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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 359 378 371
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 781 757 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.83% 0.76% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.79% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 699 673 602
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
90807 95908 94217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 77011 80194 76700
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -24 210 £52,500 +7.14% 26
South East -20 178 £35,000 -6.66% 26
South West +52 118 £42,500 +12.58% 19
East of England -30 98 £38,500 -3.75% 7
Yorkshire +76 97 £40,000 +14.28% 16
North West +37 38 £40,000 +23.07% 14
West Midlands +5 37 £35,000 -12.50% 1
East Midlands -16 6 £37,500 -
Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 925 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
2 717 (43.19%) QA
3 715 (43.07%) Selenium
4 636 (38.31%) Test Automation
5 575 (34.64%) Java
6 388 (23.37%) Degree
7 385 (23.19%) SQL
8 368 (22.17%) C#
9 350 (21.08%) Software Testing
10 330 (19.88%) Scrum
11 321 (19.34%) BDD
11 321 (19.34%) WebDriver
12 318 (19.16%) Test Scripting
13 304 (18.31%) Automated Testing
14 301 (18.13%) Cucumber
15 282 (16.99%) TDD
16 278 (16.75%) Functional Testing
17 274 (16.51%) Automation Testing
18 271 (16.33%) Finance
19 267 (16.08%) Windows
19 267 (16.08%) Python
20 255 (15.36%) Manual Testing
21 254 (15.30%) Software Engineering
22 245 (14.76%) ISEB
23 232 (13.98%) SDLC
24 229 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
25 228 (13.73%) Linux
26 207 (12.47%) Ruby
27 204 (12.29%) .NET
28 202 (12.17%) JIRA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (1.14%) Confluence
2 15 (0.90%) ColdFusion
2 15 (0.90%) IIS
3 14 (0.84%) MQSeries
4 13 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 11 (0.66%) Apache
6 7 (0.42%) CMS
7 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.24%) SAS
10 3 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.18%) Node.js
11 2 (0.12%) Apache ServiceMix
11 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.12%) Drupal
11 2 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 81 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.23%) MS Office
3 12 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.36%) Maya
6 3 (0.18%) HipChat
7 1 (0.060%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 14 (0.84%) Temenos T24
2 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.060%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.87%) SaaS
2 24 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.060%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.77%) Internet
2 38 (2.29%) HTTP
3 23 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.14%) VoIP
5 15 (0.90%) Broadband
5 15 (0.90%) Wireshark
6 14 (0.84%) LAN
7 12 (0.72%) WAN
8 11 (0.66%) Wireless
9 10 (0.60%) 3G
9 10 (0.60%) GGSN
10 9 (0.54%) 2G
10 9 (0.54%) Diameter Protocol
11 8 (0.48%) 4G
12 7 (0.42%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (0.42%) IOS XR
13 6 (0.36%) CTI
14 5 (0.30%) LTE
14 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (0.30%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.49%) MySQL
3 56 (3.37%) Relational Database
4 29 (1.75%) Big Data
5 17 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 12 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 10 (0.60%) QlikView
8 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (0.42%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.36%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.36%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.30%) OLTP
12 5 (0.30%) SQLPlus
13 2 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.060%) GIS
Development Applications
1 715 (43.07%) Selenium
2 321 (19.34%) WebDriver
3 301 (18.13%) Cucumber
4 202 (12.17%) JIRA
5 138 (8.31%) Jenkins
6 116 (6.99%) SoapUI
7 110 (6.63%) JMeter
8 98 (5.90%) JUnit
9 96 (5.78%) Git (software)
10 95 (5.72%) HP UFT
11 79 (4.76%) SpecFlow
12 78 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 57 (3.43%) Visual Studio
14 52 (3.13%) FitNesse
15 51 (3.07%) Subversion
16 50 (3.01%) Maven
17 47 (2.83%) Appium
18 40 (2.41%) Bugzilla
19 36 (2.17%) LoadRunner
20 35 (2.11%) JBehave
General
1 271 (16.33%) Finance
2 137 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 63 (3.80%) Banking
4 53 (3.19%) Electronics
5 44 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 42 (2.53%) Games
7 40 (2.41%) Retail
8 32 (1.93%) Marketing
9 27 (1.63%) Law
10 25 (1.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.33%) Legal
12 16 (0.96%) Automotive
12 16 (0.96%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.84%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.42%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.30%) Advertising
16 4 (0.24%) Back Office
16 4 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.24%) Publishing
17 3 (0.18%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (12.29%) .NET
2 196 (11.81%) Web Services
3 120 (7.23%) XML
4 94 (5.66%) SOAP
5 82 (4.94%) REST
6 70 (4.22%) HTML
7 61 (3.67%) RESTful
8 56 (3.37%) JSON
9 55 (3.31%) LAMP
10 36 (2.17%) CSS
11 34 (2.05%) Gherkin
12 30 (1.81%) J2EE
13 23 (1.39%) Behat
14 20 (1.20%) Java EE
15 17 (1.02%) HTML5
16 16 (0.96%) ASP.NET
17 15 (0.90%) Middleware
18 12 (0.72%) Apache Flex
18 12 (0.72%) WPF
19 10 (0.60%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 152 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
1 152 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 94 (5.66%) Mobile App
3 35 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 33 (1.99%) User Experience
5 26 (1.57%) Mathematics
6 24 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 24 (1.45%) RIA
7 22 (1.33%) Fintech
8 15 (0.90%) IVR
8 15 (0.90%) Wiki
9 14 (0.84%) Mobile Payment
10 13 (0.78%) Management Information System
10 13 (0.78%) Semantic Web
11 12 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.66%) iPad
13 10 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.60%) Physics
14 9 (0.54%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 267 (16.08%) Windows
2 228 (13.73%) Linux
3 149 (8.98%) Unix
4 121 (7.29%) Android
5 103 (6.20%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.69%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.20%) Solaris
8 13 (0.78%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 11 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.48%) AIX
10 8 (0.48%) HPUX
11 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.36%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.18%) Windows CE
16 2 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
16 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (55.72%) Agile Software Development
2 636 (38.31%) Test Automation
3 350 (21.08%) Software Testing
4 330 (19.88%) Scrum
5 321 (19.34%) BDD
6 318 (19.16%) Test Scripting
7 304 (18.31%) Automated Testing
8 282 (16.99%) TDD
9 278 (16.75%) Functional Testing
10 274 (16.51%) Automation Testing
11 255 (15.36%) Manual Testing
12 254 (15.30%) Software Engineering
13 232 (13.98%) SDLC
14 229 (13.80%) Continuous Integration
15 182 (10.96%) Regression Testing
16 173 (10.42%) Test Strategy
17 154 (9.28%) Test Management
18 148 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
19 142 (8.55%) Non-Functional Testing
20 135 (8.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 575 (34.64%) Java
2 385 (23.19%) SQL
3 368 (22.17%) C#
4 267 (16.08%) Python
5 207 (12.47%) Ruby
6 156 (9.40%) JavaScript
7 113 (6.81%) C++
8 111 (6.69%) PHP
9 93 (5.60%) C
10 80 (4.82%) Perl
11 40 (2.41%) Bash Shell
12 30 (1.81%) VB
13 26 (1.57%) T-SQL
14 25 (1.51%) Groovy
14 25 (1.51%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.45%) PowerShell
16 17 (1.02%) Scala
17 15 (0.90%) VBScript
18 14 (0.84%) Objective-C
19 10 (0.60%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 388 (23.37%) Degree
2 245 (14.76%) ISEB
3 198 (11.93%) ISTQB
4 108 (6.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 97 (5.84%) Security Cleared
6 64 (3.86%) SC Cleared
7 20 (1.20%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 15 (0.90%) HND
10 9 (0.54%) PhD
11 5 (0.30%) CCNP
11 5 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.24%) CCIP
13 3 (0.18%) HNC
14 2 (0.12%) HP AIS
14 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
15 1 (0.060%) CCNA
15 1 (0.060%) CHECK Team Member
15 1 (0.060%) CITP
15 1 (0.060%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 717 (43.19%) QA
2 43 (2.59%) SDET
3 9 (0.54%) SLA
4 8 (0.48%) ISO 9000
4 8 (0.48%) TickIT
5 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.24%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
8 1 (0.060%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (0.66%) Firmware
3 5 (0.30%) Docker
4 4 (0.24%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 71 (4.28%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.42%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.36%) Puppet
5 5 (0.30%) Graphite
6 4 (0.24%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.18%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.12%) SCCM
9 1 (0.060%) Ansible
9 1 (0.060%) CORE IMPACT
9 1 (0.060%) Grafana
9 1 (0.060%) Kibana
9 1 (0.060%) logstash
9 1 (0.060%) Nessus
9 1 (0.060%) Nmap
9 1 (0.060%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.060%) Salt
Vendors
1 168 (10.12%) Microsoft
2 96 (5.78%) Oracle
3 78 (4.70%) HP
4 33 (1.99%) Google
5 31 (1.87%) SAP
5 31 (1.87%) VMware
6 23 (1.39%) IBM
7 22 (1.33%) Facebook
8 20 (1.20%) Cisco
9 16 (0.96%) Telerik
10 14 (0.84%) Green Hat
10 14 (0.84%) webMethods
11 11 (0.66%) Huawei
12 10 (0.60%) Citrix
12 10 (0.60%) Telelogic
13 9 (0.54%) Red Hat
13 9 (0.54%) Remedy
14 8 (0.48%) ForgeRock
14 8 (0.48%) Perforce
14 8 (0.48%) Rally
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Blue-Chip Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Huge Benefit package
Posted: 4 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits + Training Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Midlands
ISL
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, Bonus, 4 day week
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £39,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 DoE + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 5 days ago