The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Test Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Development Engineer
Rank 897 904 939
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 22 64 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.058% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.060% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 34
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £37,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -23.00%

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
93892 106630 115839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.47% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 79151 87900 94737
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Test Development Engineer in the job title.

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 2 July 2016 within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +26 17 £37,500 -31.81%
Yorkshire - 9 £37,500 -
Fife - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
Leeds - 5 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £37,500 -
South East +39 4 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 -
Reading - 4 £42,500 -
Sheffield - 4 £27,000 -
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
London -5 2 £50,000 -9.09%
North West +20 1 £43,000 +34.37%
Northamptonshire +15 1 £37,500 +25.00%
East Midlands +9 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Cheshire - 1 £43,000 -
Glenrothes - 1 £35,000 -
Towcester - 1 £37,500 -

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Test Development Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (48.48%) Electronics
2 13 (39.39%) Manufacturing
3 12 (36.36%) C
3 12 (36.36%) Java
3 12 (36.36%) VB
4 10 (30.30%) C#
4 10 (30.30%) LabVIEW
4 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
5 9 (27.27%) Degree
6 8 (24.24%) Selenium
6 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
6 8 (24.24%) Validation
6 8 (24.24%) TDD
6 8 (24.24%) OO
7 7 (21.21%) Finance
7 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
7 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.18%) Military
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (18.18%) Python
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
9 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
9 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (15.15%) Project Management
9 5 (15.15%) Lean Manufacturing
9 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (6.06%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 2 (6.06%) Modbus
2 2 (6.06%) Profibus
2 2 (6.06%) RS-232
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) LabVIEW
2 8 (24.24%) Cucumber
2 8 (24.24%) Selenium
3 5 (15.15%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.12%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 4 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.09%) NUnit
6 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.03%) JUnit
7 1 (3.03%) MSTest
7 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
7 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
7 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (48.48%) Electronics
2 13 (39.39%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.21%) Finance
4 6 (18.18%) Military
5 3 (9.09%) Marketing
5 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.06%) Games
7 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) REST
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (3.03%) DOM
4 1 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (12.12%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.09%) Fintech
4 2 (6.06%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Test Automation
2 8 (24.24%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) TDD
2 8 (24.24%) Validation
3 7 (21.21%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (21.21%) Process Improvement
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
5 5 (15.15%) BDD
5 5 (15.15%) Functional Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Lean Manufacturing
5 5 (15.15%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 5 (15.15%) SDLC
5 5 (15.15%) Six Sigma
5 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 4 (12.12%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) C
1 12 (36.36%) Java
1 12 (36.36%) VB
2 10 (30.30%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (9.09%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 3 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) DV Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) HND
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) EMC
3 1 (3.03%) Facebook
3 1 (3.03%) Xamarin