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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 367 344 383
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 710 889 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.87% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.90% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 615 766 698
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
86273 98484 101752
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.29% 96.29% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 72683 82842 83044
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -21 194 £50,000 -4.76% 48
South East -16 160 £37,500 -6.25% 13
East of England +22 102 £42,500 +21.42% 23
South West +25 96 £35,000 -12.50% 15
Yorkshire -13 91 £42,500 +21.42% 13
North West -10 30 £40,000 +3.22% 12
East Midlands +23 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
West Midlands -13 17 £35,000 +7.69% 1
North East -1 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 956 (64.33%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (41.79%) Selenium
3 599 (40.31%) QA
4 589 (39.64%) Test Automation
5 521 (35.06%) Java
6 377 (25.37%) SQL
7 359 (24.16%) C#
8 348 (23.42%) Python
9 342 (23.01%) Cucumber
10 328 (22.07%) Scrum
11 321 (21.60%) Finance
12 317 (21.33%) BDD
13 300 (20.19%) TDD
14 293 (19.72%) Automation Testing
15 287 (19.31%) Automated Testing
15 287 (19.31%) Software Testing
16 274 (18.44%) Degree
17 270 (18.17%) ISEB
18 255 (17.16%) Test Scripting
19 252 (16.96%) Manual Testing
20 246 (16.55%) ISTQB
21 233 (15.68%) JIRA
22 218 (14.67%) WebDriver
23 213 (14.33%) Regression Testing
24 206 (13.86%) Software Engineering
25 201 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
26 192 (12.92%) Linux
27 186 (12.52%) Ruby
28 181 (12.18%) Performance Testing
28 181 (12.18%) .NET

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 40 (2.69%) Confluence
2 20 (1.35%) IIS
3 8 (0.54%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.40%) CICS
5 5 (0.34%) GlassFish
5 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.27%) Apache
6 4 (0.27%) CMS
6 4 (0.27%) SAS
7 2 (0.13%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.13%) Drupal
7 2 (0.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.067%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.067%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.067%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.067%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.067%) MTS
8 1 (0.067%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.067%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 84 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.42%) MS Office
3 9 (0.61%) Mingle
4 6 (0.40%) Maya
5 4 (0.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.27%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.067%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.067%) FastStats
3 1 (0.067%) Magento
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.067%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.15%) SaaS
2 21 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.08%) GitHub
4 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.40%) Slack
6 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.27%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.27%) Office 365
8 3 (0.20%) iTunes
9 2 (0.13%) Trello
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.067%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.067%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.067%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.067%) Google Play
10 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (3.10%) HTTP
1 46 (3.10%) Internet
2 26 (1.75%) Broadband
3 23 (1.55%) BGP
4 22 (1.48%) MPLS
4 22 (1.48%) SSL
5 17 (1.14%) HTTPS
5 17 (1.14%) TCP/IP
6 15 (1.01%) IPv6
6 15 (1.01%) LTE
7 14 (0.94%) Wireshark
8 13 (0.87%) DHCP
8 13 (0.87%) SNMP
9 12 (0.81%) L2TP
9 12 (0.81%) TACACS
9 12 (0.81%) VPLS
10 11 (0.74%) Wireless
11 10 (0.67%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.47%) DNS
13 6 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (7.20%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.22%) Big Data
3 28 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 19 (1.28%) MySQL
5 18 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 11 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
8 10 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (0.54%) GIS
9 8 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (0.47%) DB2
10 7 (0.47%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.34%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.34%) QlikView
13 3 (0.20%) SQLite
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 621 (41.79%) Selenium
2 342 (23.01%) Cucumber
3 233 (15.68%) JIRA
4 218 (14.67%) WebDriver
5 148 (9.96%) Jenkins
6 124 (8.34%) JMeter
6 124 (8.34%) SoapUI
7 117 (7.87%) JUnit
8 110 (7.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 91 (6.12%) Git (software)
10 79 (5.32%) SpecFlow
11 59 (3.97%) Gatling
12 57 (3.84%) HP UFT
13 50 (3.36%) Subversion
14 46 (3.10%) Visual Studio
15 39 (2.62%) JBehave
16 38 (2.56%) LoadRunner
17 34 (2.29%) Appium
17 34 (2.29%) Eclipse
18 31 (2.09%) Calabash
General
1 321 (21.60%) Finance
2 104 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 79 (5.32%) Games
4 70 (4.71%) Banking
4 70 (4.71%) Retail
5 47 (3.16%) Electronics
6 44 (2.96%) Legal
7 39 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 38 (2.56%) Marketing
9 23 (1.55%) Law
10 21 (1.41%) Financial Institution
11 17 (1.14%) Back Office
12 15 (1.01%) Aerospace
13 12 (0.81%) Advertising
14 10 (0.67%) Military
15 6 (0.40%) Front Office
15 6 (0.40%) Publishing
16 5 (0.34%) Automotive
17 4 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
18 3 (0.20%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.18%) .NET
2 125 (8.41%) Web Services
3 113 (7.60%) HTML
4 108 (7.27%) XML
5 88 (5.92%) RESTful
6 81 (5.45%) REST
7 71 (4.78%) CSS
8 67 (4.51%) SOAP
9 64 (4.31%) Gherkin
10 32 (2.15%) J2EE
11 27 (1.82%) Spring
12 22 (1.48%) Hibernate
12 22 (1.48%) Java EE
13 21 (1.41%) ASP.NET
14 19 (1.28%) .NET Framework
15 16 (1.08%) Node.js
16 15 (1.01%) Ajax
16 15 (1.01%) JSON
17 13 (0.87%) HTML5
18 12 (0.81%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 154 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 146 (9.83%) Computer Science
3 82 (5.52%) Mobile App
4 28 (1.88%) Fintech
4 28 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (1.75%) RIA
6 25 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 24 (1.62%) iPad
8 22 (1.48%) Mathematics
9 20 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.28%) Online Games
11 17 (1.14%) iPhone
12 14 (0.94%) Life Science
13 13 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (0.87%) User Experience
14 12 (0.81%) Driving Licence
15 11 (0.74%) Data Centre
15 11 (0.74%) Mainframe
15 11 (0.74%) Visualisation
16 10 (0.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 192 (12.92%) Linux
2 155 (10.43%) Windows
3 101 (6.80%) Android
3 101 (6.80%) Unix
4 72 (4.85%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.62%) Windows Server
6 17 (1.14%) Solaris
7 13 (0.87%) Windows Phone
8 10 (0.67%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.27%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 956 (64.33%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (39.64%) Test Automation
3 328 (22.07%) Scrum
4 317 (21.33%) BDD
5 300 (20.19%) TDD
6 293 (19.72%) Automation Testing
7 287 (19.31%) Automated Testing
7 287 (19.31%) Software Testing
8 255 (17.16%) Test Scripting
9 252 (16.96%) Manual Testing
10 213 (14.33%) Regression Testing
11 206 (13.86%) Software Engineering
12 201 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
13 181 (12.18%) Performance Testing
14 172 (11.57%) Test Strategy
15 156 (10.50%) Functional Testing
16 152 (10.23%) SDLC
17 121 (8.14%) Non-Functional Testing
18 112 (7.54%) Integration Testing
18 112 (7.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 521 (35.06%) Java
2 377 (25.37%) SQL
3 359 (24.16%) C#
4 348 (23.42%) Python
5 186 (12.52%) Ruby
6 138 (9.29%) JavaScript
7 131 (8.82%) C++
8 111 (7.47%) C
9 105 (7.07%) Perl
10 64 (4.31%) PHP
11 52 (3.50%) Bash Shell
12 50 (3.36%) VB
13 45 (3.03%) Scala
14 37 (2.49%) T-SQL
15 21 (1.41%) PowerShell
16 20 (1.35%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.14%) Groovy
18 14 (0.94%) Clojure
18 14 (0.94%) Shell Script
19 11 (0.74%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 274 (18.44%) Degree
2 270 (18.17%) ISEB
3 246 (16.55%) ISTQB
4 120 (8.08%) Security Cleared
5 78 (5.25%) DV Cleared
6 71 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 58 (3.90%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (0.81%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (0.74%) CCNA
10 11 (0.74%) CISSP
10 11 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 11 (0.74%) GIAC
10 11 (0.74%) Linux+ Certification
10 11 (0.74%) MCSE
10 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (0.74%) SANS
10 11 (0.74%) Security+ Certification
10 11 (0.74%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (40.31%) QA
2 74 (4.98%) SDET
3 4 (0.27%) Def Stans
3 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.27%) SLA
4 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.20%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.13%) GAMP
6 1 (0.067%) DO-160
6 1 (0.067%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.067%) TickIT
System Software
1 37 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (1.48%) Firmware
3 13 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.81%) Active Directory
5 7 (0.47%) Docker
6 5 (0.34%) KVM
6 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.13%) XenServer
8 1 (0.067%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.067%) vSphere
8 1 (0.067%) Xen
8 1 (0.067%) XenApp
8 1 (0.067%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 70 (4.71%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.27%) Ansible
2 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (0.20%) Nagios
3 3 (0.20%) Puppet
4 2 (0.13%) Nexpose
4 2 (0.13%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.067%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.067%) SCCM
5 1 (0.067%) SCOM
Vendors
1 147 (9.89%) Microsoft
2 97 (6.53%) HP
3 72 (4.85%) Oracle
4 42 (2.83%) VMware
5 36 (2.42%) Cisco
6 27 (1.82%) Atlassian
7 24 (1.62%) Nokia
8 22 (1.48%) SOASTA, Inc
9 21 (1.41%) Google
9 21 (1.41%) Huawei
10 17 (1.14%) SAP
11 15 (1.01%) IBM
12 12 (0.81%) Juniper
12 12 (0.81%) Rally
13 9 (0.61%) EMC
14 7 (0.47%) Cadence
15 6 (0.40%) Apple
16 5 (0.34%) Borland
17 4 (0.27%) Telerik
17 4 (0.27%) TOWER Software
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £45k DoE + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + parking, cycle to work 25 hols
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-45k
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Medical and Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago