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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 337 349 385
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 740 865 812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.87% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.90% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 663 749 719
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,700 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
81279 96326 102960
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.49% 96.62% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 67994 81128 85922
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +8 213 £52,500 - 42
South East -25 119 £39,500 +9.72% 12
Yorkshire +43 118 £45,000 +28.57% 14
East of England -29 92 £42,500 +13.33% 18
South West +27 90 £35,000 -17.64% 21
North West +10 61 £40,000 +14.28% 15
West Midlands +2 33 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands +11 21 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
North East +7 2 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 957 (66.09%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (46.13%) Selenium
3 550 (37.98%) Test Automation
4 539 (37.22%) QA
5 517 (35.70%) Java
6 383 (26.45%) Scrum
7 333 (23.00%) C#
8 330 (22.79%) Cucumber
9 328 (22.65%) BDD
10 327 (22.58%) TDD
10 327 (22.58%) Test Scripting
11 326 (22.51%) Python
12 325 (22.44%) SQL
13 323 (22.31%) Automated Testing
14 285 (19.68%) Software Testing
15 269 (18.58%) ISEB
16 264 (18.23%) Degree
17 255 (17.61%) ISTQB
18 254 (17.54%) Finance
19 244 (16.85%) Automation Testing
20 227 (15.68%) Linux
21 211 (14.57%) WebDriver
22 203 (14.02%) Manual Testing
23 199 (13.74%) Software Engineering
24 186 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
25 184 (12.71%) Regression Testing
26 177 (12.22%) JIRA
27 176 (12.15%) Functional Testing
28 170 (11.74%) C++
29 169 (11.67%) Test Strategy

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 36 (2.49%) Confluence
2 11 (0.76%) IIS
3 8 (0.55%) GlassFish
4 6 (0.41%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.28%) Apache
6 3 (0.21%) CMS
6 3 (0.21%) SAS
7 2 (0.14%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.14%) Drupal
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.14%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.069%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.069%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.069%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.069%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.069%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.21%) MS Office
3 9 (0.62%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Simulink
6 1 (0.069%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.28%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 31 (2.14%) SaaS
2 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.83%) GitHub
4 11 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.41%) Slack
6 4 (0.28%) G Suite
6 4 (0.28%) Office 365
7 3 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.21%) iTunes
8 2 (0.14%) Donky
8 2 (0.14%) Trello
9 1 (0.069%) Google Play
9 1 (0.069%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.76%) Internet
2 30 (2.07%) HTTP
3 22 (1.52%) Broadband
4 20 (1.38%) SSL
5 19 (1.31%) TCP/IP
6 18 (1.24%) BGP
7 17 (1.17%) MPLS
7 17 (1.17%) Wireless
8 15 (1.04%) HTTPS
8 15 (1.04%) IPv6
9 13 (0.90%) DHCP
10 12 (0.83%) L2TP
10 12 (0.83%) SNMP
10 12 (0.83%) TACACS
10 12 (0.83%) VPLS
10 12 (0.83%) WAN
11 10 (0.69%) LAN
11 10 (0.69%) Wireshark
12 9 (0.62%) Bluetooth
13 8 (0.55%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.49%) Big Data
2 36 (2.49%) Relational Database
3 21 (1.45%) MySQL
4 18 (1.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.04%) NoSQL
6 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.48%) DB2
9 7 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.41%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.35%) GIS
12 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.21%) Redis
13 3 (0.21%) SQLite
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Accumulo
14 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 668 (46.13%) Selenium
2 330 (22.79%) Cucumber
3 211 (14.57%) WebDriver
4 177 (12.22%) JIRA
5 122 (8.43%) SoapUI
6 117 (8.08%) Jenkins
7 107 (7.39%) JMeter
8 102 (7.04%) Git (software)
9 98 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 96 (6.63%) JUnit
11 59 (4.07%) SpecFlow
12 49 (3.38%) HP UFT
13 42 (2.90%) Subversion
14 40 (2.76%) Appium
15 39 (2.69%) Gatling
16 35 (2.42%) Visual Studio
17 34 (2.35%) Eclipse
18 33 (2.28%) Maven
19 30 (2.07%) LoadRunner
20 29 (2.00%) Calabash
General
1 254 (17.54%) Finance
2 101 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 80 (5.52%) Retail
4 79 (5.46%) Banking
5 67 (4.63%) Games
6 55 (3.80%) Electronics
7 43 (2.97%) Legal
8 28 (1.93%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.80%) Marketing
10 25 (1.73%) Military
11 22 (1.52%) Law
12 20 (1.38%) Aerospace
13 18 (1.24%) Back Office
14 15 (1.04%) Advertising
15 13 (0.90%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.76%) Automotive
17 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.28%) Publishing
19 3 (0.21%) Music Industry
20 2 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (9.88%) .NET
2 113 (7.80%) Web Services
3 97 (6.70%) XML
4 84 (5.80%) HTML
5 82 (5.66%) SOAP
6 74 (5.11%) REST
7 66 (4.56%) RESTful
8 54 (3.73%) Gherkin
9 46 (3.18%) CSS
10 24 (1.66%) J2EE
10 24 (1.66%) Java EE
11 23 (1.59%) Spring
12 19 (1.31%) Hibernate
13 16 (1.10%) Ajax
14 15 (1.04%) AngularJS
15 12 (0.83%) HTML5
15 12 (0.83%) STL
16 11 (0.76%) Guice
16 11 (0.76%) Node.js
17 9 (0.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 136 (9.39%) Computer Science
2 104 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (5.32%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (1.73%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.59%) RIA
7 22 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.45%) iPad
9 19 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.31%) Fintech
10 18 (1.24%) Embedded Systems
11 16 (1.10%) iPhone
11 16 (1.10%) Physics
12 13 (0.90%) Online Games
13 12 (0.83%) Data Centre
13 12 (0.83%) Smartcard
13 12 (0.83%) User Experience
14 11 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.69%) Informatics
15 10 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 227 (15.68%) Linux
2 163 (11.26%) Windows
3 96 (6.63%) Android
4 70 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 67 (4.63%) Unix
6 17 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.21%) Solaris
10 1 (0.069%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.069%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.069%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.069%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.069%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 957 (66.09%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (37.98%) Test Automation
3 383 (26.45%) Scrum
4 328 (22.65%) BDD
5 327 (22.58%) TDD
5 327 (22.58%) Test Scripting
6 323 (22.31%) Automated Testing
7 285 (19.68%) Software Testing
8 244 (16.85%) Automation Testing
9 203 (14.02%) Manual Testing
10 199 (13.74%) Software Engineering
11 186 (12.85%) Continuous Integration
12 184 (12.71%) Regression Testing
13 176 (12.15%) Functional Testing
14 169 (11.67%) Test Strategy
15 166 (11.46%) SDLC
16 143 (9.88%) Performance Testing
17 126 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
18 123 (8.49%) Waterfall
19 110 (7.60%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 517 (35.70%) Java
2 333 (23.00%) C#
3 326 (22.51%) Python
4 325 (22.44%) SQL
5 170 (11.74%) C++
6 149 (10.29%) C
7 142 (9.81%) Ruby
8 136 (9.39%) JavaScript
9 116 (8.01%) Perl
10 58 (4.01%) Bash Shell
11 55 (3.80%) PHP
12 39 (2.69%) VB
13 29 (2.00%) T-SQL
14 28 (1.93%) PowerShell
15 25 (1.73%) Objective-C
16 24 (1.66%) Scala
17 21 (1.45%) Groovy
18 19 (1.31%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.24%) Embedded C
20 15 (1.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 269 (18.58%) ISEB
2 264 (18.23%) Degree
3 255 (17.61%) ISTQB
4 135 (9.32%) Security Cleared
5 99 (6.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 94 (6.49%) DV Cleared
7 57 (3.94%) SC Cleared
8 15 (1.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 13 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (0.83%) CCNA
10 12 (0.83%) CISSP
10 12 (0.83%) CompTIA Security+
10 12 (0.83%) GIAC
10 12 (0.83%) Linux+ Certification
10 12 (0.83%) MCSE
10 12 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (0.83%) SANS
10 12 (0.83%) Security+ Certification
10 12 (0.83%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 539 (37.22%) QA
2 82 (5.66%) SDET
3 8 (0.55%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9002
5 3 (0.21%) MISRA
6 2 (0.14%) GAMP
7 1 (0.069%) DO-160
7 1 (0.069%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (1.86%) Hyper-V
3 17 (1.17%) Firmware
4 9 (0.62%) Docker
5 5 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.21%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.069%) KVM
8 1 (0.069%) vSphere
8 1 (0.069%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (4.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.28%) Ansible
3 3 (0.21%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.21%) Nagios
3 3 (0.21%) Puppet
4 2 (0.14%) Kibana
4 2 (0.14%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.14%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.069%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 101 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 84 (5.80%) HP
3 75 (5.18%) Oracle
4 49 (3.38%) VMware
5 38 (2.62%) Atlassian
6 35 (2.42%) Cisco
7 22 (1.52%) Nokia
8 18 (1.24%) Huawei
8 18 (1.24%) IBM
9 16 (1.10%) Google
10 15 (1.04%) SOASTA, Inc
11 12 (0.83%) Juniper
12 11 (0.76%) SAP
13 9 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
14 7 (0.48%) EMC
15 6 (0.41%) Apple
15 6 (0.41%) Cadence
16 5 (0.35%) Red Hat
16 5 (0.35%) Telerik
16 5 (0.35%) TOWER Software
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