The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
London > City of London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 226 240
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 41 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.65% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.67% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 80
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91%  
10th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £37,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £75,000 £67,500
London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4883 6102 9813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.24% 96.09% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17480 22846 34708
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
10th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £85,000
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.54% -  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in the City of London

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in the City of London

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the City of London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in the City of London

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 51 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (72.22%) Selenium
4 33 (61.11%) QA
5 28 (51.85%) Java
6 22 (40.74%) WebDriver
7 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
8 20 (37.04%) Python
9 19 (35.19%) TDD
9 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (33.33%) XML
11 17 (31.48%) HTML
11 17 (31.48%) BDD
12 16 (29.63%) Ruby
13 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
13 15 (27.78%) Linux
13 15 (27.78%) Appium
14 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
15 12 (22.22%) JSON
16 11 (20.37%) SOAP
16 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
16 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
16 11 (20.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
16 11 (20.37%) Android
17 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
17 10 (18.52%) ISEB
17 10 (18.52%) Scrum
17 10 (18.52%) Degree
17 10 (18.52%) BrowserStack

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) BrowserStack
2 2 (3.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) HTTP
1 9 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.56%) Big Data
2 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 39 (72.22%) Selenium
2 22 (40.74%) WebDriver
3 21 (38.89%) Cucumber
4 15 (27.78%) Appium
5 14 (25.93%) Jenkins
6 11 (20.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (16.67%) Gatling
7 9 (16.67%) Robolectric
7 9 (16.67%) Robotium
7 9 (16.67%) UI Automator
8 6 (11.11%) Protractor
9 5 (9.26%) Visual Studio
10 4 (7.41%) Fiddler
11 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
11 2 (3.70%) JBehave
11 2 (3.70%) Mink
11 2 (3.70%) PHPUnit
11 2 (3.70%) SpecFlow
11 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.85%) The Grinder
General
1 8 (14.81%) Advertising
2 6 (11.11%) Retail
3 5 (9.26%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) XML
2 17 (31.48%) HTML
3 12 (22.22%) JSON
4 11 (20.37%) SOAP
5 8 (14.81%) Gherkin
6 5 (9.26%) .NET
6 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
6 5 (9.26%) Web Services
7 3 (5.56%) REST
8 2 (3.70%) Behat
9 1 (1.85%) Ajax
9 1 (1.85%) CSS
9 1 (1.85%) Guice
9 1 (1.85%) Node.js
9 1 (1.85%) React
9 1 (1.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (1.85%) Digital Media
2 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Linux
2 11 (20.37%) Android
2 11 (20.37%) Apple iOS
3 9 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (94.44%) Test Automation
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (35.19%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (35.19%) TDD
4 17 (31.48%) BDD
5 15 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 11 (20.37%) Test Scripting
7 10 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 10 (18.52%) Scrum
8 9 (16.67%) Mobile Development
8 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 9 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (14.81%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (14.81%) SDLC
10 7 (12.96%) Configuration Management
10 7 (12.96%) Microservices
11 6 (11.11%) SDET
12 5 (9.26%) Manual Testing
12 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Java
2 20 (37.04%) Python
3 16 (29.63%) Ruby
4 9 (16.67%) SQL
5 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
6 7 (12.96%) C
7 6 (11.11%) C#
8 4 (7.41%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 10 (18.52%) Degree
2 10 (18.52%) ISEB
3 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (61.11%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.85%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) HP
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle
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Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + very generous package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 80000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
octopus
Salary: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
City, London
Hotels.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago