The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 26 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
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 410 352 432
Rank change year-on-year -58 +80  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 210 315 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.80% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.83% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 163 290 225
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.79%  

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 34928 37857 42985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.93% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 28337 32945 36330
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +9 28 £55,000 -2.22% 9
Chiswick - 4 £63,750 -
Hammersmith -21 1 £62,500 +108.33%
West End of London - 1 £55,000 - 1
Enfield - 1 £33,000 -
Southwark - 1 £29,000 -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 365 (87.53%) Test Automation
2 298 (71.46%) Agile Software Development
3 221 (53.00%) Selenium
4 216 (51.80%) QA
5 195 (46.76%) Java
6 139 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 130 (31.18%) BDD
8 123 (29.50%) Cucumber
9 113 (27.10%) Continuous Integration
10 107 (25.66%) Scrum
11 102 (24.46%) TDD
12 95 (22.78%) Python
13 89 (21.34%) SQL
14 82 (19.66%) C#
15 78 (18.71%) Ruby
16 74 (17.75%) Linux
17 72 (17.27%) Jenkins
18 71 (17.03%) Software Engineering
19 67 (16.07%) JavaScript
20 62 (14.87%) Gherkin
20 62 (14.87%) Appium
21 61 (14.63%) SDET
21 61 (14.63%) Test Scripting
22 60 (14.39%) JMeter
23 59 (14.15%) E-Commerce
24 57 (13.67%) Degree
25 56 (13.43%) Performance Testing
26 55 (13.19%) Regression Testing
27 53 (12.71%) Finance
27 53 (12.71%) XML

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (1.44%) Apache
2 4 (0.96%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) CMS
4 1 (0.24%) Confluence
4 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.76%) Force.com
2 17 (4.08%) BrowserStack
3 14 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.40%) GitHub
5 9 (2.16%) Sauce Labs
6 8 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.48%) SaaS
8 1 (0.24%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 24 (5.76%) Internet
2 21 (5.04%) TCP/IP
3 16 (3.84%) HTTP
4 9 (2.16%) Firewall
5 5 (1.20%) Value-Added Service
5 5 (1.20%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.72%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.48%) SNMP
7 2 (0.48%) Wireless
8 1 (0.24%) Broadband
8 1 (0.24%) DVB
8 1 (0.24%) GPRS
8 1 (0.24%) GSM
8 1 (0.24%) LDAP
8 1 (0.24%) LTE
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) UMTS
8 1 (0.24%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.56%) Relational Database
2 13 (3.12%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.88%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.16%) MySQL
5 8 (1.92%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (1.44%) Big Data
7 4 (0.96%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.24%) DB2
9 1 (0.24%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 221 (53.00%) Selenium
2 139 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 123 (29.50%) Cucumber
4 72 (17.27%) Jenkins
5 62 (14.87%) Appium
6 60 (14.39%) JMeter
7 47 (11.27%) JUnit
8 46 (11.03%) Git (software)
9 42 (10.07%) JIRA
10 35 (8.39%) SoapUI
10 35 (8.39%) SpecFlow
11 27 (6.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (5.28%) TestNG
13 21 (5.04%) Gatling
13 21 (5.04%) TeamCity
14 18 (4.32%) LoadRunner
15 17 (4.08%) Calabash
15 17 (4.08%) Maven
16 16 (3.84%) WATIR
17 15 (3.60%) Protractor
General
1 53 (12.71%) Finance
2 46 (11.03%) Retail
3 25 (6.00%) Banking
4 18 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.12%) Advertising
5 13 (3.12%) Marketing
6 12 (2.88%) Investment Banking
6 12 (2.88%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.64%) Publishing
8 8 (1.92%) Polish Language
9 7 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.44%) Electronics
11 5 (1.20%) Legal
12 4 (0.96%) Games
13 2 (0.48%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.48%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (14.87%) Gherkin
2 53 (12.71%) XML
3 47 (11.27%) Web Services
4 43 (10.31%) .NET
5 34 (8.15%) REST
5 34 (8.15%) SOAP
6 33 (7.91%) RESTful
7 32 (7.67%) HTML
8 31 (7.43%) JSON
9 13 (3.12%) Node.js
10 9 (2.16%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.16%) CSS
11 8 (1.92%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 7 (1.68%) HTML5
12 7 (1.68%) pytest
12 7 (1.68%) React
13 6 (1.44%) Play Framework
14 5 (1.20%) Swagger
15 4 (0.96%) Apache Flex
15 4 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 36 (8.63%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.52%) User Experience
5 18 (4.32%) Fintech
6 10 (2.40%) Online Banking
7 9 (2.16%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.92%) Cyber Defence
8 8 (1.92%) RIA
9 7 (1.68%) Greenfield Project
10 6 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
11 5 (1.20%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.96%) Cybercrime
12 4 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.72%) Blog
13 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
13 3 (0.72%) Equities
14 2 (0.48%) Derivative
14 2 (0.48%) STB
Operating Systems
1 74 (17.75%) Linux
2 52 (12.47%) Android
3 39 (9.35%) Windows
4 37 (8.87%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.92%) Unix
6 6 (1.44%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.96%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 365 (87.53%) Test Automation
2 298 (71.46%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (31.18%) BDD
4 113 (27.10%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (25.66%) Scrum
6 102 (24.46%) TDD
7 71 (17.03%) Software Engineering
8 61 (14.63%) SDET
8 61 (14.63%) Test Scripting
9 59 (14.15%) E-Commerce
10 56 (13.43%) Performance Testing
11 55 (13.19%) Regression Testing
12 51 (12.23%) API Testing
13 42 (10.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 42 (10.07%) SDLC
14 41 (9.83%) Manual Testing
15 36 (8.63%) Test Strategy
16 34 (8.15%) Scenario Testing
16 34 (8.15%) Software Testing
17 33 (7.91%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 195 (46.76%) Java
2 95 (22.78%) Python
3 89 (21.34%) SQL
4 82 (19.66%) C#
5 78 (18.71%) Ruby
6 67 (16.07%) JavaScript
7 30 (7.19%) Groovy
8 16 (3.84%) C++
9 15 (3.60%) C
10 14 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.36%) Perl
10 14 (3.36%) Scala
11 13 (3.12%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.88%) VBScript
13 11 (2.64%) VB.NET
14 8 (1.92%) PHP
15 6 (1.44%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.24%) Go
17 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (13.67%) Degree
2 45 (10.79%) ISEB
3 42 (10.07%) ISTQB
4 26 (6.24%) Security Cleared
5 17 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 15 (3.60%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.48%) CCNA
8 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (51.80%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (3.84%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.48%) Grafana
2 2 (0.48%) Kibana
2 2 (0.48%) Nagios
2 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.24%) Graphite
3 1 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 27 (6.47%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (3.12%) HP
2 13 (3.12%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.64%) Oracle
4 10 (2.40%) ServiceNow
5 5 (1.20%) Apiary
5 5 (1.20%) SAP
6 4 (0.96%) Cognizant
7 2 (0.48%) New Relic
7 2 (0.48%) Sybase
8 1 (0.24%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco
8 1 (0.24%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.24%) Google
8 1 (0.24%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.24%) Splunk
8 1 (0.24%) VMware
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Training + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £250 to £350 per day - 6 months
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Comparethemarket.com
Salary: Up to £60,000
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago