Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bath during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 74 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 1.70% 0.65% 2.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.67% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 12
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,750 £33,875
90th Percentile £53,750 £48,875 £45,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath. 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.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bath
Permanent vacancies in Bath with a recognized job title 746 601 570
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.77% 97.25% 98.45%
Number of salaries quoted 643 563 531
Bath median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,050 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 24 November 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 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
4 7 (53.85%) Selenium
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (46.15%) QA
5 6 (46.15%) Python
5 6 (46.15%) HTTP
5 6 (46.15%) Analytics
5 6 (46.15%) Digital Analytics
5 6 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 5 (38.46%) BDD
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
7 4 (30.77%) GitLab
7 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) SDLC
8 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Cucumber
2 7 (53.85%) Selenium
3 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) GitLab
4 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
5 2 (15.38%) JBehave
5 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Digital Analytics
3 6 (46.15%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (38.46%) BDD
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Python
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) VBScript
3 2 (15.38%) Java
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Xamarin