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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Engineer
Rank 895 956 969
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Engineer 15 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.009% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 2
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +78.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £24,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £65,000 £28,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £33,750 £23,750
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +42.10%

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Testing Engineer over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 within the UK.

Testing Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Engineer
Top 11 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 28 September 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 +54 15 £60,000 +41.17% 1
London +63 8 £100,000 +53.84%
South East +44 4 £51,250 +20.58% 1
City of London - 3 £60,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Oxford +8 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire -6 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Fareham - 1 £32,500 - 1

Testing Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 (59.09%) QA
2 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (45.45%) Python
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 8 (36.36%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
6 7 (31.82%) C#
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) ISEB
7 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Test Management
8 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
8 5 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
8 5 (22.73%) SDLC
8 5 (22.73%) Oracle
8 5 (22.73%) Unix
8 5 (22.73%) C++
8 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security
9 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
9 4 (18.18%) Ruby
9 4 (18.18%) JIRA
9 4 (18.18%) Nessus
9 4 (18.18%) CEH

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 (4.55%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) Wireless
2 3 (13.64%) BGP
2 3 (13.64%) Broadband
2 3 (13.64%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Burp Suite
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
1 4 (18.18%) Metasploit
1 4 (18.18%) Ranorex
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Back Office
3 3 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Aerospace
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Flash
1 1 (4.55%) HTML
1 1 (4.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
4 2 (9.09%) Equities
5 1 (4.55%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Kali Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Project Planning
4 5 (22.73%) SDLC
4 5 (22.73%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security
5 4 (18.18%) Open Source
5 4 (18.18%) OWASP
5 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) SIEM
5 4 (18.18%) Social Engineering
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 5 (22.73%) C++
5 4 (18.18%) C
5 4 (18.18%) Objective-C
5 4 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (18.18%) Ruby
5 4 (18.18%) VB
6 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISTQB
2 6 (27.27%) ISEB
3 4 (18.18%) CEH
3 4 (18.18%) CREST Certified
3 4 (18.18%) GPEN
3 4 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (18.18%) OSCP
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) CCIP
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
1 4 (18.18%) Nmap
2 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Nokia
3 1 (4.55%) Telelogic
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