Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

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

Test Engineer
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 78 74
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.99% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.06% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 7
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £25,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -26.47% +23.64%
10th Percentile £28,300 £23,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £49,500 £35,000 £36,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +21.43% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent vacancies in Suffolk with a recognized job title 488 852 894
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.63% 99.65% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 431 735 764
Suffolk median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £59,625
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.12% +4.71%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Suffolk over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Suffolk

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +8 3 £40,000 +33.33%
Bury St Edmunds +29 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Test Engineer
East of England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) PMO
3 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Grafana
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Confluence
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) Splunk
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Splunk
1 1 (20.00%) Sun