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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Testing Engineer
Rank 910 961 985
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Testing Engineer 8 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.013% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 5
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,250 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +28.78%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

Testing Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Testing Engineer
Top 8 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 29 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 +29 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South East +13 4 £62,500 +19.04%
Hampshire - 4 £62,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
London +54 1 £60,000 -7.69% 1
City of London +48 1 £60,000 +50.00%

Testing Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (68.75%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 7 (43.75%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Python
4 6 (37.50%) ISEB
4 6 (37.50%) JIRA
4 6 (37.50%) SDLC
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
7 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Social Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
7 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
7 3 (18.75%) Kali Linux
7 3 (18.75%) Information Governance
7 3 (18.75%) SIEM
7 3 (18.75%) GPEN
7 3 (18.75%) OSCP
7 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) BGP
2 1 (6.25%) Broadband
2 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Burp Suite
2 3 (18.75%) Metasploit
2 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (18.75%) TestDirector
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JSON
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Kali Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) SDLC
4 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (18.75%) Defect Management
6 3 (18.75%) Information Governance
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) Open Source
6 3 (18.75%) OWASP
6 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) SIEM
6 3 (18.75%) System Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
1 7 (43.75%) Python
2 3 (18.75%) C
2 3 (18.75%) C++
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) Objective-C
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 3 (18.75%) Ruby
2 3 (18.75%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (18.75%) CEH
4 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
4 3 (18.75%) GPEN
4 3 (18.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (18.75%) OSCP
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) CCIP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (18.75%) Nessus
1 3 (18.75%) Nmap
2 2 (12.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CA
2 2 (12.50%) Rally
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
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