The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton 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
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 72 80 98
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 0.40% 0.73% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.74% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -20.45%  
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 Brighton. 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
Brighton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 742 808 928
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 99.33% 98.54% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 725 813
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 Brighton

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

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Brighton

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 Brighton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) SDET
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SDET