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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 370 453 439
Rank change year-on-year
+83 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 291 155 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 269 130 194
Average salary £47,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +62 96 £49,000 -6.66% 7
Hammersmith +1 3 £27,500 +27.90%
Croydon - 3 £46,500 -
Docklands, London -1 1 £52,500 +5.00%
Feltham - 1 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 371 (61.32%) QA
2 345 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (40.00%) Selenium
4 236 (39.01%) Test Automation
5 176 (29.09%) Java
5 176 (29.09%) SQL
6 169 (27.93%) C#
7 152 (25.12%) Finance
8 147 (24.30%) BDD
9 137 (22.64%) Degree
10 135 (22.31%) WebDriver
11 131 (21.65%) Ruby
12 125 (20.66%) Cucumber
13 121 (20.00%) Automated Testing
13 121 (20.00%) TDD
14 105 (17.36%) .NET
15 103 (17.02%) Test Scripting
16 101 (16.69%) Python
17 100 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
18 95 (15.70%) Scrum
19 93 (15.37%) PHP
20 92 (15.21%) E-Commerce
20 92 (15.21%) Linux
21 91 (15.04%) Automation Testing
22 84 (13.88%) ISEB
23 83 (13.72%) JavaScript
24 80 (13.22%) JIRA
25 79 (13.06%) Regression Testing
26 78 (12.89%) Web Services
26 78 (12.89%) XML

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (2.81%) CMS
2 7 (1.16%) Apache
2 7 (1.16%) Confluence
3 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.66%) WordPress
5 3 (0.50%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.33%) Lync
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (1.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.82%) Basecamp
4 4 (0.66%) GitHub
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
6 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.29%) TCP/IP
2 27 (4.46%) Internet
2 27 (4.46%) MPLS
2 27 (4.46%) BGP
3 23 (3.80%) HTTP
4 15 (2.48%) Broadband
5 10 (1.65%) SS7
6 9 (1.49%) 2G
6 9 (1.49%) 3G
7 7 (1.16%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (0.99%) Wireless
9 5 (0.83%) Firewall
10 4 (0.66%) LDAP
10 4 (0.66%) DNS
11 3 (0.50%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.50%) SSL
11 3 (0.50%) LAN
11 3 (0.50%) WAN
11 3 (0.50%) SIGTRAN
11 3 (0.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
3 27 (4.46%) MySQL
4 25 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 17 (2.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (2.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.83%) Redis
10 3 (0.50%) Big Data
10 3 (0.50%) SSDT
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) OLAP
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 242 (40.00%) Selenium
2 135 (22.31%) WebDriver
3 125 (20.66%) Cucumber
4 80 (13.22%) JIRA
5 59 (9.75%) Jenkins
6 38 (6.28%) SoapUI
7 35 (5.79%) FitNesse
8 30 (4.96%) SpecFlow
9 29 (4.79%) Hudson
10 27 (4.46%) Calabash
10 27 (4.46%) QuickTest Pro
11 25 (4.13%) Subversion
12 24 (3.97%) TeamCity
13 21 (3.47%) Git (software)
13 21 (3.47%) JMeter
13 21 (3.47%) JUnit
14 18 (2.98%) Behat
15 17 (2.81%) SilkTest
16 16 (2.64%) Toad
16 16 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 152 (25.12%) Finance
2 51 (8.43%) Retail
3 42 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 27 (4.46%) Games
5 26 (4.30%) Banking
6 21 (3.47%) Investment Banking
7 16 (2.64%) Electronics
8 12 (1.98%) Marketing
9 9 (1.49%) Publishing
10 8 (1.32%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.83%) Back Office
12 4 (0.66%) Law
13 3 (0.50%) Legal
13 3 (0.50%) Online Betting
13 3 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.50%) Front Office
14 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
14 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (17.36%) .NET
2 78 (12.89%) Web Services
2 78 (12.89%) XML
3 52 (8.60%) HTML
4 49 (8.10%) RESTful
5 45 (7.44%) SOAP
6 29 (4.79%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.79%) Gherkin
7 27 (4.46%) LINQ
8 24 (3.97%) .NET Framework
9 23 (3.80%) CSS
10 20 (3.31%) REST
11 15 (2.48%) WCF
12 11 (1.82%) JSON
12 11 (1.82%) Adobe AIR
12 11 (1.82%) Flash
13 8 (1.32%) Spring
14 7 (1.16%) Ajax
14 7 (1.16%) LAMP
15 6 (0.99%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.92%) Mobile App
2 57 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 45 (7.44%) Open Source
5 25 (4.13%) User Experience
6 19 (3.14%) Mathematics
7 16 (2.64%) Video on Demand
8 15 (2.48%) Blackberry
9 14 (2.31%) Client/Server
9 14 (2.31%) Derivative
10 12 (1.98%) iPhone
11 9 (1.49%) STB
12 6 (0.99%) Streaming Video
12 6 (0.99%) iPad
13 5 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.83%) DTV
14 4 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 4 (0.66%) Fixed Income
14 4 (0.66%) Mobile Games
14 4 (0.66%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 92 (15.21%) Linux
2 74 (12.23%) UNIX
3 66 (10.91%) Windows
4 64 (10.58%) Android
5 45 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.50%) Solaris
8 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 236 (39.01%) Test Automation
3 147 (24.30%) BDD
4 121 (20.00%) TDD
4 121 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 103 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 100 (16.53%) Continuous Integration
7 95 (15.70%) Scrum
8 92 (15.21%) E-Commerce
9 91 (15.04%) Automation Testing
10 79 (13.06%) Regression Testing
11 76 (12.56%) Test Strategy
12 69 (11.40%) Manual Testing
13 66 (10.91%) Integration Testing
14 60 (9.92%) Software Testing
15 50 (8.26%) Software Engineering
15 50 (8.26%) Performance Testing
16 45 (7.44%) Test Planning
17 44 (7.27%) Validation
18 38 (6.28%) OO
Programming Languages
1 176 (29.09%) Java
1 176 (29.09%) SQL
2 169 (27.93%) C#
3 131 (21.65%) Ruby
4 101 (16.69%) Python
5 93 (15.37%) PHP
6 83 (13.72%) JavaScript
7 69 (11.40%) Perl
8 32 (5.29%) Shell Script
9 30 (4.96%) Tcl
10 27 (4.46%) C++
11 22 (3.64%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.81%) C
13 15 (2.48%) Groovy
14 14 (2.31%) F#
14 14 (2.31%) Scala
15 7 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.99%) PowerHouse
17 5 (0.83%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 137 (22.64%) Degree
2 84 (13.88%) ISEB
3 67 (11.07%) ISTQB
4 21 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (2.31%) Security Cleared
5 14 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (2.31%) CCIP
6 9 (1.49%) CCNP
7 8 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.83%) HND
9 5 (0.83%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.33%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (61.32%) QA
2 4 (0.66%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.33%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (1.49%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.50%) Puppet
2 3 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 23 (3.80%) Cisco
2 21 (3.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.64%) HP
4 11 (1.82%) Adobe
4 11 (1.82%) Oracle
5 9 (1.49%) VMware
6 4 (0.66%) Informatica
7 3 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.50%) Altova
7 3 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 3 (0.50%) Perforce
8 2 (0.33%) Siemens
8 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.17%) Akamai
9 1 (0.17%) Acme Packet
9 1 (0.17%) Splunk
9 1 (0.17%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Progress
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: Yesterday
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benifits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
West London
esynergy Solutions - UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 22 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago