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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 374 380 325
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -55
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 659 631 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.65% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.69% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 590 514 691
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 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
93525 91713 97883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.83% 94.58% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 78550 74983 84737
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
(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 -12 206 £47,500 - 29
South East +19 177 £35,000 -12.50% 24
East of England +4 138 £40,000 -5.88% 19
South West -1 48 £37,750 -5.62% 13
North West -22 30 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Yorkshire -15 25 £32,500 -2.25% 3
East Midlands +12 20 £33,750 +8.00% 3
West Midlands -31 20 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 695 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 574 (41.62%) QA
3 515 (37.35%) SQL
4 406 (29.44%) Java
4 406 (29.44%) Selenium
4 406 (29.44%) Test Automation
5 373 (27.05%) Degree
6 348 (25.24%) C#
7 296 (21.46%) Software Testing
8 289 (20.96%) Finance
9 286 (20.74%) Automated Testing
10 262 (19.00%) Test Scripting
11 247 (17.91%) Windows
12 231 (16.75%) Linux
13 228 (16.53%) Scrum
14 225 (16.32%) Automation Testing
15 223 (16.17%) Software Engineering
16 222 (16.10%) ISEB
17 213 (15.45%) Python
18 199 (14.43%) BDD
19 198 (14.36%) Computer Science
20 193 (14.00%) WebDriver
21 180 (13.05%) Manual Testing
22 165 (11.97%) ISTQB
22 165 (11.97%) Cucumber
23 161 (11.68%) UNIX
24 159 (11.53%) TDD
25 158 (11.46%) .NET
26 153 (11.09%) Regression Testing
27 146 (10.59%) JIRA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 19 (1.38%) IIS
2 18 (1.31%) Confluence
3 17 (1.23%) Apache
4 11 (0.80%) CMS
5 9 (0.65%) Node.js
6 7 (0.51%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.36%) Apache ServiceMix
8 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.22%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.15%) WordPress
11 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.073%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.073%) Drupal
11 1 (0.073%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 58 (4.21%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.90%) MS Office
3 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) Simulink
6 1 (0.073%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.15%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.073%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.89%) SaaS
2 12 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.44%) Basecamp
5 5 (0.36%) GitHub
6 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
6 3 (0.22%) Office 365
7 2 (0.15%) Trello
7 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 77 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 33 (2.39%) Internet
3 24 (1.74%) HTTP
4 22 (1.60%) Wireless
5 21 (1.52%) MPLS
6 18 (1.31%) Broadband
7 15 (1.09%) BGP
7 15 (1.09%) Ethernet
8 14 (1.02%) LTE
8 14 (1.02%) Wireshark
9 13 (0.94%) 3G
9 13 (0.94%) WAN
10 12 (0.87%) VoIP
11 11 (0.80%) VPN
12 10 (0.73%) LAN
13 9 (0.65%) Firewall
13 9 (0.65%) GPRS
13 9 (0.65%) Network Security
14 8 (0.58%) UMTS
14 8 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.26%) MySQL
3 42 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (1.31%) NoSQL
6 17 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 10 (0.73%) MongoDB
9 9 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.58%) Amazon Redshift
10 8 (0.58%) SSDT
10 8 (0.58%) Redis
11 7 (0.51%) Big Data
11 7 (0.51%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.36%) DB2
12 5 (0.36%) OLAP
13 4 (0.29%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.22%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 406 (29.44%) Selenium
2 193 (14.00%) WebDriver
3 165 (11.97%) Cucumber
4 146 (10.59%) JIRA
5 134 (9.72%) QuickTest Pro
6 87 (6.31%) Git (software)
7 82 (5.95%) Jenkins
8 76 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 64 (4.64%) SoapUI
10 60 (4.35%) JMeter
11 54 (3.92%) Subversion
12 52 (3.77%) JUnit
13 50 (3.63%) Bugzilla
14 41 (2.97%) TeamCity
14 41 (2.97%) SpecFlow
15 37 (2.68%) NUnit
16 34 (2.47%) JBehave
16 34 (2.47%) Calabash
17 33 (2.39%) Visual Studio
18 31 (2.25%) LoadRunner
General
1 289 (20.96%) Finance
2 60 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.63%) Games
4 38 (2.76%) Electronics
5 37 (2.68%) Banking
6 27 (1.96%) Retail
7 21 (1.52%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.45%) Marketing
9 17 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
10 15 (1.09%) Financial Institution
11 14 (1.02%) Automotive
12 13 (0.94%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.94%) Legal
13 11 (0.80%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.51%) Law
15 6 (0.44%) Military
16 5 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.29%) Publishing
18 3 (0.22%) Back Office
18 3 (0.22%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (11.46%) .NET
2 131 (9.50%) XML
3 112 (8.12%) Web Services
4 111 (8.05%) HTML
5 67 (4.86%) RESTful
