Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Development Engineer was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Development Engineer
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1102 1150 1199
Rank change year-on-year +48 +49 +62
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 70 40 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.022% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.023% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 58 34 65
England median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,975 £34,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £68,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161995 173250 195876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.51% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 131003 146259 164261
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Test Development Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in England.

Salary trend for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Development Engineer in England

Test Development Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +60 22 £40,000 -5.88%
London +8 17 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +9 10 £47,500 -5.00%
North of England -6 9 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Yorkshire +19 7 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Midlands +36 6 £50,000 -
South West +14 6 £45,000 +50.00%
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
North West -18 2 £39,250 +4.67% 2
Test Development Engineer
UK

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Test Development 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 across the England region featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 60 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 49 (70.00%) SDET
3 41 (58.57%) Java
4 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (42.86%) Selenium
6 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
7 23 (32.86%) Python
8 21 (30.00%) Functional Testing
9 20 (28.57%) C#
9 20 (28.57%) .NET
10 19 (27.14%) Scrum
10 19 (27.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 18 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
12 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
13 16 (22.86%) Degree
13 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (22.86%) SQL
13 16 (22.86%) Eclipse
13 16 (22.86%) PyCharm
14 15 (21.43%) JIRA
15 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
15 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
16 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
17 12 (17.14%) OO
17 12 (17.14%) Acceptance Criteria
18 11 (15.71%) Finance
18 11 (15.71%) CSS
18 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
18 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
18 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) GitHub
2 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Selenium
2 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
3 16 (22.86%) Eclipse
3 16 (22.86%) PyCharm
4 15 (21.43%) JIRA
5 14 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 13 (18.57%) Visual Studio
7 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
9 7 (10.00%) JUnit
10 6 (8.57%) NUnit
11 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
12 4 (5.71%) JBehave
12 4 (5.71%) jMock
13 3 (4.29%) Jasmine
13 3 (4.29%) JMeter
13 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (4.29%) SpecFlow
13 3 (4.29%) xUnit.net
14 2 (2.86%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (15.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 2 (2.86%) Games
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) CSS
3 8 (11.43%) AngularJS
4 7 (10.00%) Ajax
4 7 (10.00%) jQuery
5 6 (8.57%) Velocity
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
6 5 (7.14%) SOAP
7 4 (5.71%) HTML
7 4 (5.71%) Node.js
7 4 (5.71%) REST
8 3 (4.29%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.43%) DOM
9 1 (1.43%) gRPC
9 1 (1.43%) JSON
9 1 (1.43%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.71%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Unix
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 4 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 49 (70.00%) SDET
3 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (34.29%) Test Scripting
5 21 (30.00%) Functional Testing
6 19 (27.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 19 (27.14%) Scrum
7 16 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 12 (17.14%) Acceptance Criteria
9 12 (17.14%) OO
10 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.29%) BDD
11 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (14.29%) Manual Testing
12 9 (12.86%) SDLC
12 9 (12.86%) Software Testing
12 9 (12.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 41 (58.57%) Java
2 23 (32.86%) Python
3 20 (28.57%) C#
4 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 6 (8.57%) C
8 5 (7.14%) C++
9 4 (5.71%) Ruby
10 3 (4.29%) Lua
11 1 (1.43%) Go
11 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) HNC
2 4 (5.71%) HND
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) TOWER Software
3 3 (4.29%) Caplin
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Sophos