10 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (0.82%) Cryptography
13 9 (0.74%) iPad
13 9 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 184 (15.17%) Linux
2 153 (12.61%) Windows
3 120 (9.89%) UNIX
4 91 (7.50%) Android
5 66 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 13 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.91%) Windows 7
8 9 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.41%) Solaris
11 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.33%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
12 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
12 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.16%) VMS
13 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.082%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 465 (38.33%) Test Automation
3 276 (22.75%) Test Scripting
4 243 (20.03%) Scrum
5 199 (16.41%) Automation Testing
6 191 (15.75%) Automated Testing
6 191 (15.75%) Software Testing
7 168 (13.85%) Manual Testing
8 164 (13.52%) Software Engineering
9 153 (12.61%) BDD
10 145 (11.95%) SDLC
11 142 (11.71%) Continuous Integration
12 118 (9.73%) TDD
13 115 (9.48%) Regression Testing
14 101 (8.33%) Test Strategy
15 86 (7.09%) Performance Testing
16 85 (7.01%) Open Source
16 85 (7.01%) Validation
17 84 (6.92%) OO
17 84 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 411 (33.88%) Java
2 317 (26.13%) SQL
3 242 (19.95%) Python
4 237 (19.54%) C#
5 131 (10.80%) Ruby
6 102 (8.41%) C++
7 92 (7.58%) C
8 85 (7.01%) JavaScript
9 82 (6.76%) Perl
10 68 (5.61%) PHP
11 26 (2.14%) Bash Shell
12 25 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.98%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.73%) Groovy
14 21 (1.73%) VB
15 17 (1.40%) VBScript
16 10 (0.82%) Delphi
17 9 (0.74%) PL/SQL
17 9 (0.74%) Tcl
18 7 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 311 (25.64%) Degree
2 184 (15.17%) ISEB
3 137 (11.29%) ISTQB
4 78 (6.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 75 (6.18%) Security Cleared
6 51 (4.20%) SC Cleared
7 27 (2.23%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.91%) HND
8 11 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 10 (0.82%) HNC
10 6 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.33%) CCNA
11 4 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.25%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.16%) CCNP
14 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.082%) MCAD
14 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.082%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 471 (38.83%) QA
2 11 (0.91%) WCAG
3 10 (0.82%) JTAG
4 9 (0.74%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.33%) SLA
6 3 (0.25%) TickIT
7 2 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 14 (1.15%) Firmware
2 13 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.49%) Docker
6 5 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.082%) NDS
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.082%) XenApp
8 1 (0.082%) XenServer
8 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.82%) Puppet
3 8 (0.66%) WMI
4 3 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.082%) Salt
6 1 (0.082%) Iperf
Vendors
1 76 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 37 (3.05%) Oracle
3 35 (2.89%) Google
4 31 (2.56%) HP
5 25 (2.06%) VMware
6 24 (1.98%) Facebook
7 22 (1.81%) ForgeRock
8 13 (1.07%) EMC
9 12 (0.99%) Atlassian
9 12 (0.99%) Perforce
10 11 (0.91%) Telelogic
11 8 (0.66%) Cisco
12 5 (0.41%) Green Hat
13 4 (0.33%) GoldenSource
13 4 (0.33%) SAP
13 4 (0.33%) TOWER Software
13 4 (0.33%) Apple
14 3 (0.25%) Citrix
14 3 (0.25%) Tableau
15 2 (0.16%) IBM
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