The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the City of London region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 213 231 279
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 41 83 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.82% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.86% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 78 71
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.33%
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
6107 9635 12199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.86% 94.71% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5571 8263 10311
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (78.87%) Test Automation
2 53 (74.65%) Java
3 49 (69.01%) Selenium
3 49 (69.01%) QA
4 44 (61.97%) WebDriver
5 43 (60.56%) BDD
6 41 (57.75%) TDD
7 34 (47.89%) Cucumber
8 31 (43.66%) Ruby
9 28 (39.44%) QA Automation
10 24 (33.80%) C#
11 22 (30.99%) Agile Testing
12 21 (29.58%) Test Strategy
12 21 (29.58%) Python
13 20 (28.17%) OOP
14 18 (25.35%) Scala
15 17 (23.94%) Clojure
15 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
16 16 (22.54%) Linux
17 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
18 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
18 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (18.31%) Build Automation
18 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
18 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
19 12 (16.90%) API Testing
19 12 (16.90%) Defect Management
19 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
19 12 (16.90%) Unix

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.41%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.82%) SSL
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.41%) BGP
3 1 (1.41%) Broadband
3 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.41%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) FTP
3 1 (1.41%) MPLS
3 1 (1.41%) NX-OS
3 1 (1.41%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (69.01%) Selenium
2 44 (61.97%) WebDriver
3 34 (47.89%) Cucumber
4 13 (18.31%) Jenkins
5 11 (15.49%) JIRA
6 9 (12.68%) JMeter
6 9 (12.68%) Mercurial
7 7 (9.86%) SpecFlow
8 5 (7.04%) Jasmine
8 5 (7.04%) JUnit
8 5 (7.04%) WATIR
9 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.23%) Gerrit
10 3 (4.23%) NUnit
11 2 (2.82%) Appium
11 2 (2.82%) jMock
11 2 (2.82%) JSUnit
11 2 (2.82%) SilkTest
11 2 (2.82%) The Grinder
General
1 11 (15.49%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) REST
3 5 (7.04%) SOAP
4 4 (5.63%) Gherkin
4 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 4 (5.63%) RESTful
4 4 (5.63%) Web Services
5 3 (4.23%) CSS
6 2 (2.82%) Ajax
6 2 (2.82%) HTML5
6 2 (2.82%) JSON
6 2 (2.82%) Servlets
7 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.41%) Apache CXF
7 1 (1.41%) CSS3
7 1 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.41%) iBATIS
7 1 (1.41%) Spring
7 1 (1.41%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Fintech
2 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (7.04%) iPad
4 4 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.23%) Social Media
6 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Physics
6 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 12 (16.90%) Unix
3 9 (12.68%) Solaris
4 3 (4.23%) Windows
5 1 (1.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (78.87%) Agile Software Development
1 56 (78.87%) Test Automation
2 43 (60.56%) BDD
3 41 (57.75%) TDD
4 28 (39.44%) QA Automation
5 22 (30.99%) Agile Testing
6 21 (29.58%) Test Strategy
7 20 (28.17%) OOP
8 17 (23.94%) Unit Testing
9 14 (19.72%) Configuration Management
10 13 (18.31%) Automation Testing
10 13 (18.31%) Build Automation
10 13 (18.31%) E-Commerce
10 13 (18.31%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (16.90%) API Testing
11 12 (16.90%) Automated Testing
11 12 (16.90%) Defect Management
12 10 (14.08%) Integration Testing
12 10 (14.08%) Test Planning
13 9 (12.68%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (74.65%) Java
2 31 (43.66%) Ruby
3 24 (33.80%) C#
4 21 (29.58%) Python
5 18 (25.35%) Scala
6 17 (23.94%) Clojure
7 11 (15.49%) SQL
8 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
9 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.23%) Perl
10 2 (2.82%) C++
10 2 (2.82%) F#
10 2 (2.82%) PHP
11 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (7.04%) ISEB
2 5 (7.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (69.01%) QA
2 6 (8.45%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) KVM
1 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (7.04%) Rally
1 5 (7.04%) SAP
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.82%) Perforce
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco
4 1 (1.41%) HP
4 1 (1.41%) VMware
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