The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Milton Keynes during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 - 111
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.01% - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% - 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 6
Median salary £37,500 - £34,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 - £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 - £38,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes. 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
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 858 834 1473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 96.40% 96.53% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 646 694 1192
Median salary £43,463 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.72% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,125 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Milton Keynes

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Milton Keynes

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Milton Keynes region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 19 (86.36%) Selenium
3 15 (68.18%) QA
4 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (50.00%) JIRA
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
7 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
7 8 (36.36%) TDD
7 8 (36.36%) Java
8 7 (31.82%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
9 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 5 (22.73%) Finance
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) QA Automation
10 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (22.73%) iPad
11 4 (18.18%) Open Source
11 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
11 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
11 4 (18.18%) Test Management
12 3 (13.64%) Behat
12 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
12 3 (13.64%) BDD
13 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
13 2 (9.09%) Analytics
13 2 (9.09%) Validation
13 2 (9.09%) Linux
13 2 (9.09%) C++

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 19 (86.36%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 4 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Behat
1 3 (13.64%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (22.73%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 8 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 8 (36.36%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) QA Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
9 2 (9.09%) Validation
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
10 1 (4.55%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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