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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 447 342 424
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 504 860 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.51% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.83% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 431 752 462
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,727 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
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
93721 103870 94495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.60% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77961 86096 79484
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 -74 169 £47,500 -3.06% 39
South East -68 118 £40,000 +6.66% 20
East of England -50 67 £41,500 +3.75% 15
South West -40 43 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Yorkshire -21 40 £35,000 +7.69% 3
North West +17 29 £36,000 +2.85% 9
East Midlands -19 21 £36,000 +2.85% 3
West Midlands -21 10 £26,500 -33.75% 3
North East -6 3 £30,000 +4.76% 3
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 603 (53.84%) Agile Software Development
2 451 (40.27%) QA
3 415 (37.05%) Selenium
4 409 (36.52%) Test Automation
5 379 (33.84%) Java
6 324 (28.93%) SQL
7 301 (26.88%) Degree
8 243 (21.70%) Finance
9 237 (21.16%) Test Scripting
10 227 (20.27%) Scrum
11 224 (20.00%) C#
12 204 (18.21%) Python
13 189 (16.88%) Software Engineering
14 182 (16.25%) Software Testing
14 182 (16.25%) Linux
15 177 (15.80%) ISEB
16 175 (15.63%) Automation Testing
17 164 (14.64%) WebDriver
18 163 (14.55%) Automated Testing
19 147 (13.13%) BDD
20 145 (12.95%) Windows
21 142 (12.68%) Manual Testing
22 140 (12.50%) Cucumber
23 135 (12.05%) Computer Science
24 126 (11.25%) JIRA
24 126 (11.25%) UNIX
24 126 (11.25%) SDLC
25 124 (11.07%) ISTQB
26 108 (9.64%) .NET
27 102 (9.11%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (1.52%) Confluence
2 12 (1.07%) Apache
3 11 (0.98%) Node.js
4 6 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.54%) IIS
5 5 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.36%) CMS
6 4 (0.36%) Drupal
6 4 (0.36%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.27%) JBoss
7 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.18%) WordPress
8 2 (0.18%) Lync
8 2 (0.18%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.089%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.089%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.089%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.089%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.089%) Tomcat
Applications
1 31 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 25 (2.23%) MS Office
3 11 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.089%) MS Project
4 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.089%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (0.63%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.18%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.18%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.089%) Magento
4 1 (0.089%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.88%) SaaS
2 16 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.36%) GitHub
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.18%) Office 365
7 1 (0.089%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 24 (2.14%) Wireless
3 15 (1.34%) HTTP
3 15 (1.34%) 3G
3 15 (1.34%) Internet
4 14 (1.25%) LTE
5 13 (1.16%) Network Security
6 11 (0.98%) Wireshark
6 11 (0.98%) VPN
7 10 (0.89%) MPLS
8 8 (0.71%) Ethernet
8 8 (0.71%) 3GPP
9 7 (0.63%) 4G
10 6 (0.54%) 2G
10 6 (0.54%) GSM
10 6 (0.54%) LAN
10 6 (0.54%) Gigabit Ethernet
11 5 (0.45%) UMTS
11 5 (0.45%) GPRS
11 5 (0.45%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 37 (3.30%) MySQL
3 22 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (1.52%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (0.89%) Big Data
6 10 (0.89%) MongoDB
7 9 (0.80%) Redis
8 8 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.63%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.63%) OLTP
10 6 (0.54%) DB2
10 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.54%) SSDT
10 6 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (0.45%) OLAP
12 4 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 415 (37.05%) Selenium
2 164 (14.64%) WebDriver
3 140 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 126 (11.25%) JIRA
5 84 (7.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 70 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 64 (5.71%) JUnit
8 63 (5.63%) Git (software)
9 61 (5.45%) JMeter
10 46 (4.11%) Subversion
11 43 (3.84%) SoapUI
12 41 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 38 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
14 34 (3.04%) Visual Studio
15 33 (2.95%) Bugzilla
15 33 (2.95%) WATIR
16 32 (2.86%) NUnit
17 30 (2.68%) Maven
18 26 (2.32%) Calabash
19 25 (2.23%) FitNesse
General
1 243 (21.70%) Finance
2 44 (3.93%) Electronics
3 39 (3.48%) Telecoms
4 35 (3.13%) Banking
5 29 (2.59%) Games
6 23 (2.05%) Marketing
7 22 (1.96%) Manufacturing
8 17 (1.52%) Retail
9 15 (1.34%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.34%) Law
10 12 (1.07%) Legal
10 12 (1.07%) Military
11 11 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.80%) Back Office
13 7 (0.63%) Automotive
14 3 (0.27%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Billing
16 1 (0.089%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (9.64%) .NET
2 68 (6.07%) Web Services
3 57 (5.09%) XML
4 54 (4.82%) HTML
5 46 (4.11%) RESTful
6 35 (3.13%) Gherkin
7 21 (1.88%) CSS
8 18 (1.61%) SOAP
9 16 (1.43%) Swing
9 16 (1.43%) Struts
9 16 (1.43%) SWT
9 16 (1.43%) REST
10 14 (1.25%) ASP.NET
10 14 (1.25%) .NET Framework
10 14 (1.25%) Spring
10 14 (1.25%) jQuery
11 12 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (1.07%) QuickFIX
12 11 (0.98%) LAMP
13 9 (0.80%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 135 (12.05%) Computer Science
2 90 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (6.07%) Mobile App
4 43 (3.84%) Mathematics
5 39 (3.48%) User Experience
6 23 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 17 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.43%) GIS
8 16 (1.43%) Xbox
9 13 (1.16%) Blog
9 13 (1.16%) W3C
10 12 (1.07%) Physics
11 11 (0.98%) Mobile Banking
11 11 (0.98%) iPhone
12 10 (0.89%) Cryptography
12 10 (0.89%) Internet of Things
12 10 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
13 9 (0.80%) iPad
14 8 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 182 (16.25%) Linux
2 145 (12.95%) Windows
3 126 (11.25%) UNIX
4 79 (7.05%) Android
5 53 (4.73%) Apple iOS
6 18 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.43%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.45%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.36%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.27%) CentOS
12 3 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.18%) VMS
13 2 (0.18%) Solaris
13 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.089%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 603 (53.84%) Agile Software Development
2 409 (36.52%) Test Automation
3 237 (21.16%) Test Scripting
4 227 (20.27%) Scrum
5 189 (16.88%) Software Engineering
6 182 (16.25%) Software Testing
7 175 (15.63%) Automation Testing
8 163 (14.55%) Automated Testing
9 147 (13.13%) BDD
10 142 (12.68%) Manual Testing
11 126 (11.25%) SDLC
12 102 (9.11%) Regression Testing
13 99 (8.84%) TDD
14 97 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
15 96 (8.57%) Validation
16 92 (8.21%) Test Strategy
16 92 (8.21%) Test Planning
17 87 (7.77%) Waterfall
18 78 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
18 78 (6.96%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 379 (33.84%) Java
2 324 (28.93%) SQL
3 224 (20.00%) C#
4 204 (18.21%) Python
5 102 (9.11%) Ruby
6 100 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 95 (8.48%) C++
8 91 (8.13%) C
9 84 (7.50%) Perl
10 60 (5.36%) PHP
11 29 (2.59%) Bash Shell
11 29 (2.59%) T-SQL
12 27 (2.41%) Shell Script
13 17 (1.52%) Groovy
13 17 (1.52%) VBScript
14 15 (1.34%) VB
15 11 (0.98%) Delphi
16 9 (0.80%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.71%) Tcl
18 7 (0.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 301 (26.88%) Degree
2 177 (15.80%) ISEB
3 124 (11.07%) ISTQB
4 64 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 64 (5.71%) Security Cleared
5 43 (3.84%) SC Cleared
6 27 (2.41%) DV Cleared
7 13 (1.16%) HND
8 10 (0.89%) HNC
9 6 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.27%) CCNA
10 3 (0.27%) CCNP
10 3 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.27%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (0.18%) CCIP
11 2 (0.18%) AAT
12 1 (0.089%) IC3 Certification
12 1 (0.089%) CSQA
12 1 (0.089%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (40.27%) QA
2 13 (1.16%) WCAG
3 11 (0.98%) JTAG
3 11 (0.98%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.45%) TickIT
5 3 (0.27%) SLA
6 2 (0.18%) WAI
System Software
1 16 (1.43%) Firmware
2 7 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.27%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.18%) KVM
6 2 (0.18%) Docker
7 1 (0.089%) XenApp
7 1 (0.089%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.089%) NDS
Systems Management
1 30 (2.68%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.71%) Puppet
3 3 (0.27%) WMI
4 2 (0.18%) Nagios
4 2 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.18%) Iperf
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.089%) SCCM
5 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (6.79%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.39%) Oracle
3 30 (2.68%) Google
4 28 (2.50%) HP
5 23 (2.05%) ForgeRock
6 22 (1.96%) Facebook
7 16 (1.43%) VMware
8 13 (1.16%) Telelogic
9 12 (1.07%) Perforce
10 11 (0.98%) EMC
11 9 (0.80%) Cisco
12 6 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.27%) SAP
13 3 (0.27%) TOWER Software
14 2 (0.18%) QNX
14 2 (0.18%) Apple
14 2 (0.18%) Sage
14 2 (0.18%) Red Hat
14 2 (0.18%) Intel
14 2 (0.18%) Citrix
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