The median annual salary for a Test Development Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 801 939 928
Rank change year-on-year +138 -11  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Development Engineer 51 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.011% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.011% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 49 9 30
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £37,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £60,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -3.40%  

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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Development Engineer in the UK

Test Development Engineer
Top 23 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 30 March 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 +114 49 £55,000 +22.22% 6
East of England - 21 £55,000 - 5
Cambridgeshire - 16 £55,000 - 5
Cambridge - 16 £55,000 - 3
London +76 14 £54,000 +13.68% 1
Yorkshire - 10 £48,000 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £48,000 -
Leeds - 10 £48,000 -
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
City of London - 4 £57,500 - 1
South East +57 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Berkshire - 2 £40,000 -
North West -15 1 £42,500 -
Manchester -23 1 £42,500 -
Scotland - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £36,000 -
South Wales - 1 £36,000 -
Newport - 1 £36,000 -
Newbury - 1 £42,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £27,500 - 1
Birmingham - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 72 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (47.12%) Selenium
3 43 (41.35%) Degree
4 40 (38.46%) Java
5 37 (35.58%) Python
5 37 (35.58%) TDD
5 37 (35.58%) Test Automation
5 37 (35.58%) BDD
6 31 (29.81%) Scrum
7 29 (27.88%) C#
8 28 (26.92%) QA
8 28 (26.92%) Performance Testing
9 26 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 26 (25.00%) Automated Testing
10 23 (22.12%) Continuous Improvement
10 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
11 20 (19.23%) Jenkins
12 19 (18.27%) Electronics
13 18 (17.31%) Kanban
13 18 (17.31%) Security Testing
14 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (16.35%) Web Services
14 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
14 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (15.38%) Linux
15 16 (15.38%) Telecoms
16 15 (14.42%) Unit Testing
17 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
17 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
17 14 (13.46%) Wireless

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 (4.81%) CMS
1 5 (4.81%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (13.46%) Wireless
2 3 (2.88%) Ethernet
2 3 (2.88%) RS-232
3 2 (1.92%) DNS
3 2 (1.92%) Firewall
3 2 (1.92%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.96%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 49 (47.12%) Selenium
2 20 (19.23%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.46%) Git (software)
4 12 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 8 (7.69%) Maven
5 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (5.77%) Fiddler
8 5 (4.81%) JMeter
8 5 (4.81%) Protractor
9 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (3.85%) Gatling
9 4 (3.85%) Gradle
9 4 (3.85%) NeoLoad
9 4 (3.85%) TestNG
10 3 (2.88%) Bundler
11 2 (1.92%) JUnit
11 2 (1.92%) NUnit
11 2 (1.92%) Subversion
12 1 (0.96%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (18.27%) Electronics
2 16 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 11 (10.58%) Retail
4 7 (6.73%) Advertising
5 5 (4.81%) Games
6 2 (1.92%) Avionics
7 1 (0.96%) Automotive
7 1 (0.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.35%) Web Services
2 9 (8.65%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.81%) .NET
4 4 (3.85%) Java EE
4 4 (3.85%) React
4 4 (3.85%) RESTful
5 3 (2.88%) CSS
5 3 (2.88%) CSS3
5 3 (2.88%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.88%) HTML
5 3 (2.88%) HTML5
5 3 (2.88%) JSON
5 3 (2.88%) XML
6 1 (0.96%) SOAP
6 1 (0.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.96%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (0.96%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.46%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.73%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.85%) Cybercrime
6 3 (2.88%) Blog
7 1 (0.96%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.38%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) Windows
3 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (35.58%) BDD
2 37 (35.58%) TDD
2 37 (35.58%) Test Automation
3 31 (29.81%) Scrum
4 28 (26.92%) Performance Testing
5 26 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 26 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 23 (22.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (22.12%) E-Commerce
7 18 (17.31%) Kanban
7 18 (17.31%) Security Testing
8 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
8 17 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (14.42%) Unit Testing
10 14 (13.46%) Configuration Management
10 14 (13.46%) Mathematics
11 13 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 13 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 12 (11.54%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (38.46%) Java
2 37 (35.58%) Python
3 29 (27.88%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
5 9 (8.65%) C
5 9 (8.65%) C++
5 9 (8.65%) Perl
6 8 (7.69%) Ruby
7 7 (6.73%) SQL
8 4 (3.85%) Scala
9 3 (2.88%) VC++
10 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.96%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) HNC
2 1 (0.96%) HND
2 1 (0.96%) ISEB
2 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.92%) QA
2 14 (13.46%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (13.46%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
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