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

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 397 348 313
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 615 744 829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.63% 0.75% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.79% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 530 606 709
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 £29,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
93187 93662 97567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.87% 94.48% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 77560 76025 83489
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 £27,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -44 177 £50,000 +5.26% 17
South East +4 168 £35,250 -11.87% 22
East of England -17 128 £40,000 - 30
South West +5 55 £37,500 -6.25% 10
North West -30 30 £32,500 +1.56% 9
Yorkshire -31 29 £32,500 +8.33% 11
West Midlands -37 19 £40,000 +18.51% 2
East Midlands 0 14 £30,000 -7.69% 6
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 702 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 552 (40.56%) QA
3 497 (36.52%) SQL
4 415 (30.49%) Test Automation
5 413 (30.35%) Selenium
6 403 (29.61%) Java
7 364 (26.75%) Degree
8 324 (23.81%) C#
9 293 (21.53%) Finance
10 281 (20.65%) Software Testing
11 259 (19.03%) Test Scripting
12 253 (18.59%) Automated Testing
13 240 (17.63%) Windows
14 236 (17.34%) Software Engineering
15 229 (16.83%) Linux
16 227 (16.68%) Scrum
17 219 (16.09%) Automation Testing
18 217 (15.94%) Python
19 202 (14.84%) ISEB
20 190 (13.96%) WebDriver
21 189 (13.89%) BDD
22 185 (13.59%) Computer Science
23 167 (12.27%) Manual Testing
24 161 (11.83%) Cucumber
25 158 (11.61%) TDD
26 156 (11.46%) UNIX
26 156 (11.46%) .NET
27 153 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
28 150 (11.02%) ISTQB
29 149 (10.95%) JavaScript

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 18 (1.32%) Confluence
2 16 (1.18%) Apache
3 15 (1.10%) IIS
4 10 (0.73%) Node.js
5 8 (0.59%) SharePoint
5 8 (0.59%) CMS
6 5 (0.37%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (0.29%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.22%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.15%) WordPress
9 2 (0.15%) Lync
10 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.073%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.073%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.94%) MS Office
3 7 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.15%) Simulink
5 2 (0.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.073%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.073%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.073%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 5 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.15%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.15%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.91%) SaaS
2 12 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.37%) GitHub
4 3 (0.22%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.22%) Rackspace Cloud
4 3 (0.22%) Office 365
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.073%) PaaS
6 1 (0.073%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 24 (1.76%) Internet
3 22 (1.62%) MPLS
3 22 (1.62%) Wireless
4 16 (1.18%) Wireshark
5 15 (1.10%) 3G
5 15 (1.10%) Broadband
5 15 (1.10%) Ethernet
5 15 (1.10%) HTTP
6 14 (1.03%) LAN
6 14 (1.03%) VPN
6 14 (1.03%) LTE
7 12 (0.88%) VoIP
7 12 (0.88%) WAN
8 11 (0.81%) BGP
8 11 (0.81%) Network Security
9 8 (0.59%) ICMP
9 8 (0.59%) GPRS
9 8 (0.59%) GSM
10 7 (0.51%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.16%) MySQL
3 34 (2.50%) Oracle Database
4 30 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 9 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (0.59%) SSDT
9 8 (0.59%) Redis
9 8 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (0.51%) Big Data
10 7 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.44%) OLAP
12 5 (0.37%) DB2
12 5 (0.37%) OLTP
13 3 (0.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 413 (30.35%) Selenium
2 190 (13.96%) WebDriver
3 161 (11.83%) Cucumber
4 136 (9.99%) JIRA
5 128 (9.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 84 (6.17%) Git (software)
7 72 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 72 (5.29%) Jenkins
8 64 (4.70%) SoapUI
9 63 (4.63%) JUnit
10 61 (4.48%) JMeter
11 60 (4.41%) Subversion
12 50 (3.67%) Bugzilla
13 44 (3.23%) NUnit
14 41 (3.01%) Rational DOORS
15 38 (2.79%) SpecFlow
15 38 (2.79%) Calabash
16 36 (2.65%) TeamCity
16 36 (2.65%) Visual Studio
17 33 (2.42%) JBehave
General
1 293 (21.53%) Finance
2 61 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.67%) Games
4 42 (3.09%) Electronics
5 35 (2.57%) Banking
6 25 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.62%) Retail
8 20 (1.47%) Marketing
9 18 (1.32%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
11 15 (1.10%) Automotive
11 15 (1.10%) Legal
12 13 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.73%) Military
14 7 (0.51%) Law
15 6 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.29%) Billing
16 4 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Back Office
17 3 (0.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (11.46%) .NET
2 117 (8.60%) Web Services
3 103 (7.57%) XML
4 98 (7.20%) HTML
5 63 (4.63%) RESTful
6 48 (3.53%) SOAP
7 41 (3.01%) CSS
8 36 (2.65%) Gherkin
9 31 (2.28%) REST
10 27 (1.98%) J2EE
11 23 (1.69%) ASP.NET
12 22 (1.62%) WCF
13 19 (1.40%) jQuery
13 19 (1.40%) .NET Framework
14 17 (1.25%) SWT
14 17 (1.25%) Struts
14 17 (1.25%) Swing
15 13 (0.96%) LINQ
15 13 (0.96%) HTML5
16 10 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 185 (13.59%) Computer Science
2 153 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
3 84 (6.17%) Mobile App
4 67 (4.92%) Open Source
4 67 (4.92%) Mathematics
5 53 (3.89%) User Experience
6 49 (3.60%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (2.72%) Embedded Systems
8 27 (1.98%) Cryptography
9 25 (1.84%) GIS
10 19 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 18 (1.32%) Smartcard
12 17 (1.25%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.10%) Biometrics
14 12 (0.88%) Blog
15 11 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
15 11 (0.81%) Xbox
15 11 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.73%) W3C
16 10 (0.73%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 240 (17.63%) Windows
2 229 (16.83%) Linux
3 156 (11.46%) UNIX
4 62 (4.56%) Android
5 41 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 26 (1.91%) Windows 7
8 22 (1.62%) Windows XP
9 20 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (1.18%) Windows Vista
10 16 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (0.37%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.37%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 4 (0.29%) Solaris
13 4 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.22%) AIX
15 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.15%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 702 (51.58%) Agile Software Development
2 415 (30.49%) Test Automation
3 281 (20.65%) Software Testing
4 259 (19.03%) Test Scripting
5 253 (18.59%) Automated Testing
6 236 (17.34%) Software Engineering
7 227 (16.68%) Scrum
8 219 (16.09%) Automation Testing
9 189 (13.89%) BDD
10 167 (12.27%) Manual Testing
11 158 (11.61%) TDD
12 139 (10.21%) Validation
13 135 (9.92%) Regression Testing
14 133 (9.77%) Test Strategy
15 131 (9.63%) Test Planning
16 105 (7.71%) Continuous Integration
17 98 (7.20%) Waterfall
18 84 (6.17%) Performance Testing
19 73 (5.36%) Load Testing
19 73 (5.36%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 497 (36.52%) SQL
2 403 (29.61%) Java
3 324 (23.81%) C#
4 217 (15.94%) Python
5 149 (10.95%) JavaScript
6 124 (9.11%) Ruby
7 121 (8.89%) C++
8 111 (8.16%) C
9 102 (7.49%) Perl
10 61 (4.48%) PHP
11 33 (2.42%) Bash Shell
12 30 (2.20%) Groovy
12 30 (2.20%) Delphi
13 29 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 27 (1.98%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.47%) VBScript
16 18 (1.32%) Tcl
17 13 (0.96%) F#
18 11 (0.81%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 364 (26.75%) Degree
2 202 (14.84%) ISEB
3 150 (11.02%) ISTQB
4 86 (6.32%) Security Cleared
5 73 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 61 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.42%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.32%) VCP4
9 17 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.03%) HND
11 13 (0.96%) HNC
12 11 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (0.73%) CCNP
13 10 (0.73%) CCIP
14 7 (0.51%) CCNA
15 2 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
15 2 (0.15%) CSQA
15 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.15%) AAT
16 1 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 552 (40.56%) QA
2 21 (1.54%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.10%) TickIT
4 10 (0.73%) WCAG
5 8 (0.59%) JTAG
6 7 (0.51%) GAMP
7 5 (0.37%) SLA
8 2 (0.15%) IEC 61508
8 2 (0.15%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.15%) DO-254
8 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.073%) WAI
System Software
1 18 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 17 (1.25%) Firmware
3 13 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.37%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.22%) XenApp
7 3 (0.22%) XenServer
7 3 (0.22%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.22%) vSphere
8 1 (0.073%) Xen
8 1 (0.073%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (2.65%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.073%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.073%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.073%) SCCM
Vendors
1 119 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.14%) Oracle
3 48 (3.53%) HP
4 40 (2.94%) VMware
5 22 (1.62%) Cisco
6 16 (1.18%) Google
7 12 (0.88%) TOWER Software
8 11 (0.81%) Facebook
8 11 (0.81%) ForgeRock
9 10 (0.73%) Perforce
9 10 (0.73%) Telelogic
10 9 (0.66%) Citrix
11 6 (0.44%) IBM
11 6 (0.44%) Fidessa
11 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.37%) EMC
12 5 (0.37%) 29West
12 5 (0.37%) Cerillion
13 4 (0.29%) Fujitsu
13 4 (0.29%) MKS
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