The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Somerset / Bath
Rank 36 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 11 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.33% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.42% 0.36% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +81.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -1.31%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath. 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
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 322 279 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 97.58% 98.59% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 277 260 274
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 Bath

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Bath

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Bath

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

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

1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
3 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (31.25%) QA
6 5 (31.25%) BDD
7 4 (25.00%) JBehave
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
7 4 (25.00%) QA Automation
7 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (25.00%) C#
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) JUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) OO
7 4 (25.00%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
8 3 (18.75%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (18.75%) Mingle

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bath 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:

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
2 9 (56.25%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) JBehave
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) JUnit
3 4 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) RESTful
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Unix
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) QA Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) EMC
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago