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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 269 290 279
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 45 36 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.33% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 42
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
10077 10771 10831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.59% 92.94% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8819 9263 9820
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014, 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 62 (45.93%) QA
2 61 (45.19%) Test Automation
3 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (34.81%) Finance
5 45 (33.33%) SQL
6 37 (27.41%) Java
7 36 (26.67%) BDD
8 35 (25.93%) Perl
9 34 (25.19%) Selenium
9 34 (25.19%) WebDriver
10 32 (23.70%) Linux
11 30 (22.22%) C#
11 30 (22.22%) ISEB
12 28 (20.74%) RESTful
13 27 (20.00%) UNIX
14 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
15 23 (17.04%) TDD
15 23 (17.04%) ISTQB
15 23 (17.04%) Test Scripting
16 22 (16.30%) Tcl
17 21 (15.56%) Windows
17 21 (15.56%) Regression Testing
17 21 (15.56%) Validation
17 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
18 20 (14.81%) Python
18 20 (14.81%) Degree
18 20 (14.81%) Automation Testing
19 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
19 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (12.59%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 1 (0.74%) Apache
1 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.85%) MPLS
2 15 (11.11%) BGP
3 13 (9.63%) Broadband
4 10 (7.41%) HTTP
5 5 (3.70%) 3G
5 5 (3.70%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (3.70%) SS7
5 5 (3.70%) 2G
6 3 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) LDAP
7 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.74%) SMS
7 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.74%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.74%) NAS
7 1 (0.74%) FCoE
7 1 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.74%) SSDT
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.74%) MySQL
5 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) Selenium
1 34 (25.19%) WebDriver
2 21 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 15 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 12 (8.89%) Hudson
5 11 (8.15%) SpecFlow
6 10 (7.41%) JIRA
7 8 (5.93%) TeamCity
8 5 (3.70%) Subversion
8 5 (3.70%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.96%) Behat
9 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.96%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (2.96%) TestDirector
9 4 (2.96%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.22%) JUnit
11 2 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.48%) JMeter
11 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.48%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 47 (34.81%) Finance
2 26 (19.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.37%) Banking
4 11 (8.15%) Games
5 5 (3.70%) Legal
6 3 (2.22%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Back Office
7 2 (1.48%) Electronics
7 2 (1.48%) Retail
7 2 (1.48%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (20.74%) RESTful
2 17 (12.59%) XML
3 10 (7.41%) HTML
3 10 (7.41%) .NET
3 10 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.67%) Web Services
5 6 (4.44%) JSON
5 6 (4.44%) LINQ
6 4 (2.96%) Ajax
7 3 (2.22%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.48%) REST
8 2 (1.48%) WCF
9 1 (0.74%) Symfony
9 1 (0.74%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.74%) OAuth
9 1 (0.74%) XACML
9 1 (0.74%) OpenID
9 1 (0.74%) CSS
9 1 (0.74%) SOAP
9 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 15 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 5 (3.70%) Open Source
3 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile Games
3 5 (3.70%) Derivative
4 4 (2.96%) GIS
4 4 (2.96%) Mobile Banking
4 4 (2.96%) User Experience
4 4 (2.96%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) Online Gambling
5 2 (1.48%) Streaming Music
5 2 (1.48%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.74%) STB
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.70%) Linux
2 27 (20.00%) UNIX
3 21 (15.56%) Windows
4 5 (3.70%) Android
4 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) Test Automation
2 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (26.67%) BDD
4 23 (17.04%) TDD
4 23 (17.04%) Test Scripting
5 21 (15.56%) Regression Testing
5 21 (15.56%) Validation
6 20 (14.81%) Automation Testing
7 19 (14.07%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 14 (10.37%) Test Strategy
10 13 (9.63%) DevOps
10 13 (9.63%) Software Engineering
10 13 (9.63%) Network Design
11 11 (8.15%) Scrum
12 10 (7.41%) Network Architecture
13 9 (6.67%) Test Planning
14 7 (5.19%) Agile Testing
14 7 (5.19%) Risk Management
15 6 (4.44%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.33%) SQL
2 37 (27.41%) Java
3 35 (25.93%) Perl
4 30 (22.22%) C#
5 22 (16.30%) Tcl
6 20 (14.81%) Python
7 17 (12.59%) Ruby
8 16 (11.85%) PHP
9 13 (9.63%) JavaScript
10 12 (8.89%) Bash Shell
11 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
12 8 (5.93%) Groovy
13 6 (4.44%) C
14 2 (1.48%) C++
15 1 (0.74%) XQuery
15 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (22.22%) ISEB
2 23 (17.04%) ISTQB
3 20 (14.81%) Degree
4 13 (9.63%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (9.63%) CCNP
4 13 (9.63%) CCIP
5 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.96%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (45.93%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 13 (9.63%) Cisco
2 5 (3.70%) HP
2 5 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (3.70%) Cerillion
3 1 (0.74%) Akamai
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle
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