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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 433 414 422
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 213 236 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.52% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.60% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 198 217 228
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,800 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
39316 39186 40518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.73% 95.73% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33943 33221 33153
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +26 23 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Feltham -6 2 £52,500 +9.37%
Uxbridge +1 1 £55,000 +61.76%
Canary Wharf - 1 £65,000 -
Croydon - 1 £40,000 -
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 288 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (54.45%) Selenium
3 250 (54.23%) QA
4 205 (44.47%) Test Automation
5 190 (41.21%) Java
6 169 (36.66%) WebDriver
7 166 (36.01%) Cucumber
8 161 (34.92%) BDD
9 146 (31.67%) C#
10 117 (25.38%) Finance
11 113 (24.51%) TDD
12 88 (19.09%) SQL
12 88 (19.09%) Automation Testing
13 86 (18.66%) Degree
14 84 (18.22%) Ruby
15 83 (18.00%) Scrum
16 76 (16.49%) Manual Testing
17 75 (16.27%) Linux
18 70 (15.18%) Python
18 70 (15.18%) Web Services
19 69 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (14.75%) Automated Testing
21 63 (13.67%) JIRA
22 57 (12.36%) SDLC
23 56 (12.15%) Windows
24 55 (11.93%) .NET
25 53 (11.50%) Jenkins
26 51 (11.06%) Software Engineering
27 50 (10.85%) SpecFlow
27 50 (10.85%) Functional Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (3.25%) Confluence
2 10 (2.17%) IIS
3 7 (1.52%) CMS
4 5 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.43%) Drupal
7 1 (0.22%) Apache
7 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (1.52%) MS Office
1 7 (1.52%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.30%) Maya
3 5 (1.08%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.65%) HipChat
5 1 (0.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.22%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.25%) Broadband
2 12 (2.60%) Wireshark
3 10 (2.17%) VoIP
4 9 (1.95%) GGSN
5 8 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (1.74%) Diameter Protocol
5 8 (1.74%) Internet
5 8 (1.74%) IOS XR
5 8 (1.74%) LAN
6 7 (1.52%) 3G
6 7 (1.52%) WAN
7 6 (1.30%) 2G
7 6 (1.30%) 4G
8 5 (1.08%) BGP
8 5 (1.08%) IPv4
8 5 (1.08%) IPv6
8 5 (1.08%) MPLS
8 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.65%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.69%) Big Data
3 13 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.95%) MySQL
5 3 (0.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.22%) GIS
7 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.22%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 251 (54.45%) Selenium
2 169 (36.66%) WebDriver
3 166 (36.01%) Cucumber
4 63 (13.67%) JIRA
5 53 (11.50%) Jenkins
6 50 (10.85%) SpecFlow
7 48 (10.41%) Git (software)
8 36 (7.81%) JMeter
9 31 (6.72%) Appium
10 30 (6.51%) JUnit
11 25 (5.42%) FitNesse
12 24 (5.21%) Maven
13 22 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (4.56%) Capybara
15 20 (4.34%) RSpec
15 20 (4.34%) SoapUI
16 18 (3.90%) HP UFT
17 17 (3.69%) WATIR
18 16 (3.47%) Calabash
18 16 (3.47%) TestNG
General
1 117 (25.38%) Finance
2 47 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.07%) Games
4 27 (5.86%) Law
5 20 (4.34%) Retail
6 16 (3.47%) Banking
7 13 (2.82%) Marketing
8 10 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.08%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.08%) Legal
10 4 (0.87%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.87%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.65%) Front Office
12 2 (0.43%) Advertising
12 2 (0.43%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Publishing
13 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (15.18%) Web Services
2 55 (11.93%) .NET
3 36 (7.81%) SOAP
4 30 (6.51%) RESTful
5 28 (6.07%) JSON
6 24 (5.21%) REST
7 21 (4.56%) XML
8 20 (4.34%) Gherkin
9 10 (2.17%) WSDL
10 9 (1.95%) HTML
11 5 (1.08%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.08%) CSS
11 5 (1.08%) J2SE
11 5 (1.08%) jQuery
12 4 (0.87%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (0.87%) J2EE
12 4 (0.87%) WPF
13 3 (0.65%) Java EE
13 3 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (9.11%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.77%) Fintech
5 16 (3.47%) User Experience
6 13 (2.82%) Semantic Web
7 8 (1.74%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.74%) Wiki
8 7 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 7 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.52%) iPad
8 7 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
9 5 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (1.08%) Digital Media
9 5 (1.08%) Online Games
9 5 (1.08%) Physics
10 4 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.87%) Handset
11 3 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 75 (16.27%) Linux
2 56 (12.15%) Windows
3 41 (8.89%) Android
4 40 (8.68%) Unix
5 36 (7.81%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.17%) Solaris
7 8 (1.74%) Windows Server
8 7 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.30%) HPUX
10 3 (0.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.22%) AIX
12 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (62.47%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (44.47%) Test Automation
3 161 (34.92%) BDD
4 113 (24.51%) TDD
5 88 (19.09%) Automation Testing
6 83 (18.00%) Scrum
7 76 (16.49%) Manual Testing
8 69 (14.97%) Continuous Integration
9 68 (14.75%) Automated Testing
10 57 (12.36%) SDLC
11 51 (11.06%) Software Engineering
12 50 (10.85%) Continuous Delivery
12 50 (10.85%) Functional Testing
12 50 (10.85%) Test Scripting
13 43 (9.33%) Regression Testing
14 39 (8.46%) E-Commerce
14 39 (8.46%) Open Source
15 37 (8.03%) Test Strategy
16 36 (7.81%) Non-Functional Testing
17 35 (7.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 190 (41.21%) Java
2 146 (31.67%) C#
3 88 (19.09%) SQL
4 84 (18.22%) Ruby
5 70 (15.18%) Python
6 38 (8.24%) JavaScript
7 21 (4.56%) PHP
8 19 (4.12%) Shell Script
9 17 (3.69%) C++
10 16 (3.47%) Perl
10 16 (3.47%) Scala
11 15 (3.25%) C
12 10 (2.17%) Groovy
13 9 (1.95%) Clojure
14 8 (1.74%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.52%) VBScript
16 6 (1.30%) Objective-C
17 5 (1.08%) Apple Swift
17 5 (1.08%) Tcl
18 4 (0.87%) Lua
Qualifications
1 86 (18.66%) Degree
2 35 (7.59%) ISTQB
3 31 (6.72%) ISEB
4 12 (2.60%) SC Cleared
4 12 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (1.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.08%) CCIP
7 5 (1.08%) CCNP
7 5 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.22%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 250 (54.23%) QA
2 28 (6.07%) SDET
3 6 (1.30%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.22%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.43%) vSphere
3 1 (0.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (2.39%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.08%) Graphite
3 4 (0.87%) Capistrano
3 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Grafana
5 1 (0.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (3.69%) HP
3 15 (3.25%) Cisco
4 13 (2.82%) VMware
5 11 (2.39%) Huawei
6 9 (1.95%) Remedy
6 9 (1.95%) SAP
7 7 (1.52%) Google
7 7 (1.52%) Rally
8 5 (1.08%) Oracle
8 5 (1.08%) ServiceNow
8 5 (1.08%) SolarWinds
9 3 (0.65%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.43%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.43%) IBM
10 2 (0.43%) Splunk
10 2 (0.43%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.22%) BT
11 1 (0.22%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.22%) Sun
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Salary: From £70,000 to £110,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Incisive
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum
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Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience
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London
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus company benefits
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Salary: Unspecified competitive
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Salary: £50,000 - £75,000 per year
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