The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 113 148 153
Rank change year-on-year +35 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 30 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.36% 0.31% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 0.32% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 4
Median salary £40,000 £41,250 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +43.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,150 £33,500
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 Hertfordshire. 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2115 2462 2236
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 96.18% 95.72% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1780 2030 1797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Hertfordshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Borehamwood - 12 £30,000 - 1
Watford - 6 £50,000 - 2
Radlett - 5 £47,500 -
Stevenage +3 3 £36,250 -9.37%
Hemel Hempstead -1 2 £33,000 -7.04%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hertfordshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (39.66%) Telecoms
2 22 (37.93%) Physics
2 22 (37.93%) QA
3 21 (36.21%) Selenium
3 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.86%) PhD
6 14 (24.14%) TDD
6 14 (24.14%) Data Analysis
6 14 (24.14%) Degree
6 14 (24.14%) Functional Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Scrum
7 12 (20.69%) MS Office
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
9 9 (15.52%) BDD
9 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
9 9 (15.52%) Java
9 9 (15.52%) Unix
9 9 (15.52%) Linux
9 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
10 8 (13.79%) LabVIEW
10 8 (13.79%) MATLAB
10 8 (13.79%) SQL
10 8 (13.79%) System Testing
10 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.34%) .NET

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 5 (8.62%) CMS
1 5 (8.62%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (20.69%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
1 5 (8.62%) LAN
1 5 (8.62%) WAN
1 5 (8.62%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.72%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (1.72%) GPRS
2 1 (1.72%) GSM
2 1 (1.72%) LTE
2 1 (1.72%) UMTS
2 1 (1.72%) VoLTE
2 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (36.21%) Selenium
2 9 (15.52%) WebDriver
3 8 (13.79%) LabVIEW
4 5 (8.62%) JBehave
4 5 (8.62%) JUnit
5 4 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 4 (6.90%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) JMeter
8 1 (1.72%) Subversion
8 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.72%) WATIR
General
1 23 (39.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
2 5 (8.62%) REST
2 5 (8.62%) RESTful
2 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 5 (8.62%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Algorithms
2 5 (8.62%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
1 9 (15.52%) Unix
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) Physics
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (24.14%) Data Analysis
3 14 (24.14%) Functional Testing
3 14 (24.14%) TDD
4 12 (20.69%) Scrum
5 10 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (15.52%) BDD
6 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (15.52%) Regression Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Test Strategy
7 8 (13.79%) System Testing
7 8 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) CRM
8 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.62%) Content Management
9 5 (8.62%) Network Design
9 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
9 5 (8.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) MATLAB
2 8 (13.79%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) C#
3 4 (6.90%) Python
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) PhD
2 14 (24.14%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (37.93%) QA
2 5 (8.62%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Cisco
3 1 (1.72%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (1.72%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
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