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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 396 482 446
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 245 147 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.35% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 231 135 169
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
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
42497 42494 46287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.64% 93.86% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 35665 35795 39936
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +54 73 £49,000 -6.66% 15
Croydon 0 3 £46,500 -2.10%
Hammersmith -3 3 £27,500 +27.90%
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £52,500 -
Greenwich - 1 £49,500 -
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 343 (61.47%) QA
2 331 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (38.35%) Selenium
4 203 (36.38%) Test Automation
5 172 (30.82%) Java
6 163 (29.21%) SQL
7 157 (28.14%) BDD
8 153 (27.42%) C#
9 141 (25.27%) Finance
10 136 (24.37%) TDD
11 133 (23.84%) Ruby
12 130 (23.30%) Degree
13 128 (22.94%) Cucumber
14 123 (22.04%) WebDriver
15 108 (19.35%) Automated Testing
16 101 (18.10%) Automation Testing
17 93 (16.67%) Scrum
17 93 (16.67%) Python
18 89 (15.95%) Test Scripting
18 89 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
19 83 (14.87%) Linux
20 82 (14.70%) .NET
21 79 (14.16%) E-Commerce
22 76 (13.62%) Regression Testing
23 73 (13.08%) Web Services
24 72 (12.90%) XML
24 72 (12.90%) PHP
24 72 (12.90%) ISEB
24 72 (12.90%) JIRA
25 71 (12.72%) JavaScript

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (3.41%) CMS
2 7 (1.25%) Confluence
3 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.54%) WordPress
4 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) IIS
5 1 (0.18%) Drupal
5 1 (0.18%) Lync
5 1 (0.18%) Node.js
5 1 (0.18%) uiautomator
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.43%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.72%) GitHub
5 3 (0.54%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.58%) HTTP
3 19 (3.41%) MPLS
3 19 (3.41%) BGP
4 18 (3.23%) Internet
5 11 (1.97%) Broadband
6 9 (1.61%) 3G
6 9 (1.61%) 2G
7 7 (1.25%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.25%) SS7
8 3 (0.54%) NAS
8 3 (0.54%) Wireless
9 2 (0.36%) HSDPA
9 2 (0.36%) HSUPA
9 2 (0.36%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.36%) HSPA
9 2 (0.36%) LTE
9 2 (0.36%) DVB
9 2 (0.36%) Firewall
9 2 (0.36%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.20%) Data Warehouse
3 23 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (2.69%) MySQL
5 13 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 13 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.72%) OLAP
6 4 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.54%) Big Data
7 3 (0.54%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.54%) SSDT
8 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 214 (38.35%) Selenium
2 128 (22.94%) Cucumber
3 123 (22.04%) WebDriver
4 72 (12.90%) JIRA
5 42 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 40 (7.17%) SoapUI
7 32 (5.73%) SpecFlow
7 32 (5.73%) FitNesse
8 30 (5.38%) Calabash
9 26 (4.66%) Hudson
10 24 (4.30%) TeamCity
11 23 (4.12%) Git (software)
12 22 (3.94%) SilkTest
13 21 (3.76%) JMeter
14 20 (3.58%) QuickTest Pro
14 20 (3.58%) Subversion
15 17 (3.05%) Behat
16 15 (2.69%) JUnit
17 14 (2.51%) Bugzilla
18 13 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 141 (25.27%) Finance
2 39 (6.99%) Retail
3 32 (5.73%) Games
3 32 (5.73%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.58%) Banking
5 17 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.51%) Electronics
7 12 (2.15%) Marketing
8 9 (1.61%) Publishing
9 8 (1.43%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.90%) Back Office
11 4 (0.72%) Law
11 4 (0.72%) Legal
12 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.54%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.70%) .NET
2 73 (13.08%) Web Services
3 72 (12.90%) XML
4 48 (8.60%) SOAP
4 48 (8.60%) RESTful
5 44 (7.89%) HTML
6 31 (5.56%) Gherkin
7 23 (4.12%) LINQ
7 23 (4.12%) ASP.NET
8 20 (3.58%) CSS
9 18 (3.23%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.87%) REST
11 11 (1.97%) WCF
12 8 (1.43%) JSON
12 8 (1.43%) Adobe AIR
12 8 (1.43%) Flash
12 8 (1.43%) Ajax
13 6 (1.08%) jQuery
14 4 (0.72%) J2EE
14 4 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (10.22%) Mobile App
2 48 (8.60%) Computer Science
3 47 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (7.53%) Open Source
5 24 (4.30%) User Experience
6 12 (2.15%) Mathematics
6 12 (2.15%) iPhone
7 11 (1.97%) Derivative
8 10 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.61%) Video on Demand
10 8 (1.43%) Blackberry
10 8 (1.43%) STB
11 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.08%) iPad
12 6 (1.08%) Mobile Games
13 5 (0.90%) Streaming Video
13 5 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.72%) Fixed Income
15 3 (0.54%) Cryptography
15 3 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.87%) Linux
2 66 (11.83%) UNIX
3 54 (9.68%) Windows
4 44 (7.89%) Android
5 33 (5.91%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.90%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (59.32%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (36.38%) Test Automation
3 157 (28.14%) BDD
4 136 (24.37%) TDD
5 108 (19.35%) Automated Testing
6 101 (18.10%) Automation Testing
7 93 (16.67%) Scrum
8 89 (15.95%) Test Scripting
8 89 (15.95%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (14.16%) E-Commerce
10 76 (13.62%) Regression Testing
11 64 (11.47%) Manual Testing
12 57 (10.22%) Integration Testing
13 56 (10.04%) Software Testing
14 53 (9.50%) Test Strategy
15 47 (8.42%) Test Planning
15 47 (8.42%) Software Engineering
16 40 (7.17%) Validation
17 38 (6.81%) Performance Testing
18 33 (5.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 172 (30.82%) Java
2 163 (29.21%) SQL
3 153 (27.42%) C#
4 133 (23.84%) Ruby
5 93 (16.67%) Python
6 72 (12.90%) PHP
7 71 (12.72%) JavaScript
8 59 (10.57%) Perl
9 35 (6.27%) C++
10 28 (5.02%) Shell Script
11 27 (4.84%) Tcl
12 19 (3.41%) F#
13 18 (3.23%) Groovy
14 16 (2.87%) Bash Shell
15 15 (2.69%) C
16 13 (2.33%) Scala
17 6 (1.08%) PowerHouse
18 5 (0.90%) VB
19 4 (0.72%) Objective-C
19 4 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (23.30%) Degree
2 72 (12.90%) ISEB
3 65 (11.65%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (1.97%) CCIP
5 11 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.79%) CCNP
6 10 (1.79%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.90%) HND
8 4 (0.72%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.18%) CISSP
11 1 (0.18%) PhD
11 1 (0.18%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 343 (61.47%) QA
2 3 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.18%) KVM
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (1.61%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.54%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.18%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.18%) Nagios
5 1 (0.18%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 15 (2.69%) Cisco
1 15 (2.69%) Microsoft
1 15 (2.69%) HP
2 8 (1.43%) Adobe
2 8 (1.43%) Oracle
3 6 (1.08%) VMware
4 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.72%) Informatica
5 4 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
6 3 (0.54%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.54%) Perforce
6 3 (0.54%) Cerillion
6 3 (0.54%) Altova
7 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.36%) Siemens
8 1 (0.18%) EMC
8 1 (0.18%) Progress
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Splunk
8 1 (0.18%) SOASTA, Inc
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Kingston upon Thames
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £30k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260 - £270 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £260.00 - £270.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + options + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Accenture
Salary: £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 24 days ago