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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 238 264 272
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.53% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.56% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23 51 37
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
6363 9725 9706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.07% 95.35% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5728 8455 8287
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 34 (57.63%) QA
2 27 (45.76%) Selenium
2 27 (45.76%) Java
3 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
4 22 (37.29%) WebDriver
4 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
6 20 (33.90%) BDD
7 19 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (28.81%) Finance
9 15 (25.42%) Functional Testing
9 15 (25.42%) JIRA
10 14 (23.73%) Ruby
10 14 (23.73%) TDD
10 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
10 14 (23.73%) C#
10 14 (23.73%) Python
10 14 (23.73%) Manual Testing
11 13 (22.03%) Automation Testing
12 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
12 12 (20.34%) Linux
12 12 (20.34%) JMeter
12 12 (20.34%) Scrum
12 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
13 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
13 11 (18.64%) SDLC
14 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
14 10 (16.95%) Windows
15 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (8.47%) Confluence
1 5 (8.47%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (5.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) BGP
1 5 (8.47%) Broadband
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (8.47%) Diameter Protocol
1 5 (8.47%) IOS XR
1 5 (8.47%) IPv4
1 5 (8.47%) IPv6
1 5 (8.47%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) Big Data
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) MySQL
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (45.76%) Selenium
2 22 (37.29%) WebDriver
3 21 (35.59%) Cucumber
4 15 (25.42%) JIRA
5 12 (20.34%) Jenkins
5 12 (20.34%) JMeter
6 8 (13.56%) Mercurial
7 7 (11.86%) WATIR
8 5 (8.47%) JUnit
9 4 (6.78%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.08%) Appium
10 3 (5.08%) Gatling
10 3 (5.08%) Introscope
11 2 (3.39%) Capybara
11 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
11 2 (3.39%) eggPlant
11 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
11 2 (3.39%) jMock
11 2 (3.39%) RSpec
11 2 (3.39%) Xcode
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
3 9 (15.25%) Banking
4 5 (8.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.39%) Games
6 1 (1.69%) Front Office
6 1 (1.69%) Law
6 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) .NET
2 7 (11.86%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) RESTful
4 3 (5.08%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.69%) CSS
5 1 (1.69%) Guava
5 1 (1.69%) HTML
5 1 (1.69%) Java RMI
5 1 (1.69%) JDBC
5 1 (1.69%) pytest
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
5 1 (1.69%) WPF
5 1 (1.69%) XML
5 1 (1.69%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Fintech
2 7 (11.86%) iPad
3 5 (8.47%) Semantic Web
4 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.39%) Wiki
5 1 (1.69%) Biology
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 10 (16.95%) Windows
3 8 (13.56%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Android
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Test Automation
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) BDD
4 19 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
5 15 (25.42%) Functional Testing
6 14 (23.73%) Automated Testing
6 14 (23.73%) Manual Testing
6 14 (23.73%) TDD
7 13 (22.03%) Automation Testing
8 12 (20.34%) Scrum
8 12 (20.34%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (18.64%) SDLC
9 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
10 10 (16.95%) Test Strategy
11 9 (15.25%) E-Commerce
11 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
12 8 (13.56%) OWASP
12 8 (13.56%) Performance Testing
12 8 (13.56%) Project Management
12 8 (13.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.76%) Java
2 14 (23.73%) C#
2 14 (23.73%) Python
2 14 (23.73%) Ruby
3 8 (13.56%) C++
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) C
4 7 (11.86%) PHP
5 5 (8.47%) Perl
5 5 (8.47%) Tcl
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) ISEB
1 8 (13.56%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (8.47%) CCIP
3 5 (8.47%) CCNP
3 5 (8.47%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (57.63%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SDET
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Graphite
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Rally
1 7 (11.86%) SAP
2 5 (8.47%) Cisco
2 5 (8.47%) Huawei
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.08%) Dynatrace
4 2 (3.39%) Splunk
5 1 (1.69%) GoldenSource
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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