The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Coventry 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
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 58 74 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.26% 0.89% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.92% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £48,500 £44,000
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 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 537 763 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 96.93% 96.83% 94.40%
Number of salaries quoted 463 613 582
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 Coventry

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

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 Coventry region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Confluence
5 1 (14.29%) Concordion
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Hudson

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos Query Studio
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Concordion
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Hudson
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Coaching
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) RAD
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Ab Initio
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Netezza