The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Brighton during the 3 months to 29 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
East Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 90
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.54% - 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.57% - 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Median salary £40,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £41,375
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  

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 700 881 886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 98.59% 98.99% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2956 4018 4095
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 29 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 Brighton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (76.19%) Python
4 15 (71.43%) QA
5 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
5 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
5 12 (57.14%) BDD
6 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
6 11 (52.38%) RESTful
6 11 (52.38%) Ruby
6 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
6 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) JIRA
6 11 (52.38%) Capybara
7 8 (38.10%) Java
8 6 (28.57%) C#
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
9 5 (23.81%) PHP
9 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) Selenium
9 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
10 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 3 (14.29%) JMeter
11 2 (9.52%) JUnit
11 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
11 2 (9.52%) SDET
11 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
12 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing

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 12 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 12 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 11 (52.38%) Capybara
2 11 (52.38%) Git (software)
2 11 (52.38%) JIRA
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 3 (14.29%) JMeter
4 3 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (52.38%) RESTful
2 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (57.14%) BDD
4 11 (52.38%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
7 2 (9.52%) SDET
8 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Scrum
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) Python
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) Java
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
Brighton
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: ££competitive
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