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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 218 232 259
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 19 27 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.36% 0.40% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.42% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 55
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
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
5137 6494 10540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 96.89% 96.11% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4646 5767 9155
Median salary £57,500 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% +7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 39 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (46.43%) QA
4 25 (44.64%) Selenium
5 18 (32.14%) Java
6 17 (30.36%) Python
7 16 (28.57%) Linux
7 16 (28.57%) Broadband
7 16 (28.57%) Nokia
8 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
8 15 (26.79%) BDD
9 14 (25.00%) HTML
10 13 (23.21%) Change Management
11 12 (21.43%) MPLS
11 12 (21.43%) BGP
11 12 (21.43%) L2TP
11 12 (21.43%) TACACS
11 12 (21.43%) Juniper
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco
11 12 (21.43%) IPv6
11 12 (21.43%) DHCP
11 12 (21.43%) HTTP
11 12 (21.43%) SNMP
11 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
11 12 (21.43%) Huawei
11 12 (21.43%) VPLS
11 12 (21.43%) Network Design
11 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Functional Testing
11 12 (21.43%) Non-Functional 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 9 (16.07%) Confluence
2 1 (1.79%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Broadband
2 12 (21.43%) BGP
2 12 (21.43%) DHCP
2 12 (21.43%) HTTP
2 12 (21.43%) IPv6
2 12 (21.43%) L2TP
2 12 (21.43%) MPLS
2 12 (21.43%) SNMP
2 12 (21.43%) TACACS
2 12 (21.43%) VPLS
3 9 (16.07%) SSL
4 8 (14.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Selenium
2 15 (26.79%) Cucumber
3 12 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 11 (19.64%) JIRA
5 8 (14.29%) Redmine
6 4 (7.14%) Gatling
6 4 (7.14%) The Grinder
7 3 (5.36%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.36%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.79%) Appium
8 1 (1.79%) Calabash
8 1 (1.79%) Fiddler
8 1 (1.79%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) NUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.79%) TestNG
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 8 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.00%) HTML
2 9 (16.07%) Ajax
2 9 (16.07%) REST
2 9 (16.07%) SOAP
3 8 (14.29%) CSS
3 8 (14.29%) Guice
4 4 (7.14%) .NET
5 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.79%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.79%) J2EE
6 1 (1.79%) RESTful
6 1 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.79%) Velocity
6 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) iPad
2 8 (14.29%) iPhone
3 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.79%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 10 (17.86%) Android
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (69.64%) Test Automation
2 36 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.79%) BDD
4 13 (23.21%) Change Management
5 12 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 12 (21.43%) Network Design
5 12 (21.43%) Non-Functional Testing
6 10 (17.86%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Manual Testing
7 9 (16.07%) Regression Testing
7 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 8 (14.29%) Front End Development
8 8 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.29%) Web Testing
8 8 (14.29%) Workflow
9 7 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (8.93%) QA Automation
10 5 (8.93%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) Java
2 17 (30.36%) Python
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Clojure
8 1 (1.79%) PHP
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
8 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) VB
8 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (46.43%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Nokia
2 12 (21.43%) Cisco
2 12 (21.43%) Huawei
2 12 (21.43%) Juniper
3 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Xamarin
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Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
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