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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 269 272 253
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.37% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.40% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 56
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £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
9602 9788 10160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.43% 92.99% 94.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8385 8389 9149
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.84%
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) Test Automation
3 49 (41.88%) QA
4 46 (39.32%) SQL
5 44 (37.61%) Finance
6 34 (29.06%) Selenium
6 34 (29.06%) Java
6 34 (29.06%) WebDriver
7 33 (28.21%) Perl
8 32 (27.35%) BDD
9 29 (24.79%) C#
10 27 (23.08%) Linux
10 27 (23.08%) RESTful
11 26 (22.22%) ISEB
12 23 (19.66%) UNIX
13 21 (17.95%) Python
13 21 (17.95%) Tcl
13 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
13 21 (17.95%) TDD
13 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
14 20 (17.09%) Telecoms
15 19 (16.24%) Validation
16 18 (15.38%) Automation Testing
17 17 (14.53%) Degree
17 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
17 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
17 17 (14.53%) Windows
18 16 (13.68%) MPLS
18 16 (13.68%) Regression Testing
18 16 (13.68%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (3.42%) Apache
1 4 (3.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.68%) MPLS
2 12 (10.26%) BGP
2 12 (10.26%) Broadband
3 9 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) 3G
4 1 (0.85%) SMS
4 1 (0.85%) SS7
4 1 (0.85%) 2G
4 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.85%) NAS
4 1 (0.85%) FCoE
4 1 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.97%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) SSDT
5 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.85%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.85%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Selenium
1 34 (29.06%) WebDriver
2 21 (17.95%) Cucumber
3 14 (11.97%) Jenkins
4 11 (9.40%) Hudson
4 11 (9.40%) SpecFlow
5 8 (6.84%) JIRA
6 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.13%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.13%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.27%) Bugzilla
7 5 (4.27%) Subversion
8 4 (3.42%) TestDirector
8 4 (3.42%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (3.42%) Behat
8 4 (3.42%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.56%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.71%) JUnit
10 2 (1.71%) FogBugz
General
1 44 (37.61%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Telecoms
3 16 (13.68%) Banking
4 10 (8.55%) Games
5 5 (4.27%) Legal
6 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.85%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.08%) RESTful
2 12 (10.26%) XML
3 10 (8.55%) HTML
3 10 (8.55%) .NET
3 10 (8.55%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.98%) LINQ
5 6 (5.13%) Web Services
6 4 (3.42%) JSON
7 3 (2.56%) WCF
7 3 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.85%) Symfony
8 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.27%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (4.27%) Open Source
7 4 (3.42%) User Experience
7 4 (3.42%) GIS
7 4 (3.42%) Mobile Games
7 4 (3.42%) Derivative
8 2 (1.71%) Spread Betting
8 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.71%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.85%) iPhone
9 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.85%) STB
9 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 23 (19.66%) UNIX
3 17 (14.53%) Windows
4 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.56%) Android
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (50.43%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (48.72%) Test Automation
3 32 (27.35%) BDD
4 21 (17.95%) TDD
5 19 (16.24%) Validation
6 18 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 17 (14.53%) Test Scripting
7 17 (14.53%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (13.68%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 12 (10.26%) Network Design
11 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.55%) Scrum
12 9 (7.69%) Network Architecture
12 9 (7.69%) DevOps
12 9 (7.69%) Test Planning
12 9 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.98%) Agile Testing
13 7 (5.98%) Manual Testing
13 7 (5.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.32%) SQL
2 34 (29.06%) Java
3 33 (28.21%) Perl
4 29 (24.79%) C#
5 21 (17.95%) Python
5 21 (17.95%) Tcl
6 16 (13.68%) Ruby
7 15 (12.82%) PHP
8 11 (9.40%) Bash Shell
8 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.84%) Groovy
10 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
11 5 (4.27%) C
12 2 (1.71%) C++
13 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 26 (22.22%) ISEB
2 21 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 17 (14.53%) Degree
4 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (10.26%) CCNP
4 12 (10.26%) CCIP
5 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (41.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Cisco
2 8 (6.84%) HP
3 5 (4.27%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (4.27%) Cerillion
4 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
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Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
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