The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 351 420 386
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 802 553 646
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 730 427 579
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
102606 96024 105994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.40% 94.24% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84657 80426 91603
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
UK

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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +102 311 £50,000 - 22
South East +30 202 £38,500 +10.00% 19
East of England +17 123 £36,750 +5.00% 24
South West -20 63 £37,000 +13.84% 7
Yorkshire -21 48 £32,500 +12.06% 8
East Midlands +19 42 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +5 16 £40,000 - 5
North West -7 16 £28,250 -2.58% 5
North East 0 3 £31,700 -
Test Engineer
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Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

1 814 (47.55%) QA
2 582 (34.00%) Selenium
3 549 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
4 531 (31.02%) Test Automation
5 505 (29.50%) SQL
6 476 (27.80%) Java
7 432 (25.23%) Degree
8 419 (24.47%) C#
9 385 (22.49%) Automated Testing
10 371 (21.67%) Test Scripting
11 352 (20.56%) Software Testing
12 300 (17.52%) Python
13 296 (17.29%) .NET
14 287 (16.76%) Finance
15 277 (16.18%) ISEB
16 273 (15.95%) Windows
17 256 (14.95%) Linux
18 233 (13.61%) Scrum
19 230 (13.43%) WebDriver
20 227 (13.26%) Manual Testing
21 214 (12.50%) Regression Testing
22 213 (12.44%) Automation Testing
23 208 (12.15%) Cucumber
24 201 (11.74%) Ruby
25 199 (11.62%) ISTQB
26 193 (11.27%) BDD
27 191 (11.16%) TDD
28 174 (10.16%) Test Strategy
29 173 (10.11%) XML
30 165 (9.64%) PHP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 26 (1.52%) Apache
2 23 (1.34%) IIS
3 19 (1.11%) CMS
4 12 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.64%) Confluence
5 11 (0.64%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.53%) WordPress
6 9 (0.53%) ColdFusion
7 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (0.29%) Lync
8 4 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.23%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.18%) Node.js
9 3 (0.18%) Moodle
10 1 (0.058%) SAS
10 1 (0.058%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.058%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.058%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.058%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 65 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.15%) MS Office
3 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.058%) MS Project
5 1 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.058%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.058%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.40%) SaaS
2 21 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.29%) GitHub
5 5 (0.29%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.058%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.21%) Wireless
2 55 (3.21%) Internet
3 52 (3.04%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.28%) HTTP
5 32 (1.87%) 4G
6 29 (1.69%) BGP
7 27 (1.58%) MPLS
7 27 (1.58%) SS7
8 21 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (1.17%) LTE
9 20 (1.17%) Wireshark
9 20 (1.17%) SIGTRAN
9 20 (1.17%) GPRS
10 17 (0.99%) GSM
10 17 (0.99%) Bluetooth
11 16 (0.93%) 3G
12 14 (0.82%) Firewall
12 14 (0.82%) 2G
13 13 (0.76%) UMTS
14 12 (0.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 65 (3.80%) MySQL
3 35 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (1.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (1.58%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 14 (0.82%) Oracle Database
9 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 12 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 10 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 8 (0.47%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (0.29%) Redis
15 4 (0.23%) Big Data
16 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
16 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.18%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.18%) DB2
Development Applications
1 582 (34.00%) Selenium
2 230 (13.43%) WebDriver
3 208 (12.15%) Cucumber
4 126 (7.36%) JIRA
5 110 (6.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 91 (5.32%) SoapUI
7 86 (5.02%) Jenkins
8 83 (4.85%) JUnit
9 60 (3.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (3.33%) Visual Studio
10 57 (3.33%) FitNesse
11 52 (3.04%) Subversion
12 51 (2.98%) Hudson
13 49 (2.86%) JBehave
14 48 (2.80%) Ranorex
15 45 (2.63%) Calabash
16 42 (2.45%) Maven
17 40 (2.34%) JMeter
18 39 (2.28%) Bugzilla
18 39 (2.28%) Git (software)
General
1 287 (16.76%) Finance
2 102 (5.96%) Telecoms
3 80 (4.67%) Banking
4 74 (4.32%) Retail
5 40 (2.34%) Games
6 39 (2.28%) Electronics
7 28 (1.64%) Military
7 28 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 19 (1.11%) Automotive
10 16 (0.93%) Multimedia
11 11 (0.64%) Law
11 11 (0.64%) Back Office
12 10 (0.58%) Marketing
13 8 (0.47%) Publishing
14 7 (0.41%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.29%) Advertising
15 5 (0.29%) Online Betting
16 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (17.29%) .NET
2 173 (10.11%) XML
3 163 (9.52%) Web Services
4 156 (9.11%) SOAP
5 83 (4.85%) HTML
6 52 (3.04%) REST
7 49 (2.86%) Gherkin
8 47 (2.75%) .NET Framework
9 43 (2.51%) ASP.NET
9 43 (2.51%) RESTful
10 34 (1.99%) CSS
11 27 (1.58%) JSON
11 27 (1.58%) WCF
12 23 (1.34%) LINQ
13 21 (1.23%) Spring
14 19 (1.11%) JSF
15 18 (1.05%) Ajax
16 17 (0.99%) Middleware
17 15 (0.88%) jQuery
18 12 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 125 (7.30%) Computer Science
2 109 (6.37%) Mobile App
3 79 (4.61%) Open Source
4 50 (2.92%) Mathematics
5 41 (2.39%) Blackberry
6 34 (1.99%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.58%) Firmware
7 27 (1.58%) Smartcard
8 25 (1.46%) Biometrics
9 20 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (0.88%) EFT
11 14 (0.82%) iPad
11 14 (0.82%) Video on Demand
12 13 (0.76%) iPhone
12 13 (0.76%) Mobile Banking
12 13 (0.76%) Derivative
13 12 (0.70%) Management Information System
13 12 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 10 (0.58%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 273 (15.95%) Windows
2 256 (14.95%) Linux
3 148 (8.64%) UNIX
4 115 (6.72%) Android
5 84 (4.91%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.75%) Windows XP
7 28 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 25 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 23 (1.34%) Mac OS X
10 20 (1.17%) Solaris
11 9 (0.53%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.29%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.058%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 549 (32.07%) Agile Software Development
2 531 (31.02%) Test Automation
3 385 (22.49%) Automated Testing
4 371 (21.67%) Test Scripting
5 352 (20.56%) Software Testing
6 233 (13.61%) Scrum
7 227 (13.26%) Manual Testing
8 214 (12.50%) Regression Testing
9 213 (12.44%) Automation Testing
10 193 (11.27%) BDD
11 191 (11.16%) TDD
12 174 (10.16%) Test Strategy
13 151 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
14 143 (8.35%) Software Engineering
15 139 (8.12%) User Acceptance Testing
16 127 (7.42%) Integration Testing
17 119 (6.95%) Performance Testing
18 116 (6.78%) System Testing
19 115 (6.72%) E-Commerce
20 100 (5.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 505 (29.50%) SQL
2 476 (27.80%) Java
3 419 (24.47%) C#
4 300 (17.52%) Python
5 201 (11.74%) Ruby
6 165 (9.64%) PHP
7 161 (9.40%) JavaScript
8 156 (9.11%) Perl
9 149 (8.70%) C++
10 106 (6.19%) C
11 42 (2.45%) VB.NET
12 37 (2.16%) Tcl
12 37 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.10%) Bash Shell
14 28 (1.64%) VBScript
15 25 (1.46%) Erlang
16 22 (1.29%) Scala
17 19 (1.11%) VB
18 15 (0.88%) TTCN
19 11 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 432 (25.23%) Degree
2 277 (16.18%) ISEB
3 199 (11.62%) ISTQB
4 77 (4.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 58 (3.39%) Security Cleared
6 40 (2.34%) SC Cleared
7 15 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (0.64%) CCIP
9 10 (0.58%) HND
10 7 (0.41%) Sun Certification
10 7 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
11 6 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
12 5 (0.29%) CCNP
13 3 (0.18%) CCNA
13 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.12%) GPEN
14 2 (0.12%) OSCP
14 2 (0.12%) CISSP
14 2 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 814 (47.55%) QA
2 28 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 26 (1.52%) TickIT
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.23%) DO-160
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) WAI
6 1 (0.058%) GAMP
6 1 (0.058%) WCAG
6 1 (0.058%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.58%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.29%) KVM
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.058%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 117 (6.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.23%) Opsview
3 3 (0.18%) Puppet
4 1 (0.058%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.058%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.058%) Ansible
Vendors
1 134 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 64 (3.74%) Oracle
3 59 (3.45%) HP
4 29 (1.69%) Cisco
5 28 (1.64%) VMware
6 14 (0.82%) EMC
7 10 (0.58%) Adobe
8 7 (0.41%) Citrix
9 6 (0.35%) Telerik
10 5 (0.29%) IBM
11 4 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.23%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.23%) Acme Packet
12 3 (0.18%) MKS
12 3 (0.18%) Perforce
13 2 (0.12%) Google
13 2 (0.12%) Facebook
13 2 (0.12%) ForgeRock
13 2 (0.12%) Agilent
13 2 (0.12%) Fujitsu
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £18000 - £27000 per annum + £5k and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + share options
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago