The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 204 228 224
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 68 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.83% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 41 60 84
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
5713 8173 10920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.03% 95.76% 95.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 7122 9180
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Test 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 City of London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (51.19%) QA
4 39 (46.43%) Selenium
5 38 (45.24%) Java
6 32 (38.10%) BDD
7 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 28 (33.33%) Python
8 27 (32.14%) Linux
9 25 (29.76%) TDD
10 23 (27.38%) Cucumber
11 20 (23.81%) C#
12 19 (22.62%) QA Automation
13 18 (21.43%) Agile Testing
14 17 (20.24%) Broadband
15 16 (19.05%) Nokia
15 16 (19.05%) Ruby
15 16 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (19.05%) Defect Management
16 15 (17.86%) Functional Testing
16 15 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
16 15 (17.86%) Finance
17 14 (16.67%) HTTP
17 14 (16.67%) Automation Testing
18 13 (15.48%) Scala
18 13 (15.48%) Test Strategy
18 13 (15.48%) Cisco
18 13 (15.48%) MPLS
18 13 (15.48%) BGP
18 13 (15.48%) Change Management

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 9 (10.71%) Confluence
2 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.19%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) Broadband
2 14 (16.67%) HTTP
3 13 (15.48%) BGP
3 13 (15.48%) MPLS
4 12 (14.29%) DHCP
4 12 (14.29%) IPv6
4 12 (14.29%) L2TP
4 12 (14.29%) SNMP
4 12 (14.29%) TACACS
4 12 (14.29%) VPLS
5 8 (9.52%) HTTPS
6 6 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (1.19%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.19%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (1.19%) DNS
7 1 (1.19%) FTP
7 1 (1.19%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.19%) VSAT
7 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (46.43%) Selenium
2 28 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 23 (27.38%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.48%) JIRA
5 8 (9.52%) Redmine
6 7 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 6 (7.14%) Jasmine
8 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.76%) JUnit
10 3 (3.57%) NUnit
10 3 (3.57%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.38%) Appium
11 2 (2.38%) FitNesse
11 2 (2.38%) Gatling
11 2 (2.38%) JMeter
11 2 (2.38%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.38%) The Grinder
12 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.19%) jMock
12 1 (1.19%) WATIR
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Games
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.29%) HTML
2 10 (11.90%) CSS
3 9 (10.71%) .NET
4 8 (9.52%) REST
5 7 (8.33%) SOAP
6 6 (7.14%) Ajax
7 4 (4.76%) RESTful
8 3 (3.57%) Gherkin
9 2 (2.38%) JSON
9 2 (2.38%) Web Services
10 1 (1.19%) CSS3
10 1 (1.19%) Guice
10 1 (1.19%) HTML5
10 1 (1.19%) iBATIS
10 1 (1.19%) J2EE
10 1 (1.19%) Servlets
10 1 (1.19%) Spring
10 1 (1.19%) Spring MVC
10 1 (1.19%) Velocity
10 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.10%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) iPad
3 8 (9.52%) iPhone
4 5 (5.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.57%) Market Risk
5 3 (3.57%) Social Media
6 2 (2.38%) Fintech
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.19%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Physics
7 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (32.14%) Linux
2 11 (13.10%) Unix
3 9 (10.71%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 56 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (38.10%) BDD
4 25 (29.76%) TDD
5 19 (22.62%) QA Automation
6 18 (21.43%) Agile Testing
7 16 (19.05%) Defect Management
7 16 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 15 (17.86%) Functional Testing
8 15 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 13 (15.48%) Change Management
10 13 (15.48%) Test Strategy
11 12 (14.29%) Network Design
11 12 (14.29%) OOP
12 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Manual Testing
14 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
14 9 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
14 9 (10.71%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (45.24%) Java
2 28 (33.33%) Python
3 20 (23.81%) C#
4 16 (19.05%) Ruby
5 13 (15.48%) Scala
6 12 (14.29%) Clojure
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
8 7 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.33%) Perl
9 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.38%) PHP
12 1 (1.19%) C++
12 1 (1.19%) F#
12 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.19%) VB
12 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.33%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (51.19%) QA
2 5 (5.95%) SDET
3 1 (1.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) KVM
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) Nokia
2 13 (15.48%) Cisco
3 12 (14.29%) Huawei
3 12 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (2.38%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) Perforce
5 1 (1.19%) Rally
5 1 (1.19%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
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