The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 170 169
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 19 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.45% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.46% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 20
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,500 £42,500
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 the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2581 3228 3574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.92% 97.49% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9344 12372 14674
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £57,500 £58,750
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 the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in the East Midlands

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in the East Midlands

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the East Midlands 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
Nottinghamshire +6 11 £42,500 -8.10%
Northamptonshire +9 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Derbyshire +12 1 £45,500 +37.87%
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (94.34%) Test Automation
2 46 (86.79%) Java
3 42 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (75.47%) Selenium
5 27 (50.94%) C#
6 24 (45.28%) Cucumber
7 23 (43.40%) OOP
7 23 (43.40%) Finance
8 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
9 20 (37.74%) WebDriver
10 19 (35.85%) QA
11 18 (33.96%) OO
12 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (30.19%) Banking
13 15 (28.30%) CSS
13 15 (28.30%) HTML
13 15 (28.30%) Open Source
14 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
15 12 (22.64%) TDD
16 11 (20.75%) FitNesse
16 11 (20.75%) Python
16 11 (20.75%) Defect Management
16 11 (20.75%) BDD
16 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
16 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
17 10 (18.87%) Ranorex
17 10 (18.87%) JUnit
17 10 (18.87%) JMeter
17 10 (18.87%) .NET
17 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (1.89%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) Big Data
2 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (75.47%) Selenium
2 24 (45.28%) Cucumber
3 20 (37.74%) WebDriver
4 11 (20.75%) FitNesse
4 11 (20.75%) Git (software)
4 11 (20.75%) SoapUI
5 10 (18.87%) JMeter
5 10 (18.87%) JUnit
5 10 (18.87%) NUnit
5 10 (18.87%) Ranorex
5 10 (18.87%) TestNG
6 8 (15.09%) Ant
6 8 (15.09%) Calabash
6 8 (15.09%) JIRA
6 8 (15.09%) Maven
7 6 (11.32%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.77%) Appium
8 2 (3.77%) Protractor
9 1 (1.89%) Log4j
9 1 (1.89%) Selenium IDE
General
1 23 (43.40%) Finance
2 16 (30.19%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) CSS
1 15 (28.30%) HTML
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 8 (15.09%) JDBC
3 8 (15.09%) RESTful
4 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
5 3 (5.66%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Fintech
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (94.34%) Test Automation
2 42 (79.25%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (43.40%) OOP
4 22 (41.51%) Software Engineering
5 18 (33.96%) OO
6 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (28.30%) Open Source
8 13 (24.53%) Manual Testing
9 12 (22.64%) TDD
10 11 (20.75%) BDD
10 11 (20.75%) Defect Management
11 10 (18.87%) Test Scripting
12 9 (16.98%) User Stories
13 8 (15.09%) MVC
13 8 (15.09%) Test Management
14 7 (13.21%) Software Testing
15 6 (11.32%) Project Management
16 5 (9.43%) Scrum
17 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
17 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (86.79%) Java
2 27 (50.94%) C#
3 11 (20.75%) Python
4 10 (18.87%) Ruby
5 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.09%) Perl
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Go
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) Scala
8 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.21%) Degree
3 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (9.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (35.85%) QA
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