The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South East / West Sussex
Rank 58 94 96
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 4.08% 1.06% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.15% 1.09% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 40 8 7
Median salary £43,750 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.62% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £36,650 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 1036 1105 1133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.29% 97.36% 98.52%
Number of salaries quoted 951 998 975
Median salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +16 16 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Worthing 0 10 £37,500 - 1
Haywards Heath - 9 £52,500 -
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Test Engineer
South East

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (70.31%) Test Automation
2 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) REST
3 25 (39.06%) TDD
3 25 (39.06%) Visual Studio
4 24 (37.50%) C#
4 24 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 21 (32.81%) Selenium
6 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
7 18 (28.13%) HP UFT
8 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
9 15 (23.44%) JMeter
9 15 (23.44%) Python
10 14 (21.88%) Linux
10 14 (21.88%) SQL
10 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
10 14 (21.88%) Automation Testing
11 13 (20.31%) SpecFlow
11 13 (20.31%) HTML
11 13 (20.31%) CSS
11 13 (20.31%) SOAP
11 13 (20.31%) XML
11 13 (20.31%) DOM
11 13 (20.31%) HP
11 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
11 13 (20.31%) Web Development
12 12 (18.75%) Wireless
12 12 (18.75%) Code Coverage
12 12 (18.75%) HTTP
12 12 (18.75%) Windows

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) HTTP
1 12 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (39.06%) Visual Studio
2 21 (32.81%) Selenium
3 18 (28.13%) HP UFT
4 15 (23.44%) JMeter
5 14 (21.88%) WebDriver
6 13 (20.31%) SpecFlow
7 12 (18.75%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (18.75%) TeamCity
8 5 (7.81%) LoadRunner
9 4 (6.25%) JIRA
10 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
10 3 (4.69%) JUnit
10 3 (4.69%) NUnit
11 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
12 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
12 1 (1.56%) Maven
12 1 (1.56%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.56%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (1.56%) Advertising
1 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.56%) Automotive
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) REST
2 13 (20.31%) CSS
2 13 (20.31%) DOM
2 13 (20.31%) HTML
2 13 (20.31%) SOAP
2 13 (20.31%) XML
3 12 (18.75%) .NET
3 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET
3 12 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Smartcard
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.88%) Linux
2 12 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (70.31%) Test Automation
2 44 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.06%) TDD
4 24 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 19 (29.69%) Software Testing
6 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
7 14 (21.88%) Automation Testing
8 13 (20.31%) Web Development
9 12 (18.75%) BDD
9 12 (18.75%) Code Coverage
9 12 (18.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (18.75%) User Stories
10 11 (17.19%) Automated Testing
11 8 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 8 (12.50%) Process Improvement
12 7 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.38%) Scrum
13 6 (9.38%) Security Testing
14 5 (7.81%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
2 15 (23.44%) Python
3 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 11 (17.19%) C++
4 11 (17.19%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) C
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
5 3 (4.69%) Embedded C++
6 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 6 (9.38%) ISEB
3 4 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.75%) QA
2 7 (10.94%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (20.31%) HP
1 13 (20.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.56%) Informatica
Worthing, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £55,000 + outstanding package
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K DOE
Posted: 4 days ago