The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £44,000 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 45 68 62
Rank change year-on-year +23 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.32% 0.16% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.17% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £44,000 £44,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 300 603 530
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 96.46% 95.56% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 267 514 454
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £68,000
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 Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Slough

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Slough

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 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 Slough region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Cadence
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Telematics
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadUI
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cadence
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Infovista
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Riverbed