The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
London / Croydon
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 0.57% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Croydon. 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
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171 251 160
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.71% 99.60% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 143 214 139
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Croydon

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Croydon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
2 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared