The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 252 278 280
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 81 43 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.65% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.39% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 73 36 34
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11422 11165 12223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.26% 93.25% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9566 9803 11143
Average salary £52,500 £53,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.94% -3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
London

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 72 (45.57%) Test Automation
2 51 (32.28%) QA
3 46 (29.11%) Finance
4 44 (27.85%) Selenium
4 44 (27.85%) BDD
5 41 (25.95%) Perl
5 41 (25.95%) SQL
6 39 (24.68%) TDD
7 37 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (22.78%) Telecoms
9 34 (21.52%) Linux
9 34 (21.52%) Cucumber
10 30 (18.99%) JIRA
11 29 (18.35%) ISEB
12 28 (17.72%) Degree
13 27 (17.09%) MPLS
13 27 (17.09%) BGP
14 26 (16.46%) .NET
14 26 (16.46%) WebDriver
15 25 (15.82%) Web Services
15 25 (15.82%) UNIX
16 24 (15.19%) Windows
16 24 (15.19%) Python
17 23 (14.56%) PHP
17 23 (14.56%) Java
17 23 (14.56%) C#
17 23 (14.56%) Shell Script
17 23 (14.56%) Cisco
18 22 (13.92%) ISTQB
18 22 (13.92%) Calabash

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.53%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.09%) MPLS
1 27 (17.09%) BGP
2 19 (12.03%) Internet
3 12 (7.59%) Broadband
4 9 (5.70%) SS7
5 7 (4.43%) 2G
5 7 (4.43%) 3G
5 7 (4.43%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (1.90%) HTTP
7 2 (1.27%) 4G
7 2 (1.27%) SIGTRAN
7 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.27%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.63%) LDAP
8 1 (0.63%) DVB
8 1 (0.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.39%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.53%) Redis
4 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.53%) MySQL
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (27.85%) Selenium
2 34 (21.52%) Cucumber
3 30 (18.99%) JIRA
4 26 (16.46%) WebDriver
5 22 (13.92%) Calabash
6 16 (10.13%) Robotium
7 15 (9.49%) JBehave
8 14 (8.86%) Jenkins
8 14 (8.86%) Hudson
9 11 (6.96%) JUnit
9 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
10 10 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 10 (6.33%) Toad
11 8 (5.06%) FitNesse
12 7 (4.43%) JMeter
13 6 (3.80%) Maven
13 6 (3.80%) QuickTest Pro
13 6 (3.80%) CruiseControl
14 5 (3.16%) Subversion
General
1 46 (29.11%) Finance
2 36 (22.78%) Telecoms
3 21 (13.29%) Banking
4 14 (8.86%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.06%) Retail
6 3 (1.90%) Games
6 3 (1.90%) Front Office
6 3 (1.90%) Back Office
7 2 (1.27%) Electronics
8 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.46%) .NET
2 25 (15.82%) Web Services
3 21 (13.29%) XML
4 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET
5 9 (5.70%) HTML
5 9 (5.70%) REST
6 8 (5.06%) Gherkin
7 7 (4.43%) LINQ
8 6 (3.80%) RESTful
8 6 (3.80%) SOAP
9 4 (2.53%) WCF
9 4 (2.53%) LAMP
10 3 (1.90%) JSON
11 2 (1.27%) CSS
11 2 (1.27%) Ajax
12 1 (0.63%) Spring
12 1 (0.63%) XSLT
12 1 (0.63%) SAML
12 1 (0.63%) HTML5
12 1 (0.63%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.49%) Blackberry
2 13 (8.23%) Open Source
2 13 (8.23%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.80%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Derivative
6 3 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.27%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.27%) Streaming Music
7 2 (1.27%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.63%) Equities
8 1 (0.63%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) IPTV
8 1 (0.63%) STB
8 1 (0.63%) iPad
8 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.52%) Linux
2 25 (15.82%) UNIX
3 24 (15.19%) Windows
4 18 (11.39%) Android
4 18 (11.39%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Solaris
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (45.57%) Test Automation
2 44 (27.85%) BDD
3 39 (24.68%) TDD
4 37 (23.42%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.66%) Integration Testing
6 18 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (10.76%) Test Strategy
8 16 (10.13%) Test Scripting
9 15 (9.49%) Validation
10 14 (8.86%) Regression Testing
11 13 (8.23%) Automated Testing
12 12 (7.59%) Automation Testing
13 11 (6.96%) ETL
13 11 (6.96%) Network Design
13 11 (6.96%) Scrum
14 8 (5.06%) SOA
15 7 (4.43%) User Stories
16 6 (3.80%) E-Commerce
17 5 (3.16%) Software Engineering
17 5 (3.16%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (25.95%) Perl
1 41 (25.95%) SQL
2 24 (15.19%) Python
3 23 (14.56%) PHP
3 23 (14.56%) Java
3 23 (14.56%) C#
3 23 (14.56%) Shell Script
4 18 (11.39%) Tcl
5 16 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 14 (8.86%) JavaScript
7 13 (8.23%) Ruby
8 2 (1.27%) Erlang
8 2 (1.27%) C++
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
9 1 (0.63%) C
9 1 (0.63%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 29 (18.35%) ISEB
2 28 (17.72%) Degree
3 22 (13.92%) ISTQB
4 11 (6.96%) CCIP
4 11 (6.96%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.16%) CCNP
5 5 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (32.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (7.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (14.56%) Cisco
2 13 (8.23%) HP
3 9 (5.70%) Oracle
4 3 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.63%) Huawei
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Juniper
5 1 (0.63%) Informatica
5 1 (0.63%) Akamai
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Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Truphone
Salary: £40,000 per annum Excellent plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 20 days ago