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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 466 401 453
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 168 285 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.38% 0.58% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.62% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 143 254 161
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
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
41729 46010 42261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.55% 93.81% 93.89%
Number of salaries quoted 35204 38108 35722
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +17 63 £52,500 +7.14% 8
Uxbridge - 5 £37,500 -
Hammersmith -5 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Feltham - 1 £57,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 233 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (49.46%) Selenium
3 164 (44.09%) QA
4 160 (43.01%) Test Automation
5 153 (41.13%) Java
6 123 (33.06%) SQL
6 123 (33.06%) Finance
7 116 (31.18%) BDD
8 108 (29.03%) WebDriver
9 107 (28.76%) Cucumber
10 101 (27.15%) Scrum
11 78 (20.97%) JIRA
12 72 (19.35%) C#
13 69 (18.55%) ISEB
14 68 (18.28%) Automation Testing
15 65 (17.47%) Linux
16 62 (16.67%) Test Scripting
17 61 (16.40%) TDD
18 57 (15.32%) Python
18 57 (15.32%) Web Services
19 56 (15.05%) Automated Testing
19 56 (15.05%) Degree
20 54 (14.52%) Ruby
21 53 (14.25%) Computer Science
22 52 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (13.98%) Software Engineering
23 50 (13.44%) JavaScript
24 48 (12.90%) Windows
24 48 (12.90%) Git (software)
25 47 (12.63%) RESTful

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 19 (5.11%) Confluence
2 12 (3.23%) Node.js
3 5 (1.34%) Apache
4 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.54%) WordPress
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.42%) SaaS
3 5 (1.34%) GitHub
4 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.69%) MPLS
2 6 (1.61%) BGP
2 6 (1.61%) HTTP
2 6 (1.61%) Broadband
3 2 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.54%) NAS
3 2 (0.54%) Wireless
3 2 (0.54%) HSDPA
3 2 (0.54%) 2G
3 2 (0.54%) 3G
3 2 (0.54%) GPRS
3 2 (0.54%) GSM
3 2 (0.54%) SMS
3 2 (0.54%) 3GPP
3 2 (0.54%) UMTS
3 2 (0.54%) WCDMA
3 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.54%) HSUPA
4 1 (0.27%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.65%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.69%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.42%) Redis
6 9 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (2.15%) MySQL
8 7 (1.88%) DB2
8 7 (1.88%) OLAP
8 7 (1.88%) OLTP
8 7 (1.88%) SSDT
9 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.34%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.34%) Big Data
10 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.54%) IBM InfoSphere
11 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.54%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 184 (49.46%) Selenium
2 108 (29.03%) WebDriver
3 107 (28.76%) Cucumber
4 78 (20.97%) JIRA
5 48 (12.90%) Git (software)
6 43 (11.56%) Jenkins
7 38 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (8.87%) JUnit
9 31 (8.33%) Bugzilla
10 28 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
11 24 (6.45%) JMeter
12 23 (6.18%) WATIR
13 19 (5.11%) LoadRunner
13 19 (5.11%) TeamCity
13 19 (5.11%) Calabash
14 17 (4.57%) SoapUI
15 16 (4.30%) Rational DOORS
15 16 (4.30%) Selenium IDE
16 15 (4.03%) FitNesse
16 15 (4.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 123 (33.06%) Finance
2 33 (8.87%) Banking
3 32 (8.60%) Games
4 21 (5.65%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.76%) Law
6 11 (2.96%) Retail
7 9 (2.42%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.88%) Back Office
9 6 (1.61%) Legal
10 5 (1.34%) Electronics
11 4 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (1.08%) Marketing
12 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.27%) Billing
13 1 (0.27%) Military
13 1 (0.27%) Automotive
13 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (15.32%) Web Services
2 47 (12.63%) RESTful
3 31 (8.33%) .NET
4 30 (8.06%) XML
5 19 (5.11%) SOAP
6 18 (4.84%) Gherkin
6 18 (4.84%) REST
6 18 (4.84%) HTML
6 18 (4.84%) WCF
7 14 (3.76%) Spring
8 12 (3.23%) QuickFIX
8 12 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
9 11 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.69%) LINQ
11 7 (1.88%) JSON
11 7 (1.88%) CSS
12 5 (1.34%) J2EE
12 5 (1.34%) Ultra Messaging
13 4 (1.08%) Natural Language Processing
13 4 (1.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 53 (14.25%) Computer Science
2 43 (11.56%) Mobile App
3 34 (9.14%) Open Source
3 34 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.11%) User Experience
5 13 (3.49%) Blog
5 13 (3.49%) GIS
5 13 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.49%) W3C
5 13 (3.49%) Mobile Banking
6 12 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.69%) Online Games
8 9 (2.42%) iPad
9 8 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.34%) Equities
12 4 (1.08%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.08%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.81%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (17.47%) Linux
2 48 (12.90%) Windows
3 42 (11.29%) UNIX
4 28 (7.53%) Android
5 23 (6.18%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.03%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.08%) Solaris
10 2 (0.54%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (62.63%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (43.01%) Test Automation
3 116 (31.18%) BDD
4 101 (27.15%) Scrum
5 68 (18.28%) Automation Testing
6 62 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 61 (16.40%) TDD
8 56 (15.05%) Automated Testing
9 52 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (13.98%) Software Engineering
10 45 (12.10%) Regression Testing
11 41 (11.02%) Software Testing
12 40 (10.75%) Test Planning
13 39 (10.48%) Test Strategy
14 38 (10.22%) Manual Testing
15 34 (9.14%) Kanban
16 31 (8.33%) Waterfall
17 30 (8.06%) OO
18 29 (7.80%) Validation
19 27 (7.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 153 (41.13%) Java
2 123 (33.06%) SQL
3 72 (19.35%) C#
4 57 (15.32%) Python
5 54 (14.52%) Ruby
6 50 (13.44%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.99%) Perl
8 18 (4.84%) Groovy
8 18 (4.84%) C
9 17 (4.57%) PHP
10 15 (4.03%) C++
11 12 (3.23%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.69%) Tcl
13 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.08%) VBScript
14 4 (1.08%) VB
14 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.81%) Korn
15 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.81%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 69 (18.55%) ISEB
2 56 (15.05%) Degree
3 44 (11.83%) ISTQB
4 25 (6.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 21 (5.65%) Security Cleared
6 18 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.49%) DV Cleared
8 6 (1.61%) CCNP
8 6 (1.61%) CCIP
8 6 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (44.09%) QA
2 13 (3.49%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (2.15%) HP
1 8 (2.15%) Microsoft
1 8 (2.15%) Oracle
2 7 (1.88%) Cisco
3 4 (1.08%) EMC
4 3 (0.81%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.81%) Google
5 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.54%) Nokia
5 2 (0.54%) IBM
6 1 (0.27%) VMware
6 1 (0.27%) Siebel
6 1 (0.27%) SAP
6 1 (0.27%) Intel
6 1 (0.27%) Cerillion
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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