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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 427 387 476
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +89
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 218 314 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.65% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.70% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 199 297 111
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
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
41271 44993 41469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.31% 93.47% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 34981 37795 34683
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 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 31 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 31 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 +18 76 £51,500 +4.04% 9
Feltham - 4 £30,750 -
Surbiton +5 1 £47,500 +31.94% 1
Greenford -3 1 £40,000 +37.93%
Teddington - 1 £23,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £40,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 221 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (53.09%) Selenium
3 191 (49.23%) Test Automation
4 185 (47.68%) Java
5 153 (39.43%) QA
6 146 (37.63%) Finance
7 131 (33.76%) WebDriver
8 108 (27.84%) BDD
9 104 (26.80%) Python
10 102 (26.29%) Cucumber
11 89 (22.94%) SQL
12 83 (21.39%) C#
13 82 (21.13%) Scrum
14 79 (20.36%) JIRA
15 69 (17.78%) Ruby
16 68 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
17 67 (17.27%) JUnit
18 66 (17.01%) Linux
19 65 (16.75%) Degree
20 62 (15.98%) Automation Testing
21 60 (15.46%) Automated Testing
22 50 (12.89%) Test Scripting
23 48 (12.37%) OO
24 46 (11.86%) ISEB
24 46 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
25 45 (11.60%) TDD
26 44 (11.34%) Banking
26 44 (11.34%) Manual Testing
27 38 (9.79%) FitNesse
27 38 (9.79%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (1.80%) Confluence
2 5 (1.29%) CMS
3 4 (1.03%) Drupal
3 4 (1.03%) Node.js
4 2 (0.52%) WordPress
4 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.26%) lighttpd
5 1 (0.26%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.26%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) JBoss
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (2.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.03%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.52%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) HTTP
2 7 (1.80%) MPLS
2 7 (1.80%) BGP
3 6 (1.55%) Broadband
4 5 (1.29%) IPv4
4 5 (1.29%) IPv6
4 5 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.77%) IOS XR
5 3 (0.77%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.52%) Firewall
6 2 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.52%) VPN
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) LTE
7 1 (0.26%) SSL
7 1 (0.26%) SNMP
7 1 (0.26%) GPRS
7 1 (0.26%) GSM
7 1 (0.26%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (2.06%) MySQL
3 4 (1.03%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.03%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (1.03%) OLTP
3 4 (1.03%) DB2
3 4 (1.03%) OLAP
4 3 (0.77%) SQLite
4 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.77%) Big Data
4 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.26%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.26%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.26%) Redis
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 206 (53.09%) Selenium
2 131 (33.76%) WebDriver
3 102 (26.29%) Cucumber
4 79 (20.36%) JIRA
5 67 (17.27%) JUnit
6 38 (9.79%) FitNesse
7 33 (8.51%) Git (software)
7 33 (8.51%) JMeter
8 31 (7.99%) Jenkins
9 28 (7.22%) HP UFT
10 24 (6.19%) LoadRunner
10 24 (6.19%) NUnit
10 24 (6.19%) SoapUI
11 21 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 19 (4.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 19 (4.90%) Visual Studio
12 19 (4.90%) SpecFlow
13 18 (4.64%) WATIR
14 16 (4.12%) ClearQuest
14 16 (4.12%) Calabash
General
1 146 (37.63%) Finance
2 44 (11.34%) Banking
3 25 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 22 (5.67%) Games
5 15 (3.87%) Law
6 14 (3.61%) Retail
7 10 (2.58%) Financial Institution
8 8 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 7 (1.80%) Back Office
9 7 (1.80%) Marketing
10 5 (1.29%) Legal
11 4 (1.03%) Electronics
11 4 (1.03%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Billing
12 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (9.54%) .NET
2 34 (8.76%) Web Services
3 25 (6.44%) RESTful
4 19 (4.90%) REST
4 19 (4.90%) XML
4 19 (4.90%) SOAP
5 16 (4.12%) Gherkin
6 15 (3.87%) Spring
7 14 (3.61%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (3.09%) QuickFIX
8 12 (3.09%) HTML
9 11 (2.84%) jQuery
10 7 (1.80%) JSON
11 5 (1.29%) Apache CXF
11 5 (1.29%) Ultra Messaging
11 5 (1.29%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.03%) CSS
12 4 (1.03%) Apache Flex
13 3 (0.77%) .NET Framework
13 3 (0.77%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.70%) Computer Science
4 25 (6.44%) User Experience
5 23 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (2.84%) Equities
7 10 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 9 (2.32%) GIS
8 9 (2.32%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (2.32%) iPad
9 8 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.80%) Blog
10 7 (1.80%) W3C
11 6 (1.55%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.03%) Social Network
12 4 (1.03%) Video on Demand
12 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.77%) STB
14 2 (0.52%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 66 (17.01%) Linux
2 36 (9.28%) Windows
3 25 (6.44%) Android
4 23 (5.93%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.90%) UNIX
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.55%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 221 (56.96%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (49.23%) Test Automation
3 108 (27.84%) BDD
4 82 (21.13%) Scrum
5 68 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
6 62 (15.98%) Automation Testing
7 60 (15.46%) Automated Testing
8 50 (12.89%) Test Scripting
9 48 (12.37%) OO
10 45 (11.60%) TDD
11 44 (11.34%) Manual Testing
12 38 (9.79%) Test Strategy
13 36 (9.28%) Open Source
14 33 (8.51%) Software Engineering
14 33 (8.51%) Regression Testing
15 31 (7.99%) SDLC
16 29 (7.47%) Configuration Management
16 29 (7.47%) Software Testing
17 25 (6.44%) Continuous Delivery
18 24 (6.19%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (47.68%) Java
2 104 (26.80%) Python
3 89 (22.94%) SQL
4 83 (21.39%) C#
5 69 (17.78%) Ruby
6 29 (7.47%) JavaScript
7 24 (6.19%) C++
7 24 (6.19%) PHP
8 19 (4.90%) Groovy
9 16 (4.12%) C
10 14 (3.61%) Perl
11 10 (2.58%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.06%) VBScript
13 6 (1.55%) VB
13 6 (1.55%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.29%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.29%) Tcl
15 4 (1.03%) Korn
15 4 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (16.75%) Degree
2 46 (11.86%) ISEB
3 36 (9.28%) ISTQB
4 23 (5.93%) Security Cleared
5 20 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 18 (4.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 8 (2.06%) DV Cleared
8 5 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (1.29%) CCNP
9 3 (0.77%) CCIP
9 3 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (39.43%) QA
2 7 (1.80%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (2.32%) VMware ESX
1 9 (2.32%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (2.32%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) NDS
Systems Management
1 9 (2.32%) WMI
2 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (3.87%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.35%) Atlassian
3 11 (2.84%) Oracle
4 10 (2.58%) VMware
5 7 (1.80%) GoldenSource
5 7 (1.80%) HP
6 6 (1.55%) Cisco
7 4 (1.03%) EMC
8 3 (0.77%) Google
9 2 (0.52%) F5
10 1 (0.26%) SAP
10 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.26%) BT
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £53000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Limited
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago