The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the London region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / London
Rank 376 442 419
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 204 211 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.61% 0.53% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.55% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 192 188 230
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%

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
32051 38383 39535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.84% 96.13% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 27179 32953 33619
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 11 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
Stanmore - 7 £32,500 -
Wimbledon +7 3 £62,500 -
Feltham +5 3 £40,000 -23.80%
Chessington - 3 £35,000 -
Greenford - 2 £34,250 -
Croydon +6 1 £34,000 -15.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £60,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £52,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 269 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (55.64%) QA
3 210 (52.63%) Selenium
4 177 (44.36%) Test Automation
5 170 (42.61%) Java
6 129 (32.33%) BDD
7 118 (29.57%) Scrum
8 103 (25.81%) C#
9 101 (25.31%) TDD
10 99 (24.81%) Automation Testing
11 94 (23.56%) WebDriver
12 92 (23.06%) Cucumber
13 83 (20.80%) Python
14 80 (20.05%) Finance
15 75 (18.80%) SQL
15 75 (18.80%) Manual Testing
16 72 (18.05%) Test Scripting
17 70 (17.54%) Automated Testing
18 67 (16.79%) Linux
19 60 (15.04%) Degree
20 57 (14.29%) Software Testing
21 55 (13.78%) Software Engineering
22 53 (13.28%) SDET
23 51 (12.78%) .NET
23 51 (12.78%) E-Commerce
24 47 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
25 46 (11.53%) Ruby
26 45 (11.28%) JavaScript
27 44 (11.03%) Android
28 42 (10.53%) SDLC

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (2.26%) Confluence
2 5 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.25%) CICS
3 1 (0.25%) IIS
3 1 (0.25%) SAS
3 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.75%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) NUKE
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) G Suite
1 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (1.00%) Office 365
1 4 (1.00%) Slack
2 3 (0.75%) GitHub
2 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.50%) iTunes
4 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.25%) Google Play
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.51%) Broadband
2 14 (3.51%) BGP
3 13 (3.26%) HTTP
3 13 (3.26%) MPLS
4 12 (3.01%) IPv6
5 10 (2.51%) DHCP
5 10 (2.51%) L2TP
5 10 (2.51%) SNMP
5 10 (2.51%) TACACS
5 10 (2.51%) VPLS
6 8 (2.01%) HTTPS
6 8 (2.01%) SSL
7 7 (1.75%) Internet
7 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.50%) LDAP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.25%) Firewall
9 1 (0.25%) FTP
9 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.76%) MySQL
3 11 (2.76%) Big Data
4 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.25%) GIS
7 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.75%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.50%) OLAP
8 2 (0.50%) OLTP
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.50%) SQLite
9 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) HBase
9 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 210 (52.63%) Selenium
2 94 (23.56%) WebDriver
3 92 (23.06%) Cucumber
4 42 (10.53%) JIRA
5 38 (9.52%) JUnit
6 33 (8.27%) SpecFlow
7 30 (7.52%) Appium
8 24 (6.02%) Git (software)
8 24 (6.02%) Maven
9 22 (5.51%) Jenkins
10 21 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 21 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (4.76%) JMeter
12 17 (4.26%) TestNG
13 15 (3.76%) Gatling
13 15 (3.76%) Xcode
14 14 (3.51%) WATIR
15 12 (3.01%) MSTest
16 11 (2.76%) LoadRunner
17 10 (2.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (20.05%) Finance
2 38 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 27 (6.77%) Banking
4 19 (4.76%) Games
5 18 (4.51%) Retail
6 11 (2.76%) Law
7 8 (2.01%) Advertising
8 7 (1.75%) Marketing
9 5 (1.25%) Military
10 4 (1.00%) Automotive
10 4 (1.00%) Electronics
10 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.75%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.78%) .NET
2 39 (9.77%) Web Services
3 35 (8.77%) Gherkin
4 27 (6.77%) HTML
4 27 (6.77%) REST
5 21 (5.26%) RESTful
6 20 (5.01%) XML
7 18 (4.51%) SOAP
8 16 (4.01%) CSS
9 11 (2.76%) Guice
9 11 (2.76%) JSON
10 10 (2.51%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.51%) ASP.NET
11 9 (2.26%) Ajax
11 9 (2.26%) Android SDK
11 9 (2.26%) iOS SDK
12 5 (1.25%) HTML5
12 5 (1.25%) Java EE
12 5 (1.25%) React
13 4 (1.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (9.02%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.26%) Client/Server
5 11 (2.76%) Physics
6 10 (2.51%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.26%) Fintech
8 8 (2.01%) Artificial Intelligence
8 8 (2.01%) iPad
8 8 (2.01%) iPhone
9 7 (1.75%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.75%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.75%) RIA
10 4 (1.00%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.00%) Online Gambling
10 4 (1.00%) Social Media
10 4 (1.00%) User Experience
10 4 (1.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.79%) Linux
2 44 (11.03%) Android
3 32 (8.02%) Apple iOS
3 32 (8.02%) Windows
4 15 (3.76%) Unix
5 5 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (67.42%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (44.36%) Test Automation
3 129 (32.33%) BDD
4 118 (29.57%) Scrum
5 101 (25.31%) TDD
6 99 (24.81%) Automation Testing
7 75 (18.80%) Manual Testing
8 72 (18.05%) Test Scripting
9 70 (17.54%) Automated Testing
10 57 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 55 (13.78%) Software Engineering
12 51 (12.78%) E-Commerce
13 47 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
14 42 (10.53%) SDLC
15 39 (9.77%) Regression Testing
16 37 (9.27%) Non-Functional Testing
17 36 (9.02%) Performance Testing
18 35 (8.77%) QA Automation
19 32 (8.02%) API Testing
20 30 (7.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (42.61%) Java
2 103 (25.81%) C#
3 83 (20.80%) Python
4 75 (18.80%) SQL
5 46 (11.53%) Ruby
6 45 (11.28%) JavaScript
7 36 (9.02%) C++
8 32 (8.02%) C
9 21 (5.26%) Perl
10 20 (5.01%) Groovy
11 9 (2.26%) Objective-C
12 8 (2.01%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.01%) Scala
13 7 (1.75%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.25%) ActionScript
14 5 (1.25%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.00%) PHP
15 4 (1.00%) VB.NET
16 3 (0.75%) SPARQL
17 2 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 60 (15.04%) Degree
2 32 (8.02%) ISEB
3 26 (6.52%) ISTQB
4 18 (4.51%) Security Cleared
5 12 (3.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 11 (2.76%) DV Cleared
7 8 (2.01%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.50%) HNC
9 4 (1.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CCNP
10 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 222 (55.64%) QA
2 53 (13.28%) SDET
3 4 (1.00%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (1.25%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (4.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Ansible
3 2 (0.50%) Kibana
4 1 (0.25%) HP SiteScope
4 1 (0.25%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 21 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.26%) HP
2 17 (4.26%) Nokia
3 14 (3.51%) Cisco
4 13 (3.26%) Huawei
5 10 (2.51%) Juniper
6 9 (2.26%) Google
7 8 (2.01%) Oracle
8 6 (1.50%) SOASTA, Inc
9 5 (1.25%) Cognizant
9 5 (1.25%) VMware
10 2 (0.50%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.50%) EMC
10 2 (0.50%) Murex
11 1 (0.25%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.25%) F5
11 1 (0.25%) Facebook
11 1 (0.25%) IBM
11 1 (0.25%) Palo Alto
11 1 (0.25%) Xamarin
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + 20-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Shares given + Unlimited holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
The App Business
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Life, Gym, + More
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Icore Tech
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North West London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jobsite Resourcing Team
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago