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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 407 451 387
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 218 191 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.42% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.45% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 206 164 210
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
41703 42749 45256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.82% 93.94% 94.45%
Number of salaries quoted 35553 35221 39129
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £78,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +32 45 £49,000 -2.00% 3
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Uxbridge - 2 £34,000 -
Greenwich - 2 £49,500 -
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Teddington - 1 £45,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 315 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (57.20%) QA
3 190 (37.48%) Selenium
4 176 (34.71%) Java
5 165 (32.54%) Test Automation
6 161 (31.76%) SQL
7 154 (30.37%) BDD
8 126 (24.85%) Finance
9 124 (24.46%) TDD
10 123 (24.26%) C#
10 123 (24.26%) Cucumber
11 122 (24.06%) WebDriver
12 117 (23.08%) Automation Testing
13 105 (20.71%) Ruby
14 102 (20.12%) Degree
15 97 (19.13%) Automated Testing
16 94 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
17 92 (18.15%) Test Scripting
18 91 (17.95%) Scrum
19 88 (17.36%) JIRA
20 82 (16.17%) Linux
21 79 (15.58%) E-Commerce
22 78 (15.38%) UNIX
22 78 (15.38%) Python
23 75 (14.79%) Regression Testing
24 74 (14.60%) Web Services
25 73 (14.40%) ISEB
26 63 (12.43%) Windows
27 62 (12.23%) XML
27 62 (12.23%) JavaScript

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 14 (2.76%) CMS
2 9 (1.78%) Confluence
3 3 (0.59%) Node.js
3 3 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.20%) Drupal
4 1 (0.20%) WordPress
4 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.78%) SaaS
3 7 (1.38%) Basecamp
4 5 (0.99%) GitHub
5 3 (0.59%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.92%) TCP/IP
2 17 (3.35%) HTTP
3 15 (2.96%) MPLS
3 15 (2.96%) BGP
4 13 (2.56%) Broadband
5 11 (2.17%) Internet
6 10 (1.97%) 3G
6 10 (1.97%) 2G
7 8 (1.58%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (1.18%) SS7
9 5 (0.99%) NAS
10 4 (0.79%) HSUPA
10 4 (0.79%) Wireless
10 4 (0.79%) HSDPA
10 4 (0.79%) GPRS
10 4 (0.79%) GSM
10 4 (0.79%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.79%) UMTS
10 4 (0.79%) WCDMA
11 3 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.34%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.17%) MySQL
6 8 (1.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.99%) SSDT
9 4 (0.79%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.79%) OLAP
10 3 (0.59%) Redis
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.39%) Big Data
11 2 (0.39%) DB2
11 2 (0.39%) OLTP
12 1 (0.20%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 190 (37.48%) Selenium
2 123 (24.26%) Cucumber
3 122 (24.06%) WebDriver
4 88 (17.36%) JIRA
5 54 (10.65%) Jenkins
6 40 (7.89%) SoapUI
7 38 (7.50%) TeamCity
8 37 (7.30%) Git (software)
9 35 (6.90%) Bugzilla
10 28 (5.52%) Hudson
11 27 (5.33%) JMeter
11 27 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (4.93%) SpecFlow
13 24 (4.73%) Behat
13 24 (4.73%) QuickTest Pro
14 23 (4.54%) SilkTest
15 20 (3.94%) Calabash
16 19 (3.75%) FitNesse
17 17 (3.35%) LoadRunner
18 14 (2.76%) Subversion
General
1 126 (24.85%) Finance
2 38 (7.50%) Games
3 34 (6.71%) Telecoms
4 31 (6.11%) Retail
5 24 (4.73%) Banking
6 12 (2.37%) Electronics
7 10 (1.97%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.97%) Marketing
8 7 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.18%) Back Office
10 5 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.99%) Law
10 5 (0.99%) Legal
11 4 (0.79%) Publishing
12 3 (0.59%) Online Betting
12 3 (0.59%) Front Office
13 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.39%) French Language
14 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (14.60%) Web Services
2 62 (12.23%) XML
3 56 (11.05%) RESTful
4 51 (10.06%) .NET
5 43 (8.48%) SOAP
6 33 (6.51%) HTML
6 33 (6.51%) Gherkin
7 25 (4.93%) REST
8 20 (3.94%) WCF
9 17 (3.35%) ASP.NET
9 17 (3.35%) CSS
10 14 (2.76%) LINQ
11 11 (2.17%) JSON
12 9 (1.78%) J2EE
13 7 (1.38%) Flash
13 7 (1.38%) Adobe AIR
14 6 (1.18%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.99%) Ajax
16 4 (0.79%) XSLT
17 3 (0.59%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 60 (11.83%) Mobile App
2 57 (11.24%) Computer Science
3 45 (8.88%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.33%) Open Source
5 24 (4.73%) User Experience
6 10 (1.97%) Online Games
7 9 (1.78%) GIS
8 8 (1.58%) Video on Demand
8 8 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.18%) Mobile Games
10 6 (1.18%) STB
10 6 (1.18%) Derivative
10 6 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 6 (1.18%) iPhone
10 6 (1.18%) iPad
11 5 (0.99%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.99%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.99%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (16.17%) Linux
2 78 (15.38%) UNIX
3 63 (12.43%) Windows
4 30 (5.92%) Android
5 28 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
8 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.79%) Solaris
8 4 (0.79%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.39%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.39%) BlackBerry OS
10 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (62.13%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (32.54%) Test Automation
3 154 (30.37%) BDD
4 124 (24.46%) TDD
5 117 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 97 (19.13%) Automated Testing
7 94 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
8 92 (18.15%) Test Scripting
9 91 (17.95%) Scrum
10 79 (15.58%) E-Commerce
11 75 (14.79%) Regression Testing
12 58 (11.44%) Manual Testing
13 54 (10.65%) Software Testing
14 49 (9.66%) Software Engineering
15 46 (9.07%) Test Planning
16 44 (8.68%) Validation
17 41 (8.09%) Performance Testing
18 40 (7.89%) Integration Testing
18 40 (7.89%) Test Strategy
19 39 (7.69%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 176 (34.71%) Java
2 161 (31.76%) SQL
3 123 (24.26%) C#
4 105 (20.71%) Ruby
5 78 (15.38%) Python
6 62 (12.23%) JavaScript
7 56 (11.05%) Perl
8 53 (10.45%) PHP
9 37 (7.30%) C++
10 36 (7.10%) Groovy
11 26 (5.13%) Tcl
12 21 (4.14%) C
13 19 (3.75%) Shell Script
14 17 (3.35%) F#
15 12 (2.37%) Bash Shell
16 6 (1.18%) Scala
17 4 (0.79%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.79%) XPath
17 4 (0.79%) VB
18 3 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 102 (20.12%) Degree
2 73 (14.40%) ISEB
3 61 (12.03%) ISTQB
4 19 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (3.16%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (2.56%) CCNP
6 13 (2.56%) CCIP
7 10 (1.97%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (1.18%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.79%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.20%) CISSP
12 1 (0.20%) PhD
12 1 (0.20%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (57.20%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.20%) NFS
3 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.59%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.20%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.20%) Nagios
5 1 (0.20%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 17 (3.35%) HP
2 13 (2.56%) Cisco
3 7 (1.38%) Adobe
3 7 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.18%) Oracle
5 5 (0.99%) Cerillion
6 4 (0.79%) VMware
7 3 (0.59%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.59%) Perforce
7 3 (0.59%) Informatica
7 3 (0.59%) Altova
8 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.39%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.39%) Nokia
8 2 (0.39%) Siemens
8 2 (0.39%) IBM
8 2 (0.39%) EMC
9 1 (0.20%) Intel
9 1 (0.20%) Siebel
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55,000 + 10%
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 days ago