The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.23% 1.24% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.30% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 23 16 11
Median salary £41,250 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year +1.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1051 1233 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.77% 95.43% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 940 1169 1038
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £59,000
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 West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in West Sussex

Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +24 10 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Worthing - 10 £37,500 - 1
Gatwick +7 4 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Test Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 62 (92.54%) Test Automation
2 55 (82.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) REST
3 29 (43.28%) Test Scripting
3 29 (43.28%) Visual Studio
3 29 (43.28%) HP UFT
4 25 (37.31%) Python
5 24 (35.82%) C#
6 21 (31.34%) Software Testing
7 20 (29.85%) TDD
7 20 (29.85%) HTML
7 20 (29.85%) CSS
7 20 (29.85%) SOAP
7 20 (29.85%) XML
7 20 (29.85%) DOM
7 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) HP
8 19 (28.36%) SQL
9 18 (26.87%) Selenium
10 16 (23.88%) Wireless
10 16 (23.88%) BDD
11 14 (20.90%) Linux
11 14 (20.90%) QA
12 12 (17.91%) WebDriver
12 12 (17.91%) Process Improvement
12 12 (17.91%) Defect Tracking
13 11 (16.42%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (14.93%) SpecFlow
14 10 (14.93%) SDET
14 10 (14.93%) Web Development

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 4 (5.97%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.88%) Wireless
2 9 (13.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (43.28%) HP UFT
1 29 (43.28%) Visual Studio
2 18 (26.87%) Selenium
3 12 (17.91%) WebDriver
4 10 (14.93%) SpecFlow
5 9 (13.43%) JMeter
5 9 (13.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (13.43%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.97%) JIRA
6 4 (5.97%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
7 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.49%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.49%) Advertising
1 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.49%) Automotive
1 1 (1.49%) Banking
1 1 (1.49%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (43.28%) REST
2 20 (29.85%) CSS
2 20 (29.85%) DOM
2 20 (29.85%) HTML
2 20 (29.85%) SOAP
2 20 (29.85%) XML
3 9 (13.43%) .NET
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET
3 9 (13.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.49%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.90%) Linux
2 8 (11.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (92.54%) Test Automation
2 55 (82.09%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (43.28%) Test Scripting
4 21 (31.34%) Software Testing
5 20 (29.85%) TDD
6 16 (23.88%) BDD
7 12 (17.91%) Defect Tracking
7 12 (17.91%) Process Improvement
8 11 (16.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (14.93%) SDET
9 10 (14.93%) Web Development
10 9 (13.43%) Code Coverage
10 9 (13.43%) Domain-Driven Design
10 9 (13.43%) Software Engineering
10 9 (13.43%) User Stories
11 5 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
11 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (7.46%) Scrum
12 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.31%) Python
2 24 (35.82%) C#
3 19 (28.36%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) VBScript
6 2 (2.99%) PHP
7 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) ISEB
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (29.85%) HP
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + plus benefits plus bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30 - 45k plus bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago