The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Testing Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Testing Engineer
UK
Rank 842 916 936
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Engineer 3 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.011% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 11
Median salary £110,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+238.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary - £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%

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
81089 96565 99662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67342 81085 82844
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Testing Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Testing Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Testing Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Testing Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Testing Engineer
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Testing Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 +73 3 £110,000 +158.82%
London - 3 £110,000 -

Testing Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Testing 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 Testing Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) QA
1 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
2 12 (63.16%) Java
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) Unix
3 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (57.89%) Project Planning
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Management
3 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
3 11 (57.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Banking
5 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Python
6 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 3 (15.79%) C#
7 3 (15.79%) C++
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (10.53%) SIEM
8 2 (10.53%) GPEN
8 2 (10.53%) OSCP
8 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy

Testing 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) BGP
1 2 (10.53%) Broadband
1 2 (10.53%) Firewall
1 2 (10.53%) MPLS
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Ranorex
2 2 (10.53%) Burp Suite
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
2 2 (10.53%) TestDirector
3 1 (5.26%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Back Office
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (10.53%) Equities
3 1 (5.26%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Kali Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Test Automation
2 12 (63.16%) Software Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Performance Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Project Planning
3 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
3 11 (57.89%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Test Management
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Network Design
5 2 (10.53%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
5 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
4 2 (10.53%) Perl
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
4 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
2 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCIP
3 2 (10.53%) CEH
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CREST Certified
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) GPEN
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.53%) OSCP
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.53%) Nessus
1 2 (10.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Nokia
3 1 (5.26%) Telelogic