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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 231 280 296
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 71 76 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.59% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 35
Average salary £51,500 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,000 £41,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
9422 11918 11324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.11% 92.55% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8125 10076 9811
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 78 (60.94%) Java
2 73 (57.03%) Finance
3 71 (55.47%) Selenium
4 64 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 60 (46.88%) WebDriver
6 50 (39.06%) QA
7 42 (32.81%) Python
8 40 (31.25%) SQL
9 36 (28.13%) BDD
10 34 (26.56%) Cucumber
10 34 (26.56%) C#
11 33 (25.78%) JUnit
12 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (21.88%) Ruby
14 25 (19.53%) Automation Testing
15 22 (17.19%) Degree
16 21 (16.41%) Open Source
17 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
18 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
18 19 (14.84%) ISEB
18 19 (14.84%) OO
19 18 (14.06%) Scrum
19 18 (14.06%) Investment Management
20 17 (13.28%) HP UFT
21 16 (12.50%) Jenkins
22 15 (11.72%) TDD
22 15 (11.72%) JIRA
22 15 (11.72%) FitNesse
23 14 (10.94%) ISTQB

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (3.13%) Apache
2 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.56%) CMS
3 2 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (0.78%) Confluence
4 1 (0.78%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.34%) HTTP
1 3 (2.34%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.69%) MySQL
3 4 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.56%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (1.56%) Star Schema
5 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.78%) SQLite
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Redis
6 1 (0.78%) Big Data
6 1 (0.78%) SSDT
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (55.47%) Selenium
2 60 (46.88%) WebDriver
3 34 (26.56%) Cucumber
4 33 (25.78%) JUnit
5 17 (13.28%) HP UFT
6 16 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 15 (11.72%) JIRA
7 15 (11.72%) FitNesse
8 12 (9.38%) JMeter
8 12 (9.38%) NUnit
9 10 (7.81%) SoapUI
10 9 (7.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (7.03%) LoadRunner
10 9 (7.03%) WinRunner
11 6 (4.69%) Hudson
11 6 (4.69%) SpecFlow
12 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (3.13%) Git (software)
12 4 (3.13%) Visual Studio
12 4 (3.13%) Bugzilla
General
1 73 (57.03%) Finance
2 14 (10.94%) Law
2 14 (10.94%) Banking
3 11 (8.59%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.03%) Games
5 4 (3.13%) Legal
6 2 (1.56%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.56%) Retail
6 2 (1.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) Spring
1 12 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
1 12 (9.38%) RESTful
1 12 (9.38%) QuickFIX
2 10 (7.81%) XML
3 9 (7.03%) .NET
4 7 (5.47%) Gherkin
5 6 (4.69%) HTML
6 5 (3.91%) JSON
6 5 (3.91%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.91%) SOAP
6 5 (3.91%) Web Services
7 4 (3.13%) Ultra Messaging
8 3 (2.34%) XSD
8 3 (2.34%) LINQ
8 3 (2.34%) jQuery
9 2 (1.56%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.56%) CSS
10 1 (0.78%) LAMP
10 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (3.91%) User Experience
5 4 (3.13%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.13%) Equities
5 4 (3.13%) Social Network
5 4 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.56%) iPad
6 2 (1.56%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Derivative
7 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.69%) UNIX
1 6 (4.69%) Windows
1 6 (4.69%) Linux
2 3 (2.34%) Android
2 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 64 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 36 (28.13%) BDD
3 31 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (19.53%) Automation Testing
5 21 (16.41%) Open Source
6 20 (15.63%) Automated Testing
7 19 (14.84%) OO
7 19 (14.84%) Configuration Management
8 18 (14.06%) Scrum
8 18 (14.06%) Investment Management
9 15 (11.72%) TDD
10 13 (10.16%) DevOps
11 12 (9.38%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (9.38%) Test Scripting
11 12 (9.38%) Build Automation
11 12 (9.38%) Manual Testing
12 11 (8.59%) Asset Management
12 11 (8.59%) Test Management
12 11 (8.59%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (60.94%) Java
2 42 (32.81%) Python
3 40 (31.25%) SQL
4 34 (26.56%) C#
5 28 (21.88%) Ruby
6 12 (9.38%) Groovy
7 10 (7.81%) PHP
8 8 (6.25%) Perl
9 6 (4.69%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.91%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.34%) Tcl
11 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
12 1 (0.78%) VBA
12 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (17.19%) Degree
2 19 (14.84%) ISEB
3 14 (10.94%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (39.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (3.13%) HP
2 3 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.56%) GoldenSource
3 2 (1.56%) Google
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle
4 1 (0.78%) SAP
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago