The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / London
Rank 375 424 459
Rank change year-on-year +49 +35  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 208 235 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.56% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 203 209 175
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32041 40328 41125
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.73% 96.11% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 27099 34777 34560
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer 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 in London.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in London

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in London

Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +50 26 £55,000 -4.34% 8
Chiswick - 7 £50,000 - 1
Moorgate - 5 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £40,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £62,500 -
Croydon - 1 £55,000 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
Westminster - 1 £67,500 -
Osterley - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 304 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 251 (59.20%) QA
3 230 (54.25%) Selenium
4 206 (48.58%) Java
5 198 (46.70%) Test Automation
6 152 (35.85%) BDD
7 133 (31.37%) WebDriver
8 124 (29.25%) Scrum
9 119 (28.07%) Automation Testing
10 117 (27.59%) Cucumber
11 112 (26.42%) TDD
12 92 (21.70%) C#
13 89 (20.99%) Python
14 87 (20.52%) SQL
15 80 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
16 78 (18.40%) Automated Testing
17 73 (17.22%) Software Engineering
17 73 (17.22%) E-Commerce
17 73 (17.22%) Finance
18 65 (15.33%) JavaScript
18 65 (15.33%) Manual Testing
19 63 (14.86%) Linux
19 63 (14.86%) Appium
20 61 (14.39%) Ruby
21 57 (13.44%) Test Scripting
22 56 (13.21%) Degree
23 55 (12.97%) Gherkin
24 53 (12.50%) Regression Testing
25 52 (12.26%) Web Services
25 52 (12.26%) Jenkins

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (2.36%) Apache
2 2 (0.47%) Confluence
2 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.24%) CICS
3 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (1.65%) MS Office
2 6 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.54%) Force.com
2 11 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.12%) GitHub
4 6 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (0.71%) SaaS
7 2 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.77%) Internet
2 12 (2.83%) HTTP
3 11 (2.59%) TCP/IP
4 6 (1.42%) SSL
5 3 (0.71%) Firewall
6 2 (0.47%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) Broadband
7 1 (0.24%) DVB
7 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.25%) MySQL
3 12 (2.83%) Big Data
4 9 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.18%) GIS
7 4 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.24%) DB2
10 1 (0.24%) HBase
10 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.24%) OLAP
10 1 (0.24%) OLTP
10 1 (0.24%) Redis
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 230 (54.25%) Selenium
2 133 (31.37%) WebDriver
3 117 (27.59%) Cucumber
4 63 (14.86%) Appium
5 52 (12.26%) Jenkins
6 50 (11.79%) JUnit
7 46 (10.85%) Git (software)
8 42 (9.91%) JMeter
9 36 (8.49%) JIRA
10 35 (8.25%) SoapUI
11 34 (8.02%) Maven
12 33 (7.78%) SpecFlow
13 29 (6.84%) TestNG
14 21 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (4.72%) TeamCity
15 20 (4.72%) WATIR
16 16 (3.77%) Gatling
17 15 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 15 (3.54%) Calabash
17 15 (3.54%) Robotium
General
1 73 (17.22%) Finance
2 35 (8.25%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.78%) Banking
4 29 (6.84%) Retail
5 9 (2.12%) Advertising
6 8 (1.89%) Marketing
7 6 (1.42%) Games
7 6 (1.42%) Publishing
8 5 (1.18%) Military
9 4 (0.94%) Automotive
9 4 (0.94%) Electronics
9 4 (0.94%) Law
10 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.47%) Avionics
11 2 (0.47%) Front Office
11 2 (0.47%) Legal
12 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.24%) Polish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (12.97%) Gherkin
2 52 (12.26%) Web Services
3 50 (11.79%) .NET
4 38 (8.96%) XML
5 29 (6.84%) REST
6 25 (5.90%) RESTful
7 24 (5.66%) SOAP
8 23 (5.42%) HTML
8 23 (5.42%) JSON
9 11 (2.59%) AngularJS
10 10 (2.36%) Guice
11 9 (2.12%) ASP.NET
12 8 (1.89%) Android SDK
12 8 (1.89%) iOS SDK
13 7 (1.65%) Ajax
13 7 (1.65%) HTML5
13 7 (1.65%) pytest
13 7 (1.65%) React
13 7 (1.65%) Swagger
14 6 (1.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 28 (6.60%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.30%) Online Banking
5 12 (2.83%) Fintech
6 10 (2.36%) Client/Server
7 8 (1.89%) Blackberry
8 7 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 6 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
9 6 (1.42%) User Experience
10 5 (1.18%) Mobile Banking
10 5 (1.18%) RIA
11 4 (0.94%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.94%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.94%) IPTV
12 3 (0.71%) Blog
12 3 (0.71%) Equities
12 3 (0.71%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.47%) Digital TV
13 2 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 63 (14.86%) Linux
2 35 (8.25%) Android
3 31 (7.31%) Windows
4 27 (6.37%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.65%) Unix
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 304 (71.70%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (46.70%) Test Automation
3 152 (35.85%) BDD
4 124 (29.25%) Scrum
5 119 (28.07%) Automation Testing
6 112 (26.42%) TDD
7 80 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
8 78 (18.40%) Automated Testing
9 73 (17.22%) E-Commerce
9 73 (17.22%) Software Engineering
10 65 (15.33%) Manual Testing
11 57 (13.44%) Test Scripting
12 53 (12.50%) Regression Testing
13 49 (11.56%) Software Testing
14 47 (11.08%) API Testing
15 46 (10.85%) Performance Testing
15 46 (10.85%) SDLC
16 45 (10.61%) Test Strategy
17 40 (9.43%) QA Automation
18 33 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 206 (48.58%) Java
2 92 (21.70%) C#
3 89 (20.99%) Python
4 87 (20.52%) SQL
5 65 (15.33%) JavaScript
6 61 (14.39%) Ruby
7 36 (8.49%) Groovy
8 32 (7.55%) C++
9 28 (6.60%) C
10 25 (5.90%) Perl
11 11 (2.59%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.36%) Bash Shell
12 10 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 9 (2.12%) Scala
14 8 (1.89%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.65%) PHP
16 3 (0.71%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 3 (0.71%) VBScript
17 2 (0.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (13.21%) Degree
2 41 (9.67%) ISEB
3 27 (6.37%) ISTQB
4 21 (4.95%) Security Cleared
5 13 (3.07%) DV Cleared
6 12 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (2.12%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (59.20%) QA
2 50 (11.79%) SDET
3 2 (0.47%) Def Stans
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Hyper-V
1 5 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.24%) Firmware
2 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.94%) Kibana
3 2 (0.47%) Grafana
3 2 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.47%) Nagios
3 2 (0.47%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.24%) Ansible
4 1 (0.24%) Graphite
4 1 (0.24%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 25 (5.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.25%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (3.07%) HP
4 6 (1.42%) Oracle
5 5 (1.18%) Apiary
5 5 (1.18%) VMware
6 4 (0.94%) Cognizant
7 3 (0.71%) Google
8 2 (0.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.47%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.47%) Murex
8 2 (0.47%) New Relic
8 2 (0.47%) Sybase
9 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.24%) EMC
9 1 (0.24%) SOASTA, Inc
9 1 (0.24%) Splunk
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chiswick
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £6000 - £70000 per annum + Bens and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus & Others
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Cometetive + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £42,570 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London, UK
Octopus Labs
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £31,424 to £36,725 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago