The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 401 387 451
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 244 292 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.55% 0.62% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.67% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 222 274 132
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +5.71%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41405 43906 41833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.16% 93.53% 93.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35392 36667 35123
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the London region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in London

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in London

Test Engineer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 73 £50,750 +3.57% 4
Feltham - 4 £30,750 -
Enfield - 3 £47,500 - 2
Surbiton -1 2 £47,500 +31.94%
Uxbridge - 2 £39,750 -
Greenford - 1 £40,000 -
Teddington - 1 £23,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 243 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (53.03%) Selenium
3 193 (46.73%) Test Automation
4 190 (46.00%) Java
5 170 (41.16%) QA
6 140 (33.90%) Finance
7 137 (33.17%) WebDriver
8 116 (28.09%) BDD
9 111 (26.88%) Cucumber
10 101 (24.46%) Python
11 93 (22.52%) JIRA
12 90 (21.79%) C#
13 86 (20.82%) SQL
14 83 (20.10%) Scrum
15 80 (19.37%) Linux
16 72 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
17 71 (17.19%) Automation Testing
18 67 (16.22%) Ruby
19 66 (15.98%) Degree
20 64 (15.50%) Automated Testing
21 59 (14.29%) JUnit
22 58 (14.04%) Manual Testing
23 50 (12.11%) Web Services
24 48 (11.62%) Test Scripting
25 47 (11.38%) Open Source
26 45 (10.90%) Windows
26 45 (10.90%) OO
27 44 (10.65%) TDD
27 44 (10.65%) FitNesse
27 44 (10.65%) Analytical Skills

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 13 (3.15%) Confluence
2 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.21%) CMS
4 4 (0.97%) Drupal
5 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.73%) Node.js
6 2 (0.48%) Apache
6 2 (0.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) WordPress
7 1 (0.24%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.24%) JBoss
7 1 (0.24%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 10 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.73%) MS Office
2 3 (0.73%) HipChat
3 1 (0.24%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.73%) SaaS
2 3 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.15%) Broadband
2 10 (2.42%) HTTP
2 10 (2.42%) MPLS
2 10 (2.42%) BGP
3 8 (1.94%) IPv4
3 8 (1.94%) IPv6
3 8 (1.94%) Wireshark
3 8 (1.94%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (1.45%) IOS XR
5 5 (1.21%) GGSN
5 5 (1.21%) 3G
6 4 (0.97%) 2G
6 4 (0.97%) 4G
6 4 (0.97%) LAN
7 3 (0.73%) VoIP
7 3 (0.73%) WAN
7 3 (0.73%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.48%) VPN
8 2 (0.48%) Internet
8 2 (0.48%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.15%) MySQL
3 9 (2.18%) Big Data
4 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
4 4 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.48%) OLTP
6 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.48%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (0.48%) DB2
6 2 (0.48%) OLAP
7 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.24%) Redis
7 1 (0.24%) SQLite
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 219 (53.03%) Selenium
2 137 (33.17%) WebDriver
3 111 (26.88%) Cucumber
4 93 (22.52%) JIRA
5 59 (14.29%) JUnit
6 44 (10.65%) FitNesse
7 43 (10.41%) Git (software)
8 42 (10.17%) JMeter
9 32 (7.75%) Jenkins
10 31 (7.51%) SoapUI
11 30 (7.26%) LoadRunner
12 28 (6.78%) HP UFT
13 24 (5.81%) SpecFlow
14 23 (5.57%) NUnit
15 21 (5.08%) Visual Studio
16 19 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 18 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
18 14 (3.39%) Appium
19 13 (3.15%) WinRunner
19 13 (3.15%) WATIR
General
1 140 (33.90%) Finance
2 41 (9.93%) Banking
3 34 (8.23%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.05%) Games
5 16 (3.87%) Law
6 13 (3.15%) Retail
7 8 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.94%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.94%) Marketing
8 5 (1.21%) Back Office
9 4 (0.97%) Electronics
9 4 (0.97%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.73%) Front Office
10 3 (0.73%) Legal
11 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.11%) Web Services
2 37 (8.96%) .NET
3 31 (7.51%) SOAP
4 26 (6.30%) REST
5 22 (5.33%) RESTful
6 18 (4.36%) Gherkin
7 16 (3.87%) XML
8 13 (3.15%) HTML
8 13 (3.15%) JSON
9 11 (2.66%) jQuery
10 7 (1.69%) Apache CXF
10 7 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (1.21%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.21%) Spring
12 4 (0.97%) CSS
12 4 (0.97%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.97%) QuickFIX
13 3 (0.73%) WSDL
13 3 (0.73%) ASP.NET
14 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.26%) Mobile App
3 23 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.08%) User Experience
5 20 (4.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (2.91%) Equities
7 10 (2.42%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.94%) Semantic Web
9 7 (1.69%) iPad
10 6 (1.45%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.45%) GIS
10 6 (1.45%) Social Network
11 5 (1.21%) Wiki
11 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 4 (0.97%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.97%) Video on Demand
12 4 (0.97%) Online Games
12 4 (0.97%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.73%) STB
Operating Systems
1 80 (19.37%) Linux
2 45 (10.90%) Windows
3 31 (7.51%) UNIX
4 26 (6.30%) Android
4 26 (6.30%) Apple iOS
5 12 (2.91%) Mac OS X
6 6 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.21%) Solaris
8 4 (0.97%) HPUX
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (58.84%) Agile Software Development
2 193 (46.73%) Test Automation
3 116 (28.09%) BDD
4 83 (20.10%) Scrum
5 72 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 71 (17.19%) Automation Testing
7 64 (15.50%) Automated Testing
8 58 (14.04%) Manual Testing
9 48 (11.62%) Test Scripting
10 47 (11.38%) Open Source
11 45 (10.90%) OO
12 44 (10.65%) TDD
13 40 (9.69%) Regression Testing
14 36 (8.72%) Test Strategy
14 36 (8.72%) Continuous Delivery
15 33 (7.99%) SDLC
15 33 (7.99%) Software Engineering
15 33 (7.99%) Performance Testing
16 27 (6.54%) Test Management
17 25 (6.05%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (46.00%) Java
2 101 (24.46%) Python
3 90 (21.79%) C#
4 86 (20.82%) SQL
5 67 (16.22%) Ruby
6 28 (6.78%) PHP
6 28 (6.78%) C++
7 25 (6.05%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.84%) C
9 19 (4.60%) Groovy
10 18 (4.36%) Perl
11 10 (2.42%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.94%) Tcl
12 8 (1.94%) VBScript
13 7 (1.69%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.45%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.45%) Bash Shell
15 5 (1.21%) VB
16 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 66 (15.98%) Degree
2 43 (10.41%) ISEB
3 33 (7.99%) ISTQB
4 25 (6.05%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.81%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (1.94%) CCNP
8 6 (1.45%) CCIP
8 6 (1.45%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (41.16%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.18%) VMware ESX
1 9 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (2.18%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) NDS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.18%) WMI
1 9 (2.18%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.73%) Graphite
4 1 (0.24%) Puppet
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (5.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.15%) VMware
2 13 (3.15%) Atlassian
3 12 (2.91%) Cisco
3 12 (2.91%) HP
4 10 (2.42%) Oracle
5 8 (1.94%) GoldenSource
6 5 (1.21%) Huawei
7 4 (0.97%) Remedy
8 3 (0.73%) EMC
8 3 (0.73%) SolarWinds
8 3 (0.73%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.48%) F5
9 2 (0.48%) Splunk
9 2 (0.48%) Google
10 1 (0.24%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.24%) BT
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £32k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Kainos
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Enfield
Bluetownonline Ltd
Posted: 13 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £57000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago