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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 326 385 358
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 886 636 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.61% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 740 561 673
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104811 98073 111210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.73% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 85812 82508 96017
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Test Engineer
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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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +45 285 £47,500 +11.76% 19
South East +13 181 £37,500 +4.16% 19
East of England -2 173 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Yorkshire +28 98 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West +9 64 £40,000 +21.67% 4
West Midlands +38 39 £40,000 +6.66%
East Midlands +6 39 £37,500 +15.38% 2
North West +6 24 £35,000 +40.00% 3
North East -15 7 £28,636 -13.22%
Test Engineer
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Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 635 (41.80%) QA
2 536 (35.29%) Selenium
3 504 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
4 493 (32.46%) Test Automation
5 491 (32.32%) SQL
6 405 (26.66%) Java
7 399 (26.27%) Test Scripting
8 380 (25.02%) C#
9 362 (23.83%) Software Testing
10 361 (23.77%) Degree
11 359 (23.63%) Automated Testing
12 288 (18.96%) .NET
13 284 (18.70%) Windows
14 269 (17.71%) Linux
15 265 (17.45%) Python
16 259 (17.05%) Finance
17 253 (16.66%) ISEB
18 207 (13.63%) WebDriver
19 200 (13.17%) Manual Testing
20 189 (12.44%) Scrum
21 166 (10.93%) UNIX
22 165 (10.86%) Cucumber
23 163 (10.73%) TDD
24 162 (10.66%) Microsoft
24 162 (10.66%) Test Strategy
25 161 (10.60%) ISTQB
26 155 (10.20%) Regression Testing
27 154 (10.14%) JavaScript
28 149 (9.81%) C++
28 149 (9.81%) BDD

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 31 (2.04%) Apache
2 18 (1.18%) IIS
3 15 (0.99%) SharePoint
4 13 (0.86%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.46%) Confluence
5 7 (0.46%) CMS
6 6 (0.39%) Node.js
7 4 (0.26%) Mule
7 4 (0.26%) WordPress
7 4 (0.26%) nginx
7 4 (0.26%) CloudStack
7 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.26%) Lync
8 3 (0.20%) Moodle
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.066%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.066%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.066%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.066%) SAS
Applications
1 68 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.04%) MS Office
3 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.13%) Simulink
4 2 (0.13%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.066%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (0.72%) SaaS
3 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.26%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.066%) GitHub
5 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.20%) TCP/IP
2 58 (3.82%) Wireless
3 57 (3.75%) HTTP
4 56 (3.69%) 4G
5 48 (3.16%) LTE
6 37 (2.44%) Internet
7 36 (2.37%) WCDMA
8 31 (2.04%) GSM
9 30 (1.97%) GPRS
10 21 (1.38%) SS7
11 20 (1.32%) SIGTRAN
11 20 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (1.05%) SSL
13 15 (0.99%) HTTPS
13 15 (0.99%) Bluetooth
13 15 (0.99%) UMTS
14 13 (0.86%) BGP
14 13 (0.86%) MPLS
15 12 (0.79%) X.509
15 12 (0.79%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (6.71%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.41%) MySQL
3 52 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
4 39 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 32 (2.11%) Relational Database
5 32 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 13 (0.86%) NoSQL
7 13 (0.86%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.59%) Redis
9 9 (0.59%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 5 (0.33%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.26%) DB2
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.20%) Oracle OLAP
14 3 (0.20%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 536 (35.29%) Selenium
2 207 (13.63%) WebDriver
3 165 (10.86%) Cucumber
4 117 (7.70%) QuickTest Pro
5 106 (6.98%) JIRA
6 81 (5.33%) JUnit
6 81 (5.33%) Jenkins
7 79 (5.20%) SoapUI
8 70 (4.61%) Hudson
9 62 (4.08%) Visual Studio
10 58 (3.82%) FitNesse
11 50 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 48 (3.16%) JBehave
13 43 (2.83%) Ranorex
14 38 (2.50%) Maven
14 38 (2.50%) TestComplete
15 31 (2.04%) Subversion
15 31 (2.04%) Calabash
16 30 (1.97%) JMeter
17 29 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 259 (17.05%) Finance
2 119 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 114 (7.50%) Banking
4 53 (3.49%) Retail
5 52 (3.42%) Investment Banking
6 41 (2.70%) Games
7 38 (2.50%) Electronics
8 25 (1.65%) Automotive
9 16 (1.05%) Multimedia
9 16 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.05%) Military
10 15 (0.99%) Advertising
11 12 (0.79%) Back Office
12 9 (0.59%) Law
13 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.53%) Marketing
14 7 (0.46%) Publishing
15 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.39%) Front Office
16 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (18.96%) .NET
2 128 (8.43%) Web Services
3 127 (8.36%) SOAP
4 126 (8.29%) XML
5 70 (4.61%) HTML
6 45 (2.96%) .NET Framework
7 43 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 43 (2.83%) REST
8 32 (2.11%) Gherkin
9 30 (1.97%) RESTful
10 26 (1.71%) CSS
11 20 (1.32%) JSF
12 19 (1.25%) WCF
13 16 (1.05%) XSLT
13 16 (1.05%) Middleware
14 15 (0.99%) LAMP
14 15 (0.99%) Spring
15 14 (0.92%) Ajax
16 13 (0.86%) JSON
17 12 (0.79%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 106 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 92 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 71 (4.67%) Mathematics
4 58 (3.82%) Open Source
5 46 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 27 (1.78%) Video on Demand
7 25 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.51%) IPTV
9 22 (1.45%) Smartcard
9 22 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.38%) Digital Media
11 20 (1.32%) Biometrics
11 20 (1.32%) Firmware
12 14 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
13 13 (0.86%) EFT
14 8 (0.53%) DTV
14 8 (0.53%) Social Media
14 8 (0.53%) iPad
15 7 (0.46%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 284 (18.70%) Windows
2 269 (17.71%) Linux
3 166 (10.93%) UNIX
4 97 (6.39%) Android
5 74 (4.87%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.78%) Windows XP
7 23 (1.51%) Mac OS X
8 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (1.38%) Windows Vista
10 20 (1.32%) Solaris
11 11 (0.72%) Windows Phone
12 10 (0.66%) Windows 7
13 9 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.13%) CentOS
15 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.066%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 493 (32.46%) Test Automation
3 399 (26.27%) Test Scripting
4 362 (23.83%) Software Testing
5 359 (23.63%) Automated Testing
6 200 (13.17%) Manual Testing
7 189 (12.44%) Scrum
8 163 (10.73%) TDD
9 162 (10.66%) Test Strategy
10 155 (10.20%) Regression Testing
11 149 (9.81%) BDD
12 128 (8.43%) Automation Testing
13 119 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
14 113 (7.44%) OO
15 110 (7.24%) Performance Testing
16 107 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
17 105 (6.91%) System Testing
18 101 (6.65%) Software Engineering
19 93 (6.12%) Integration Testing
20 83 (5.46%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 491 (32.32%) SQL
2 405 (26.66%) Java
3 380 (25.02%) C#
4 265 (17.45%) Python
5 154 (10.14%) JavaScript
6 149 (9.81%) C++
7 138 (9.08%) Perl
8 129 (8.49%) Ruby
9 113 (7.44%) C
10 98 (6.45%) PHP
11 38 (2.50%) Erlang
12 35 (2.30%) Tcl
13 34 (2.24%) Shell Script
14 33 (2.17%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.97%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.97%) VBScript
16 24 (1.58%) Scala
16 24 (1.58%) VB
17 18 (1.18%) TTCN
18 10 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 361 (23.77%) Degree
2 253 (16.66%) ISEB
3 161 (10.60%) ISTQB
4 49 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.12%) HND
7 12 (0.79%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.39%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (0.33%) CCIP
10 5 (0.33%) CCNA
10 5 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.13%) GIAC
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) CEH
12 2 (0.13%) CISMP
12 2 (0.13%) GPEN
12 2 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 635 (41.80%) QA
2 21 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 19 (1.25%) TickIT
4 5 (0.33%) WAI
5 3 (0.20%) DO-254
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) GAMP
6 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.066%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (0.59%) NFS
2 5 (0.33%) KVM
3 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.066%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 121 (7.97%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.26%) Legato
3 3 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.066%) OpenView
Vendors
1 162 (10.66%) Microsoft
2 62 (4.08%) HP
3 57 (3.75%) Oracle
4 17 (1.12%) VMware
5 13 (0.86%) Cisco
6 8 (0.53%) JBoss
6 8 (0.53%) Adobe
7 7 (0.46%) Agilent
7 7 (0.46%) Citrix
8 6 (0.39%) EMC
9 5 (0.33%) Huawei
10 4 (0.26%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.26%) Veritas
10 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.26%) SAP
10 4 (0.26%) Acme Packet
11 3 (0.20%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.20%) IBM
11 3 (0.20%) Apple
11 3 (0.20%) TIBCO
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Merseyside
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £25000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £25- 35K per annum
Posted: Yesterday