Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 17 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 76 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.46% 0.90% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.94% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Slough median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -11.11% +16.88%
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Permanent vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 639 847 1198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 94.96% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 552 757 966
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% +16.28%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £82,500 £76,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 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 Slough region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (33.33%) Facebook
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) IPv6
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) DAB
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Handset
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) GPRS
3 1 (33.33%) GSM
3 1 (33.33%) UMTS

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
1 1 (33.33%) DAB
1 1 (33.33%) Diameter Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) GPRS
1 1 (33.33%) GSM
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) WAP
2 1 (33.33%) WML
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Handset
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Facebook
2 1 (33.33%) HP