The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 51 62 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.61% 0.20% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.21% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 10
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £42,500 £40,000
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 Bracknell. 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
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 317 484 504
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 96.06% 96.61% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 256 410 355
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% -9.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £62,500 £65,000
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 Bracknell

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Bracknell

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Bracknell over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Bracknell

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

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 Bracknell region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) BBC
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) BBC
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft