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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 433 417 373
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 176 225 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.52% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.55% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 154 202 210
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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
39241 40713 41625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.76% 93.78% 94.21%
Number of salaries quoted 33105 33367 35450
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 4 March 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 March 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 +10 46 £50,000 +2.56% 6
Uxbridge - 6 £34,250 -
Feltham - 3 £50,000 -
Teddington - 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £31,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 274 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (47.41%) QA
3 168 (39.62%) Selenium
4 159 (37.50%) SQL
5 157 (37.03%) Java
6 143 (33.73%) BDD
7 139 (32.78%) Test Automation
8 116 (27.36%) Finance
9 113 (26.65%) WebDriver
10 108 (25.47%) TDD
11 107 (25.24%) Cucumber
12 103 (24.29%) Scrum
13 94 (22.17%) C#
14 93 (21.93%) Automation Testing
15 79 (18.63%) Linux
16 78 (18.40%) JIRA
17 77 (18.16%) Degree
18 76 (17.92%) Test Scripting
19 72 (16.98%) Ruby
20 68 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
21 67 (15.80%) Python
21 67 (15.80%) Web Services
22 63 (14.86%) Windows
23 60 (14.15%) JavaScript
24 59 (13.92%) ISEB
25 58 (13.68%) Automated Testing
25 58 (13.68%) Software Engineering
26 56 (13.21%) UNIX
27 54 (12.74%) Regression Testing
28 53 (12.50%) Mobile App

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 18 (4.25%) Confluence
2 10 (2.36%) Node.js
3 6 (1.42%) CMS
4 4 (0.94%) Apache
4 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.24%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.83%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.59%) SaaS
3 5 (1.18%) GitHub
4 3 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.47%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.54%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.30%) MPLS
3 10 (2.36%) Broadband
3 10 (2.36%) BGP
4 4 (0.94%) HTTP
5 3 (0.71%) Internet
6 2 (0.47%) GPRS
6 2 (0.47%) GSM
6 2 (0.47%) SMS
6 2 (0.47%) 3GPP
6 2 (0.47%) UMTS
6 2 (0.47%) WCDMA
6 2 (0.47%) 3G
6 2 (0.47%) Wireless
6 2 (0.47%) HSDPA
6 2 (0.47%) 2G
6 2 (0.47%) HSUPA
6 2 (0.47%) NAS
6 2 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (0.24%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.37%) Data Warehouse
2 21 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 17 (4.01%) NoSQL
4 16 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.36%) MySQL
5 10 (2.36%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (1.89%) Redis
7 8 (1.89%) SSDT
7 8 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
8 6 (1.42%) OLAP
8 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.18%) OLTP
9 5 (1.18%) DB2
10 3 (0.71%) Big Data
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.47%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.47%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 168 (39.62%) Selenium
2 113 (26.65%) WebDriver
3 107 (25.24%) Cucumber
4 78 (18.40%) JIRA
5 47 (11.08%) Git (software)
6 44 (10.38%) Jenkins
7 33 (7.78%) Bugzilla
7 33 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 32 (7.55%) TeamCity
9 31 (7.31%) QuickTest Pro
10 26 (6.13%) JUnit
11 25 (5.90%) SoapUI
12 21 (4.95%) JMeter
12 21 (4.95%) Calabash
12 21 (4.95%) Rational DOORS
12 21 (4.95%) Hudson
13 19 (4.48%) FitNesse
14 18 (4.25%) SpecFlow
15 16 (3.77%) Selenium IDE
16 15 (3.54%) WATIR
General
1 116 (27.36%) Finance
2 36 (8.49%) Games
3 25 (5.90%) Telecoms
3 25 (5.90%) Banking
4 16 (3.77%) Retail
5 8 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.65%) Electronics
6 7 (1.65%) Legal
7 6 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.42%) Law
8 5 (1.18%) Marketing
8 5 (1.18%) Back Office
9 4 (0.94%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.47%) Publishing
10 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.47%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.80%) Web Services
2 51 (12.03%) RESTful
3 43 (10.14%) XML
4 42 (9.91%) .NET
5 32 (7.55%) SOAP
6 25 (5.90%) HTML
7 20 (4.72%) REST
8 19 (4.48%) WCF
9 18 (4.25%) Gherkin
10 15 (3.54%) ASP.NET
11 13 (3.07%) LINQ
12 10 (2.36%) CSS
12 10 (2.36%) Spring
13 9 (2.12%) J2EE
14 8 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (1.89%) QuickFIX
15 6 (1.42%) JSON
16 4 (0.94%) jQuery
16 4 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
17 3 (0.71%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 50 (11.79%) Computer Science
3 47 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.13%) User Experience
5 23 (5.42%) Open Source
6 18 (4.25%) GIS
7 13 (3.07%) Blog
8 11 (2.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (2.59%) W3C
9 10 (2.36%) Online Games
9 10 (2.36%) Mobile Banking
10 8 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 8 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.89%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.18%) Digital Media
11 5 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (1.18%) iPad
12 4 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 3 (0.71%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.71%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 79 (18.63%) Linux
2 63 (14.86%) Windows
3 56 (13.21%) UNIX
4 21 (4.95%) Android
5 17 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (3.77%) Windows 7
7 15 (3.54%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.94%) Solaris
10 3 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (64.62%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (33.73%) BDD
3 139 (32.78%) Test Automation
4 108 (25.47%) TDD
5 103 (24.29%) Scrum
6 93 (21.93%) Automation Testing
7 76 (17.92%) Test Scripting
8 68 (16.04%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (13.68%) Automated Testing
9 58 (13.68%) Software Engineering
10 54 (12.74%) Regression Testing
11 52 (12.26%) Test Planning
11 52 (12.26%) Software Testing
12 45 (10.61%) E-Commerce
13 42 (9.91%) Validation
13 42 (9.91%) Manual Testing
14 36 (8.49%) Test Strategy
15 33 (7.78%) Performance Testing
16 30 (7.08%) Kanban
16 30 (7.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 159 (37.50%) SQL
2 157 (37.03%) Java
3 94 (22.17%) C#
4 72 (16.98%) Ruby
5 67 (15.80%) Python
6 60 (14.15%) JavaScript
7 35 (8.25%) Perl
8 27 (6.37%) PHP
9 25 (5.90%) Groovy
9 25 (5.90%) C++
10 19 (4.48%) C
11 14 (3.30%) Tcl
12 10 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.36%) F#
13 4 (0.94%) VB
13 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.47%) VBA
14 2 (0.47%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.47%) XPath
14 2 (0.47%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 77 (18.16%) Degree
2 59 (13.92%) ISEB
3 49 (11.56%) ISTQB
4 26 (6.13%) Security Cleared
5 23 (5.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 19 (4.48%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 10 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.36%) CCNP
8 10 (2.36%) CCIP
9 8 (1.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (1.42%) VCP4
11 4 (0.94%) HND
12 1 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.24%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 201 (47.41%) QA
2 11 (2.59%) WCAG
3 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.24%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (4.01%) HP
2 10 (2.36%) Cisco
3 7 (1.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle
4 6 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.18%) 29West
5 5 (1.18%) Cerillion
6 3 (0.71%) VMware
6 3 (0.71%) EMC
7 2 (0.47%) Informatica
7 2 (0.47%) Adobe
7 2 (0.47%) IBM
7 2 (0.47%) Nokia
7 2 (0.47%) Siemens
7 2 (0.47%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.47%) Perforce
7 2 (0.47%) Altova
7 2 (0.47%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health, etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Extensive benefits to include longer
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Intuition IT Solutions
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
DigitasLBi
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago