The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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

Test Engineer
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.72% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.10% +0.53%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 402 508 555
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 96.40% 98.07% 95.69%
Number of salaries quoted 361 435 495
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,648
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Swindon

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Swindon

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Swindon over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Swindon

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Swindon region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#