The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Nottinghamshire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 71 98 95
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.26% 0.18% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 0.19% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 9
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 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,600 £42,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire. 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
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 989 1068 1163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 97.06% 96.48% 96.76%
Number of salaries quoted 794 815 898
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
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 Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Nottinghamshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Nottingham +29 22 £50,000 +51.51%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottinghamshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (68.97%) QA
4 19 (65.52%) Selenium
5 16 (55.17%) Python
6 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
7 14 (48.28%) Open Source
7 14 (48.28%) Finance
8 13 (44.83%) Perl
8 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
9 12 (41.38%) Big Data
9 12 (41.38%) .NET
9 12 (41.38%) Project Management
9 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
10 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
11 10 (34.48%) Banking
11 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
12 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
12 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
12 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
12 9 (31.03%) OO
12 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
13 8 (27.59%) User Stories
13 8 (27.59%) Ant
13 8 (27.59%) JDBC
13 8 (27.59%) C#
13 8 (27.59%) OOP
13 8 (27.59%) MVC

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Selenium
2 11 (37.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (37.93%) WebDriver
3 8 (27.59%) Ant
3 8 (27.59%) JIRA
3 8 (27.59%) Maven
4 5 (17.24%) SpecFlow
5 3 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.90%) Appium
6 2 (6.90%) Calabash
7 1 (3.45%) Log4j
7 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 14 (48.28%) Finance
2 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 8 (27.59%) JDBC
2 8 (27.59%) RESTful
3 3 (10.34%) Behat
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (51.72%) Test Scripting
3 14 (48.28%) Open Source
4 13 (44.83%) Automation Testing
5 12 (41.38%) Project Management
5 12 (41.38%) Test Automation
6 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (31.03%) Defect Management
6 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
6 9 (31.03%) OO
6 9 (31.03%) Software Engineering
7 8 (27.59%) MVC
7 8 (27.59%) OOP
7 8 (27.59%) Test Management
7 8 (27.59%) User Stories
8 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
9 5 (17.24%) TDD
10 4 (13.79%) Scrum
10 4 (13.79%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) Java
2 16 (55.17%) Python
3 13 (44.83%) Perl
4 8 (27.59%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) Go
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 3 (10.34%) Scala
7 1 (3.45%) C
7 1 (3.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA