The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 25 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 3.00% 0.84% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 0.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 99 113 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 99.00% 94.96% 89.22%
Number of salaries quoted 91 98 75
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
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 Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Stevenage

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Stevenage

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 27 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 Stevenage region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) WATIR
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) WATIR
General
1 2 (66.67%) Aerospace
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware