Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 135 133
Rank change year-on-year +17 -2 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.28% 0.54% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 10
Nottingham median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +21.43% +34.62%
10th Percentile £36,500 £29,300 £27,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,000 £42,875
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +37.10% +19.23%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 1821 1979 2256
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.91% 97.92% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 1615 1696
Nottingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.39% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,091 £38,500
% change year-on-year +0.97% +9.33% +2.67%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 16 (66.67%) Java
3 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Selenium
4 12 (50.00%) .NET
5 11 (45.83%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
6 9 (37.50%) QA
7 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
8 7 (29.17%) Test Management
9 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (20.83%) JMeter
10 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (20.83%) SDET
11 4 (16.67%) OOP
11 4 (16.67%) OO
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
11 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
12 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
12 3 (12.50%) Calabash

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
3 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) JMeter
5 4 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 3 (12.50%) Calabash
7 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.17%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (29.17%) Test Management
6 6 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (20.83%) SDET
7 5 (20.83%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (16.67%) Defect Management
8 4 (16.67%) OO
8 4 (16.67%) OOP
9 3 (12.50%) Open Source
9 3 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 2 (8.33%) BDD
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (8.33%) DevOps
10 2 (8.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA