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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 257 265 261
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 57 63 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.53% 0.54% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.58% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 52 46 43
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £41,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
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
9979 10820 10649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.24% 92.75% 93.54%
Number of salaries quoted 8509 9103 9449
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 £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 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 1 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 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (51.52%) SQL
3 50 (50.51%) Test Automation
4 49 (49.49%) Java
5 46 (46.46%) Finance
5 46 (46.46%) Selenium
6 42 (42.42%) QA
7 37 (37.37%) WebDriver
8 31 (31.31%) C#
8 31 (31.31%) BDD
9 26 (26.26%) Python
10 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
11 21 (21.21%) Linux
11 21 (21.21%) Automation Testing
12 19 (19.19%) Perl
13 18 (18.18%) Windows
13 18 (18.18%) Banking
14 17 (17.17%) UNIX
14 17 (17.17%) RESTful
15 16 (16.16%) JUnit
15 16 (16.16%) Scrum
15 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (15.15%) ISEB
16 15 (15.15%) TDD
16 15 (15.15%) ISTQB
16 15 (15.15%) Degree
16 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
17 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
17 14 (14.14%) Validation
17 14 (14.14%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (5.05%) Apache
2 4 (4.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.01%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.11%) MPLS
2 7 (7.07%) BGP
2 7 (7.07%) Broadband
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.05%) MySQL
5 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.02%) Snowflake Schema
6 2 (2.02%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.01%) Redis
7 1 (1.01%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 46 (46.46%) Selenium
2 37 (37.37%) WebDriver
3 22 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 16 (16.16%) JUnit
5 15 (15.15%) Jenkins
6 9 (9.09%) Hudson
6 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.08%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (7.07%) Subversion
8 7 (7.07%) JIRA
8 7 (7.07%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.06%) Bugzilla
9 6 (6.06%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio Team System
11 4 (4.04%) Visual Studio
11 4 (4.04%) NUnit
12 3 (3.03%) TestDirector
12 3 (3.03%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (3.03%) Calabash
General
1 46 (46.46%) Finance
2 18 (18.18%) Banking
3 14 (14.14%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.09%) Law
5 4 (4.04%) Legal
5 4 (4.04%) Games
6 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Marketing
7 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.17%) RESTful
2 9 (9.09%) QuickFIX
2 9 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (9.09%) Spring
3 8 (8.08%) XML
4 7 (7.07%) .NET
5 6 (6.06%) Web Services
6 5 (5.05%) HTML
6 5 (5.05%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.05%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.04%) LINQ
8 3 (3.03%) XSD
9 2 (2.02%) JSON
9 2 (2.02%) WCF
10 1 (1.01%) REST
10 1 (1.01%) LAMP
10 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.01%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.11%) Open Source
3 10 (10.10%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (8.08%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (5.05%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.05%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 3 (3.03%) Social Network
7 3 (3.03%) GIS
8 2 (2.02%) Online Gambling
8 2 (2.02%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.01%) DTV
9 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.01%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.21%) Linux
2 18 (18.18%) Windows
3 17 (17.17%) UNIX
4 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (50.51%) Test Automation
3 31 (31.31%) BDD
4 21 (21.21%) Automation Testing
5 16 (16.16%) Scrum
5 16 (16.16%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (15.15%) TDD
7 14 (14.14%) Validation
7 14 (14.14%) Investment Management
8 13 (13.13%) Configuration Management
8 13 (13.13%) Test Scripting
9 9 (9.09%) Build Automation
9 9 (9.09%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.09%) Automated Testing
10 8 (8.08%) Manual Testing
11 7 (7.07%) Network Design
11 7 (7.07%) Waterfall
11 7 (7.07%) Test Planning
12 6 (6.06%) DevOps
12 6 (6.06%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (51.52%) SQL
2 49 (49.49%) Java
3 31 (31.31%) C#
4 26 (26.26%) Python
5 19 (19.19%) Perl
6 13 (13.13%) Ruby
7 11 (11.11%) Tcl
8 10 (10.10%) Groovy
9 9 (9.09%) PHP
10 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
11 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.03%) C
13 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
13 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.15%) ISEB
1 15 (15.15%) ISTQB
1 15 (15.15%) Degree
2 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (7.07%) CCNP
3 7 (7.07%) CCIP
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (42.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) HP
2 7 (7.07%) Cisco
3 5 (5.05%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.05%) Cerillion
4 4 (4.04%) 29West
5 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
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Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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