The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry 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
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 - 81
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.32% - 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Median salary £37,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 - £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 - £37,500
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 Coventry. 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
Coventry
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 733 666 765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.70% 94.07% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2901 2755 2646
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £23,625
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £59,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Coventry

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Coventry

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Coventry

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Coventry over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Coventry

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

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 Coventry region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (88.24%) QA
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Java
4 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
5 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 6 (35.29%) RAD
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
6 5 (29.41%) Coaching
7 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) Scrum
8 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
9 2 (11.76%) JIRA
9 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.88%) Hudson
10 1 (5.88%) Analytics
10 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
1 1 (5.88%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Concordion
3 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
3 1 (5.88%) Hudson
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) Mentoring
4 6 (35.29%) RAD
4 6 (35.29%) SDLC
4 6 (35.29%) Waterfall
5 5 (29.41%) Coaching
5 5 (29.41%) Test Planning
6 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) Test Strategy
8 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Analytics
9 1 (5.88%) BDD
9 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (5.88%) ETL
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) HNC
1 1 (5.88%) HND
1 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (88.24%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) Informatica
2 1 (5.88%) Netezza
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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