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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 207 231 279
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 53 72 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.80% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.76% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 52 65 64
Median salary £60,000 £51,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.50% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £36,450
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
6327 9523 12065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.72% 94.90% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5786 8127 10219
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 £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 56 (74.67%) Java
1 56 (74.67%) QA
1 56 (74.67%) Test Automation
2 54 (72.00%) Selenium
3 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (68.00%) WebDriver
5 43 (57.33%) BDD
6 42 (56.00%) TDD
7 36 (48.00%) Cucumber
8 35 (46.67%) Ruby
9 27 (36.00%) Test Strategy
10 26 (34.67%) QA Automation
10 26 (34.67%) C#
11 21 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (26.67%) Python
12 20 (26.67%) Agile Testing
13 19 (25.33%) Automation Testing
13 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
14 18 (24.00%) OOP
14 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
15 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
15 17 (22.67%) API Testing
16 16 (21.33%) Scala
16 16 (21.33%) JIRA
16 16 (21.33%) Linux
16 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
17 15 (20.00%) Test Scripting
17 15 (20.00%) Clojure
18 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
18 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.33%) BGP
2 1 (1.33%) Broadband
2 1 (1.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.33%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.33%) DNS
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
2 1 (1.33%) MPLS
2 1 (1.33%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.33%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.33%) Big Data
2 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (72.00%) Selenium
2 51 (68.00%) WebDriver
3 36 (48.00%) Cucumber
4 19 (25.33%) Jenkins
5 16 (21.33%) JIRA
6 14 (18.67%) JMeter
7 13 (17.33%) Mercurial
8 10 (13.33%) WATIR
9 9 (12.00%) SpecFlow
10 5 (6.67%) Jasmine
11 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
11 4 (5.33%) JUnit
12 3 (4.00%) FitNesse
12 3 (4.00%) Gerrit
12 3 (4.00%) NUnit
13 2 (2.67%) Appium
13 2 (2.67%) jMock
13 2 (2.67%) JSUnit
13 2 (2.67%) SilkTest
13 2 (2.67%) The Grinder
General
1 13 (17.33%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Law
3 2 (2.67%) Banking
3 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.33%) Advertising
4 1 (1.33%) Front Office
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Publishing
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.33%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) REST
3 4 (5.33%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 3 (4.00%) RESTful
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) HTML5
5 2 (2.67%) Servlets
6 1 (1.33%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.33%) CSS3
6 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Fintech
1 10 (13.33%) iPad
2 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.00%) Social Media
5 1 (1.33%) Biology
5 1 (1.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.33%) Physics
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.33%) Linux
2 11 (14.67%) Unix
3 9 (12.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) Test Automation
2 52 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (57.33%) BDD
4 42 (56.00%) TDD
5 27 (36.00%) Test Strategy
6 26 (34.67%) QA Automation
7 21 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 20 (26.67%) Agile Testing
9 19 (25.33%) Automation Testing
10 18 (24.00%) Automated Testing
10 18 (24.00%) OOP
11 17 (22.67%) API Testing
11 17 (22.67%) Unit Testing
12 16 (21.33%) E-Commerce
13 15 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 14 (18.67%) Configuration Management
14 14 (18.67%) Manual Testing
15 13 (17.33%) Build Automation
15 13 (17.33%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (17.33%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 56 (74.67%) Java
2 35 (46.67%) Ruby
3 26 (34.67%) C#
4 20 (26.67%) Python
5 16 (21.33%) Scala
6 15 (20.00%) Clojure
7 8 (10.67%) SQL
8 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.67%) C++
9 2 (2.67%) F#
9 2 (2.67%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) PHP
10 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
2 10 (13.33%) ISEB
2 10 (13.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (74.67%) QA
2 6 (8.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) KVM
1 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (13.33%) Rally
1 10 (13.33%) SAP
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.67%) Perforce
3 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.33%) Cisco
3 1 (1.33%) HP
3 1 (1.33%) VMware
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