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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 375 368 422
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 703 790 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.77% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 623 716 418
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -40 217 £50,000 +2.04% 45
South East +5 172 £41,250 +7.14% 27
East of England -35 82 £37,500 - 13
Yorkshire +22 75 £35,000 +7.69% 11
South West -6 69 £40,000 +8.10% 8
North West +22 41 £37,500 +33.92% 3
West Midlands -11 21 £32,500 -18.75% 1
East Midlands -17 20 £35,000 - 3
North East -8 5 £30,000 -5.36% 2
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 659 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (39.97%) Selenium
3 485 (38.92%) Test Automation
4 480 (38.52%) QA
5 418 (33.55%) Java
6 298 (23.92%) Test Scripting
7 294 (23.60%) SQL
8 280 (22.47%) Degree
9 272 (21.83%) Finance
10 248 (19.90%) Python
11 235 (18.86%) Scrum
12 232 (18.62%) C#
13 210 (16.85%) WebDriver
14 200 (16.05%) Automated Testing
15 196 (15.73%) Software Testing
16 195 (15.65%) Automation Testing
17 187 (15.01%) ISEB
18 183 (14.69%) Linux
18 183 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
19 179 (14.37%) Manual Testing
20 173 (13.88%) BDD
21 158 (12.68%) SDLC
22 155 (12.44%) Cucumber
23 151 (12.12%) JIRA
24 149 (11.96%) ISTQB
25 146 (11.72%) Windows
26 137 (11.00%) Ruby
27 130 (10.43%) Software Engineering
27 130 (10.43%) Regression Testing
28 127 (10.19%) TDD

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (1.04%) WebLogic
2 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 7 (0.56%) Confluence
3 5 (0.40%) CMS
3 5 (0.40%) Drupal
4 4 (0.32%) JBoss
4 4 (0.32%) Apache
4 4 (0.32%) Node.js
4 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.24%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.16%) Lync
6 2 (0.16%) WordPress
6 2 (0.16%) lighttpd
6 2 (0.16%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.080%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.080%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.080%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.080%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.080%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.080%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.61%) MS Office
3 8 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) LabWindows
2 5 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.40%) Temenos T24
2 5 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.080%) Exchequer
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.28%) SaaS
2 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.44%) Wireless
3 17 (1.36%) HTTP
4 16 (1.28%) 3G
5 15 (1.20%) Internet
6 13 (1.04%) Wireshark
7 12 (0.96%) VPN
8 11 (0.88%) LTE
9 10 (0.80%) MPLS
10 8 (0.64%) BGP
10 8 (0.64%) CTI
11 7 (0.56%) Broadband
11 7 (0.56%) Network Security
12 6 (0.48%) 4G
12 6 (0.48%) IPv4
12 6 (0.48%) IPv6
13 5 (0.40%) LAN
13 5 (0.40%) ZigBee
13 5 (0.40%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (0.32%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.65%) MySQL
3 20 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.20%) Big Data
4 15 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 11 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.72%) OLTP
6 9 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (0.40%) DB2
8 5 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.40%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.32%) OLAP
9 4 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.16%) Redis
11 2 (0.16%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 498 (39.97%) Selenium
2 210 (16.85%) WebDriver
3 155 (12.44%) Cucumber
4 151 (12.12%) JIRA
5 97 (7.78%) JUnit
6 84 (6.74%) Jenkins
7 81 (6.50%) HP UFT
8 79 (6.34%) JMeter
9 53 (4.25%) Git (software)
10 51 (4.09%) LoadRunner
10 51 (4.09%) NUnit
11 48 (3.85%) SoapUI
12 45 (3.61%) Visual Studio
13 42 (3.37%) WATIR
14 40 (3.21%) Subversion
14 40 (3.21%) FitNesse
15 34 (2.73%) RSpec
16 33 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
17 29 (2.33%) SpecFlow
18 27 (2.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 272 (21.83%) Finance
2 62 (4.98%) Banking
3 61 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 44 (3.53%) Electronics
5 29 (2.33%) Retail
6 27 (2.17%) Marketing
7 26 (2.09%) Games
8 18 (1.44%) Law
8 18 (1.44%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.36%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.96%) Military
11 10 (0.80%) Legal
11 10 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 9 (0.72%) Back Office
12 9 (0.72%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.64%) Automotive
14 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Advertising
16 2 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (7.38%) .NET
2 74 (5.94%) Web Services
3 53 (4.25%) XML
4 52 (4.17%) HTML
5 40 (3.21%) Gherkin
6 31 (2.49%) SOAP
7 28 (2.25%) REST
8 27 (2.17%) RESTful
9 23 (1.85%) CSS
10 15 (1.20%) jQuery
11 12 (0.96%) Spring
12 11 (0.88%) .NET Framework
12 11 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
12 11 (0.88%) HTML5
13 9 (0.72%) QuickFIX
13 9 (0.72%) JSON
14 8 (0.64%) CGI
14 8 (0.64%) Middleware
14 8 (0.64%) LAMP
15 7 (0.56%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 115 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 83 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (5.86%) Mobile App
4 42 (3.37%) User Experience
5 35 (2.81%) Mathematics
6 25 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (2.01%) Management Information System
7 18 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.20%) N-Tier
9 14 (1.12%) GIS
10 13 (1.04%) Physics
11 12 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 11 (0.88%) iPad
12 11 (0.88%) Equities
12 11 (0.88%) iPhone
13 10 (0.80%) Fixed Income
13 10 (0.80%) Xbox
13 10 (0.80%) Internet of Things
14 9 (0.72%) Replication
14 9 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 183 (14.69%) Linux
2 146 (11.72%) Windows
3 121 (9.71%) UNIX
4 95 (7.62%) Android
5 69 (5.54%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (0.56%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.40%) Solaris
9 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.24%) CentOS
9 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.16%) VMS
11 1 (0.080%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.080%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (38.92%) Test Automation
3 298 (23.92%) Test Scripting
4 235 (18.86%) Scrum
5 200 (16.05%) Automated Testing
6 196 (15.73%) Software Testing
7 195 (15.65%) Automation Testing
8 183 (14.69%) Continuous Integration
9 179 (14.37%) Manual Testing
10 173 (13.88%) BDD
11 158 (12.68%) SDLC
12 130 (10.43%) Software Engineering
12 130 (10.43%) Regression Testing
13 127 (10.19%) TDD
14 107 (8.59%) Test Strategy
15 97 (7.78%) Performance Testing
16 91 (7.30%) Open Source
16 91 (7.30%) OO
17 82 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
17 82 (6.58%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 418 (33.55%) Java
2 294 (23.60%) SQL
3 248 (19.90%) Python
4 232 (18.62%) C#
5 137 (11.00%) Ruby
6 105 (8.43%) C++
7 88 (7.06%) C
8 75 (6.02%) Perl
9 74 (5.94%) PHP
10 70 (5.62%) JavaScript
11 29 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 28 (2.25%) Groovy
13 25 (2.01%) Bash Shell
14 22 (1.77%) VB
15 20 (1.61%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.28%) VBScript
17 11 (0.88%) Tcl
18 9 (0.72%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.56%) Delphi
19 7 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 280 (22.47%) Degree
2 187 (15.01%) ISEB
3 149 (11.96%) ISTQB
4 90 (7.22%) Security Cleared
5 80 (6.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 66 (5.30%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 9 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (0.64%) HND
9 8 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 7 (0.56%) HNC
10 7 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (0.40%) CCNP
12 4 (0.32%) CCNA
12 4 (0.32%) Network+ Certification
13 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.24%) CCIP
14 1 (0.080%) MCAD
14 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
14 1 (0.080%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 480 (38.52%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.56%) SLA
4 6 (0.48%) WCAG
4 6 (0.48%) JTAG
5 2 (0.16%) WAI
5 2 (0.16%) TickIT
6 1 (0.080%) DICOM
System Software
1 13 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (0.80%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.48%) Firmware
5 6 (0.48%) Docker
6 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (0.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.16%) KVM
8 1 (0.080%) NDS
8 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.080%) XenApp
8 1 (0.080%) XenServer
8 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 61 (4.90%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.80%) Puppet
3 9 (0.72%) WMI
4 3 (0.24%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.16%) Nagios
5 2 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.080%) Salt
6 1 (0.080%) Iperf
Vendors
1 77 (6.18%) Microsoft
2 49 (3.93%) Oracle
3 43 (3.45%) HP
4 35 (2.81%) Google
5 28 (2.25%) VMware
6 23 (1.85%) Facebook
7 17 (1.36%) ForgeRock
8 14 (1.12%) Atlassian
9 13 (1.04%) EMC
10 11 (0.88%) Cisco
10 11 (0.88%) Perforce
11 8 (0.64%) Telelogic
12 7 (0.56%) GoldenSource
12 7 (0.56%) Tableau
13 6 (0.48%) SAP
14 5 (0.40%) Green Hat
15 4 (0.32%) Apple
16 3 (0.24%) Citrix
16 3 (0.24%) TOWER Software
17 2 (0.16%) Red Hat
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Salary: £63000 - £66000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
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Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £19000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Oxfordshire
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Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
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Isle of Wight
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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South West London
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Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits (share options,
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Hampshire
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Surrey
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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South Yorkshire
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