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The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

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

Test Engineer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 181 208 213
Rank change year-on-year +27 +5 +67
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 116 34 32
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.47% 0.64% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108 29 27
10th Percentile £43,025 £42,500 £40,550
25th Percentile £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.73% - -21.43%
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £74,375
90th Percentile £81,625 £75,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +22.73% - -21.43%

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 7,325 4,936 5,749
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.79% 92.57% 94.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5,605 4,394 5,039
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £88,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Engineer in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in the City of London

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the City of London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London Bridge - 1 £85,000 -
Test Engineer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, Test Engineer job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (89.66%) Test Automation
2 81 (69.83%) Selenium
3 75 (64.66%) C#
4 69 (59.48%) Test Strategy
5 68 (58.62%) API Testing
6 66 (56.90%) SpecFlow
7 64 (55.17%) REST
7 64 (55.17%) QA
8 59 (50.86%) JavaScript
9 57 (49.14%) Postman
10 51 (43.97%) Jenkins
11 48 (41.38%) TeamCity
11 48 (41.38%) Re-Platforming
12 41 (35.34%) Java
13 39 (33.62%) Agile
14 37 (31.90%) DevOps
15 36 (31.03%) Azure
16 30 (25.86%) Software Testing
17 27 (23.28%) Tech for Good
18 24 (20.69%) BDD
19 23 (19.83%) AWS
19 23 (19.83%) Finance
19 23 (19.83%) Python
20 22 (18.97%) JIRA
21 20 (17.24%) SDET
22 18 (15.52%) CI/CD
23 16 (13.79%) Cucumber
24 14 (12.07%) Social Skills
24 14 (12.07%) Exploratory Testing
25 13 (11.21%) Confluence

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 13 (11.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (31.03%) Azure
2 23 (19.83%) AWS
3 12 (10.34%) GCP
4 11 (9.48%) BrowserStack
5 8 (6.90%) GitHub
6 5 (4.31%) BlazeMeter
6 5 (4.31%) Power Platform
6 5 (4.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) Power BI
1 5 (4.31%) Tableau
2 4 (3.45%) Data Lake
2 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 81 (69.83%) Selenium
2 66 (56.90%) SpecFlow
3 57 (49.14%) Postman
4 51 (43.97%) Jenkins
5 48 (41.38%) TeamCity
6 22 (18.97%) JIRA
7 16 (13.79%) Cucumber
8 10 (8.62%) JUnit
8 10 (8.62%) WebDriver
9 9 (7.76%) Appium
10 8 (6.90%) JMeter
11 4 (3.45%) Cypress.io
12 3 (2.59%) Android Studio
12 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 3 (2.59%) Gatling
12 3 (2.59%) JBehave
12 3 (2.59%) Xcode
13 2 (1.72%) MSTest
13 2 (1.72%) NUnit
13 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 27 (23.28%) Tech for Good
2 23 (19.83%) Finance
3 14 (12.07%) Social Skills
4 7 (6.03%) Advertising
5 6 (5.17%) Retail
6 3 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.59%) Law
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.86%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (55.17%) REST
2 7 (6.03%) .NET
3 6 (5.17%) Gherkin
3 6 (5.17%) SOAP
4 4 (3.45%) HTML
4 4 (3.45%) WebdriverIO
4 4 (3.45%) XML
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Thrift
5 3 (2.59%) JSON
5 3 (2.59%) Kafka
5 3 (2.59%) Node.js
6 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.72%) Web Services
7 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.86%) React
7 1 (0.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.90%) Hedge funds
1 8 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.03%) User Experience
3 4 (3.45%) Legacy Systems
4 1 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
4 1 (0.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.59%) Android
2 1 (0.86%) Linux
2 1 (0.86%) Unix
2 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (89.66%) Test Automation
2 69 (59.48%) Test Strategy
3 68 (58.62%) API Testing
4 48 (41.38%) Re-Platforming
5 39 (33.62%) Agile
6 37 (31.90%) DevOps
7 30 (25.86%) Software Testing
8 24 (20.69%) BDD
9 20 (17.24%) SDET
10 18 (15.52%) CI/CD
11 14 (12.07%) Exploratory Testing
12 13 (11.21%) Manual Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.34%) Scenario Testing
13 12 (10.34%) Scrum
13 12 (10.34%) TDD
14 11 (9.48%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.48%) SDLC
14 11 (9.48%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 10 (8.62%) Insurtech
Programming Languages
1 75 (64.66%) C#
2 59 (50.86%) JavaScript
3 41 (35.34%) Java
4 23 (19.83%) Python
5 10 (8.62%) SQL
6 7 (6.03%) Ruby
7 5 (4.31%) Bash
7 5 (4.31%) Groovy
8 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (55.17%) QA
2 7 (6.03%) Accessibility
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (6.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.59%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.86%) Databricks