The median annual salary for a Test Development Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 866 907 918
Rank change year-on-year +41 +11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 24 25 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.026% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 44
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -31.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85544 95045 105654
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.95% 96.52% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69856 80154 87088
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Test Development Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Development Engineer in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Test Development Engineer in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Development Engineer over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Development Engineer in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 15 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 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 +48 23 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South East +48 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Oxfordshire - 8 £40,000 -
Oxford - 8 £40,000 -
London +38 5 £45,000 - 4
East of England - 5 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire +11 4 £48,000 +28.00%
Leeds +7 4 £48,000 +28.00%
Yorkshire -5 4 £48,000 +28.00%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +1 1 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £41,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 featuring Test Development Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (82.67%) Test Automation
2 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.00%) SDET
4 34 (45.33%) Selenium
5 32 (42.67%) Python
6 27 (36.00%) Java
7 26 (34.67%) Jenkins
8 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
9 24 (32.00%) Degree
10 20 (26.67%) TDD
11 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
12 18 (24.00%) BDD
13 16 (21.33%) QA
13 16 (21.33%) C#
14 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (18.67%) Electronics
15 14 (18.67%) Wireless
16 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (17.33%) Embedded Systems
16 13 (17.33%) Firmware
16 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
16 13 (17.33%) Mathematics
17 11 (14.67%) Scrum
18 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
18 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
18 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
18 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
18 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing

Test Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.67%) CMS
1 5 (6.67%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) LabWindows
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.67%) Wireless
2 4 (5.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.33%) Value-Added Service
3 1 (1.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (45.33%) Selenium
2 26 (34.67%) Jenkins
3 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (12.00%) JIRA
4 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
5 8 (10.67%) Eclipse
6 5 (6.67%) JMeter
6 5 (6.67%) Maven
7 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.33%) Fiddler
7 4 (5.33%) Gatling
7 4 (5.33%) Gradle
7 4 (5.33%) NeoLoad
7 4 (5.33%) Protractor
7 4 (5.33%) TestNG
7 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.00%) Bundler
9 2 (2.67%) LabVIEW
10 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 18 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (18.67%) Electronics
3 7 (9.33%) Retail
4 3 (4.00%) Games
5 2 (2.67%) Avionics
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Finance
5 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) Web Services
2 7 (9.33%) AngularJS
3 6 (8.00%) .NET
4 4 (5.33%) React
5 3 (4.00%) CSS
5 3 (4.00%) CSS3
5 3 (4.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (4.00%) HTML
5 3 (4.00%) HTML5
5 3 (4.00%) JSON
5 3 (4.00%) RESTful
5 3 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.33%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.33%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (17.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (5.33%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.00%) Blog
5 2 (2.67%) Derivative
5 2 (2.67%) Equities
6 1 (1.33%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Linux
1 4 (5.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (82.67%) Test Automation
2 43 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (48.00%) SDET
4 25 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 20 (26.67%) TDD
6 18 (24.00%) BDD
7 15 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
8 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (17.33%) Mathematics
9 11 (14.67%) Scrum
10 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
10 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.00%) Service Delivery
10 9 (12.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (10.67%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (10.67%) Kanban
11 8 (10.67%) OO
11 8 (10.67%) Post-Production
11 8 (10.67%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Python
2 27 (36.00%) Java
3 16 (21.33%) C#
4 9 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (9.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.33%) Scala
7 2 (2.67%) C
7 2 (2.67%) C++
8 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.33%) Perl
8 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) ISEB
2 2 (2.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.33%) HNC
3 1 (1.33%) HND
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Cognizant
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Exceptional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: Dependent on Experience. Includes Pension and bonuses.
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago