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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
UK / England
Rank 270 369 396
Rank change year-on-year
+99 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 891 787 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 1.13% 0.83% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.86% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 765 700 629
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
76071 92021 96267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.34% 96.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 63569 78023 80199
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +74 210 £55,000 +4.76% 43
South East +73 207 £37,500 +7.14% 18
South West -2 126 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East of England +44 114 £45,000 +13.92% 17
Yorkshire +16 97 £42,500 +6.25% 14
North West +13 65 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East Midlands +39 36 £41,750 +11.33% 1
West Midlands +26 30 £34,000 -2.85% 1
North East - 8 £35,000 - 1
Midlands +12 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1098 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (49.14%) Selenium
3 679 (41.86%) Test Automation
4 598 (36.87%) QA
5 591 (36.44%) Java
6 423 (26.08%) Test Scripting
6 423 (26.08%) TDD
7 422 (26.02%) Scrum
8 410 (25.28%) BDD
9 378 (23.30%) C#
10 359 (22.13%) Cucumber
11 356 (21.95%) SQL
12 340 (20.96%) Automated Testing
13 335 (20.65%) Python
14 320 (19.73%) Software Testing
15 297 (18.31%) Automation Testing
16 295 (18.19%) ISTQB
17 288 (17.76%) ISEB
18 284 (17.51%) Degree
19 258 (15.91%) Finance
20 255 (15.72%) WebDriver
21 248 (15.29%) Software Engineering
22 226 (13.93%) Linux
23 225 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
24 223 (13.75%) Functional Testing
25 220 (13.56%) Regression Testing
26 204 (12.58%) JIRA
27 198 (12.21%) Manual Testing
28 186 (11.47%) SDLC
29 182 (11.22%) SoapUI

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 38 (2.34%) Confluence
2 10 (0.62%) IIS
3 9 (0.55%) Apache
3 9 (0.55%) GlassFish
4 6 (0.37%) CMS
5 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.062%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.062%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.062%) CICS
6 1 (0.062%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.062%) FileNet
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.062%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (1.29%) MS Office
2 19 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.18%) Simulink
6 2 (0.12%) Mingle
7 1 (0.062%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 12 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.18%) LabWindows
4 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.66%) SaaS
2 16 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.68%) Force.com
6 9 (0.55%) GitHub
7 4 (0.25%) Slack
8 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.12%) G Suite
9 2 (0.12%) Office 365
10 1 (0.062%) IaaS
10 1 (0.062%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.40%) Wireless
2 37 (2.28%) HTTP
3 34 (2.10%) Internet
4 22 (1.36%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.62%) SSL
6 9 (0.55%) WAN
7 8 (0.49%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.43%) LAN
8 7 (0.43%) LTE
8 7 (0.43%) MPLS
9 6 (0.37%) 3G
9 6 (0.37%) 4G
9 6 (0.37%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.31%) Broadband
10 5 (0.31%) Ethernet
10 5 (0.31%) Wireshark
11 4 (0.25%) DHCP
11 4 (0.25%) SNMP
11 4 (0.25%) VPLS
11 4 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.21%) Big Data
2 52 (3.21%) Relational Database
3 31 (1.91%) MySQL
4 16 (0.99%) NoSQL
4 16 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (0.74%) RDBMS
6 10 (0.62%) GIS
7 8 (0.49%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.18%) Redis
9 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.12%) OLAP
10 2 (0.12%) OLTP
10 2 (0.12%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.062%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 797 (49.14%) Selenium
2 359 (22.13%) Cucumber
3 255 (15.72%) WebDriver
4 204 (12.58%) JIRA
5 182 (11.22%) SoapUI
6 156 (9.62%) JMeter
7 133 (8.20%) Git (software)
8 132 (8.14%) Jenkins
9 102 (6.29%) SpecFlow
9 102 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 96 (5.92%) JUnit
11 73 (4.50%) Appium
12 71 (4.38%) Visual Studio
13 69 (4.25%) LoadRunner
14 66 (4.07%) HP UFT
15 57 (3.51%) TeamCity
16 53 (3.27%) Maven
17 39 (2.40%) Subversion
18 37 (2.28%) TestNG
19 36 (2.22%) Gatling
General
1 258 (15.91%) Finance
2 141 (8.69%) Telecoms
3 101 (6.23%) Banking
3 101 (6.23%) Retail
4 78 (4.81%) Electronics
5 44 (2.71%) Manufacturing
6 38 (2.34%) Legal
7 31 (1.91%) Games
8 29 (1.79%) Military
9 27 (1.66%) Marketing
10 21 (1.29%) Advertising
11 20 (1.23%) Back Office
12 15 (0.92%) Automotive
13 12 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.55%) Law
15 8 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.31%) Publishing
17 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
18 2 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (10.05%) .NET
2 120 (7.40%) Web Services
3 116 (7.15%) XML
4 110 (6.78%) SOAP
5 78 (4.81%) REST
