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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 370 433 369
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 745 547 704
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.53% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.56% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 659 456 594
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
101161 97875 99028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.55% 94.69% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84490 81487 85365
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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
(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 +67 255 £47,500 +5.55% 33
South East +60 206 £38,500 +5.47% 19
East of England +16 136 £42,500 -5.55% 23
North West -30 37 £33,000 -5.71% 5
East Midlands +16 32 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Yorkshire -21 31 £32,500 +3.17% 6
South West -40 29 £42,500 +8.28% 10
West Midlands -6 26 £40,000 +14.28% 3
North East -16 1 £36,500 +19.67%
Test Engineer
UK

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 724 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (45.63%) QA
3 523 (34.59%) SQL
4 448 (29.63%) Selenium
5 444 (29.37%) Java
6 413 (27.31%) C#
7 405 (26.79%) Test Automation
8 391 (25.86%) Degree
9 345 (22.82%) Automated Testing
10 313 (20.70%) Software Testing
11 310 (20.50%) Test Scripting
12 309 (20.44%) Finance
13 257 (17.00%) ISEB
14 253 (16.73%) Windows
15 243 (16.07%) Python
16 240 (15.87%) Automation Testing
17 225 (14.88%) Manual Testing
18 221 (14.62%) BDD
19 217 (14.35%) Scrum
20 212 (14.02%) WebDriver
21 210 (13.89%) Regression Testing
22 205 (13.56%) Linux
23 187 (12.37%) Ruby
24 184 (12.17%) TDD
25 181 (11.97%) Computer Science
25 181 (11.97%) Cucumber
26 177 (11.71%) Software Engineering
27 176 (11.64%) ISTQB
27 176 (11.64%) .NET
28 173 (11.44%) XML

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (1.59%) IIS
2 23 (1.52%) CMS
3 10 (0.66%) Apache
4 7 (0.46%) WordPress
5 6 (0.40%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.33%) ColdFusion
6 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.33%) Confluence
7 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
7 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.066%) JBoss
9 1 (0.066%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.066%) Drupal
9 1 (0.066%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.066%) Node.js
Applications
1 66 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 56 (3.70%) MS Office
3 6 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.066%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.066%) MS Project
5 1 (0.066%) Simulink
5 1 (0.066%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.066%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.32%) SaaS
2 11 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.46%) Basecamp
4 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.33%) GitHub
6 3 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
7 2 (0.13%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) PaaS
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.89%) TCP/IP
2 50 (3.31%) Internet
3 36 (2.38%) HTTP
4 32 (2.12%) Wireless
5 26 (1.72%) Wireshark
6 20 (1.32%) MPLS
7 19 (1.26%) 3G
7 19 (1.26%) BGP
8 17 (1.12%) NAS
9 16 (1.06%) Broadband
10 15 (0.99%) SAN
11 14 (0.93%) LTE
12 13 (0.86%) 2G
12 13 (0.86%) GPRS
13 12 (0.79%) WAN
13 12 (0.79%) Ethernet
14 11 (0.73%) VoIP
14 11 (0.73%) Firewall
15 10 (0.66%) SMTP
15 10 (0.66%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 34 (2.25%) MySQL
4 26 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 19 (1.26%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 6 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (0.40%) DB2
10 5 (0.33%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.26%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.26%) OLAP
11 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.26%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.20%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.20%) Big Data
13 2 (0.13%) SSDT
13 2 (0.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 448 (29.63%) Selenium
2 212 (14.02%) WebDriver
3 181 (11.97%) Cucumber
4 140 (9.26%) JIRA
5 127 (8.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 85 (5.62%) Jenkins
7 77 (5.09%) Team Foundation Server
8 75 (4.96%) SoapUI
9 70 (4.63%) Git (software)
10 61 (4.03%) Subversion
11 57 (3.77%) JMeter
12 53 (3.51%) SpecFlow
13 52 (3.44%) Bugzilla
14 51 (3.37%) JUnit
15 49 (3.24%) TeamCity
16 43 (2.84%) Visual Studio
17 41 (2.71%) Calabash
18 36 (2.38%) Hudson
19 34 (2.25%) Behat
20 32 (2.12%) NUnit
General
1 309 (20.44%) Finance
2 69 (4.56%) Telecoms
3 52 (3.44%) Games
4 48 (3.17%) Retail
5 46 (3.04%) Banking
6 34 (2.25%) Electronics
7 24 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.52%) Marketing
9 14 (0.93%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.79%) Multimedia
12 11 (0.73%) Automotive
12 11 (0.73%) Military
13 10 (0.66%) Legal
14 9 (0.60%) Publishing
15 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.40%) Back Office
16 6 (0.40%) Law
17 4 (0.26%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (11.64%) .NET
2 173 (11.44%) XML
3 121 (8.00%) Web Services
4 116 (7.67%) HTML
5 82 (5.42%) SOAP
6 69 (4.56%) RESTful
7 60 (3.97%) Gherkin
8 41 (2.71%) CSS
9 40 (2.65%) REST
10 29 (1.92%) J2EE
11 28 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.85%) WCF
12 24 (1.59%) .NET Framework
12 24 (1.59%) HTML5
13 20 (1.32%) JSON
14 15 (0.99%) Ajax
14 15 (0.99%) LINQ
14 15 (0.99%) jQuery
15 10 (0.66%) MAPI
16 9 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 181 (11.97%) Computer Science
2 130 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 112 (7.41%) Mobile App
4 75 (4.96%) Open Source
5 57 (3.77%) Mathematics
6 47 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.84%) Embedded Systems
8 41 (2.71%) User Experience
9 34 (2.25%) Client/Server
10 26 (1.72%) Cryptography
11 24 (1.59%) Smartcard
12 21 (1.39%) Biometrics
13 13 (0.86%) Management Information System
14 12 (0.79%) Replication
14 12 (0.79%) Video on Demand
15 11 (0.73%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.66%) Online Games
17 8 (0.53%) Derivative
18 7 (0.46%) Smartphone
18 7 (0.46%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 253 (16.73%) Windows
2 205 (13.56%) Linux
3 149 (9.85%) UNIX
4 49 (3.24%) Android
5 41 (2.71%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (1.92%) Windows XP
8 26 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (1.46%) Windows Vista
10 9 (0.60%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.40%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.33%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
14 3 (0.20%) AIX
14 3 (0.20%) Solaris
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 405 (26.79%) Test Automation
3 345 (22.82%) Automated Testing
4 313 (20.70%) Software Testing
5 310 (20.50%) Test Scripting
6 240 (15.87%) Automation Testing
7 225 (14.88%) Manual Testing
8 221 (14.62%) BDD
9 217 (14.35%) Scrum
10 210 (13.89%) Regression Testing
11 184 (12.17%) TDD
12 177 (11.71%) Software Engineering
13 145 (9.59%) Test Strategy
14 142 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (7.94%) Validation
16 107 (7.08%) E-Commerce
17 100 (6.61%) Test Planning
18 95 (6.28%) User Acceptance Testing
19 86 (5.69%) System Testing
20 81 (5.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 523 (34.59%) SQL
2 444 (29.37%) Java
3 413 (27.31%) C#
4 243 (16.07%) Python
5 187 (12.37%) Ruby
6 170 (11.24%) C++
7 139 (9.19%) JavaScript
8 106 (7.01%) C
9 105 (6.94%) PHP
10 104 (6.88%) Perl
11 35 (2.31%) Shell Script
12 33 (2.18%) Groovy
13 30 (1.98%) Bash Shell
14 27 (1.79%) Tcl
15 26 (1.72%) VBScript
16 22 (1.46%) F#
17 21 (1.39%) PowerShell
18 20 (1.32%) Delphi
19 15 (0.99%) VB
20 11 (0.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 391 (25.86%) Degree
2 257 (17.00%) ISEB
3 176 (11.64%) ISTQB
4 78 (5.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 64 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 42 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 23 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (0.86%) DV Cleared
9 11 (0.73%) CCNP
9 11 (0.73%) CCIP
9 11 (0.73%) CCNA
10 10 (0.66%) HND
11 8 (0.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 5 (0.33%) HNC
13 3 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
13 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
14 2 (0.13%) CSQA
14 2 (0.13%) PhD
14 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.13%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 690 (45.63%) QA
2 23 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 21 (1.39%) TickIT
4 13 (0.86%) GAMP
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) IEC 61508
7 2 (0.13%) DO-178B
7 2 (0.13%) DO-254
8 1 (0.066%) DO-160
8 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.32%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.79%) Firmware
4 10 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.33%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.33%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.26%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.20%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) XenServer
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.066%) Xen
8 1 (0.066%) KVM
8 1 (0.066%) NFS
Systems Management
1 71 (4.70%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.26%) Puppet
4 2 (0.13%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.13%) Ansible
5 1 (0.066%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.066%) Nagios
5 1 (0.066%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 122 (8.07%) Microsoft
2 78 (5.16%) Oracle
3 60 (3.97%) HP
4 47 (3.11%) VMware
5 24 (1.59%) Cisco
6 10 (0.66%) TOWER Software
7 9 (0.60%) IBM
7 9 (0.60%) Adobe
7 9 (0.60%) EMC
8 8 (0.53%) Citrix
8 8 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.53%) Perforce
9 6 (0.40%) Fidessa
10 5 (0.33%) Cerillion
10 5 (0.33%) Telerik
11 4 (0.26%) Google
11 4 (0.26%) Informatica
11 4 (0.26%) MKS
11 4 (0.26%) TIBCO
11 4 (0.26%) Red Hat
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