The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 244 270 293
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 66 76 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.66% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 59 57 29
Average salary £52,500 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
Test Engineer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9776 11554 11033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 92.49% 93.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8309 9740 9632
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the City of London region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 59 (55.66%) Finance
2 57 (53.77%) Test Automation
3 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (50.00%) Java
5 50 (47.17%) Selenium
6 49 (46.23%) SQL
7 42 (39.62%) QA
8 37 (34.91%) WebDriver
9 34 (32.08%) BDD
10 30 (28.30%) Python
11 26 (24.53%) C#
12 25 (23.58%) Cucumber
13 20 (18.87%) RESTful
13 20 (18.87%) Banking
14 19 (17.92%) Perl
14 19 (17.92%) JUnit
14 19 (17.92%) ISEB
15 18 (16.98%) Investment Management
16 17 (16.04%) Open Source
16 17 (16.04%) Automation Testing
16 17 (16.04%) Ruby
17 16 (15.09%) ISTQB
17 16 (15.09%) TDD
17 16 (15.09%) Configuration Management
17 16 (15.09%) UNIX
18 15 (14.15%) Windows
18 15 (14.15%) Linux
18 15 (14.15%) Scrum
18 15 (14.15%) Degree
18 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.72%) Apache
2 4 (3.77%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.77%) GitHub
3 2 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) MPLS
2 7 (6.60%) BGP
2 7 (6.60%) Broadband
3 3 (2.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.89%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.89%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.94%) SSDT
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.94%) Redis
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (47.17%) Selenium
2 37 (34.91%) WebDriver
3 25 (23.58%) Cucumber
4 19 (17.92%) JUnit
5 14 (13.21%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.55%) Hudson
7 8 (7.55%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (5.66%) SpecFlow
8 6 (5.66%) JIRA
9 5 (4.72%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (3.77%) Subversion
10 4 (3.77%) NUnit
11 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.83%) FitNesse
11 3 (2.83%) Calabash
11 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
General
1 59 (55.66%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Banking
3 13 (12.26%) Law
4 11 (10.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (5.66%) Games
6 5 (4.72%) Legal
7 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.94%) Electronics
9 1 (0.94%) Advertising
9 1 (0.94%) Marketing
9 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) RESTful
2 12 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (11.32%) Spring
2 12 (11.32%) QuickFIX
3 8 (7.55%) .NET
3 8 (7.55%) XML
4 6 (5.66%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.72%) Web Services
5 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.72%) HTML
6 4 (3.77%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (3.77%) LINQ
7 3 (2.83%) XSD
8 2 (1.89%) JSON
8 2 (1.89%) WCF
9 1 (0.94%) CSS
9 1 (0.94%) LAMP
9 1 (0.94%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Open Source
2 12 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (9.43%) Computer Science
5 8 (7.55%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.72%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.83%) Social Network
7 3 (2.83%) User Experience
8 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.89%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.89%) Equities
9 1 (0.94%) GIS
9 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.94%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.94%) Derivative
9 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) UNIX
2 15 (14.15%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.89%) Android
3 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (53.77%) Test Automation
2 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (32.08%) BDD
4 18 (16.98%) Investment Management
5 17 (16.04%) Automation Testing
6 16 (15.09%) TDD
6 16 (15.09%) Configuration Management
7 15 (14.15%) Scrum
7 15 (14.15%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 12 (11.32%) Validation
9 12 (11.32%) Build Automation
10 11 (10.38%) Manual Testing
10 11 (10.38%) Automated Testing
11 10 (9.43%) Regression Testing
12 9 (8.49%) DevOps
13 7 (6.60%) Network Design
13 7 (6.60%) Test Planning
14 6 (5.66%) Agile Testing
14 6 (5.66%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (50.00%) Java
2 49 (46.23%) SQL
3 30 (28.30%) Python
4 26 (24.53%) C#
5 19 (17.92%) Perl
6 17 (16.04%) Ruby
7 11 (10.38%) Tcl
7 11 (10.38%) PHP
8 9 (8.49%) Groovy
9 8 (7.55%) Bash Shell
10 5 (4.72%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.94%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) ISEB
2 16 (15.09%) ISTQB
3 15 (14.15%) Degree
4 10 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (6.60%) CCNP
5 7 (6.60%) CCIP
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (39.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (6.60%) Cisco
2 6 (5.66%) HP
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.89%) Cerillion
4 2 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) Google
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Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
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