The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 66 73
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 0.53% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.55% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £33,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 344 549 620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 98.29% 96.32% 99.04%
Number of salaries quoted 310 505 544
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.58% +4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

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 Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Suffolk region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (66.67%) Hudson
2 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (66.67%) Hudson
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) TortoiseSVN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Software Deployment
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle