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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 308 370 374
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 774 751 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.98% 0.82% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.85% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 677 662 686
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £30,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
76009 88690 93012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.46% 96.51% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63572 75206 77885
Median salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +54 202 £54,500 +3.80% 30
South East +36 141 £39,000 +11.42% 27
East of England +15 104 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Yorkshire +34 98 £45,000 +12.50% 9
South West +14 97 £40,000 -5.88% 18
North West +21 67 £37,500 -6.25% 13
West Midlands +6 43 £32,500 -3.70% 3
East Midlands +26 22 £45,000 +33.33% 4
North East +2 5 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 1023 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (46.71%) Selenium
3 594 (39.52%) Test Automation
4 543 (36.13%) Java
5 539 (35.86%) QA
6 401 (26.68%) Scrum
7 380 (25.28%) Test Scripting
8 376 (25.02%) TDD
9 358 (23.82%) BDD
10 350 (23.29%) Python
11 340 (22.62%) C#
12 333 (22.16%) Automated Testing
13 320 (21.29%) Cucumber
14 315 (20.96%) SQL
15 285 (18.96%) Degree
16 279 (18.56%) Software Testing
17 267 (17.76%) ISEB
18 258 (17.17%) ISTQB
18 258 (17.17%) Automation Testing
19 256 (17.03%) Finance
20 240 (15.97%) Linux
21 221 (14.70%) Software Engineering
22 216 (14.37%) WebDriver
23 200 (13.31%) Functional Testing
24 192 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
25 191 (12.71%) Manual Testing
25 191 (12.71%) Regression Testing
26 187 (12.44%) C++
27 181 (12.04%) SDLC
28 174 (11.58%) JIRA

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 34 (2.26%) Confluence
2 10 (0.67%) GlassFish
3 5 (0.33%) Apache
4 3 (0.20%) IIS
4 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.13%) CMS
5 2 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.067%) CICS
6 1 (0.067%) Drupal
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.067%) SAS
6 1 (0.067%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.067%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (2.20%) MS Excel
2 30 (2.00%) MS Office
3 10 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.20%) Simulink
6 1 (0.067%) Mingle
6 1 (0.067%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 12 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.27%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.06%) SaaS
2 15 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.53%) GitHub
5 6 (0.40%) Slack
6 4 (0.27%) G Suite
6 4 (0.27%) Office 365
7 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.13%) iTunes
9 1 (0.067%) Donky
9 1 (0.067%) Google Play
9 1 (0.067%) PaaS
9 1 (0.067%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.00%) Internet
2 29 (1.93%) HTTP
3 26 (1.73%) Wireless
4 23 (1.53%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.20%) Broadband
6 15 (1.00%) SSL
7 14 (0.93%) BGP
8 13 (0.86%) MPLS
8 13 (0.86%) WAN
9 12 (0.80%) HTTPS
9 12 (0.80%) IPv6
10 11 (0.73%) DHCP
10 11 (0.73%) LAN
10 11 (0.73%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.67%) L2TP
11 10 (0.67%) SNMP
11 10 (0.67%) TACACS
11 10 (0.67%) VPLS
12 9 (0.60%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.53%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (4.99%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.06%) Big Data
3 40 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.66%) MySQL
5 19 (1.26%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 8 (0.53%) GIS
8 8 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (0.47%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.33%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.20%) DB2
13 3 (0.20%) Redis
14 2 (0.13%) OLAP
14 2 (0.13%) OLTP
14 2 (0.13%) Spotfire
14 2 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 702 (46.71%) Selenium
2 320 (21.29%) Cucumber
3 216 (14.37%) WebDriver
4 174 (11.58%) JIRA
5 145 (9.65%) SoapUI
6 116 (7.72%) JMeter
7 111 (7.39%) Jenkins
8 107 (7.12%) Git (software)
9 96 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 87 (5.79%) JUnit
11 69 (4.59%) SpecFlow
12 59 (3.93%) HP UFT
13 50 (3.33%) Appium
13 50 (3.33%) Visual Studio
14 43 (2.86%) LoadRunner
15 41 (2.73%) Maven
16 40 (2.66%) Subversion
16 40 (2.66%) TeamCity
17 33 (2.20%) Eclipse
18 31 (2.06%) WATIR
General
1 256 (17.03%) Finance
2 130 (8.65%) Telecoms
3 96 (6.39%) Retail
4 93 (6.19%) Banking
5 66 (4.39%) Electronics
6 51 (3.39%) Games
7 42 (2.79%) Legal
8 39 (2.59%) Manufacturing
9 28 (1.86%) Military
10 27 (1.80%) Marketing
11 19 (1.26%) Advertising
11 19 (1.26%) Aerospace
12 16 (1.06%) Back Office
13 15 (1.00%) Automotive
14 14 (0.93%) Law
15 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.20%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (9.98%) .NET
2 108 (7.19%) Web Services
3 101 (6.72%) XML
4 92 (6.12%) SOAP
5 71 (4.72%) RESTful
6 70 (4.66%) REST
7 69 (4.59%) HTML
8 59 (3.93%) Gherkin
9 45 (2.99%) CSS
10 25 (1.66%) AngularJS
10 25 (1.66%) J2EE
11 21 (1.40%) ASP.NET
12 19 (1.26%) Java EE
13 13 (0.86%) JSON
14 12 (0.80%) Hibernate
14 12 (0.80%) Spring
14 12 (0.80%) STL
15 11 (0.73%) Guice
15 11 (0.73%) HTML5
16 9 (0.60%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 127 (8.45%) Computer Science
2 94 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (5.72%) Mobile App
4 31 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
6 27 (1.80%) iPad
7 24 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.53%) Physics
9 21 (1.40%) Client/Server
10 18 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.13%) Fintech
12 14 (0.93%) iPhone
12 14 (0.93%) RIA
13 11 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 10 (0.67%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.67%) Cyber Defence
14 10 (0.67%) Data Centre
14 10 (0.67%) Smartcard
14 10 (0.67%) User Experience
15 9 (0.60%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 240 (15.97%) Linux
2 173 (11.51%) Windows
3 95 (6.32%) Android
4 69 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 66 (4.39%) Unix
6 18 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.067%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1023 (68.06%) Agile Software Development
2 594 (39.52%) Test Automation
3 401 (26.68%) Scrum
4 380 (25.28%) Test Scripting
5 376 (25.02%) TDD
6 358 (23.82%) BDD
7 333 (22.16%) Automated Testing
8 279 (18.56%) Software Testing
9 258 (17.17%) Automation Testing
10 221 (14.70%) Software Engineering
11 200 (13.31%) Functional Testing
12 192 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
13 191 (12.71%) Manual Testing
13 191 (12.71%) Regression Testing
14 181 (12.04%) SDLC
15 164 (10.91%) Test Strategy
16 148 (9.85%) Non-Functional Testing
17 135 (8.98%) Performance Testing
18 127 (8.45%) E-Commerce
19 123 (8.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 543 (36.13%) Java
2 350 (23.29%) Python
3 340 (22.62%) C#
4 315 (20.96%) SQL
5 187 (12.44%) C++
6 154 (10.25%) C
7 136 (9.05%) JavaScript
8 134 (8.92%) Ruby
9 132 (8.78%) Perl
10 57 (3.79%) Bash Shell
11 52 (3.46%) PHP
12 37 (2.46%) VB
13 35 (2.33%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.60%) Groovy
15 24 (1.60%) Objective-C
16 21 (1.40%) Embedded C
17 17 (1.13%) Scala
18 16 (1.06%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.06%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 285 (18.96%) Degree
2 267 (17.76%) ISEB
3 258 (17.17%) ISTQB
4 156 (10.38%) Security Cleared
5 105 (6.99%) DV Cleared
6 101 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 53 (3.53%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (1.00%) HNC
10 13 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.80%) CCNA
11 12 (0.80%) CISSP
11 12 (0.80%) GIAC
11 12 (0.80%) Linux+ Certification
11 12 (0.80%) MCSE
11 12 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (0.80%) Network+ Certification
11 12 (0.80%) PhD
11 12 (0.80%) Security+ Certification
11 12 (0.80%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (35.86%) QA
2 77 (5.12%) SDET
3 8 (0.53%) Def Stans
4 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.27%) MISRA
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.20%) ISO 9002
7 2 (0.13%) GAMP
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.067%) ISO13485
System Software
1 51 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.20%) Hyper-V
3 16 (1.06%) Firmware
4 8 (0.53%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.47%) Docker
6 5 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.067%) KVM
9 1 (0.067%) vSphere
9 1 (0.067%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (3.59%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) Puppet
4 3 (0.20%) Ansible
4 3 (0.20%) Perfmon
5 2 (0.13%) Kibana
6 1 (0.067%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.067%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 96 (6.39%) HP
1 96 (6.39%) Microsoft
2 63 (4.19%) Oracle
3 52 (3.46%) VMware
4 39 (2.59%) Atlassian
5 29 (1.93%) Cisco
6 18 (1.20%) Nokia
7 14 (0.93%) Huawei
7 14 (0.93%) IBM
7 14 (0.93%) SAP
8 11 (0.73%) Google
9 10 (0.67%) Juniper
10 9 (0.60%) Cognizant
11 8 (0.53%) SOASTA, Inc
11 8 (0.53%) Telerik
12 7 (0.47%) EMC
12 7 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (0.40%) Cadence
14 5 (0.33%) Red Hat
14 5 (0.33%) TOWER Software
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits+Perks
Posted: 4 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
The One Group
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 9 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Benifits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Icore Tech
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Posted: Yesterday