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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 427 346 405
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 545 863 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.78% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.83% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 444 733 536
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 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
97192 104489 96781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 85908 81520
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -64 166 £45,000 -8.16% 23
South East -35 136 £37,500 - 26
East of England -52 79 £42,500 +6.25% 20
South West -24 49 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Yorkshire -35 47 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North West +19 36 £35,000 - 6
East Midlands -18 17 £36,000 -0.68% 3
West Midlands -41 12 £28,750 -28.12% 1
North East -11 1 £30,000 +4.76% 2
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 635 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 477 (40.60%) QA
3 419 (35.66%) Test Automation
4 411 (34.98%) Selenium
5 383 (32.60%) Java
6 373 (31.74%) SQL
7 310 (26.38%) Degree
8 248 (21.11%) C#
9 247 (21.02%) Finance
10 235 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 219 (18.64%) Software Testing
11 219 (18.64%) Scrum
12 214 (18.21%) Software Engineering
13 199 (16.94%) Automated Testing
13 199 (16.94%) Python
14 192 (16.34%) ISEB
15 191 (16.26%) Linux
16 186 (15.83%) Automation Testing
17 173 (14.72%) Windows
18 168 (14.30%) WebDriver
19 154 (13.11%) Computer Science
20 153 (13.02%) Manual Testing
21 150 (12.77%) Cucumber
22 148 (12.60%) BDD
23 139 (11.83%) UNIX
24 136 (11.57%) JIRA
25 134 (11.40%) ISTQB
26 119 (10.13%) .NET
27 115 (9.79%) JavaScript
28 113 (9.62%) Test Planning

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (1.62%) Confluence
2 15 (1.28%) Apache
3 12 (1.02%) Node.js
4 10 (0.85%) IIS
5 6 (0.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (0.51%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (0.34%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.26%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.17%) Lync
8 2 (0.17%) WordPress
9 1 (0.085%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.085%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.085%) CMS
9 1 (0.085%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.085%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.085%) Drupal
9 1 (0.085%) JBoss
9 1 (0.085%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (2.98%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.21%) MS Office
3 10 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.085%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.085%) Siemens NX
4 1 (0.085%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.085%) Simulink
4 1 (0.085%) Pro/ENGINEER
4 1 (0.085%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) LabWindows
2 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.17%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.085%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.085%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (1.96%) SaaS
2 18 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.43%) GitHub
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.085%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 38 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 23 (1.96%) Wireless
3 16 (1.36%) Internet
3 16 (1.36%) 3G
4 15 (1.28%) HTTP
5 13 (1.11%) Wireshark
6 12 (1.02%) Network Security
6 12 (1.02%) LTE
6 12 (1.02%) MPLS
7 9 (0.77%) Ethernet
7 9 (0.77%) Broadband
8 8 (0.68%) 3GPP
8 8 (0.68%) VPN
9 7 (0.60%) LAN
9 7 (0.60%) ICMP
9 7 (0.60%) Gigabit Ethernet
10 6 (0.51%) 4G
10 6 (0.51%) BGP
11 5 (0.43%) RTP
11 5 (0.43%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.06%) MySQL
3 24 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 15 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 11 (0.94%) Big Data
7 10 (0.85%) Redis
7 10 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 8 (0.68%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (0.60%) SSDT
10 7 (0.60%) DB2
11 6 (0.51%) OLAP
11 6 (0.51%) OLTP
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.43%) Oracle OLAP
13 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 411 (34.98%) Selenium
2 168 (14.30%) WebDriver
3 150 (12.77%) Cucumber
4 136 (11.57%) JIRA
5 91 (7.74%) QuickTest Pro
6 74 (6.30%) Git (software)
7 67 (5.70%) Jenkins
8 66 (5.62%) JMeter
9 61 (5.19%) JUnit
9 61 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (4.85%) SoapUI
11 49 (4.17%) Bugzilla
12 48 (4.09%) Subversion
13 41 (3.49%) Rational DOORS
14 40 (3.40%) NUnit
15 35 (2.98%) Visual Studio
16 31 (2.64%) Calabash
17 30 (2.55%) LoadRunner
18 29 (2.47%) WATIR
19 28 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 247 (21.02%) Finance
2 47 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 41 (3.49%) Electronics
4 39 (3.32%) Games
5 37 (3.15%) Banking
6 23 (1.96%) Manufacturing
7 22 (1.87%) Marketing
8 19 (1.62%) Retail
9 17 (1.45%) Law
10 14 (1.19%) Military
11 13 (1.11%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.85%) Back Office
13 10 (0.85%) Legal
14 7 (0.60%) Automotive
15 5 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.17%) Avionics
17 2 (0.17%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (10.13%) .NET
2 95 (8.09%) Web Services
3 65 (5.53%) XML
4 59 (5.02%) HTML
5 54 (4.60%) RESTful
6 37 (3.15%) Gherkin
7 31 (2.64%) SOAP
8 29 (2.47%) CSS
9 28 (2.38%) REST
10 19 (1.62%) .NET Framework
10 19 (1.62%) WCF
11 17 (1.45%) SWT
11 17 (1.45%) Struts
11 17 (1.45%) Swing
12 15 (1.28%) J2EE
12 15 (1.28%) ASP.NET
12 15 (1.28%) jQuery
13 14 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (1.19%) Spring
14 12 (1.02%) QuickFIX
Miscellaneous
1 154 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 108 (9.19%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (6.81%) Open Source
3 80 (6.81%) Mobile App
4 47 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 36 (3.06%) User Experience
6 28 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (1.96%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.87%) Embedded Systems
9 18 (1.53%) GIS
9 18 (1.53%) Cryptography
10 17 (1.45%) Xbox
11 13 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
11 13 (1.11%) Blog
11 13 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.11%) W3C
12 12 (1.02%) Physics
13 11 (0.94%) iPhone
13 11 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 191 (16.26%) Linux
2 173 (14.72%) Windows
3 139 (11.83%) UNIX
4 88 (7.49%) Android
5 55 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.77%) Embedded Linux
10 9 (0.77%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.68%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.34%) Solaris
13 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.17%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.17%) VMS
14 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.17%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.085%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (54.04%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (35.66%) Test Automation
3 235 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 219 (18.64%) Scrum
4 219 (18.64%) Software Testing
5 214 (18.21%) Software Engineering
6 199 (16.94%) Automated Testing
7 186 (15.83%) Automation Testing
8 153 (13.02%) Manual Testing
9 148 (12.60%) BDD
10 113 (9.62%) Test Planning
11 112 (9.53%) Validation
12 109 (9.28%) Test Strategy
13 104 (8.85%) TDD
14 102 (8.68%) Regression Testing
15 98 (8.34%) Waterfall
16 92 (7.83%) Continuous Integration
17 77 (6.55%) Performance Testing
18 76 (6.47%) User Acceptance Testing
19 63 (5.36%) OO
Programming Languages
1 383 (32.60%) Java
2 373 (31.74%) SQL
3 248 (21.11%) C#
4 199 (16.94%) Python
5 115 (9.79%) JavaScript
6 105 (8.94%) C
7 104 (8.85%) Ruby
8 99 (8.43%) Perl
9 97 (8.26%) C++
10 61 (5.19%) PHP
11 30 (2.55%) Bash Shell
12 29 (2.47%) T-SQL
13 24 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 22 (1.87%) Groovy
15 15 (1.28%) VBScript
16 14 (1.19%) VB
16 14 (1.19%) Delphi
17 12 (1.02%) Tcl
18 10 (0.85%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.60%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 310 (26.38%) Degree
2 192 (16.34%) ISEB
3 134 (11.40%) ISTQB
4 72 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 62 (5.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 48 (4.09%) SC Cleared
7 31 (2.64%) DV Cleared
8 13 (1.11%) HND
9 11 (0.94%) HNC
10 7 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.43%) CCNP
11 5 (0.43%) CCIP
12 3 (0.26%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (0.17%) CCNA
13 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.17%) MCAD
13 2 (0.17%) AAT
14 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 477 (40.60%) QA
2 15 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 13 (1.11%) WCAG
4 9 (0.77%) JTAG
5 8 (0.68%) TickIT
6 3 (0.26%) SLA
7 2 (0.17%) WAI
7 2 (0.17%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.17%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.17%) DO-254
System Software
1 15 (1.28%) Firmware
2 9 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.34%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.26%) vSphere
6 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.17%) KVM
6 2 (0.17%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.085%) NDS
7 1 (0.085%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.34%) Puppet
3 3 (0.26%) Iperf
4 2 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.085%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.085%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 44 (3.74%) Oracle
3 31 (2.64%) HP
3 31 (2.64%) Google
4 22 (1.87%) Facebook
4 22 (1.87%) ForgeRock
5 20 (1.70%) VMware
6 13 (1.11%) Telelogic
7 12 (1.02%) EMC
7 12 (1.02%) Cisco
7 12 (1.02%) Perforce
8 6 (0.51%) IBM
9 4 (0.34%) Citrix
10 3 (0.26%) SAP
10 3 (0.26%) TOWER Software
10 3 (0.26%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.17%) Panasonic
11 2 (0.17%) Nokia
11 2 (0.17%) Mitel
11 2 (0.17%) Telerik
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive plus salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £35k + excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £46000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum, Benefits Private healthcare , 5% matched pe
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday