The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Development Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Development Engineer
Rank 853 846 835
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 5 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.020% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.021% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 26
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £53,000 £150,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £40,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
98061 98558 99490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.50% 94.82%
Number of salaries quoted 80635 79397 83728
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 March 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
East of England +5 5 £46,250 +15.62%
Cambridge +2 5 £46,250 +15.62%
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £46,250 +15.62%
England -1 5 £46,250 +15.62% 2

Test Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) PHP
3 10 (37.04%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) Selenium
4 9 (33.33%) C
4 9 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (29.63%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
6 7 (25.93%) QA
6 7 (25.93%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Multimedia
8 5 (18.52%) Electronics
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Ruby
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
8 5 (18.52%) SAS
8 5 (18.52%) FTP
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
8 5 (18.52%) JUnit
8 5 (18.52%) XML
8 5 (18.52%) XSL
8 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
8 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell

Test Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK that cited Test Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (3.70%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) Wireless
2 5 (18.52%) FTP
2 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
2 5 (18.52%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.41%) LTE
3 2 (7.41%) 3G
3 2 (7.41%) 2G
4 1 (3.70%) RNC
4 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) 3GPP
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Selenium
2 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
2 5 (18.52%) Gerrit
2 5 (18.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) TestLink
2 5 (18.52%) JUnit
2 5 (18.52%) Maven
3 2 (7.41%) QADirector
3 2 (7.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Electronics
1 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
1 5 (18.52%) Multimedia
2 3 (11.11%) Military
2 3 (11.11%) Aerospace
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) XML
1 5 (18.52%) XSL
1 5 (18.52%) Ajax
1 5 (18.52%) REST
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
1 2 (7.41%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Information Management
3 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Communications Security
3 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.70%) CAD
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Signal Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) PHP
2 10 (37.04%) Python
3 9 (33.33%) C++
3 9 (33.33%) C
4 7 (25.93%) SQL
5 5 (18.52%) C#
5 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
6 2 (7.41%) VB
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.70%) TTCN
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) HNC
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) VCP4
4 1 (3.70%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.70%) HP
1 1 (3.70%) EMC
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