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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 229 236 283
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 73 91 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 66 82 40
Average salary £50,750 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
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
8947 10964 11174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.95% 92.73% 93.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7741 9223 9898
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 80 (59.26%) Java
2 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (54.07%) Selenium
4 70 (51.85%) Test Automation
5 62 (45.93%) Finance
6 61 (45.19%) WebDriver
7 53 (39.26%) QA
8 47 (34.81%) Python
9 44 (32.59%) BDD
10 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
11 37 (27.41%) Cucumber
12 35 (25.93%) JUnit
13 33 (24.44%) Ruby
14 29 (21.48%) C#
15 26 (19.26%) Open Source
16 24 (17.78%) Scrum
17 23 (17.04%) OO
18 22 (16.30%) SQL
18 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing
18 22 (16.30%) FitNesse
18 22 (16.30%) Continuous Delivery
19 21 (15.56%) Automation Testing
19 21 (15.56%) JIRA
20 20 (14.81%) Telecoms
21 19 (14.07%) PHP
21 19 (14.07%) ISEB
22 18 (13.33%) NUnit
22 18 (13.33%) Groovy
23 17 (12.59%) Linux
24 16 (11.85%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 8 (5.93%) Confluence
2 2 (1.48%) IIS
2 2 (1.48%) CMS
2 2 (1.48%) Drupal
3 1 (0.74%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.74%) Node.js
3 1 (0.74%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.93%) IPv4
1 8 (5.93%) IPv6
1 8 (5.93%) MPLS
1 8 (5.93%) BGP
1 8 (5.93%) Broadband
2 6 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
2 6 (4.44%) IOS XR
3 3 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.44%) Big Data
2 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.22%) MySQL
4 2 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.74%) SQLite
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 73 (54.07%) Selenium
2 61 (45.19%) WebDriver
3 37 (27.41%) Cucumber
4 35 (25.93%) JUnit
5 22 (16.30%) FitNesse
6 21 (15.56%) JIRA
7 18 (13.33%) NUnit
8 15 (11.11%) JMeter
9 12 (8.89%) HP UFT
9 12 (8.89%) SoapUI
10 11 (8.15%) Jenkins
11 9 (6.67%) LoadRunner
11 9 (6.67%) WinRunner
12 7 (5.19%) SpecFlow
13 5 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
14 4 (2.96%) Appium
15 3 (2.22%) RSpec
15 3 (2.22%) PHPUnit
15 3 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (45.93%) Finance
2 20 (14.81%) Telecoms
3 15 (11.11%) Banking
4 12 (8.89%) Law
5 8 (5.93%) Games
6 3 (2.22%) Legal
7 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) Web Services
2 10 (7.41%) SOAP
3 8 (5.93%) RESTful
4 7 (5.19%) Gherkin
5 6 (4.44%) .NET
6 5 (3.70%) Spring
6 5 (3.70%) JSON
6 5 (3.70%) REST
7 4 (2.96%) Apache CXF
7 4 (2.96%) QuickFIX
7 4 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.96%) HTML
7 4 (2.96%) XML
8 3 (2.22%) jQuery
9 2 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.48%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.48%) CSS
9 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.74%) Spring MVC
10 1 (0.74%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (7.41%) Fixed Income
1 10 (7.41%) Equities
2 8 (5.93%) User Experience
2 8 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.70%) Semantic Web
5 4 (2.96%) Social Network
6 2 (1.48%) iPad
6 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.48%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.48%) Wiki
6 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Linux
2 11 (8.15%) UNIX
2 11 (8.15%) Windows
3 3 (2.22%) Android
3 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (51.85%) Test Automation
3 44 (32.59%) BDD
4 40 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (19.26%) Open Source
6 24 (17.78%) Scrum
7 23 (17.04%) OO
8 22 (16.30%) Automated Testing
8 22 (16.30%) Continuous Delivery
9 21 (15.56%) Automation Testing
10 16 (11.85%) Asset Management
11 14 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (10.37%) ATDD
12 13 (9.63%) Manual Testing
12 13 (9.63%) SDLC
13 12 (8.89%) Investment Management
13 12 (8.89%) Test Scripting
13 12 (8.89%) Performance Testing
13 12 (8.89%) Software Engineering
14 11 (8.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (59.26%) Java
2 47 (34.81%) Python
3 33 (24.44%) Ruby
4 29 (21.48%) C#
5 22 (16.30%) SQL
6 19 (14.07%) PHP
7 18 (13.33%) Groovy
8 9 (6.67%) Perl
9 8 (5.93%) Tcl
10 7 (5.19%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.22%) T-SQL
11 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.48%) C
12 2 (1.48%) VBScript
12 2 (1.48%) VBA
12 2 (1.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) ISEB
2 13 (9.63%) Degree
3 9 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.44%) CCNP
4 6 (4.44%) CCIP
5 5 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (39.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 6 (4.44%) Cisco
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.48%) GoldenSource
3 2 (1.48%) Google
3 2 (1.48%) Splunk
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle
4 1 (0.74%) SAP
4 1 (0.74%) Huawei
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £57000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago