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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 443 399 482
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +83
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 188 308 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 170 287 126
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
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
41526 46647 41856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.67% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35200 39201 35196
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,000 £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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +25 71 £51,500 +5.10% 1
Feltham - 3 £41,500 -
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Uxbridge - 1 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 210 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (53.80%) Selenium
3 174 (47.28%) Java
4 163 (44.29%) Test Automation
5 147 (39.95%) QA
6 138 (37.50%) Finance
7 125 (33.97%) WebDriver
8 107 (29.08%) BDD
9 101 (27.45%) Cucumber
10 94 (25.54%) SQL
11 89 (24.18%) Python
12 87 (23.64%) Scrum
13 77 (20.92%) C#
14 70 (19.02%) JIRA
15 66 (17.93%) Degree
16 64 (17.39%) Automation Testing
17 63 (17.12%) Linux
18 61 (16.58%) Ruby
19 57 (15.49%) Automated Testing
20 55 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
21 54 (14.67%) Test Scripting
22 51 (13.86%) TDD
23 47 (12.77%) ISEB
23 47 (12.77%) JUnit
24 42 (11.41%) OO
25 41 (11.14%) ISTQB
26 40 (10.87%) Software Engineering
27 38 (10.33%) JavaScript
28 37 (10.05%) Windows
28 37 (10.05%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (2.72%) Confluence
2 9 (2.45%) Node.js
3 5 (1.36%) CMS
4 4 (1.09%) Drupal
4 4 (1.09%) Apache
5 3 (0.82%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.54%) WordPress
7 1 (0.27%) lighttpd
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.82%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.09%) SaaS
3 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.82%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.17%) HTTP
2 5 (1.36%) MPLS
3 2 (0.54%) BGP
3 2 (0.54%) Internet
3 2 (0.54%) Firewall
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.54%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.54%) VPN
4 1 (0.27%) SSL
4 1 (0.27%) SNMP
4 1 (0.27%) Broadband
4 1 (0.27%) GPRS
4 1 (0.27%) GSM
4 1 (0.27%) UMTS
4 1 (0.27%) LTE
4 1 (0.27%) 3G
4 1 (0.27%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (2.45%) MySQL
3 9 (2.45%) MongoDB
3 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.36%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (1.36%) Redis
5 5 (1.36%) DB2
5 5 (1.36%) OLAP
5 5 (1.36%) OLTP
5 5 (1.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 4 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.09%) Big Data
7 3 (0.82%) SSDT
7 3 (0.82%) SQLite
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.54%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 198 (53.80%) Selenium
2 125 (33.97%) WebDriver
3 101 (27.45%) Cucumber
4 70 (19.02%) JIRA
5 47 (12.77%) JUnit
6 36 (9.78%) Jenkins
7 34 (9.24%) Git (software)
8 32 (8.70%) JMeter
9 30 (8.15%) HP UFT
10 28 (7.61%) FitNesse
11 24 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (6.25%) WATIR
13 20 (5.43%) LoadRunner
14 18 (4.89%) SoapUI
15 17 (4.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 16 (4.35%) ClearQuest
16 16 (4.35%) Calabash
17 15 (4.08%) NUnit
18 14 (3.80%) Bugzilla
18 14 (3.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 138 (37.50%) Finance
2 34 (9.24%) Banking
3 23 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.25%) Games
4 14 (3.80%) Retail
4 14 (3.80%) Law
5 9 (2.45%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.90%) Back Office
6 7 (1.90%) Marketing
7 5 (1.36%) Electronics
7 5 (1.36%) Legal
8 4 (1.09%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.09%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.97%) RESTful
2 32 (8.70%) Web Services
3 31 (8.42%) .NET
4 23 (6.25%) XML
5 16 (4.35%) Gherkin
6 15 (4.08%) HTML
7 14 (3.80%) Spring
8 13 (3.53%) SOAP
8 13 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (3.26%) QuickFIX
10 11 (2.99%) REST
11 8 (2.17%) jQuery
11 8 (2.17%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.63%) JSON
13 5 (1.36%) LINQ
13 5 (1.36%) Ultra Messaging
14 4 (1.09%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.09%) CSS
15 3 (0.82%) XSD
15 3 (0.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.97%) Computer Science
2 31 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (7.88%) Mobile App
4 24 (6.52%) User Experience
5 18 (4.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (3.26%) W3C
6 12 (3.26%) Blog
7 11 (2.99%) Mobile Banking
8 10 (2.72%) GIS
9 8 (2.17%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.90%) iPad
10 7 (1.90%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.36%) Equities
12 4 (1.09%) Social Network
12 4 (1.09%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.82%) Physics
14 2 (0.54%) Wiki
14 2 (0.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (17.12%) Linux
2 37 (10.05%) Windows
3 23 (6.25%) Android
4 19 (5.16%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.62%) UNIX
6 9 (2.45%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (57.07%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (44.29%) Test Automation
3 107 (29.08%) BDD
4 87 (23.64%) Scrum
5 64 (17.39%) Automation Testing
6 57 (15.49%) Automated Testing
7 55 (14.95%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (14.67%) Test Scripting
9 51 (13.86%) TDD
10 42 (11.41%) OO
11 40 (10.87%) Software Engineering
12 37 (10.05%) Manual Testing
13 36 (9.78%) Software Testing
14 34 (9.24%) SDLC
15 33 (8.97%) Test Strategy
16 32 (8.70%) Open Source
17 28 (7.61%) Waterfall
17 28 (7.61%) Regression Testing
18 26 (7.07%) Test Management
18 26 (7.07%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 174 (47.28%) Java
2 94 (25.54%) SQL
3 89 (24.18%) Python
4 77 (20.92%) C#
5 61 (16.58%) Ruby
6 38 (10.33%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.52%) C++
8 17 (4.62%) PHP
9 14 (3.80%) C
10 13 (3.53%) Groovy
10 13 (3.53%) Perl
11 12 (3.26%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.90%) VBScript
13 6 (1.63%) VB
13 6 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.36%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.09%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.09%) Korn
15 4 (1.09%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 66 (17.93%) Degree
2 47 (12.77%) ISEB
3 41 (11.14%) ISTQB
4 23 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (4.08%) Security Cleared
6 12 (3.26%) SC Cleared
7 10 (2.72%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.54%) CCNP
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (39.95%) QA
2 12 (3.26%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (1.90%) VMware ESX
1 7 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (1.90%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.27%) NDS
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.90%) WMI
2 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Puppet
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.72%) Oracle
2 10 (2.72%) Atlassian
3 7 (1.90%) VMware
3 7 (1.90%) HP
4 4 (1.09%) GoldenSource
5 3 (0.82%) Google
5 3 (0.82%) EMC
5 3 (0.82%) Cisco
6 2 (0.54%) F5
7 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.27%) BT
7 1 (0.27%) SAP
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