Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in Guildford during the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

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
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 88 89
Rank change year-on-year +25 +1 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 22 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 2.97% 0.85% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 0.87% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 7 5
Guildford median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.29% +22.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,800 £45,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £68,500
Surrey median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 728 808 814
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.25% 98.30% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 676 676 732
Guildford median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £64,650
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Guildford

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 2019, 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 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) Manual Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Azure
3 12 (54.55%) SDET
4 9 (40.91%) API Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) Subversion
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) SNMP
5 8 (36.36%) DNS
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) MPLS
5 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
5 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 8 (36.36%) Fiddler
5 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
5 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) User Stories
6 2 (9.09%) QA

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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (59.09%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) DNS
1 8 (36.36%) MPLS
1 8 (36.36%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Selenium
2 8 (36.36%) Fiddler
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) SpecFlow
2 8 (36.36%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Test Automation
2 13 (59.09%) Manual Testing
3 12 (54.55%) SDET
4 9 (40.91%) API Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (36.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 8 (36.36%) User Stories
6 1 (4.55%) QA Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft