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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 214 226 252
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 32 89 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.85% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.89% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 85 77
Median salary £50,000 £51,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% +5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
6034 9949 11589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.95% 94.99% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5499 8514 9690
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,012
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 59 (80.82%) Test Automation
2 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (72.60%) Java
4 46 (63.01%) QA
4 46 (63.01%) Selenium
5 40 (54.79%) BDD
6 39 (53.42%) WebDriver
7 38 (52.05%) TDD
8 31 (42.47%) Cucumber
9 27 (36.99%) Ruby
10 25 (34.25%) QA Automation
11 24 (32.88%) C#
11 24 (32.88%) Python
12 22 (30.14%) Agile Testing
13 21 (28.77%) Test Strategy
14 20 (27.40%) Linux
15 18 (24.66%) OOP
15 18 (24.66%) Scala
16 17 (23.29%) Clojure
16 17 (23.29%) Unit Testing
17 14 (19.18%) Unix
17 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
17 14 (19.18%) Automation Testing
18 13 (17.81%) Build Automation
18 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
19 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
19 12 (16.44%) Non-Functional Testing
19 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
20 11 (15.07%) API 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 1 (1.37%) Alfresco
1 1 (1.37%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Broadband
2 4 (5.48%) BGP
2 4 (5.48%) HTTP
2 4 (5.48%) MPLS
3 3 (4.11%) DHCP
3 3 (4.11%) IPv6
3 3 (4.11%) L2TP
3 3 (4.11%) SNMP
3 3 (4.11%) SSL
3 3 (4.11%) TACACS
3 3 (4.11%) VPLS
4 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.37%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) FTP
5 1 (1.37%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.37%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 46 (63.01%) Selenium
2 39 (53.42%) WebDriver
3 31 (42.47%) Cucumber
4 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
5 10 (13.70%) JIRA
6 8 (10.96%) JMeter
6 8 (10.96%) Mercurial
7 7 (9.59%) SpecFlow
8 5 (6.85%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.85%) JUnit
8 5 (6.85%) WATIR
9 3 (4.11%) FitNesse
9 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.11%) NUnit
10 2 (2.74%) Gerrit
10 2 (2.74%) JSUnit
10 2 (2.74%) SilkTest
10 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.74%) The Grinder
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 6 (8.22%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.37%) Advertising
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
1 8 (10.96%) REST
2 6 (8.22%) SOAP
3 4 (5.48%) Gherkin
3 4 (5.48%) HTML
4 3 (4.11%) Ajax
4 3 (4.11%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) RESTful
4 3 (4.11%) Web Services
5 2 (2.74%) HTML5
5 2 (2.74%) JSON
5 2 (2.74%) Servlets
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) Apache CXF
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) iBATIS
6 1 (1.37%) J2EE
6 1 (1.37%) Spring
6 1 (1.37%) Spring MVC
6 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.85%) iPad
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.48%) Fintech
4 3 (4.11%) Market Risk
4 3 (4.11%) Social Media
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.37%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Physics
5 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Linux
2 14 (19.18%) Unix
3 9 (12.33%) Solaris
4 3 (4.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (80.82%) Test Automation
2 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (54.79%) BDD
4 38 (52.05%) TDD
5 25 (34.25%) QA Automation
6 22 (30.14%) Agile Testing
7 21 (28.77%) Test Strategy
8 18 (24.66%) OOP
9 17 (23.29%) Unit Testing
10 14 (19.18%) Automation Testing
10 14 (19.18%) Configuration Management
11 13 (17.81%) Build Automation
11 13 (17.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (16.44%) Automated Testing
12 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
12 12 (16.44%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (15.07%) API Testing
13 11 (15.07%) Defect Management
13 11 (15.07%) Integration Testing
14 10 (13.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (72.60%) Java
2 27 (36.99%) Ruby
3 24 (32.88%) C#
3 24 (32.88%) Python
4 18 (24.66%) Scala
5 17 (23.29%) Clojure
6 11 (15.07%) SQL
7 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) C++
8 2 (2.74%) F#
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.85%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
2 5 (6.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (63.01%) QA
2 6 (8.22%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) KVM
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (6.85%) Rally
1 5 (6.85%) SAP
2 4 (5.48%) Cisco
2 4 (5.48%) Nokia
3 3 (4.11%) Huawei
3 3 (4.11%) Juniper
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.74%) Perforce
5 1 (1.37%) HP
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
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