The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 320 376 355
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 920 651 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.66% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 760 578 683
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106804 98560 112219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.70% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87442 82989 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London +40 291 £47,500 +11.76% 36
East of England +18 184 £40,000 +23.07% 30
South East +6 182 £37,500 +4.16% 26
Yorkshire +36 103 £32,500 -7.14% 8
South West +2 62 £40,000 +23.07% 10
East Midlands -1 44 £35,000 - 6
West Midlands +26 40 £40,000 +6.66% 2
North West +5 30 £35,000 +40.00% 7
North East -16 8 £28,636 -13.22%
Test Engineer
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Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 642 (41.96%) QA
2 537 (35.10%) Selenium
3 507 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
4 498 (32.55%) SQL
5 490 (32.03%) Test Automation
6 407 (26.60%) Java
7 401 (26.21%) Test Scripting
8 380 (24.84%) C#
9 365 (23.86%) Automated Testing
9 365 (23.86%) Software Testing
10 363 (23.73%) Degree
11 287 (18.76%) .NET
12 286 (18.69%) Windows
13 278 (18.17%) Linux
14 266 (17.39%) Python
15 261 (17.06%) Finance
16 254 (16.60%) ISEB
17 207 (13.53%) WebDriver
18 199 (13.01%) Manual Testing
19 191 (12.48%) Scrum
20 169 (11.05%) UNIX
21 166 (10.85%) Cucumber
22 165 (10.78%) TDD
23 163 (10.65%) Test Strategy
24 162 (10.59%) Microsoft
25 161 (10.52%) ISTQB
26 155 (10.13%) C++
27 153 (10.00%) JavaScript
27 153 (10.00%) Regression Testing
28 149 (9.74%) BDD

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 31 (2.03%) Apache
2 18 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 17 (1.11%) IIS
4 13 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.46%) CMS
6 6 (0.39%) Confluence
7 5 (0.33%) Node.js
8 4 (0.26%) Mule
8 4 (0.26%) WordPress
8 4 (0.26%) nginx
8 4 (0.26%) Lync
8 4 (0.26%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.26%) CloudStack
9 3 (0.20%) Moodle
10 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.065%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.065%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.065%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.065%) SAS
Applications
1 75 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.13%) Simulink
4 2 (0.13%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.065%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.065%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
1 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.65%) SaaS
3 6 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.20%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.065%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 57 (3.73%) Wireless
2 57 (3.73%) HTTP
3 56 (3.66%) 4G
4 48 (3.14%) LTE
5 38 (2.48%) Internet
6 36 (2.35%) WCDMA
7 31 (2.03%) GSM
8 30 (1.96%) GPRS
9 21 (1.37%) SS7
10 20 (1.31%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (1.31%) SIGTRAN
11 16 (1.05%) HTTPS
11 16 (1.05%) SSL
12 15 (0.98%) Bluetooth
12 15 (0.98%) UMTS
13 13 (0.85%) MPLS
13 13 (0.85%) BGP
14 12 (0.78%) X.509
14 12 (0.78%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (6.99%) SQL Server
2 67 (4.38%) MySQL
3 54 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 32 (2.09%) Relational Database
7 20 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.92%) NoSQL
10 13 (0.85%) RDBMS
11 12 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 8 (0.52%) Redis
12 8 (0.52%) Oracle Database
13 7 (0.46%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 6 (0.39%) DB2
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle ODI
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle OLAP
15 5 (0.33%) OLAP
16 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 537 (35.10%) Selenium
2 207 (13.53%) WebDriver
3 166 (10.85%) Cucumber
4 117 (7.65%) QuickTest Pro
5 105 (6.86%) JIRA
6 81 (5.29%) JUnit
7 80 (5.23%) SoapUI
8 79 (5.16%) Jenkins
9 71 (4.64%) Hudson
10 61 (3.99%) Visual Studio
11 58 (3.79%) FitNesse
12 49 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 47 (3.07%) JBehave
14 43 (2.81%) Ranorex
15 40 (2.61%) Maven
16 39 (2.55%) TestComplete
17 33 (2.16%) Subversion
18 31 (2.03%) Calabash
19 30 (1.96%) JMeter
20 29 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 261 (17.06%) Finance
2 123 (8.04%) Telecoms
3 118 (7.71%) Banking
4 55 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 53 (3.46%) Retail
6 45 (2.94%) Games
7 36 (2.35%) Electronics
8 25 (1.63%) Automotive
9 18 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.05%) Advertising
10 16 (1.05%) Multimedia
11 15 (0.98%) Military
12 13 (0.85%) Back Office
13 9 (0.59%) Law
14 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.52%) Marketing
15 7 (0.46%) Publishing
16 6 (0.39%) Front Office
16 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (18.76%) .NET
2 128 (8.37%) Web Services
3 127 (8.30%) SOAP
4 119 (7.78%) XML
5 67 (4.38%) HTML
6 46 (3.01%) .NET Framework
7 44 (2.88%) REST
8 42 (2.75%) ASP.NET
9 33 (2.16%) Gherkin
10 28 (1.83%) RESTful
11 24 (1.57%) CSS
12 19 (1.24%) JSF
13 18 (1.18%) WCF
14 17 (1.11%) Middleware
15 15 (0.98%) LAMP
15 15 (0.98%) XSLT
16 14 (0.92%) Spring
16 14 (0.92%) Ajax
17 11 (0.72%) JSON
17 11 (0.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 108 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 90 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 71 (4.64%) Mathematics
4 59 (3.86%) Open Source
5 47 (3.07%) Blackberry
6 26 (1.70%) Video on Demand
7 25 (1.63%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.57%) IPTV
8 24 (1.57%) Client/Server
9 21 (1.37%) Firmware
9 21 (1.37%) Smartcard
9 21 (1.37%) Digital Media
10 19 (1.24%) Biometrics
11 15 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
13 12 (0.78%) EFT
14 8 (0.52%) Social Media
14 8 (0.52%) iPad
15 7 (0.46%) Derivative
15 7 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 286 (18.69%) Windows
2 278 (18.17%) Linux
3 169 (11.05%) UNIX
4 100 (6.54%) Android
5 76 (4.97%) Apple iOS
6 26 (1.70%) Windows XP
7 25 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 21 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (1.31%) Solaris
9 20 (1.31%) Windows Vista
10 11 (0.72%) Windows Phone
11 10 (0.65%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.13%) CentOS
14 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.065%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.065%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (33.14%) Agile Software Development
2 490 (32.03%) Test Automation
3 401 (26.21%) Test Scripting
4 365 (23.86%) Automated Testing
4 365 (23.86%) Software Testing
5 199 (13.01%) Manual Testing
6 191 (12.48%) Scrum
7 165 (10.78%) TDD
8 163 (10.65%) Test Strategy
9 153 (10.00%) Regression Testing
10 149 (9.74%) BDD
11 125 (8.17%) Automation Testing
12 121 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
13 114 (7.45%) OO
14 111 (7.25%) Performance Testing
15 104 (6.80%) System Testing
16 103 (6.73%) User Acceptance Testing
17 98 (6.41%) Software Engineering
18 93 (6.08%) Integration Testing
19 83 (5.42%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 498 (32.55%) SQL
2 407 (26.60%) Java
3 380 (24.84%) C#
4 266 (17.39%) Python
5 155 (10.13%) C++
6 153 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 141 (9.22%) Perl
8 128 (8.37%) Ruby
9 118 (7.71%) C
10 96 (6.27%) PHP
11 38 (2.48%) Erlang
12 37 (2.42%) Shell Script
13 36 (2.35%) Tcl
14 32 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.96%) VBScript
16 27 (1.76%) VB.NET
17 25 (1.63%) VB
18 22 (1.44%) Scala
19 18 (1.18%) TTCN
20 10 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 363 (23.73%) Degree
2 254 (16.60%) ISEB
3 161 (10.52%) ISTQB
4 47 (3.07%) Security Cleared
5 31 (2.03%) SC Cleared
6 19 (1.24%) HND
7 12 (0.78%) ISEB Practitioner
8 10 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (0.33%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.33%) CCIP
9 5 (0.33%) CCNA
10 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.13%) GIAC
11 2 (0.13%) CISMP
11 2 (0.13%) CEH
11 2 (0.13%) GPEN
11 2 (0.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 642 (41.96%) QA
2 21 (1.37%) ISO 9001
3 18 (1.18%) TickIT
4 5 (0.33%) WAI
5 3 (0.20%) DO-254
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) GAMP
6 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.065%) GMP
System Software
1 9 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (0.59%) NFS
2 5 (0.33%) KVM
3 4 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 120 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.26%) Legato
3 3 (0.20%) Puppet
4 1 (0.065%) OpenView
Vendors
1 162 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 61 (3.99%) HP
3 59 (3.86%) Oracle
4 17 (1.11%) VMware
5 13 (0.85%) Cisco
6 8 (0.52%) JBoss
6 8 (0.52%) Agilent
7 7 (0.46%) Adobe
7 7 (0.46%) Citrix
8 6 (0.39%) EMC
9 5 (0.33%) Huawei
10 4 (0.26%) Hitachi
10 4 (0.26%) SAP
10 4 (0.26%) Veritas
10 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.26%) Acme Packet
11 3 (0.20%) Red Gate
11 3 (0.20%) MKS
11 3 (0.20%) Apple
11 3 (0.20%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + FANTASTIC BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Tring, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicestershire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £47000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £34,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + bonus + pension + health cover
Posted: 16 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 30-35k
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 40,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £42000 per annum - excellent company benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + pension,health/life insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Enderby, Leicestershire
Easy Web recruitment - Next Retail
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday