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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 245 268 297
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 57 74 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.57% 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 57 28
Average salary £50,750 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £40,200 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
9253 11693 10940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.19% 92.56% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7934 9898 9425
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 61 (58.65%) Finance
2 55 (52.88%) Test Automation
3 54 (51.92%) Java
4 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (47.12%) Selenium
6 43 (41.35%) QA
7 42 (40.38%) SQL
8 37 (35.58%) WebDriver
9 31 (29.81%) Python
10 28 (26.92%) BDD
11 23 (22.12%) C#
11 23 (22.12%) JUnit
12 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
13 21 (20.19%) ISEB
14 20 (19.23%) Ruby
15 19 (18.27%) Open Source
16 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (17.31%) Investment Management
16 18 (17.31%) Banking
16 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
17 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
18 16 (15.38%) ISTQB
18 16 (15.38%) Degree
19 15 (14.42%) RESTful
20 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
20 14 (13.46%) TDD
20 14 (13.46%) Law
21 13 (12.50%) Scrum
21 13 (12.50%) Perl
22 12 (11.54%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.81%) Apache
2 4 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) GitHub
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.73%) MPLS
2 3 (2.88%) BGP
2 3 (2.88%) Broadband
2 3 (2.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (5.77%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.81%) MySQL
3 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.92%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.96%) Redis
6 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.96%) Big Data
6 1 (0.96%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 49 (47.12%) Selenium
2 37 (35.58%) WebDriver
3 23 (22.12%) JUnit
4 22 (21.15%) Cucumber
5 14 (13.46%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.62%) QuickTest Pro
6 10 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (7.69%) JIRA
8 6 (5.77%) Hudson
8 6 (5.77%) NUnit
9 5 (4.81%) FitNesse
9 5 (4.81%) Bugzilla
9 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (3.85%) JMeter
11 3 (2.88%) Visual Studio
11 3 (2.88%) SpecFlow
11 3 (2.88%) SoapUI
11 3 (2.88%) PHPUnit
11 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.92%) Appium
General
1 61 (58.65%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Banking
3 14 (13.46%) Law
4 8 (7.69%) Games
5 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.81%) Legal
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.92%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.96%) Advertising
8 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.42%) RESTful
2 12 (11.54%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (11.54%) Spring
2 12 (11.54%) QuickFIX
3 9 (8.65%) XML
4 8 (7.69%) .NET
5 6 (5.77%) HTML
6 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.81%) Web Services
6 5 (4.81%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.85%) LINQ
7 4 (3.85%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (2.88%) XSD
8 3 (2.88%) JSON
9 2 (1.92%) WCF
10 1 (0.96%) CSS
10 1 (0.96%) LAMP
10 1 (0.96%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.96%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Open Source
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.77%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.85%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.85%) Equities
7 3 (2.88%) Social Network
7 3 (2.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.92%) iPad
8 2 (1.92%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.96%) DTV
9 1 (0.96%) GIS
9 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) UNIX
2 11 (10.58%) Windows
2 11 (10.58%) Linux
3 2 (1.92%) Android
3 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (52.88%) Test Automation
2 50 (48.08%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (26.92%) BDD
4 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (17.31%) Investment Management
4 18 (17.31%) Configuration Management
5 17 (16.35%) Automation Testing
6 14 (13.46%) TDD
7 13 (12.50%) Scrum
8 12 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 12 (11.54%) Build Automation
8 12 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (10.58%) DevOps
10 8 (7.69%) Validation
10 8 (7.69%) OO
11 7 (6.73%) Test Planning
12 6 (5.77%) Regression Testing
12 6 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (5.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 54 (51.92%) Java
2 42 (40.38%) SQL
3 31 (29.81%) Python
4 23 (22.12%) C#
5 20 (19.23%) Ruby
6 13 (12.50%) Perl
7 9 (8.65%) Groovy
8 8 (7.69%) PHP
9 7 (6.73%) Tcl
10 6 (5.77%) Bash Shell
10 6 (5.77%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.88%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) ISEB
2 16 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 16 (15.38%) Degree
3 10 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.88%) CCNP
4 3 (2.88%) CCIP
5 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (41.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) HP
2 3 (2.88%) Cisco
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.92%) Google
4 1 (0.96%) SAP
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago