Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 6 months to 19 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
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 103 115 125
Rank change year-on-year +12 +10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 29 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.64% 0.42% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Brighton median annual salary £36,250 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £26,875 £21,650
90th Percentile £43,750 £35,000 £52,500
East Sussex median annual salary £35,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +18.33% - -14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent vacancies in Brighton with a recognized job title 1751 1656 1776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.87% 99.34% 98.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1446 1513
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £42,828 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.07% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £68,750 £60,000
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Brighton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Brighton

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Brighton over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Brighton

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Brighton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (72.41%) Python
4 19 (65.52%) Cucumber
4 19 (65.52%) BDD
4 19 (65.52%) QA
5 14 (48.28%) Ruby
6 13 (44.83%) JIRA
7 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
8 11 (37.93%) Java
8 11 (37.93%) SQL
9 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
9 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
9 10 (34.48%) Selenium
9 10 (34.48%) RESTful
9 10 (34.48%) Capybara
10 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (31.03%) C#
10 9 (31.03%) TDD
10 9 (31.03%) Scrum
11 7 (24.14%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) PHP
11 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
11 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
13 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
14 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
14 2 (6.90%) .NET
14 2 (6.90%) Microsoft

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Cucumber
2 13 (44.83%) JIRA
3 12 (41.38%) Jenkins
4 10 (34.48%) Capybara
4 10 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 10 (34.48%) Selenium
5 7 (24.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) RESTful
2 2 (6.90%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 28 (96.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) BDD
4 10 (34.48%) Test Scripting
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
5 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Issue Tracking
9 1 (3.45%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 21 (72.41%) Python
2 14 (48.28%) Ruby
3 11 (37.93%) Java
3 11 (37.93%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) C#
5 7 (24.14%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft