The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 66 64
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.28% 0.54% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.55% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 11
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -5.26%  
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 Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 541 685
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 95.79% 96.61% 98.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 2080 3301
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £67,500
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 Guildford

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Guildford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Guildford

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford

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 Guildford region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA