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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 381 475 434
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 251 162 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.35% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 234 145 170
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
42302 43278 45590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.77% 93.99% 94.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35982 36005 39336
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 £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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +39 60 £49,000 -2.00% 11
Hillingdon - 3 £34,000 -
Croydon +6 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Greenwich - 2 £49,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £27,500 -
Feltham - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Brentford - 1 £42,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 340 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 325 (60.19%) QA
3 208 (38.52%) Selenium
4 183 (33.89%) Test Automation
5 181 (33.52%) Java
6 171 (31.67%) SQL
7 167 (30.93%) BDD
8 141 (26.11%) C#
9 140 (25.93%) TDD
10 133 (24.63%) Finance
11 130 (24.07%) Cucumber
12 129 (23.89%) WebDriver
13 124 (22.96%) Degree
14 121 (22.41%) Ruby
15 115 (21.30%) Automation Testing
16 109 (20.19%) Automated Testing
17 103 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (17.59%) Test Scripting
19 91 (16.85%) JIRA
20 90 (16.67%) Scrum
21 89 (16.48%) E-Commerce
22 85 (15.74%) Python
23 82 (15.19%) Linux
24 80 (14.81%) Regression Testing
25 79 (14.63%) ISEB
26 75 (13.89%) Web Services
27 74 (13.70%) UNIX
28 68 (12.59%) Mobile App
29 66 (12.22%) XML
30 65 (12.04%) JavaScript

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 18 (3.33%) CMS
2 5 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 4 (0.74%) Confluence
4 3 (0.56%) WordPress
4 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (1.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.30%) Basecamp
3 6 (1.11%) SaaS
4 5 (0.93%) GitHub
5 3 (0.56%) Rackspace Cloud
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (3.33%) HTTP
3 13 (2.41%) MPLS
3 13 (2.41%) BGP
4 12 (2.22%) Internet
5 10 (1.85%) Broadband
6 9 (1.67%) 3G
6 9 (1.67%) 2G
7 7 (1.30%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.30%) SS7
8 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 2 (0.37%) HSPA
9 2 (0.37%) LTE
9 2 (0.37%) HSUPA
9 2 (0.37%) Wireless
9 2 (0.37%) HSDPA
9 2 (0.37%) GPRS
9 2 (0.37%) GSM
9 2 (0.37%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.37%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (4.63%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (1.85%) MySQL
7 4 (0.74%) OLAP
8 2 (0.37%) DB2
8 2 (0.37%) OLTP
8 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.37%) SSDT
8 2 (0.37%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.19%) Big Data
9 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 208 (38.52%) Selenium
2 130 (24.07%) Cucumber
3 129 (23.89%) WebDriver
4 91 (16.85%) JIRA
5 53 (9.81%) Jenkins
6 42 (7.78%) SoapUI
7 41 (7.59%) TeamCity
8 35 (6.48%) Bugzilla
9 34 (6.30%) Git (software)
10 33 (6.11%) JMeter
11 31 (5.74%) Hudson
11 31 (5.74%) SpecFlow
12 28 (5.19%) Calabash
13 25 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (4.44%) SilkTest
15 22 (4.07%) Behat
16 21 (3.89%) FitNesse
17 20 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
18 19 (3.52%) Subversion
19 17 (3.15%) LoadRunner
General
1 133 (24.63%) Finance
2 41 (7.59%) Games
3 34 (6.30%) Retail
4 28 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 23 (4.26%) Banking
6 13 (2.41%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.22%) Electronics
8 10 (1.85%) Marketing
9 8 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.30%) Publishing
11 6 (1.11%) Back Office
12 5 (0.93%) Law
13 4 (0.74%) Legal
13 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.56%) Front Office
14 3 (0.56%) Online Betting
15 2 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.37%) French Language
16 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (13.89%) Web Services
2 66 (12.22%) XML
3 60 (11.11%) .NET
4 53 (9.81%) RESTful
5 47 (8.70%) SOAP
6 37 (6.85%) Gherkin
7 36 (6.67%) HTML
8 26 (4.81%) REST
9 20 (3.70%) WCF
9 20 (3.70%) ASP.NET
10 17 (3.15%) CSS
11 15 (2.78%) LINQ
12 11 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 10 (1.85%) JSON
14 7 (1.30%) Adobe AIR
14 7 (1.30%) J2EE
14 7 (1.30%) Flash
15 6 (1.11%) Ajax
16 4 (0.74%) XSLT
17 3 (0.56%) JFC
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.59%) Mobile App
2 53 (9.81%) Computer Science
3 44 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (7.59%) Open Source
5 25 (4.63%) User Experience
6 10 (1.85%) Online Games
7 8 (1.48%) Video on Demand
7 8 (1.48%) Derivative
8 7 (1.30%) iPad
8 7 (1.30%) iPhone
9 6 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.11%) STB
9 6 (1.11%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.11%) Mobile Games
10 5 (0.93%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.93%) GIS
10 5 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 82 (15.19%) Linux
2 74 (13.70%) UNIX
3 60 (11.11%) Windows
4 38 (7.04%) Android
5 35 (6.48%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 183 (33.89%) Test Automation
3 167 (30.93%) BDD
4 140 (25.93%) TDD
5 115 (21.30%) Automation Testing
6 109 (20.19%) Automated Testing
7 103 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
8 95 (17.59%) Test Scripting
9 90 (16.67%) Scrum
10 89 (16.48%) E-Commerce
11 80 (14.81%) Regression Testing
12 61 (11.30%) Manual Testing
13 56 (10.37%) Software Testing
14 50 (9.26%) Test Planning
15 49 (9.07%) Test Strategy
16 48 (8.89%) Integration Testing
17 43 (7.96%) Software Engineering
18 40 (7.41%) Load Testing
18 40 (7.41%) Validation
19 35 (6.48%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 181 (33.52%) Java
2 171 (31.67%) SQL
3 141 (26.11%) C#
4 121 (22.41%) Ruby
5 85 (15.74%) Python
6 65 (12.04%) JavaScript
7 60 (11.11%) PHP
8 54 (10.00%) Perl
9 37 (6.85%) C++
10 30 (5.56%) Groovy
11 24 (4.44%) Tcl
12 21 (3.89%) Shell Script
13 19 (3.52%) F#
14 17 (3.15%) C
15 12 (2.22%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.48%) Scala
17 4 (0.74%) Objective-C
17 4 (0.74%) XPath
17 4 (0.74%) VB
18 3 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 124 (22.96%) Degree
2 79 (14.63%) ISEB
3 65 (12.04%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (1.85%) CCNP
6 10 (1.85%) CCIP
7 8 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 5 (0.93%) HND
9 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) HNC
12 1 (0.19%) CISSP
12 1 (0.19%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (60.19%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.19%) KVM
3 1 (0.19%) NFS
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.56%) Puppet
4 2 (0.37%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.37%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.19%) Nagios
5 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 16 (2.96%) HP
2 10 (1.85%) Cisco
3 8 (1.48%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.30%) Adobe
5 6 (1.11%) Oracle
6 5 (0.93%) Cerillion
7 4 (0.74%) VMware
8 3 (0.56%) Altova
8 3 (0.56%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.56%) Perforce
8 3 (0.56%) Informatica
9 2 (0.37%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.37%) Siemens
9 2 (0.37%) IBM
9 2 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.19%) Akamai
10 1 (0.19%) Splunk
10 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.19%) SOASTA, Inc
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Truphone
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Bens Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
North West London
ActiveStandards
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Mason Frank
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago