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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 358 403 382
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 756 584 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.57% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.61% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 684 455 568
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
101684 96224 107055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.37% 94.23% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 83079 80543 92244
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +91 296 £49,000 -2.00% 45
South East -10 171 £38,500 -3.75% 24
East of England +35 119 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Yorkshire -19 55 £32,500 -7.14% 13
South West -21 52 £37,500 +15.38% 5
East Midlands -3 36 £35,000 - 3
North West -14 20 £28,000 -6.66% 6
West Midlands +4 17 £40,000 +6.66% 1
North East +1 5 £31,700 - 1
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 794 (48.27%) QA
2 522 (31.73%) Selenium
2 522 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
3 497 (30.21%) Test Automation
4 496 (30.15%) SQL
5 458 (27.84%) Java
6 443 (26.93%) Degree
7 418 (25.41%) C#
8 352 (21.40%) Automated Testing
9 348 (21.16%) Test Scripting
10 330 (20.06%) Software Testing
11 294 (17.87%) ISEB
11 294 (17.87%) Python
12 282 (17.14%) Regression Testing
12 282 (17.14%) Finance
13 274 (16.66%) .NET
14 244 (14.83%) Scrum
15 241 (14.65%) Windows
16 240 (14.59%) Linux
17 223 (13.56%) Manual Testing
18 220 (13.37%) WebDriver
19 217 (13.19%) Automation Testing
20 204 (12.40%) ISTQB
21 199 (12.10%) Ruby
22 192 (11.67%) BDD
23 189 (11.49%) XML
24 187 (11.37%) Cucumber
25 176 (10.70%) TDD
26 171 (10.40%) Test Strategy
27 157 (9.54%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 26 (1.58%) IIS
2 23 (1.40%) Apache
3 19 (1.16%) CMS
4 11 (0.67%) Confluence
5 10 (0.61%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.55%) ColdFusion
7 7 (0.43%) WordPress
8 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.30%) Lync
9 4 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.24%) CloudStack
10 3 (0.18%) Node.js
11 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.12%) TIBCO EMS
11 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.12%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.061%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.061%) SAS
Applications
1 59 (3.59%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.04%) MS Office
3 6 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.061%) MS Project
5 1 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.061%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.061%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 24 (1.46%) SaaS
2 18 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.43%) Basecamp
5 5 (0.30%) GitHub
6 1 (0.061%) Trello
6 1 (0.061%) PaaS
6 1 (0.061%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.77%) Wireless
2 61 (3.71%) TCP/IP
3 60 (3.65%) Internet
4 42 (2.55%) HTTP
5 34 (2.07%) BGP
6 29 (1.76%) MPLS
7 28 (1.70%) SS7
7 28 (1.70%) 4G
8 22 (1.34%) Wireshark
9 20 (1.22%) SIGTRAN
10 19 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (1.09%) Firewall
11 18 (1.09%) NAS
11 18 (1.09%) 3G
12 16 (0.97%) Bluetooth
12 16 (0.97%) GPRS
12 16 (0.97%) 2G
13 15 (0.91%) Broadband
14 14 (0.85%) LTE
15 11 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 56 (3.40%) MySQL
3 32 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
4 29 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (1.76%) Relational Database
5 20 (1.22%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 10 (0.61%) RDBMS
8 9 (0.55%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.30%) DB2
11 5 (0.30%) Redis
12 4 (0.24%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.24%) OLAP
12 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 522 (31.73%) Selenium
2 220 (13.37%) WebDriver
3 187 (11.37%) Cucumber
4 119 (7.23%) JIRA
5 104 (6.32%) QuickTest Pro
6 92 (5.59%) Jenkins
7 81 (4.92%) SoapUI
8 72 (4.38%) JUnit
9 58 (3.53%) Subversion
9 58 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (3.10%) Visual Studio
11 49 (2.98%) FitNesse
12 46 (2.80%) Git (software)
12 46 (2.80%) Hudson
12 46 (2.80%) Ranorex
13 43 (2.61%) Bugzilla
14 38 (2.31%) SpecFlow
14 38 (2.31%) Behat
15 35 (2.13%) NUnit
15 35 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 282 (17.14%) Finance
2 97 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 71 (4.32%) Retail
4 59 (3.59%) Banking
5 41 (2.49%) Electronics
6 33 (2.01%) Games
7 27 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 27 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 25 (1.52%) Military
9 16 (0.97%) Multimedia
10 15 (0.91%) Marketing
10 15 (0.91%) Automotive
11 12 (0.73%) Law
12 9 (0.55%) Publishing
13 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.30%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.18%) Avionics
16 3 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 274 (16.66%) .NET
2 189 (11.49%) XML
3 135 (8.21%) Web Services
4 126 (7.66%) SOAP
5 92 (5.59%) HTML
6 53 (3.22%) RESTful
7 48 (2.92%) Gherkin
8 43 (2.61%) .NET Framework
9 41 (2.49%) REST
10 38 (2.31%) ASP.NET
11 33 (2.01%) JSON
12 30 (1.82%) CSS
13 29 (1.76%) WCF
14 25 (1.52%) LINQ
15 22 (1.34%) Spring
16 16 (0.97%) Middleware
17 15 (0.91%) Ajax
18 14 (0.85%) HTML5
19 13 (0.79%) jQuery
20 12 (0.73%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 99 (6.02%) Mobile App
3 73 (4.44%) Open Source
4 44 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 36 (2.19%) Client/Server
6 26 (1.58%) Smartcard
7 25 (1.52%) Firmware
8 24 (1.46%) Biometrics
9 22 (1.34%) Blackberry
10 21 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
11 18 (1.09%) Video on Demand
12 15 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (0.91%) Derivative
13 12 (0.73%) EFT
13 12 (0.73%) iPhone
14 11 (0.67%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.67%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.61%) VHDL
15 10 (0.61%) STB
15 10 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 241 (14.65%) Windows
2 240 (14.59%) Linux
3 149 (9.06%) UNIX
4 91 (5.53%) Android
5 63 (3.83%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.76%) Windows XP
7 27 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 25 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.22%) Solaris
10 19 (1.16%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.43%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.30%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.061%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (31.73%) Agile Software Development
2 497 (30.21%) Test Automation
3 352 (21.40%) Automated Testing
4 348 (21.16%) Test Scripting
5 330 (20.06%) Software Testing
6 282 (17.14%) Regression Testing
7 244 (14.83%) Scrum
8 223 (13.56%) Manual Testing
9 217 (13.19%) Automation Testing
10 192 (11.67%) BDD
11 176 (10.70%) TDD
12 171 (10.40%) Test Strategy
13 157 (9.54%) Software Engineering
14 149 (9.06%) Continuous Integration
15 135 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 120 (7.29%) Integration Testing
17 117 (7.11%) Performance Testing
18 108 (6.57%) Validation
19 107 (6.50%) System Testing
20 105 (6.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 496 (30.15%) SQL
2 458 (27.84%) Java
3 418 (25.41%) C#
4 294 (17.87%) Python
5 199 (12.10%) Ruby
6 156 (9.48%) PHP
7 153 (9.30%) C++
8 151 (9.18%) Perl
9 149 (9.06%) JavaScript
10 104 (6.32%) C
11 44 (2.67%) Shell Script
12 42 (2.55%) Bash Shell
13 40 (2.43%) Tcl
14 32 (1.95%) VB.NET
15 30 (1.82%) VBScript
16 21 (1.28%) Erlang
17 19 (1.16%) VB
17 19 (1.16%) Scala
18 17 (1.03%) PowerShell
19 15 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 443 (26.93%) Degree
2 294 (17.87%) ISEB
3 204 (12.40%) ISTQB
4 77 (4.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (2.98%) Security Cleared
6 33 (2.01%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.79%) CCIP
9 9 (0.55%) HND
10 7 (0.43%) CCNP
10 7 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
11 6 (0.36%) Sun Certification
11 6 (0.36%) CCNA
11 6 (0.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 6 (0.36%) DV Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) BC Cleared
13 2 (0.12%) GPEN
13 2 (0.12%) OSCP
13 2 (0.12%) CISSP
13 2 (0.12%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 794 (48.27%) QA
2 26 (1.58%) ISO 9001
3 24 (1.46%) TickIT
4 6 (0.36%) GAMP
5 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.24%) DO-160
6 3 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.061%) WCAG
7 1 (0.061%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (0.30%) KVM
5 2 (0.12%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.061%) NFS
Systems Management
1 103 (6.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.30%) Puppet
3 4 (0.24%) Opsview
4 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.12%) Ansible
5 2 (0.12%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.061%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.061%) Nagios
Vendors
1 113 (6.87%) Microsoft
2 67 (4.07%) Oracle
3 55 (3.34%) HP
4 31 (1.88%) Cisco
5 27 (1.64%) VMware
6 13 (0.79%) EMC
7 12 (0.73%) Adobe
8 6 (0.36%) Citrix
8 6 (0.36%) Telerik
8 6 (0.36%) TIBCO
8 6 (0.36%) Perforce
9 5 (0.30%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.24%) Acme Packet
11 3 (0.18%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.18%) IBM
11 3 (0.18%) SAP
11 3 (0.18%) MKS
11 3 (0.18%) Agilent
11 3 (0.18%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.12%) Atmel
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire
Towers Watson
Posted: 10 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago