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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 370 373 369
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 729 818 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.80% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.83% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 635 699 773
Median salary £42,500 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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
88406 98623 105620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 75235 82312 86796
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +21 273 £50,000 -4.76% 44
South East +6 174 £40,000 -3.61% 26
East of England +18 86 £42,500 +13.33% 23
Yorkshire -2 68 £38,000 +8.57% 10
South West +8 64 £35,000 -12.50% 15
North West +4 26 £37,700 -5.75% 3
West Midlands +7 23 £37,500 +15.38% 3
East Midlands -9 9 £39,500 +11.26% 2
North East -3 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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.

1 976 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 668 (42.15%) Selenium
3 653 (41.20%) Test Automation
4 651 (41.07%) QA
5 560 (35.33%) Java
6 410 (25.87%) SQL
7 375 (23.66%) C#
8 372 (23.47%) Cucumber
9 366 (23.09%) BDD
10 335 (21.14%) Python
11 332 (20.95%) Finance
12 327 (20.63%) Automation Testing
13 326 (20.57%) Degree
14 317 (20.00%) Scrum
15 315 (19.87%) Software Testing
16 308 (19.43%) TDD
17 292 (18.42%) Automated Testing
18 285 (17.98%) Manual Testing
19 281 (17.73%) WebDriver
20 269 (16.97%) Test Scripting
21 256 (16.15%) Regression Testing
22 255 (16.09%) ISEB
23 242 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
24 230 (14.51%) JIRA
25 225 (14.20%) Software Engineering
26 221 (13.94%) ISTQB
27 214 (13.50%) Ruby
28 211 (13.31%) .NET
29 205 (12.93%) Microsoft
30 198 (12.49%) Performance Testing

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 35 (2.21%) Confluence
2 25 (1.58%) IIS
3 9 (0.57%) CICS
4 6 (0.38%) CMS
4 6 (0.38%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.32%) Apache
6 4 (0.25%) SAS
6 4 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.19%) Drupal
8 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.13%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.13%) MTS
8 2 (0.13%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.063%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.063%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.063%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.063%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.063%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 112 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.21%) MS Office
3 18 (1.14%) Mingle
4 8 (0.50%) Maya
5 7 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.063%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.19%) LabWindows
3 2 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.063%) FastStats
4 1 (0.063%) Magento
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.063%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.83%) SaaS
2 24 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (0.88%) GitHub
4 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.13%) iTunes
6 2 (0.13%) Trello
7 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.063%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.09%) Internet
2 44 (2.78%) HTTP
3 23 (1.45%) SSL
4 17 (1.07%) TCP/IP
5 13 (0.82%) Broadband
6 12 (0.76%) BGP
6 12 (0.76%) LTE
7 11 (0.69%) MPLS
7 11 (0.69%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.44%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
9 6 (0.38%) DNS
9 6 (0.38%) IPv6
9 6 (0.38%) SAN
9 6 (0.38%) SNMP
9 6 (0.38%) SSH
9 6 (0.38%) UMTS
10 5 (0.32%) Bluetooth
10 5 (0.32%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.84%) Big Data
3 35 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 30 (1.89%) MySQL
5 26 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 19 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 15 (0.95%) Hadoop
8 10 (0.63%) GIS
8 10 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.50%) QlikView
11 7 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.32%) DB2
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
15 2 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 668 (42.15%) Selenium
2 372 (23.47%) Cucumber
3 281 (17.73%) WebDriver
4 230 (14.51%) JIRA
5 183 (11.55%) Jenkins
6 149 (9.40%) JUnit
7 133 (8.39%) JMeter
8 132 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 104 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 101 (6.37%) SpecFlow
11 90 (5.68%) Git (software)
12 64 (4.04%) HP UFT
13 56 (3.53%) Visual Studio
14 53 (3.34%) Gatling
15 52 (3.28%) Subversion
16 51 (3.22%) JBehave
17 44 (2.78%) FitNesse
18 42 (2.65%) Maven
18 42 (2.65%) TestNG
19 37 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 332 (20.95%) Finance
2 118 (7.44%) Telecoms
3 75 (4.73%) Banking
4 71 (4.48%) Games
5 61 (3.85%) Retail
6 51 (3.22%) Manufacturing
7 50 (3.15%) Electronics
8 43 (2.71%) Marketing
9 31 (1.96%) Legal
10 28 (1.77%) Law
11 19 (1.20%) Back Office
11 19 (1.20%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.76%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.63%) Automotive
13 10 (0.63%) Front Office
14 8 (0.50%) Advertising
15 6 (0.38%) Military
15 6 (0.38%) Publishing
16 4 (0.25%) Billing
16 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 211 (13.31%) .NET
2 147 (9.27%) Web Services
3 117 (7.38%) XML
4 100 (6.31%) HTML
5 97 (6.12%) RESTful
6 77 (4.86%) REST
7 67 (4.23%) CSS
8 62 (3.91%) Gherkin
9 61 (3.85%) SOAP
10 43 (2.71%) J2EE
11 24 (1.51%) JSON
12 23 (1.45%) Spring
13 20 (1.26%) ASP.NET
14 19 (1.20%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.01%) Hibernate
15 16 (1.01%) Java EE
16 15 (0.95%) Ajax
16 15 (0.95%) LAMP
17 14 (0.88%) HTML5
17 14 (0.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.10%) Analytical Skills
2 172 (10.85%) Computer Science
3 89 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.33%) Fintech
5 33 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 30 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 26 (1.64%) RIA
8 24 (1.51%) iPad
8 24 (1.51%) Mathematics
9 17 (1.07%) Online Games
10 16 (1.01%) Life Science
11 14 (0.88%) Digital Media
11 14 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 14 (0.88%) User Experience
12 12 (0.76%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (0.63%) Driving Licence
14 10 (0.63%) N-Tier
14 10 (0.63%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 195 (12.30%) Windows
2 181 (11.42%) Linux
3 130 (8.20%) Unix
4 99 (6.25%) Android
5 79 (4.98%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.77%) Windows Server
7 26 (1.64%) Solaris
8 12 (0.76%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.76%) Windows Phone
9 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
11 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.19%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.13%) AIX
13 2 (0.13%) HPUX
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.063%) CentOS
14 1 (0.063%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 976 (61.58%) Agile Software Development
2 653 (41.20%) Test Automation
3 366 (23.09%) BDD
4 327 (20.63%) Automation Testing
5 317 (20.00%) Scrum
6 315 (19.87%) Software Testing
7 308 (19.43%) TDD
8 292 (18.42%) Automated Testing
9 285 (17.98%) Manual Testing
10 269 (16.97%) Test Scripting
11 256 (16.15%) Regression Testing
12 242 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
13 225 (14.20%) Software Engineering
14 198 (12.49%) Performance Testing
15 189 (11.92%) Test Strategy
16 179 (11.29%) SDLC
17 159 (10.03%) Functional Testing
18 145 (9.15%) Integration Testing
18 145 (9.15%) User Acceptance Testing
19 132 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 560 (35.33%) Java
2 410 (25.87%) SQL
3 375 (23.66%) C#
4 335 (21.14%) Python
5 214 (13.50%) Ruby
6 142 (8.96%) JavaScript
7 120 (7.57%) C++
8 108 (6.81%) Perl
9 91 (5.74%) C
10 75 (4.73%) PHP
11 52 (3.28%) Scala
12 47 (2.97%) VB
13 42 (2.65%) Bash Shell
14 33 (2.08%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.51%) Clojure
16 21 (1.32%) XPath
17 17 (1.07%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.07%) Shell Script
18 16 (1.01%) Groovy
19 14 (0.88%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 326 (20.57%) Degree
2 255 (16.09%) ISEB
3 221 (13.94%) ISTQB
4 125 (7.89%) Security Cleared
5 71 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 63 (3.97%) DV Cleared
7 49 (3.09%) SC Cleared
8 19 (1.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.44%) PhD
10 6 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.25%) CCNA
12 4 (0.25%) CISSP
12 4 (0.25%) GIAC
12 4 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
12 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (0.25%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (0.25%) Security+ Certification
12 4 (0.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 651 (41.07%) QA
2 74 (4.67%) SDET
3 9 (0.57%) SLA
4 5 (0.32%) Def Stans
5 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.19%) ECSS
7 2 (0.13%) GAMP
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.13%) TickIT
8 1 (0.063%) DO-160
8 1 (0.063%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.063%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.26%) Firmware
3 13 (0.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.32%) Docker
4 5 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.32%) KVM
4 5 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.13%) XenServer
6 1 (0.063%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.063%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.063%) vSphere
6 1 (0.063%) Xen
6 1 (0.063%) XenApp
6 1 (0.063%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (3.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.25%) Puppet
4 3 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.19%) Nagios
5 2 (0.13%) Ansible
5 2 (0.13%) Kibana
5 2 (0.13%) logstash
5 2 (0.13%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.063%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.063%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.063%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.063%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 86 (5.43%) Oracle
3 82 (5.17%) HP
4 30 (1.89%) VMware
5 27 (1.70%) SAP
6 21 (1.32%) Cisco
7 20 (1.26%) Google
8 18 (1.14%) Atlassian
8 18 (1.14%) SOASTA, Inc
9 17 (1.07%) IBM
9 17 (1.07%) Rally
10 12 (0.76%) Nokia
11 11 (0.69%) Huawei
12 7 (0.44%) Apple
13 6 (0.38%) EMC
13 6 (0.38%) Facebook
13 6 (0.38%) Telerik
14 5 (0.32%) Borland
14 5 (0.32%) Perforce
15 4 (0.25%) Juniper
London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £20,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Vadis People
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and package
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harleston, Norfolk
Energon People
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 42,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Unspecified Salary Based on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago