Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Development Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 533 593 638
Rank change year-on-year +60 +45 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 22 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.071% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 6
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -30.91%
10th Percentile £37,150 £36,300 £32,375
90th Percentile £53,500 £43,750 £56,875
England median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.50% -9.09% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29733 34136 40912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.98% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24803 28632 34129
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in the South East

Test Development Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Test Development Engineer in the South East

Test Development Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

Salary histogram for Test Development Engineer in the South East

Test Development Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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
Thames Valley +41 12 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire - 10 £40,000 -
Surrey - 8 £50,000 -
Berkshire +33 2 £50,000 +17.65%
Test Development Engineer
England

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 17 (77.27%) Python
3 16 (72.73%) Eclipse
3 16 (72.73%) PyCharm
4 12 (54.55%) Selenium
5 10 (45.45%) JIRA
5 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
5 10 (45.45%) SDET
6 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (36.36%) Scrum
7 8 (36.36%) OO
7 8 (36.36%) C#
7 8 (36.36%) Java
7 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
7 8 (36.36%) CSS
7 8 (36.36%) Degree
7 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
7 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
7 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (36.36%) Post-Production
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
8 7 (31.82%) Database Optimisation
8 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
8 7 (31.82%) User Stories
8 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
8 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
8 7 (31.82%) jQuery

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Eclipse
1 16 (72.73%) PyCharm
2 12 (54.55%) Selenium
3 10 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 10 (45.45%) JIRA
4 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
5 8 (36.36%) WebDriver
6 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
7 1 (4.55%) FitNesse
7 1 (4.55%) Gatling
7 1 (4.55%) Gradle
7 1 (4.55%) jMock
7 1 (4.55%) JSUnit
7 1 (4.55%) NeoLoad
7 1 (4.55%) TestLink
7 1 (4.55%) TestNG
7 1 (4.55%) TestRail
7 1 (4.55%) The Grinder
7 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) CSS
2 7 (31.82%) Ajax
2 7 (31.82%) AngularJS
2 7 (31.82%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) Velocity
4 1 (4.55%) DOM
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) SDET
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) Post-Production
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
4 8 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 7 (31.82%) Database Optimisation
5 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
5 7 (31.82%) OOP
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 7 (31.82%) Software Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) Software Testing
5 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
5 7 (31.82%) User Stories
6 6 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
6 6 (27.27%) Programme Management
6 6 (27.27%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Python
2 8 (36.36%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) TOWER Software
2 1 (4.55%) Sophos