Period
to 18 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 45 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Poole 0.35% 2.04% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 2.05% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Poole median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.04% -18.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £30,625 £44,600
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £28,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year +14.04% -21.38% +11.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Poole. 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
Poole
Permanent vacancies in Poole with a recognized job title 280 293 232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 99.66% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 265 283 187
Poole median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £20,743 £22,650
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £51,250
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -6.67%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Poole

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Poole

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Poole

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Poole region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python