The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 3 months to 24 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 Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 4.26% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 0.66% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. 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
Gatwick
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 94 151 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 100.00% 89.88% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 84 144 97
Median salary £32,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Gatwick

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Gatwick

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Gatwick

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Gatwick

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Gatwick over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Gatwick

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gatwick region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Social Network
6 1 (12.50%) Selenium
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive
6 1 (12.50%) Advertising
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Informatica
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Mathematics
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SDET
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
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