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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 231 262 284
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 75 81 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.65% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.71% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 73 73 36
Average salary £51,500 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
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
9717 11453 11180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.63% 92.43% 93.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8364 9594 9818
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -1.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 30 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 30 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 86 (61.43%) Java
2 78 (55.71%) Finance
2 78 (55.71%) Selenium
3 76 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (47.14%) WebDriver
6 51 (36.43%) QA
7 49 (35.00%) Python
8 43 (30.71%) BDD
9 42 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
10 41 (29.29%) JUnit
11 37 (26.43%) Cucumber
12 36 (25.71%) SQL
13 35 (25.00%) C#
14 33 (23.57%) Ruby
15 25 (17.86%) OO
16 23 (16.43%) ISEB
17 22 (15.71%) Open Source
18 21 (15.00%) Automation Testing
18 21 (15.00%) FitNesse
19 20 (14.29%) Degree
19 20 (14.29%) Scrum
20 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
20 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
20 19 (13.57%) Investment Management
21 18 (12.86%) Groovy
21 18 (12.86%) NUnit
21 18 (12.86%) Banking
21 18 (12.86%) JIRA
22 17 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (2.14%) Confluence
2 2 (1.43%) CMS
2 2 (1.43%) Drupal
3 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
3 1 (0.71%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Node.js
3 1 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.86%) IPv4
1 4 (2.86%) IPv6
1 4 (2.86%) MPLS
1 4 (2.86%) BGP
1 4 (2.86%) Broadband
2 3 (2.14%) HTTP
3 2 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.43%) IOS XR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.14%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.71%) SQLite
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.71%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (0.71%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) Redis
5 1 (0.71%) Big Data
5 1 (0.71%) SSDT
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 78 (55.71%) Selenium
2 66 (47.14%) WebDriver
3 41 (29.29%) JUnit
4 37 (26.43%) Cucumber
5 21 (15.00%) FitNesse
6 18 (12.86%) NUnit
6 18 (12.86%) JIRA
7 14 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 13 (9.29%) Jenkins
9 12 (8.57%) SoapUI
9 12 (8.57%) JMeter
10 9 (6.43%) WinRunner
10 9 (6.43%) LoadRunner
11 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (5.00%) SpecFlow
13 5 (3.57%) Visual Studio
14 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
14 4 (2.86%) Hudson
15 3 (2.14%) PHPUnit
15 3 (2.14%) RSpec
General
1 78 (55.71%) Finance
2 18 (12.86%) Banking
3 14 (10.00%) Law
3 14 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.43%) Games
5 4 (2.86%) Legal
6 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.43%) Electronics
6 2 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.29%) Spring
2 12 (8.57%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (8.57%) QuickFIX
3 9 (6.43%) RESTful
4 8 (5.71%) .NET
4 8 (5.71%) SOAP
4 8 (5.71%) XML
5 7 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 6 (4.29%) Web Services
7 5 (3.57%) JSON
7 5 (3.57%) HTML
8 4 (2.86%) Ultra Messaging
8 4 (2.86%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.14%) XSD
9 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.14%) jQuery
9 3 (2.14%) REST
10 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.43%) Apache CXF
10 2 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 10 (7.14%) Equities
4 8 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.00%) User Experience
6 5 (3.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.86%) Social Network
8 3 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.43%) iPad
9 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) DTV
10 1 (0.71%) Derivative
10 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.86%) Linux
2 8 (5.71%) UNIX
3 6 (4.29%) Windows
4 4 (2.86%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.29%) Test Automation
2 75 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.71%) BDD
4 42 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (17.86%) OO
6 22 (15.71%) Open Source
7 21 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 20 (14.29%) Scrum
9 19 (13.57%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.57%) Configuration Management
9 19 (13.57%) Investment Management
10 17 (12.14%) Continuous Delivery
11 16 (11.43%) Asset Management
12 13 (9.29%) Test Scripting
12 13 (9.29%) DevOps
12 13 (9.29%) ATDD
12 13 (9.29%) TDD
12 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.57%) Build Automation
13 12 (8.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 86 (61.43%) Java
2 49 (35.00%) Python
3 36 (25.71%) SQL
4 35 (25.00%) C#
5 33 (23.57%) Ruby
6 18 (12.86%) Groovy
7 15 (10.71%) PHP
8 8 (5.71%) Perl
9 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.86%) Tcl
11 3 (2.14%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.43%) VBScript
12 2 (1.43%) VBA
13 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) ISEB
2 20 (14.29%) Degree
3 12 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.43%) CCNP
5 2 (1.43%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (36.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.43%) GoldenSource
2 2 (1.43%) Google
2 2 (1.43%) Cisco
3 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.71%) HP
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle
3 1 (0.71%) SAP
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