6 50 (3.63%) SOAP
7 41 (2.97%) CSS
8 37 (2.68%) Gherkin
9 33 (2.39%) J2EE
10 29 (2.10%) REST
11 26 (1.89%) WCF
12 24 (1.74%) ASP.NET
13 18 (1.31%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.23%) HTML5
14 17 (1.23%) jQuery
15 14 (1.02%) LINQ
16 12 (0.87%) JSON
16 12 (0.87%) LAMP
17 10 (0.73%) Ajax
18 9 (0.65%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 198 (14.36%) Computer Science
2 143 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (5.66%) Mobile App
4 61 (4.42%) Mathematics
5 58 (4.21%) Open Source
6 56 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
7 50 (3.63%) User Experience
8 34 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (1.81%) Cryptography
10 24 (1.74%) Client/Server
11 21 (1.52%) GIS
12 20 (1.45%) Smartcard
13 17 (1.23%) Biometrics
14 16 (1.16%) Management Information System
15 14 (1.02%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.87%) Replication
17 10 (0.73%) Online Games
17 10 (0.73%) Video on Demand
18 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 9 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 247 (17.91%) Windows
2 231 (16.75%) Linux
3 161 (11.68%) UNIX
4 43 (3.12%) Android
5 39 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.03%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 22 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (1.60%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.31%) Windows Vista
10 12 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.36%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.29%) Solaris
13 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.22%) AIX
14 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (50.40%) Agile Software Development
2 406 (29.44%) Test Automation
3 296 (21.46%) Software Testing
4 286 (20.74%) Automated Testing
5 262 (19.00%) Test Scripting
6 228 (16.53%) Scrum
7 225 (16.32%) Automation Testing
8 223 (16.17%) Software Engineering
9 199 (14.43%) BDD
10 180 (13.05%) Manual Testing
11 159 (11.53%) TDD
12 153 (11.09%) Regression Testing
13 124 (8.99%) Validation
13 124 (8.99%) Test Strategy
14 118 (8.56%) Test Planning
15 112 (8.12%) Continuous Integration
16 93 (6.74%) Performance Testing
17 83 (6.02%) Load Testing
18 76 (5.51%) E-Commerce
19 75 (5.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 515 (37.35%) SQL
2 406 (29.44%) Java
3 348 (25.24%) C#
4 213 (15.45%) Python
5 142 (10.30%) C++
5 142 (10.30%) JavaScript
6 137 (9.93%) Ruby
7 106 (7.69%) C
8 96 (6.96%) Perl
9 68 (4.93%) PHP
10 33 (2.39%) Groovy
10 33 (2.39%) Bash Shell
11 31 (2.25%) Shell Script
12 27 (1.96%) Delphi
13 26 (1.89%) Tcl
14 25 (1.81%) VBScript
15 20 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 19 (1.38%) T-SQL
17 18 (1.31%) F#
18 13 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 373 (27.05%) Degree
2 222 (16.10%) ISEB
3 165 (11.97%) ISTQB
4 77 (5.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 77 (5.58%) Security Cleared
5 55 (3.99%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 22 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (1.02%) HND
9 12 (0.87%) CCNP
9 12 (0.87%) CCIP
10 10 (0.73%) CCNA
10 10 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 8 (0.58%) HNC
12 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
12 2 (0.15%) CSQA
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.073%) AAT
13 1 (0.073%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 574 (41.62%) QA
2 19 (1.38%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.23%) TickIT
4 12 (0.87%) GAMP
5 5 (0.36%) WCAG
6 4 (0.29%) JTAG
6 4 (0.29%) SLA
7 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.15%) DO-254
7 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (1.31%) Firmware
2 17 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 16 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.36%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.29%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.22%) vSphere
7 3 (0.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.22%) XenServer
8 1 (0.073%) KVM
8 1 (0.073%) NFS
8 1 (0.073%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.073%) Xen
Systems Management
1 45 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.073%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.073%) Ansible
4 1 (0.073%) Pingdom
4 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.073%) Nagios
4 1 (0.073%) SCCM
4 1 (0.073%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 125 (9.06%) Microsoft
2 82 (5.95%) Oracle
3 51 (3.70%) HP
4 43 (3.12%) VMware
5 20 (1.45%) Cisco
6 12 (0.87%) Perforce
6 12 (0.87%) TOWER Software
7 9 (0.65%) Citrix
8 7 (0.51%) Google
9 6 (0.44%) IBM
9 6 (0.44%) Adobe
9 6 (0.44%) Fidessa
9 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.36%) Facebook
10 5 (0.36%) ForgeRock
10 5 (0.36%) Cerillion
11 4 (0.29%) Telelogic
11 4 (0.29%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.22%) Appcelerator
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus, bupa, shares,
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000 + comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £43,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DigitasLBi
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + package + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Career progression!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago