Test Engineer Jobs in London

Test Engineer
England > London

The median Test Engineer salary in London is £50,000 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 18 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
18 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 481 447 578
Rank change year-on-year -34 +131 -75
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 28 156 370
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.50% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 19 133 288
10th Percentile £32,800 £37,500 £40,875
25th Percentile - £46,250 £46,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% -11.54% +18.18%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £53,832 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.41% +7.66% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in 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.

Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 23,403 29,645 71,541
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.97% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17,198 22,316 34,853
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £54,988 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £91,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,713 £60,000
% change year-on-year -13.53% +1.19% +9.09%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in London

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Engineer in London.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in London

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Engineer in London over the 6 months to 18 June 2024.

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 6 months to 18 June 2024. 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
West London -9 6 £50,000 +6.38% 1
Central London +20 2 £67,500 +3.85%
South London -9 2 £24,000 -40.74%
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 2024, Test Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) Agile
3 9 (32.14%) JIRA
4 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 7 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 7 (25.00%) AWS
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Selenium
6 6 (21.43%) API Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (17.86%) GitHub
7 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Java
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (14.29%) ISEB
8 4 (14.29%) C#
8 4 (14.29%) Test Management
8 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (14.29%) Confluence
8 4 (14.29%) User Stories
8 4 (14.29%) Azure
8 4 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
8 4 (14.29%) Playwright
8 4 (14.29%) Datadog
8 4 (14.29%) GitHub Actions

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in London by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.29%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) AWS
2 5 (17.86%) GitHub
3 4 (14.29%) Azure
3 4 (14.29%) Datadog
3 4 (14.29%) GitHub Actions
4 3 (10.71%) GCP
5 1 (3.57%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 3G
1 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) 5G
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
1 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) JIRA
2 6 (21.43%) Selenium
3 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) Git
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 2 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (7.14%) REST Assured
5 1 (3.57%) Cypress.io
5 1 (3.57%) GitLab
5 1 (3.57%) JMeter
5 1 (3.57%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.57%) mountebank
5 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (21.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 3 (10.71%) Social Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Finance
4 1 (3.57%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Playwright
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.57%) Kafka
2 1 (3.57%) Lightning Web Components
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) pytest
2 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) WebdriverIO
2 1 (3.57%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Product Ownership
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 10 (35.71%) Agile
3 8 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 7 (25.00%) CI/CD
5 6 (21.43%) API Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) Performance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Test Management
7 4 (14.29%) Thought Leadership
7 4 (14.29%) User Stories
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Python
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 4 (14.29%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) Go
6 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CREST Certified
3 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) YouTube
3 1 (3.57%) Apple
3 1 (3.57%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (3.57%) Salesforce