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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Development Engineer
Rank 874 864 867
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 22 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.007% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.007% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 18 4 15
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -13.33%

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
107888 101284 107679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.54% 94.56% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88197 84123 91717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £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 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 10 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 23 October 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
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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
England -7 14 £42,500 -19.04% 4
London -7 6 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Cambridgeshire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 5 £40,000 - 1
South East -14 3 - -
Basingstoke - 3 - -
Hampshire - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Test Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 27 (55.10%) Java
3 20 (40.82%) PHP
3 20 (40.82%) Selenium
4 19 (38.78%) Python
5 17 (34.69%) C#
6 13 (26.53%) QA
6 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (26.53%) WebDriver
7 12 (24.49%) Ruby
7 12 (24.49%) Wireless
8 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
9 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
9 9 (18.37%) C
10 8 (16.33%) C++
10 8 (16.33%) HTML
10 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.33%) XML
10 8 (16.33%) XSL
10 8 (16.33%) Windows
10 8 (16.33%) Multimedia
10 8 (16.33%) Ajax
11 7 (14.29%) Maven
11 7 (14.29%) Linux
11 7 (14.29%) JUnit
11 7 (14.29%) SQL
11 7 (14.29%) SAS
11 7 (14.29%) FTP
11 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
11 7 (14.29%) TestLink

Test Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
1 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) Wireless
2 7 (14.29%) FTP
2 7 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
2 7 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Selenium
2 13 (26.53%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.29%) Maven
3 7 (14.29%) JUnit
3 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (14.29%) TestLink
3 7 (14.29%) Gerrit
3 7 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.16%) Subversion
5 3 (6.12%) NUnit
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (6.12%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (4.08%) LabVIEW
General
1 8 (16.33%) Multimedia
2 6 (12.24%) Military
2 6 (12.24%) Aerospace
3 5 (10.20%) Electronics
4 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 3 (6.12%) Finance
4 3 (6.12%) Avionics
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) HTML
1 8 (16.33%) XML
1 8 (16.33%) XSL
1 8 (16.33%) Ajax
2 7 (14.29%) REST
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (22.45%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
4 7 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.24%) Validation
5 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.12%) Information Management
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow Management
7 3 (6.12%) Workflow
7 3 (6.12%) Code Coverage
7 3 (6.12%) Communications Security
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Test Management
7 3 (6.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (6.12%) User Stories
7 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) PHP
3 19 (38.78%) Python
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 12 (24.49%) Ruby
6 9 (18.37%) C
7 8 (16.33%) C++
7 8 (16.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (14.29%) SQL
8 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.08%) VB
10 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) HNC
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.16%) ISEB
4 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) DO-160
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) EMC
3 1 (2.04%) HP
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