The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Kingston Upon Thames during the 3 months to 29 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
London / Kingston Upon Thames
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 1.49% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames. 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
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 131 172 217
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kingston Upon Thames 97.76% 99.42% 99.54%
Number of salaries quoted 118 160 203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £26,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £59,700
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kingston Upon Thames that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 29 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 Kingston Upon Thames region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Manual Testing
2 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
1 8 (88.89%) SoapUI
2 7 (77.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Web Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Manual Testing
3 7 (77.78%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft