The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 364 450 446
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 310 148 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.36% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 293 112 190
Average salary £49,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44902 41422 48468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.32% 93.47% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 37717 34598 42154
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
England

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 2014.

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 2014. 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 +35 84 £49,000 -2.00% 12
Croydon 0 5 £47,500 +111.11%
Kingston Upon Thames -16 2 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Harrow - 2 £33,750 -
Surbiton - 1 £36,000 -
Greenford - 1 £29,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 390 (65.55%) QA
2 288 (48.40%) Selenium
3 234 (39.33%) Test Automation
4 231 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
5 187 (31.43%) SQL
6 173 (29.08%) Java
7 167 (28.07%) C#
8 147 (24.71%) WebDriver
9 145 (24.37%) Finance
10 143 (24.03%) BDD
11 130 (21.85%) TDD
11 130 (21.85%) Degree
12 126 (21.18%) Cucumber
13 123 (20.67%) Automated Testing
14 121 (20.34%) .NET
15 110 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
16 106 (17.82%) Ruby
17 98 (16.47%) Scrum
18 96 (16.13%) Linux
19 95 (15.97%) Python
20 91 (15.29%) Web Services
21 89 (14.96%) Test Scripting
22 88 (14.79%) Integration Testing
23 86 (14.45%) Android
23 86 (14.45%) PHP
24 84 (14.12%) JavaScript
25 83 (13.95%) E-Commerce
25 83 (13.95%) Test Strategy
26 82 (13.78%) JIRA
27 75 (12.61%) Windows

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 16 (2.69%) CMS
2 15 (2.52%) Apache
3 11 (1.85%) Confluence
4 6 (1.01%) WordPress
5 5 (0.84%) Lync
5 5 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (0.67%) CloudStack
6 4 (0.67%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.17%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (2.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.84%) GitHub
3 5 (0.84%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.54%) MPLS
1 27 (4.54%) BGP
2 25 (4.20%) Internet
3 20 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.52%) HTTP
5 12 (2.02%) Broadband
6 10 (1.68%) SS7
7 9 (1.51%) 3G
7 9 (1.51%) 2G
8 7 (1.18%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (1.01%) Firewall
9 6 (1.01%) Wireless
10 5 (0.84%) LDAP
11 4 (0.67%) LAN
11 4 (0.67%) WAN
11 4 (0.67%) DNS
11 4 (0.67%) HTTPS
11 4 (0.67%) SSL
12 3 (0.50%) 4G
12 3 (0.50%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 30 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 27 (4.54%) MySQL
5 22 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (3.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 12 (2.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 8 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.84%) Redis
10 3 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.50%) Big Data
10 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.50%) OLAP
11 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 288 (48.40%) Selenium
2 147 (24.71%) WebDriver
3 126 (21.18%) Cucumber
4 82 (13.78%) JIRA
5 52 (8.74%) Jenkins
6 51 (8.57%) SoapUI
7 49 (8.24%) FitNesse
8 38 (6.39%) Calabash
9 29 (4.87%) SpecFlow
10 28 (4.71%) JUnit
11 26 (4.37%) Robotium
11 26 (4.37%) Hudson
12 25 (4.20%) TeamCity
12 25 (4.20%) Git (software)
13 23 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (3.87%) QuickTest Pro
14 21 (3.53%) Xcode
15 20 (3.36%) Subversion
15 20 (3.36%) Visual Studio Team System
16 19 (3.19%) Toad
General
1 145 (24.37%) Finance
2 47 (7.90%) Retail
3 44 (7.39%) Telecoms
4 41 (6.89%) Banking
5 27 (4.54%) Investment Banking
6 18 (3.03%) Games
7 11 (1.85%) Electronics
8 9 (1.51%) Publishing
9 6 (1.01%) Marketing
9 6 (1.01%) Back Office
10 5 (0.84%) Online Betting
11 3 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.34%) Law
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.34%) Front Office
13 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (20.34%) .NET
2 91 (15.29%) Web Services
3 70 (11.76%) XML
4 59 (9.92%) SOAP
5 42 (7.06%) HTML
6 33 (5.55%) .NET Framework
7 29 (4.87%) RESTful
8 27 (4.54%) ASP.NET
9 26 (4.37%) Gherkin
10 25 (4.20%) REST
11 24 (4.03%) LINQ
12 19 (3.19%) CSS
13 15 (2.52%) WCF
14 9 (1.51%) LAMP
14 9 (1.51%) Spring
15 8 (1.34%) Apache Flex
16 7 (1.18%) JSON
17 6 (1.01%) Flash
18 5 (0.84%) Adobe AIR
18 5 (0.84%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.08%) Mobile App
2 48 (8.07%) Computer Science
3 43 (7.23%) Open Source
4 32 (5.38%) Blackberry
5 24 (4.03%) Mathematics
6 22 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 14 (2.35%) Derivative
8 13 (2.18%) iPhone
8 13 (2.18%) Video on Demand
9 10 (1.68%) Digital Media
10 9 (1.51%) iPad
11 8 (1.34%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.84%) DTV
14 4 (0.67%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.67%) Smart Meter
15 3 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 3 (0.50%) STB
15 3 (0.50%) Fixed Income
16 2 (0.34%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.13%) Linux
2 86 (14.45%) Android
3 75 (12.61%) Windows
4 61 (10.25%) Apple iOS
5 57 (9.58%) UNIX
6 5 (0.84%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.50%) Solaris
7 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 234 (39.33%) Test Automation
2 231 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (24.03%) BDD
4 130 (21.85%) TDD
5 123 (20.67%) Automated Testing
6 110 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
7 98 (16.47%) Scrum
8 89 (14.96%) Test Scripting
9 88 (14.79%) Integration Testing
10 83 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 83 (13.95%) Test Strategy
11 75 (12.61%) Automation Testing
12 70 (11.76%) Manual Testing
13 63 (10.59%) Regression Testing
14 56 (9.41%) Software Testing
15 50 (8.40%) OO
16 42 (7.06%) Performance Testing
17 39 (6.55%) Software Engineering
18 35 (5.88%) Load Testing
19 33 (5.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 187 (31.43%) SQL
2 173 (29.08%) Java
3 167 (28.07%) C#
4 106 (17.82%) Ruby
5 95 (15.97%) Python
6 86 (14.45%) PHP
7 84 (14.12%) JavaScript
8 59 (9.92%) Perl
9 29 (4.87%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 21 (3.53%) C
11 21 (3.53%) Tcl
12 18 (3.03%) C++
13 13 (2.18%) Scala
14 11 (1.85%) Groovy
15 9 (1.51%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.18%) VB.NET
16 7 (1.18%) VBScript
17 5 (0.84%) Objective-C
18 4 (0.67%) F#
Qualifications
1 130 (21.85%) Degree
2 72 (12.10%) ISEB
3 48 (8.07%) ISTQB
4 19 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (2.18%) Security Cleared
6 11 (1.85%) CCIP
6 11 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.68%) SC Cleared
8 6 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.84%) CCNP
10 3 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.34%) HND
12 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 390 (65.55%) QA
2 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.67%) KVM
4 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.34%) Puppet
3 1 (0.17%) Ansible
3 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
3 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 23 (3.87%) Cisco
3 19 (3.19%) HP
4 12 (2.02%) Oracle
5 9 (1.51%) VMware
6 5 (0.84%) Adobe
7 4 (0.67%) Citrix
7 4 (0.67%) Acme Packet
8 2 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.34%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.17%) Akamai
9 1 (0.17%) Zend
9 1 (0.17%) Juniper
9 1 (0.17%) Informatica
9 1 (0.17%) Progress
9 1 (0.17%) SAP
9 1 (0.17%) Huawei
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on level and experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + share options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50 - £60 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago