Period
to 16 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 91 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.84% 0.60% 0.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.62% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 8
Guildford median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +20.69% -8.42%
10th Percentile £33,800 £45,250 £35,725
90th Percentile £60,000 £68,500 £60,125
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford. 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
Guildford
Permanent vacancies in Guildford with a recognized job title 814 813 812
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.07% 97.83% 98.54%
Number of salaries quoted 684 729 745
Guildford median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,575 £26,250 £27,200
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Guildford over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) HNC
5 1 (14.29%) HND
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Gatling
5 1 (14.29%) JBehave
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
5 1 (14.29%) NeoLoad
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
2 4 (57.14%) Line Management
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SDET
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) HNC
3 1 (14.29%) HND
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft