Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Gatwick during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 41 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 3.70% 4.17% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 4.43% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 6
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £31,250 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.00% +11.61% -3.45%
West Sussex median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Gatwick
Permanent vacancies in Gatwick with a recognized job title 161 316 266
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 99.38% 94.05% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 152 300 226
Gatwick median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £28,175 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £58,750
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

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 Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 (100.00%) VBScript
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Numerate Degree

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) HP UFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 6 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Numerate Degree