The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 51 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 16 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.43% 0.94% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 0.97% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 2
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.10% +0.53%  

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 453 309 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 97.21% 97.17% 98.97%
Number of salaries quoted 317 292 265
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Bath over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Bath

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bath region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (85.19%) Test Automation
2 22 (81.48%) Cucumber
3 20 (74.07%) Selenium
4 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (55.56%) Windows
6 14 (51.85%) Scrum
6 14 (51.85%) Functional Testing
6 14 (51.85%) Non-Functional Testing
7 13 (48.15%) JBehave
7 13 (48.15%) QA Automation
7 13 (48.15%) Exploratory Testing
7 13 (48.15%) Unix
7 13 (48.15%) QA
7 13 (48.15%) OO
7 13 (48.15%) Oracle
7 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
7 13 (48.15%) JUnit
8 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
9 9 (33.33%) .NET
10 8 (29.63%) C#
11 7 (25.93%) JIRA
11 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
12 6 (22.22%) Java
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
12 6 (22.22%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) HTTP
13 5 (18.52%) User Experience
13 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (14.81%) Analytics
14 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 4 (14.81%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) ICMP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (81.48%) Cucumber
2 20 (74.07%) Selenium
3 13 (48.15%) JBehave
3 13 (48.15%) JUnit
4 7 (25.93%) JIRA
5 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
6 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
6 2 (7.41%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (18.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Unix
3 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Test Automation
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) Functional Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (51.85%) Scrum
4 13 (48.15%) Exploratory Testing
4 13 (48.15%) OO
4 13 (48.15%) QA Automation
5 10 (37.04%) Manual Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.81%) Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Digital Analytics
7 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
9 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
1 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
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