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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 261 258 250
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.42% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 39 35 49
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
9331 9507 10001
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.33% 92.71% 93.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7980 8050 8948
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £78,000
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 6 March 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 6 March 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 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (53.06%) Test Automation
2 47 (47.96%) SQL
3 43 (43.88%) Finance
4 42 (42.86%) Java
5 39 (39.80%) QA
6 37 (37.76%) Selenium
7 33 (33.67%) WebDriver
8 29 (29.59%) C#
9 28 (28.57%) BDD
10 25 (25.51%) Python
11 21 (21.43%) Linux
11 21 (21.43%) Perl
12 20 (20.41%) RESTful
13 18 (18.37%) Cucumber
13 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
13 18 (18.37%) Banking
14 17 (17.35%) TDD
14 17 (17.35%) UNIX
14 17 (17.35%) Windows
14 17 (17.35%) ISEB
15 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
16 15 (15.31%) Validation
16 15 (15.31%) Ruby
16 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
17 14 (14.29%) Automation Testing
17 14 (14.29%) Degree
17 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
17 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (13.27%) Investment Management

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (4.08%) Apache
1 4 (4.08%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.02%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.08%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.27%) MPLS
2 9 (9.18%) BGP
2 9 (9.18%) Broadband
3 4 (4.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.08%) MySQL
5 2 (2.04%) Snowflake Schema
5 2 (2.04%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.02%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 37 (37.76%) Selenium
2 33 (33.67%) WebDriver
3 18 (18.37%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.24%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.20%) JUnit
6 9 (9.18%) Hudson
7 8 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (8.16%) JIRA
8 7 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
9 6 (6.12%) Subversion
9 6 (6.12%) TeamCity
10 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
10 5 (5.10%) Bugzilla
11 4 (4.08%) TestDirector
11 4 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (3.06%) FitNesse
12 3 (3.06%) NUnit
12 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
12 3 (3.06%) Behat
General
1 43 (43.88%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Banking
3 16 (16.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.12%) Games
5 5 (5.10%) Legal
6 2 (2.04%) Law
6 2 (2.04%) Marketing
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.02%) Advertising
7 1 (1.02%) Retail
7 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.41%) RESTful
2 9 (9.18%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) XML
3 8 (8.16%) Spring
3 8 (8.16%) HTML
3 8 (8.16%) QuickFIX
3 8 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
4 7 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 6 (6.12%) Web Services
5 6 (6.12%) LINQ
6 2 (2.04%) WCF
6 2 (2.04%) XSD
6 2 (2.04%) JSON
6 2 (2.04%) Ajax
7 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.02%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.18%) Mobile App
2 9 (9.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.16%) Mobile Banking
4 6 (6.12%) Open Source
5 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.08%) GIS
7 3 (3.06%) Mobile Games
7 3 (3.06%) Digital Media
8 2 (2.04%) Online Gambling
9 1 (1.02%) iPhone
9 1 (1.02%) Derivative
9 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.02%) DTV
9 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (21.43%) Linux
2 17 (17.35%) UNIX
2 17 (17.35%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.06%) Android
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
1 52 (53.06%) Test Automation
2 28 (28.57%) BDD
3 17 (17.35%) TDD
4 15 (15.31%) Validation
5 14 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 14 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 13 (13.27%) Investment Management
7 12 (12.24%) Scrum
8 11 (11.22%) Configuration Management
8 11 (11.22%) Regression Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Network Design
10 8 (8.16%) Build Automation
10 8 (8.16%) Test Planning
11 7 (7.14%) DevOps
12 6 (6.12%) Agile Testing
12 6 (6.12%) Risk Management
12 6 (6.12%) ETL
12 6 (6.12%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) SQL
2 42 (42.86%) Java
3 29 (29.59%) C#
4 25 (25.51%) Python
5 21 (21.43%) Perl
6 15 (15.31%) Ruby
7 13 (13.27%) Tcl
8 12 (12.24%) PHP
9 8 (8.16%) Groovy
9 8 (8.16%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
10 4 (4.08%) C
11 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.02%) C++
12 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (18.37%) ISTQB
2 17 (17.35%) ISEB
3 14 (14.29%) Degree
4 9 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (9.18%) CCNP
4 9 (9.18%) CCIP
5 8 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.02%) VCP4
8 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (39.80%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Cisco
1 9 (9.18%) HP
2 5 (5.10%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (5.10%) Cerillion
3 4 (4.08%) 29West
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago