The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hemel Hempstead during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
Hertfordshire / Hemel Hempstead
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 0.48% 1.36% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £32,500 £35,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.45% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead. 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
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 198 292 292
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 94.74% 99.32% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 173 265 252
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £58,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Hemel Hempstead

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Hemel Hempstead

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Hemel Hempstead region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) SpecFlow
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA