The table below looks at the statistics for the Testing Engineer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Testing Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Testing Engineer
Rank 899 865 895
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Engineer 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 5
Average salary £31,250 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.30% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £30,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £73,500 £54,600
UK excluding London average salary £31,250 £31,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -18.42%

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
110597 101053 111513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89479 83749 95349
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 £26,350 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Testing Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Engineer over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

Testing Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing 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 Testing Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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 -26 2 £31,250 -10.71% 2
South West - 2 £31,250 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Dorset - 1 £17,500 -

Testing Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) CTI
5 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (14.29%) Finance
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting

Testing Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Testing 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 Testing Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Verilog
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) UNIX
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) System Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
6 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) SAP
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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