Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.83% 1.43% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.46% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Stevenage median annual salary - £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% -3.51%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £29,750
% change year-on-year -23.53% +42.86% -30.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Permanent vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 213 205 217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.71% 97.62% 99.54%
Number of salaries quoted 145 175 179
Stevenage median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £18,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £49,500 £57,500 £55,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

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 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Military

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (75.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (50.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Military
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) VC++
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft