The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Development Engineer
Rank 888 860 889
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 25 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.021% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110530 102537 112239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.28% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90232 84940 96167
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 28 July 2014 within the UK.

Test Development Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 21 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 28 July 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 -25 23 £55,000 +37.50% 1
London -54 8 £50,000 -
East of England -8 7 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 - 1
South East +11 5 £55,000 +25.00%
South West -17 3 - -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Dorset - 3 - -
Wimborne - 3 - -
Guildford - 3 £55,000 -
Leatherhead - 3 £55,000 -
Redhill - 3 £55,000 -
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £45,000 -
Scotland - 2 £37,000 -
Stevenage +3 1 - -
Hertfordshire -12 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £40,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £34,000 -

Test Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 26 (57.78%) Java
2 25 (55.56%) Degree
3 24 (53.33%) Python
4 22 (48.89%) PHP
5 18 (40.00%) Wireless
6 17 (37.78%) C#
7 14 (31.11%) Multimedia
7 14 (31.11%) QA
7 14 (31.11%) C++
7 14 (31.11%) C
8 13 (28.89%) Selenium
8 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
9 12 (26.67%) Ruby
10 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
11 10 (22.22%) HTML
11 10 (22.22%) XML
11 10 (22.22%) XSL
11 10 (22.22%) Ajax
12 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
13 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
14 6 (13.33%) Validation
14 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
15 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 4 (8.89%) Finance
15 4 (8.89%) Subversion
15 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
15 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
15 4 (8.89%) LTE

Test Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (40.00%) Wireless
2 4 (8.89%) LTE
2 4 (8.89%) GPRS
2 4 (8.89%) GSM
2 4 (8.89%) UMTS
3 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 13 (28.89%) Selenium
1 13 (28.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) NUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
3 3 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.44%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (31.11%) Multimedia
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Avionics
3 3 (6.67%) Military
3 3 (6.67%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
1 10 (22.22%) XML
1 10 (22.22%) XSL
1 10 (22.22%) Ajax
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (17.78%) Test Automation
3 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
4 6 (13.33%) Validation
4 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (8.89%) Manual Testing
5 4 (8.89%) Use Case
6 3 (6.67%) Code Coverage
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Test Management
6 3 (6.67%) Workflow Management
6 3 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (4.44%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.44%) OO
8 1 (2.22%) OOP
8 1 (2.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 24 (53.33%) Python
3 22 (48.89%) PHP
4 17 (37.78%) C#
5 14 (31.11%) C++
5 14 (31.11%) C
6 12 (26.67%) Ruby
7 11 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.89%) TTCN
8 4 (8.89%) Tcl
9 1 (2.22%) VB
9 1 (2.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (8.89%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.11%) QA
2 3 (6.67%) DO-160
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.22%) EMC