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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 387 457 399
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -58
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 296 211 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.70% 0.47% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.49% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 265 182 273
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
40513 42828 47012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.86% 95.79% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 35099 36048 38825
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 +17 45 £60,000 +14.28% 10
Docklands, London - 3 £57,500 -
Clapham - 2 £32,500 -
Croydon - 1 £37,500 -
Greenford - 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 - 1
Twickenham - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £45,000 - 1
Finchley - 1 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 354 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 300 (58.59%) QA
3 281 (54.88%) Selenium
3 281 (54.88%) Test Automation
4 216 (42.19%) Java
5 195 (38.09%) Cucumber
6 194 (37.89%) BDD
7 185 (36.13%) WebDriver
8 176 (34.38%) C#
9 164 (32.03%) Finance
10 158 (30.86%) TDD
11 111 (21.68%) Ruby
11 111 (21.68%) Degree
11 111 (21.68%) Automation Testing
12 107 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
12 107 (20.90%) SQL
13 92 (17.97%) Manual Testing
14 87 (16.99%) Automated Testing
15 83 (16.21%) .NET
16 82 (16.02%) QA Automation
17 80 (15.63%) Jenkins
18 79 (15.43%) Python
19 76 (14.84%) Test Strategy
20 72 (14.06%) Scrum
21 70 (13.67%) Computer Science
22 69 (13.48%) JIRA
23 67 (13.09%) Test Scripting
23 67 (13.09%) Linux
24 62 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
24 62 (12.11%) SpecFlow

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 14 (2.73%) Confluence
2 8 (1.56%) CMS
3 3 (0.59%) Drupal
3 3 (0.59%) IIS
4 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.20%) MTS
Applications
1 23 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.95%) Maya
3 7 (1.37%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.59%) SaaS
3 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.95%) Internet
2 8 (1.56%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.17%) HTTP
4 2 (0.39%) BGP
4 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (0.39%) Diameter Protocol
4 2 (0.39%) DNS
4 2 (0.39%) FTP
4 2 (0.39%) LTE
4 2 (0.39%) MPLS
4 2 (0.39%) NX-OS
4 2 (0.39%) SSL
4 2 (0.39%) VoIP
4 2 (0.39%) VSAT
5 1 (0.20%) 3G
5 1 (0.20%) Broadband
5 1 (0.20%) GPRS
5 1 (0.20%) GSM
5 1 (0.20%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.20%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.49%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.37%) Big Data
4 6 (1.17%) GIS
4 6 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.78%) MySQL
6 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.59%) QlikView
7 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 281 (54.88%) Selenium
2 195 (38.09%) Cucumber
3 185 (36.13%) WebDriver
4 80 (15.63%) Jenkins
5 69 (13.48%) JIRA
6 62 (12.11%) SpecFlow
7 59 (11.52%) Git (software)
8 48 (9.38%) JUnit
9 37 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (6.05%) JMeter
10 31 (6.05%) TestNG
11 28 (5.47%) FitNesse
11 28 (5.47%) Subversion
12 27 (5.27%) SoapUI
13 19 (3.71%) Capybara
13 19 (3.71%) HP UFT
14 18 (3.52%) Maven
14 18 (3.52%) WATIR
15 17 (3.32%) Appium
15 17 (3.32%) Jasmine
General
1 164 (32.03%) Finance
2 30 (5.86%) Law
2 30 (5.86%) Retail
3 26 (5.08%) Banking
3 26 (5.08%) Games
4 24 (4.69%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.37%) Front Office
6 7 (1.37%) Marketing
7 4 (0.78%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.59%) Back Office
8 3 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Advertising
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.39%) Publishing
9 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (16.21%) .NET
2 43 (8.40%) Web Services
3 36 (7.03%) RESTful
4 28 (5.47%) SOAP
5 27 (5.27%) REST
5 27 (5.27%) XML
6 19 (3.71%) JSON
7 17 (3.32%) CSS
7 17 (3.32%) Gherkin
8 13 (2.54%) HTML
9 7 (1.37%) jQuery
10 6 (1.17%) J2EE
11 5 (0.98%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (0.98%) HTML5
12 4 (0.78%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (0.59%) Ajax
13 3 (0.59%) J2SE
14 2 (0.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.67%) Computer Science
2 62 (12.11%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.20%) Fintech
4 38 (7.42%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (2.54%) User Experience
6 12 (2.34%) Hedge funds
6 12 (2.34%) iPad
7 10 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.37%) Derivative
8 7 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.17%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.17%) RIA
10 5 (0.98%) Cryptography
10 5 (0.98%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.98%) Physics
11 4 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.78%) NHS
11 4 (0.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 67 (13.09%) Linux
2 53 (10.35%) Windows
3 48 (9.38%) Android
4 40 (7.81%) Unix
5 38 (7.42%) Apple iOS
6 20 (3.91%) Windows Server
7 13 (2.54%) Solaris
8 7 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.17%) Windows 7
9 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.39%) AIX
11 1 (0.20%) CentOS
11 1 (0.20%) HPUX
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (69.14%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (54.88%) Test Automation
3 194 (37.89%) BDD
4 158 (30.86%) TDD
5 111 (21.68%) Automation Testing
6 107 (20.90%) Continuous Integration
7 92 (17.97%) Manual Testing
8 87 (16.99%) Automated Testing
9 82 (16.02%) QA Automation
10 76 (14.84%) Test Strategy
11 72 (14.06%) Scrum
12 67 (13.09%) Test Scripting
13 61 (11.91%) Agile Testing
13 61 (11.91%) Regression Testing
14 54 (10.55%) Software Testing
15 47 (9.18%) SDLC
16 46 (8.98%) E-Commerce
17 45 (8.79%) User Acceptance Testing
18 44 (8.59%) OOP
19 43 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 216 (42.19%) Java
2 176 (34.38%) C#
3 111 (21.68%) Ruby
4 107 (20.90%) SQL
5 79 (15.43%) Python
6 49 (9.57%) JavaScript
7 27 (5.27%) Scala
8 25 (4.88%) Clojure
9 20 (3.91%) PHP
10 14 (2.73%) Perl
11 13 (2.54%) XPath
12 11 (2.15%) VBScript
13 10 (1.95%) C
13 10 (1.95%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.56%) C++
15 7 (1.37%) VB
16 4 (0.78%) ActionScript
16 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.78%) Lua
16 4 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 111 (21.68%) Degree
2 43 (8.40%) ISTQB
3 41 (8.01%) ISEB
4 19 (3.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (3.71%) Security Cleared
5 17 (3.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 9 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.20%) HP AIS
9 1 (0.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (58.59%) QA
2 30 (5.86%) SDET
3 3 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (0.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.39%) KVM
3 2 (0.39%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.78%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.39%) Kibana
3 2 (0.39%) logstash
3 2 (0.39%) SCCM
4 1 (0.20%) Grafana
Vendors
1 47 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (3.13%) HP
3 12 (2.34%) Rally
3 12 (2.34%) SAP
4 8 (1.56%) Google
5 6 (1.17%) VMware
6 4 (0.78%) StreamBase
7 3 (0.59%) Apple
7 3 (0.59%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.39%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco
8 2 (0.39%) Perforce
9 1 (0.20%) BT
9 1 (0.20%) IBM
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.20%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.20%) Sun
9 1 (0.20%) Telerik
9 1 (0.20%) Xerox
Isleworth, Middlesex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ISL
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £44000.00 per annum + car, pension, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £800000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Orwell Group
Salary: Competitive salary + Equity (Share Options)
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Best in Industry Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Reco Group
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
North London
The App Business
Salary: Competitive salary dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago