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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 453 386 471
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +85
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 162 295 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.37% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.65% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 141 265 141
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
40624 45661 41244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.51% 93.84% 93.72%
Number of salaries quoted 34358 38187 34690
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +23 57 £50,750 +3.57% 12
Uxbridge - 4 £37,500 -
Hammersmith -4 3 £35,000 -17.64%
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 201 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 177 (51.45%) Selenium
3 148 (43.02%) Test Automation
4 143 (41.57%) Java
5 141 (40.99%) QA
6 121 (35.17%) Finance
7 107 (31.10%) BDD
8 105 (30.52%) WebDriver
9 98 (28.49%) Cucumber
10 93 (27.03%) SQL
11 92 (26.74%) Scrum
12 67 (19.48%) JIRA
13 63 (18.31%) Linux
14 62 (18.02%) Python
15 61 (17.73%) C#
16 58 (16.86%) Automation Testing
17 54 (15.70%) Test Scripting
18 52 (15.12%) Ruby
18 52 (15.12%) ISEB
19 51 (14.83%) TDD
20 50 (14.53%) Software Engineering
21 48 (13.95%) JavaScript
21 48 (13.95%) Degree
22 44 (12.79%) ISTQB
23 43 (12.50%) Automated Testing
23 43 (12.50%) RESTful
24 42 (12.21%) Computer Science
25 40 (11.63%) Web Services
26 39 (11.34%) Windows
27 38 (11.05%) Continuous Integration

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 19 (5.52%) Confluence
2 12 (3.49%) Node.js
3 5 (1.45%) Apache
4 4 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.58%) CMS
5 2 (0.58%) WordPress
6 1 (0.29%) lighttpd
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.16%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.03%) SaaS
3 4 (1.16%) GitHub
4 3 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.33%) HTTP
2 7 (2.03%) MPLS
3 4 (1.16%) Broadband
4 3 (0.87%) UMTS
4 3 (0.87%) GPRS
4 3 (0.87%) GSM
4 3 (0.87%) 3G
4 3 (0.87%) BGP
5 2 (0.58%) HSUPA
5 2 (0.58%) Wireless
5 2 (0.58%) 2G
5 2 (0.58%) HSDPA
5 2 (0.58%) SMS
5 2 (0.58%) 3GPP
5 2 (0.58%) WCDMA
5 2 (0.58%) NAS
5 2 (0.58%) LTE
5 2 (0.58%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.29%) HSPA
6 1 (0.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.52%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (2.91%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 9 (2.62%) Redis
7 8 (2.33%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.03%) SSDT
8 7 (2.03%) MySQL
9 5 (1.45%) Big Data
9 5 (1.45%) DB2
9 5 (1.45%) OLAP
9 5 (1.45%) OLTP
9 5 (1.45%) Oracle OLAP
9 5 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.58%) SQLite
11 2 (0.58%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (0.58%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 177 (51.45%) Selenium
2 105 (30.52%) WebDriver
3 98 (28.49%) Cucumber
4 67 (19.48%) JIRA
5 38 (11.05%) Git (software)
6 35 (10.17%) JUnit
6 35 (10.17%) Jenkins
7 30 (8.72%) QuickTest Pro
8 26 (7.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (6.69%) WATIR
10 17 (4.94%) JMeter
10 17 (4.94%) FitNesse
11 16 (4.65%) Bugzilla
11 16 (4.65%) Rational DOORS
11 16 (4.65%) Calabash
11 16 (4.65%) Selenium IDE
12 15 (4.36%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (4.07%) ClearQuest
14 13 (3.78%) Hudson
14 13 (3.78%) JBehave
General
1 121 (35.17%) Finance
2 30 (8.72%) Banking
3 21 (6.10%) Games
4 20 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.07%) Law
6 11 (3.20%) Retail
7 9 (2.62%) Financial Institution
8 7 (2.03%) Back Office
9 6 (1.74%) Legal
10 5 (1.45%) Electronics
11 4 (1.16%) Marketing
12 3 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.29%) Advertising
13 1 (0.29%) Publishing
13 1 (0.29%) Front Office
13 1 (0.29%) Automotive
13 1 (0.29%) Military
13 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (12.50%) RESTful
2 40 (11.63%) Web Services
3 29 (8.43%) .NET
4 25 (7.27%) XML
5 18 (5.23%) HTML
6 15 (4.36%) Gherkin
7 14 (4.07%) Spring
8 12 (3.49%) FIX Protocol
8 12 (3.49%) QuickFIX
9 11 (3.20%) ASP.NET
10 10 (2.91%) LINQ
11 8 (2.33%) WCF
11 8 (2.33%) REST
12 6 (1.74%) SOAP
13 5 (1.45%) Ultra Messaging
13 5 (1.45%) JSON
14 4 (1.16%) Apache Flex
14 4 (1.16%) CSS
14 4 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
15 3 (0.87%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.21%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (8.43%) Open Source
4 28 (8.14%) Mobile App
5 19 (5.52%) User Experience
6 13 (3.78%) W3C
6 13 (3.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (3.78%) GIS
6 13 (3.78%) Blog
7 10 (2.91%) Mobile Banking
8 9 (2.62%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
9 8 (2.33%) Data Structures
10 7 (2.03%) iPad
11 5 (1.45%) Equities
12 4 (1.16%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.87%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.87%) Physics
13 3 (0.87%) Social Network
13 3 (0.87%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 63 (18.31%) Linux
2 39 (11.34%) Windows
3 26 (7.56%) UNIX
4 23 (6.69%) Android
5 20 (5.81%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.36%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) BlackBerry OS
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (43.02%) Test Automation
3 107 (31.10%) BDD
4 92 (26.74%) Scrum
5 58 (16.86%) Automation Testing
6 54 (15.70%) Test Scripting
7 51 (14.83%) TDD
8 50 (14.53%) Software Engineering
9 43 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 38 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (10.47%) Software Testing
12 32 (9.30%) Test Planning
13 31 (9.01%) Test Strategy
13 31 (9.01%) Regression Testing
14 30 (8.72%) Manual Testing
15 29 (8.43%) Waterfall
15 29 (8.43%) OO
16 28 (8.14%) Performance Testing
17 23 (6.69%) Validation
18 22 (6.40%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (41.57%) Java
2 93 (27.03%) SQL
3 62 (18.02%) Python
4 61 (17.73%) C#
5 52 (15.12%) Ruby
6 48 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 20 (5.81%) Perl
8 19 (5.52%) C
9 17 (4.94%) C++
10 13 (3.78%) Groovy
11 12 (3.49%) PHP
11 12 (3.49%) Bash Shell
12 7 (2.03%) Tcl
13 6 (1.74%) VB
14 5 (1.45%) VBScript
14 5 (1.45%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.16%) Korn
15 4 (1.16%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.16%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 52 (15.12%) ISEB
2 48 (13.95%) Degree
3 44 (12.79%) ISTQB
4 25 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (5.81%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.23%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.78%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.87%) CCNP
9 3 (0.87%) CCIP
10 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 141 (40.99%) QA
2 13 (3.78%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
1 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.58%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.29%) NDS
Systems Management
1 2 (0.58%) WMI
1 2 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.29%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (2.62%) Oracle
1 9 (2.62%) HP
1 9 (2.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.16%) Cisco
3 4 (1.16%) EMC
4 3 (0.87%) Google
5 2 (0.58%) VMware
5 2 (0.58%) Nokia
6 1 (0.29%) SAP
6 1 (0.29%) BT
6 1 (0.29%) Intel
6 1 (0.29%) Red Hat
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago