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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 224 286 283
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 96 40 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.83% 0.34% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.90% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 87 35 50
Average salary £49,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
10694 11004 11838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.86% 93.06% 93.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9014 9658 10857
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 82 (46.86%) Test Automation
2 74 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (41.14%) QA
4 59 (33.71%) Finance
5 53 (30.29%) Perl
6 48 (27.43%) ISEB
7 44 (25.14%) SQL
8 39 (22.29%) Linux
9 38 (21.71%) Selenium
10 37 (21.14%) Degree
10 37 (21.14%) BDD
10 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
11 35 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 32 (18.29%) TDD
12 32 (18.29%) UNIX
13 29 (16.57%) PHP
14 28 (16.00%) Java
14 28 (16.00%) Python
15 27 (15.43%) C#
15 27 (15.43%) MPLS
15 27 (15.43%) BGP
16 26 (14.86%) Tcl
16 26 (14.86%) .NET
16 26 (14.86%) Regression Testing
16 26 (14.86%) Cucumber
17 25 (14.29%) WebDriver
17 25 (14.29%) XML
17 25 (14.29%) Shell Script
18 23 (13.14%) Cisco
18 23 (13.14%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.29%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Office
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.43%) MPLS
1 27 (15.43%) BGP
2 15 (8.57%) Internet
2 15 (8.57%) Broadband
3 9 (5.14%) HTTP
3 9 (5.14%) SS7
4 7 (4.00%) 2G
4 7 (4.00%) 3G
4 7 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.14%) 4G
5 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.14%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.14%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.57%) NAS
6 1 (0.57%) FCoE
6 1 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) DVB
6 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.29%) MySQL
3 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.29%) Redis
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.57%) SSDT
5 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (21.71%) Selenium
2 26 (14.86%) Cucumber
3 25 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 16 (9.14%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.57%) Hudson
6 13 (7.43%) JIRA
7 8 (4.57%) SoapUI
7 8 (4.57%) JUnit
7 8 (4.57%) JMeter
8 7 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (4.00%) Calabash
9 6 (3.43%) Maven
10 5 (2.86%) Subversion
11 4 (2.29%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.29%) Robotium
11 4 (2.29%) JBehave
11 4 (2.29%) PHPUnit
12 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (1.71%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.71%) Behat
General
1 59 (33.71%) Finance
2 37 (21.14%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.86%) Banking
4 11 (6.29%) Games
5 7 (4.00%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.43%) Retail
7 3 (1.71%) Legal
7 3 (1.71%) Front Office
8 2 (1.14%) Back Office
8 2 (1.14%) Electronics
8 2 (1.14%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.86%) .NET
2 25 (14.29%) XML
3 18 (10.29%) ASP.NET
3 18 (10.29%) RESTful
4 15 (8.57%) HTML
4 15 (8.57%) Web Services
5 10 (5.71%) LINQ
6 9 (5.14%) REST
7 7 (4.00%) Gherkin
8 6 (3.43%) JSON
8 6 (3.43%) SOAP
9 5 (2.86%) LAMP
10 4 (2.29%) Ajax
11 3 (1.71%) WCF
12 2 (1.14%) CSS
13 1 (0.57%) Spring
13 1 (0.57%) XSLT
13 1 (0.57%) SAML
13 1 (0.57%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.57%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.71%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.43%) Mobile App
3 13 (7.43%) Open Source
4 7 (4.00%) Derivative
5 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.29%) User Experience
6 4 (2.29%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.29%) Mobile Games
7 3 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.14%) STB
8 2 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (1.14%) Streaming Music
8 2 (1.14%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.57%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.29%) Linux
2 32 (18.29%) UNIX
3 13 (7.43%) Windows
4 7 (4.00%) Android
4 7 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.14%) Solaris
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.86%) Test Automation
2 74 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (21.14%) BDD
4 32 (18.29%) TDD
5 26 (14.86%) Regression Testing
6 23 (13.14%) Test Strategy
7 22 (12.57%) Validation
7 22 (12.57%) Test Scripting
8 21 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (11.43%) Automated Testing
10 17 (9.71%) Automation Testing
11 14 (8.00%) Network Design
12 13 (7.43%) DevOps
13 12 (6.86%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.86%) Software Engineering
14 10 (5.71%) E-Commerce
15 9 (5.14%) Scrum
15 9 (5.14%) Integration Testing
15 9 (5.14%) Coaching
15 9 (5.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.29%) Perl
2 44 (25.14%) SQL
3 29 (16.57%) PHP
4 28 (16.00%) Python
4 28 (16.00%) Java
5 27 (15.43%) C#
6 26 (14.86%) Tcl
7 25 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 20 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 19 (10.86%) JavaScript
10 17 (9.71%) Ruby
11 3 (1.71%) C
11 3 (1.71%) C++
12 2 (1.14%) Erlang
13 1 (0.57%) XPath
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 48 (27.43%) ISEB
2 37 (21.14%) Degree
3 35 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (8.00%) CCIP
5 9 (5.14%) CCNP
6 4 (2.29%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.14%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (41.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.14%) Cisco
2 7 (4.00%) Oracle
3 3 (1.71%) HP
4 1 (0.57%) Informatica
4 1 (0.57%) Huawei
4 1 (0.57%) Akamai
4 1 (0.57%) SAP
4 1 (0.57%) Microsoft
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