The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 59 88 96
Rank change year-on-year +29 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 22 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.58% 0.20% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.63% 0.21% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 8
Median salary £50,000 £33,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.51% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,400 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,600 £42,150
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 Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 837 953 1083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.12% 96.95% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 704 715 825
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Nottingham

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Nottingham

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Nottingham

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (67.86%) QA
4 18 (64.29%) Selenium
5 16 (57.14%) Python
6 14 (50.00%) Finance
6 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 13 (46.43%) Automation Testing
7 13 (46.43%) Open Source
7 13 (46.43%) Perl
8 12 (42.86%) Project Management
8 12 (42.86%) .NET
8 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
8 12 (42.86%) Big Data
9 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
9 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
10 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
10 10 (35.71%) Banking
11 9 (32.14%) OO
11 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
11 9 (32.14%) Defect Management
12 8 (28.57%) JIRA
12 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
12 8 (28.57%) Maven
12 8 (28.57%) Test Management
12 8 (28.57%) RESTful
12 8 (28.57%) User Stories
12 8 (28.57%) MVC

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (64.29%) Selenium
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) WebDriver
3 8 (28.57%) Ant
3 8 (28.57%) JIRA
3 8 (28.57%) Maven
4 5 (17.86%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 2 (7.14%) Appium
6 2 (7.14%) Calabash
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) JDBC
2 8 (28.57%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) Behat
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (46.43%) Automation Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Open Source
4 12 (42.86%) Project Management
4 12 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) Automated Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (32.14%) Defect Management
5 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
5 9 (32.14%) OO
6 8 (28.57%) MVC
6 8 (28.57%) OOP
6 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 8 (28.57%) Test Management
6 8 (28.57%) User Stories
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) Scrum
10 3 (10.71%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) Java
2 16 (57.14%) Python
3 13 (46.43%) Perl
4 8 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (14.29%) Ruby
6 3 (10.71%) Go
6 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 3 (10.71%) Scala
7 1 (3.57%) C
7 1 (3.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (67.86%) QA