The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cornwall during the 3 months to 28 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
South West / Cornwall
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 33 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -12  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 1.04% 0.93% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.01% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -29.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cornwall. 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
Cornwall
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 99 99
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 89.06% 91.67% 99.00%
Number of salaries quoted 137 74 97
Median salary £37,500 £23,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.04% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £38,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Cornwall

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cornwall

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Cornwall

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cornwall region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newquay - 2 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
South West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 28 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 Cornwall region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 13 (100.00%) JMeter
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
1 13 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 13 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 13 (100.00%) LoadUI
2 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) Service Management
5 7 (53.85%) ITSM
5 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
6 6 (46.15%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
7 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Validation
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall 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 13 (100.00%) JMeter
1 13 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 13 (100.00%) LoadUI
1 13 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 13 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) SoapUI
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 7 (53.85%) Incident Management
3 7 (53.85%) ITSM
3 7 (53.85%) Service Management
4 6 (46.15%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (69.23%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Atlassian