6 75 (4.62%) RESTful
7 73 (4.50%) Gherkin
8 72 (4.44%) HTML
9 50 (3.08%) CSS
10 34 (2.10%) AngularJS
11 29 (1.79%) ASP.NET
12 21 (1.29%) JSON
13 20 (1.23%) J2EE
14 15 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (0.86%) Hibernate
15 14 (0.86%) Spring
16 13 (0.80%) DOM
16 13 (0.80%) Java EE
17 11 (0.68%) Guice
18 10 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 126 (7.77%) Computer Science
2 89 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 88 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 32 (1.97%) Embedded Systems
5 30 (1.85%) iPad
6 23 (1.42%) Algorithms
7 20 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 17 (1.05%) Fintech
9 15 (0.92%) User Experience
10 13 (0.80%) Online Banking
11 11 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
12 10 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.55%) Blackberry
13 9 (0.55%) iPhone
13 9 (0.55%) RIA
14 7 (0.43%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (0.37%) Life Science
15 6 (0.37%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 226 (13.93%) Linux
2 176 (10.85%) Windows
3 82 (5.06%) Android
4 61 (3.76%) Apple iOS
5 48 (2.96%) Unix
6 15 (0.92%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.31%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.062%) AIX
9 1 (0.062%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.062%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.062%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.062%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1098 (67.69%) Agile Software Development
2 679 (41.86%) Test Automation
3 423 (26.08%) TDD
3 423 (26.08%) Test Scripting
4 422 (26.02%) Scrum
5 410 (25.28%) BDD
6 340 (20.96%) Automated Testing
7 320 (19.73%) Software Testing
8 297 (18.31%) Automation Testing
9 248 (15.29%) Software Engineering
10 225 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
11 223 (13.75%) Functional Testing
12 220 (13.56%) Regression Testing
13 198 (12.21%) Manual Testing
14 186 (11.47%) SDLC
15 170 (10.48%) Non-Functional Testing
16 167 (10.30%) Test Strategy
17 145 (8.94%) Performance Testing
18 142 (8.75%) Waterfall
19 137 (8.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 591 (36.44%) Java
2 378 (23.30%) C#
3 356 (21.95%) SQL
4 335 (20.65%) Python
5 177 (10.91%) C++
6 152 (9.37%) JavaScript
7 143 (8.82%) C
8 129 (7.95%) Ruby
9 128 (7.89%) Perl
10 49 (3.02%) PHP
11 46 (2.84%) Bash Shell
12 38 (2.34%) Groovy
13 29 (1.79%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.54%) VB
15 23 (1.42%) Scala
15 23 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 19 (1.17%) Embedded C
16 19 (1.17%) Tcl
17 17 (1.05%) Objective-C
18 12 (0.74%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 295 (18.19%) ISTQB
2 288 (17.76%) ISEB
3 284 (17.51%) Degree
4 147 (9.06%) Security Cleared
5 112 (6.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 90 (5.55%) DV Cleared
7 48 (2.96%) SC Cleared
8 25 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 18 (1.11%) PhD
10 16 (0.99%) HNC
11 12 (0.74%) HND
12 11 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (0.49%) CCNA
13 8 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (0.49%) CISSP
13 8 (0.49%) GIAC
13 8 (0.49%) MCSE
13 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (0.49%) Security+ Certification
13 8 (0.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 598 (36.87%) QA
2 78 (4.81%) SDET
3 6 (0.37%) Def Stans
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.25%) MISRA
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9000
5 3 (0.18%) ISO 9002
6 1 (0.062%) WCAG
System Software
1 39 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (1.85%) Hyper-V
3 21 (1.29%) Firmware
4 8 (0.49%) Active Directory
5 5 (0.31%) Docker
5 5 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.062%) KVM
7 1 (0.062%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.062%) Xen
Systems Management
1 50 (3.08%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.31%) Kibana
4 4 (0.25%) Puppet
5 2 (0.12%) Grafana
5 2 (0.12%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.12%) Nagios
5 2 (0.12%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.062%) Ansible
6 1 (0.062%) Graphite
6 1 (0.062%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 114 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 94 (5.80%) HP
3 71 (4.38%) Oracle
4 44 (2.71%) Atlassian
5 39 (2.40%) VMware
6 32 (1.97%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (0.86%) SAP
8 13 (0.80%) Cisco
9 9 (0.55%) Cognizant
10 7 (0.43%) Google
10 7 (0.43%) IBM
10 7 (0.43%) Telerik
11 6 (0.37%) Cadence
11 6 (0.37%) EMC
11 6 (0.37%) Huawei
12 5 (0.31%) Juniper
12 5 (0.31%) Nokia
12 5 (0.31%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.18%) Ericsson
13 3 (0.18%) Informatica
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Training + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55k + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + attractive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
North London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25k-35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £58000 per annum + OT + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago