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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 218 213 247
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 34 87 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.91% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.96% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 32 81 85
Median salary £51,750 £51,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.48% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
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
5939 9091 11352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.93% 95.21% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5421 7816 9502
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 71 (81.61%) Test Automation
2 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (60.92%) Java
4 51 (58.62%) QA
5 50 (57.47%) Selenium
6 42 (48.28%) BDD
7 39 (44.83%) WebDriver
8 35 (40.23%) TDD
9 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
10 30 (34.48%) Python
11 26 (29.89%) Linux
11 26 (29.89%) Ruby
12 25 (28.74%) C#
13 24 (27.59%) QA Automation
14 22 (25.29%) Agile Testing
15 20 (22.99%) Test Strategy
16 18 (20.69%) Scala
17 17 (19.54%) OOP
17 17 (19.54%) Clojure
17 17 (19.54%) Non-Functional Testing
18 16 (18.39%) Automation Testing
19 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
19 15 (17.24%) Unix
19 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (16.09%) JIRA
21 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
21 13 (14.94%) Broadband
21 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
21 13 (14.94%) Defect Management
22 12 (13.79%) API Testing

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 4 (4.60%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.15%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.94%) Broadband
2 9 (10.34%) BGP
2 9 (10.34%) HTTP
2 9 (10.34%) MPLS
3 8 (9.20%) DHCP
3 8 (9.20%) IPv6
3 8 (9.20%) L2TP
3 8 (9.20%) SNMP
3 8 (9.20%) TACACS
3 8 (9.20%) VPLS
4 6 (6.90%) SSL
5 3 (3.45%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.15%) Diameter Protocol
7 1 (1.15%) DNS
7 1 (1.15%) FTP
7 1 (1.15%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.15%) VSAT
7 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (57.47%) Selenium
2 39 (44.83%) WebDriver
3 32 (36.78%) Cucumber
4 14 (16.09%) JIRA
5 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
6 7 (8.05%) JMeter
6 7 (8.05%) Mercurial
6 7 (8.05%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.75%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.75%) JUnit
7 5 (5.75%) WATIR
8 4 (4.60%) NUnit
9 3 (3.45%) FitNesse
9 3 (3.45%) Redmine
9 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.30%) jMock
10 2 (2.30%) JSUnit
10 2 (2.30%) SilkTest
10 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (12.64%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Law
3 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Advertising
5 1 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.15%) Games
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) REST
2 8 (9.20%) .NET
2 8 (9.20%) HTML
2 8 (9.20%) SOAP
3 6 (6.90%) Ajax
3 6 (6.90%) CSS
4 4 (4.60%) Gherkin
4 4 (4.60%) RESTful
5 2 (2.30%) HTML5
5 2 (2.30%) JSON
5 2 (2.30%) Servlets
5 2 (2.30%) Web Services
6 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.15%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.15%) CSS3
6 1 (1.15%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.15%) J2EE
6 1 (1.15%) Spring
6 1 (1.15%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) iPad
3 5 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.75%) Social Media
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) iPhone
5 3 (3.45%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.30%) Fintech
7 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.15%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.15%) Physics
7 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (29.89%) Linux
2 15 (17.24%) Unix
3 7 (8.05%) Solaris
4 3 (3.45%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (81.61%) Test Automation
2 60 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (48.28%) BDD
4 35 (40.23%) TDD
5 24 (27.59%) QA Automation
6 22 (25.29%) Agile Testing
7 20 (22.99%) Test Strategy
8 17 (19.54%) Non-Functional Testing
8 17 (19.54%) OOP
9 16 (18.39%) Automation Testing
10 15 (17.24%) Unit Testing
10 15 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Automated Testing
11 13 (14.94%) Defect Management
11 13 (14.94%) Functional Testing
12 12 (13.79%) API Testing
12 12 (13.79%) Configuration Management
13 11 (12.64%) Build Automation
14 10 (11.49%) E-Commerce
14 10 (11.49%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (60.92%) Java
2 30 (34.48%) Python
3 26 (29.89%) Ruby
4 25 (28.74%) C#
5 18 (20.69%) Scala
6 17 (19.54%) Clojure
7 12 (13.79%) SQL
8 7 (8.05%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.05%) Perl
9 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.30%) C++
10 2 (2.30%) F#
10 2 (2.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.15%) VB
11 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.90%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) ISEB
3 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.15%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (58.62%) QA
2 7 (8.05%) SDET
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.15%) KVM
1 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (13.79%) Nokia
2 9 (10.34%) Cisco
3 8 (9.20%) Huawei
3 8 (9.20%) Juniper
4 5 (5.75%) Rally
4 5 (5.75%) SAP
5 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.30%) Atlassian
6 2 (2.30%) Perforce
7 1 (1.15%) VMware
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