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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 424 412 345
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -67
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 206 213 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.50% 0.50% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.53% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 192 191 239
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
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
38883 40117 42236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.84% 93.86% 94.38%
Number of salaries quoted 33115 32901 36375
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 42 £50,000 - 12
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 3 £34,000 - 1
Feltham - 2 £48,000 -
Hillingdon - 2 £34,000 -
Greenwich - 1 £49,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 295 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 226 (49.34%) QA
3 171 (37.34%) Selenium
4 162 (35.37%) SQL
5 158 (34.50%) Java
6 153 (33.41%) Test Automation
7 148 (32.31%) BDD
8 120 (26.20%) Finance
9 116 (25.33%) WebDriver
10 113 (24.67%) Cucumber
11 112 (24.45%) TDD
12 110 (24.02%) C#
13 105 (22.93%) Automation Testing
14 100 (21.83%) Scrum
15 93 (20.31%) Degree
16 88 (19.21%) Test Scripting
17 86 (18.78%) Ruby
18 84 (18.34%) JIRA
19 81 (17.69%) Linux
20 79 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
21 77 (16.81%) Automated Testing
22 72 (15.72%) Python
23 66 (14.41%) UNIX
23 66 (14.41%) Web Services
24 64 (13.97%) Windows
24 64 (13.97%) ISEB
25 62 (13.54%) Regression Testing
26 59 (12.88%) JavaScript
26 59 (12.88%) Software Engineering
26 59 (12.88%) Computer Science

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (3.71%) Confluence
2 9 (1.97%) CMS
2 9 (1.97%) Node.js
3 4 (0.87%) OpenStack
3 4 (0.87%) Apache
4 3 (0.66%) WebSphere
4 3 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (0.66%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 11 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) LabWindows
1 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.97%) SaaS
3 6 (1.31%) Basecamp
4 5 (1.09%) GitHub
5 3 (0.66%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) PaaS
6 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.68%) TCP/IP
2 16 (3.49%) MPLS
3 14 (3.06%) HTTP
4 12 (2.62%) Broadband
4 12 (2.62%) BGP
5 8 (1.75%) Internet
6 3 (0.66%) 2G
6 3 (0.66%) 3G
6 3 (0.66%) SMS
6 3 (0.66%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.66%) NAS
7 2 (0.44%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.44%) UMTS
7 2 (0.44%) WCDMA
7 2 (0.44%) GPRS
7 2 (0.44%) GSM
7 2 (0.44%) Wireless
7 2 (0.44%) HSUPA
7 2 (0.44%) HSDPA
8 1 (0.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.90%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (4.80%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (3.28%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.84%) MySQL
5 10 (2.18%) MongoDB
6 9 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 8 (1.75%) Redis
7 8 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 8 (1.75%) SSDT
8 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.09%) OLAP
10 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.66%) OLTP
10 3 (0.66%) DB2
10 3 (0.66%) Big Data
11 2 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.22%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 171 (37.34%) Selenium
2 116 (25.33%) WebDriver
3 113 (24.67%) Cucumber
4 84 (18.34%) JIRA
5 53 (11.57%) Jenkins
6 47 (10.26%) Git (software)
7 37 (8.08%) Bugzilla
8 36 (7.86%) TeamCity
9 31 (6.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 30 (6.55%) SoapUI
10 30 (6.55%) QuickTest Pro
11 26 (5.68%) Hudson
12 24 (5.24%) JMeter
13 22 (4.80%) SpecFlow
13 22 (4.80%) Behat
14 21 (4.59%) FitNesse
15 20 (4.37%) SilkTest
16 17 (3.71%) LoadRunner
16 17 (3.71%) Calabash
17 16 (3.49%) Selenium IDE
General
1 120 (26.20%) Finance
2 37 (8.08%) Games
3 26 (5.68%) Telecoms
4 23 (5.02%) Banking
5 21 (4.59%) Retail
6 10 (2.18%) Electronics
7 8 (1.75%) Marketing
8 7 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.09%) Law
9 5 (1.09%) Legal
9 5 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.66%) Publishing
10 3 (0.66%) Back Office
11 2 (0.44%) French Language
11 2 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.22%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (14.41%) Web Services
2 57 (12.45%) RESTful
3 51 (11.14%) XML
4 44 (9.61%) .NET
5 34 (7.42%) SOAP
6 29 (6.33%) HTML
7 21 (4.59%) Gherkin
8 20 (4.37%) WCF
8 20 (4.37%) REST
9 16 (3.49%) ASP.NET
10 14 (3.06%) LINQ
11 13 (2.84%) CSS
12 9 (1.97%) J2EE
13 8 (1.75%) JSON
14 6 (1.31%) Adobe AIR
14 6 (1.31%) Flash
15 4 (0.87%) Natural Language Processing
16 3 (0.66%) LAMP
16 3 (0.66%) JFC
16 3 (0.66%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 59 (12.88%) Computer Science
2 53 (11.57%) Mobile App
3 43 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.33%) User Experience
5 24 (5.24%) Open Source
6 14 (3.06%) GIS
7 10 (2.18%) Online Games
8 9 (1.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.53%) Blog
10 7 (1.53%) Mobile Banking
10 7 (1.53%) Video on Demand
11 6 (1.31%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.31%) STB
12 5 (1.09%) Streaming Video
12 5 (1.09%) Derivative
12 5 (1.09%) W3C
12 5 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
13 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 81 (17.69%) Linux
2 66 (14.41%) UNIX
3 64 (13.97%) Windows
4 18 (3.93%) Android
5 14 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 14 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.84%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.87%) Solaris
9 3 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.44%) BlackBerry OS
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (33.41%) Test Automation
3 148 (32.31%) BDD
4 112 (24.45%) TDD
5 105 (22.93%) Automation Testing
6 100 (21.83%) Scrum
7 88 (19.21%) Test Scripting
8 79 (17.25%) Continuous Integration
9 77 (16.81%) Automated Testing
10 62 (13.54%) Regression Testing
11 59 (12.88%) Software Engineering
12 56 (12.23%) E-Commerce
13 55 (12.01%) Software Testing
14 50 (10.92%) Test Planning
14 50 (10.92%) Manual Testing
15 44 (9.61%) Validation
16 42 (9.17%) Performance Testing
17 37 (8.08%) Test Strategy
18 36 (7.86%) Load Testing
19 28 (6.11%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (35.37%) SQL
2 158 (34.50%) Java
3 110 (24.02%) C#
4 86 (18.78%) Ruby
5 72 (15.72%) Python
6 59 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 47 (10.26%) Perl
8 38 (8.30%) PHP
9 36 (7.86%) C++
10 30 (6.55%) Groovy
11 22 (4.80%) Tcl
12 18 (3.93%) C
13 17 (3.71%) F#
14 11 (2.40%) Bash Shell
15 10 (2.18%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.87%) VB
17 3 (0.66%) XPath
17 3 (0.66%) VBA
17 3 (0.66%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.44%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 93 (20.31%) Degree
2 64 (13.97%) ISEB
3 52 (11.35%) ISTQB
4 22 (4.80%) Security Cleared
5 18 (3.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (3.49%) SC Cleared
7 12 (2.62%) DV Cleared
7 12 (2.62%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (2.62%) CCNP
7 12 (2.62%) CCIP
8 7 (1.53%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (1.09%) HND
10 2 (0.44%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.22%) CISSP
11 1 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.22%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 226 (49.34%) QA
2 5 (1.09%) WCAG
3 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (0.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.22%) NFS
2 1 (0.22%) KVM
2 1 (0.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.44%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.22%) Nagios
4 1 (0.22%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.22%) Ansible
4 1 (0.22%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 18 (3.93%) HP
2 12 (2.62%) Cisco
3 8 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.31%) Oracle
4 6 (1.31%) Adobe
4 6 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.09%) Cerillion
6 4 (0.87%) VMware
7 3 (0.66%) Perforce
7 3 (0.66%) Altova
7 3 (0.66%) Informatica
7 3 (0.66%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.44%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.44%) IBM
8 2 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.44%) Nokia
8 2 (0.44%) Siemens
8 2 (0.44%) EMC
9 1 (0.22%) Google
9 1 (0.22%) Zend
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: bonus, bupa, shares,
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum 65,000 + comprehensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DigitasLBi
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Uxbridge
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 60k per year
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Deltatre
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago