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

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 214 249 264
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 47 73 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.74% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 64 60
Median salary £60,000 £51,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.07% +4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £35,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £60,000
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
6664 9929 11958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.75% 95.02% 94.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6027 8417 10081
Median salary £56,788 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.25% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £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 6 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 6 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 54 (77.14%) QA
2 50 (71.43%) Selenium
2 50 (71.43%) Java
3 49 (70.00%) Test Automation
4 48 (68.57%) WebDriver
5 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (58.57%) BDD
7 38 (54.29%) TDD
8 35 (50.00%) Ruby
9 34 (48.57%) Cucumber
10 26 (37.14%) Test Strategy
11 23 (32.86%) C#
12 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (30.00%) QA Automation
14 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
14 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
15 19 (27.14%) Automation Testing
15 19 (27.14%) API Testing
16 17 (24.29%) JIRA
16 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
16 17 (24.29%) Python
16 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
17 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
17 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
18 15 (21.43%) OWASP
18 15 (21.43%) JMeter
18 15 (21.43%) Agile Testing
18 15 (21.43%) Mercurial
19 14 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
19 14 (20.00%) Finance

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) BGP
2 1 (1.43%) Broadband
2 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.43%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.43%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) MPLS
2 1 (1.43%) NX-OS
2 1 (1.43%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Big Data
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 50 (71.43%) Selenium
2 48 (68.57%) WebDriver
3 34 (48.57%) Cucumber
4 20 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 17 (24.29%) JIRA
6 15 (21.43%) JMeter
6 15 (21.43%) Mercurial
7 12 (17.14%) WATIR
8 8 (11.43%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
10 3 (4.29%) FitNesse
10 3 (4.29%) Gerrit
10 3 (4.29%) JUnit
10 3 (4.29%) NUnit
11 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.86%) jMock
11 2 (2.86%) JSUnit
11 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
11 2 (2.86%) Xcode
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Law
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 5 (7.14%) REST
2 5 (7.14%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) RESTful
3 3 (4.29%) SOAP
4 2 (2.86%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.86%) HTML5
4 2 (2.86%) Servlets
5 1 (1.43%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.43%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) iPad
2 10 (14.29%) Fintech
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Social Media
5 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.43%) Biology
6 1 (1.43%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.43%) Physics
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Linux
2 9 (12.86%) Unix
3 7 (10.00%) Solaris
4 3 (4.29%) Windows
5 2 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 42 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (58.57%) BDD
4 38 (54.29%) TDD
5 26 (37.14%) Test Strategy
6 22 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (30.00%) QA Automation
8 20 (28.57%) Automated Testing
9 19 (27.14%) API Testing
9 19 (27.14%) Automation Testing
10 17 (24.29%) E-Commerce
10 17 (24.29%) Test Scripting
11 16 (22.86%) Manual Testing
11 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
12 15 (21.43%) Agile Testing
12 15 (21.43%) OWASP
13 14 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 14 (20.00%) OOP
14 13 (18.57%) SDLC
14 13 (18.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) Java
2 35 (50.00%) Ruby
3 23 (32.86%) C#
4 17 (24.29%) Python
5 11 (15.71%) Clojure
5 11 (15.71%) Scala
6 6 (8.57%) SQL
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) F#
7 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) ISTQB
2 12 (17.14%) ISEB
2 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (5.71%) Degree
4 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (77.14%) QA
2 6 (8.57%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) KVM
1 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Rally
1 12 (17.14%) SAP
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.86%) Perforce
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco
3 1 (1.43%) HP
3 1 (1.43%) VMware
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