Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Test Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 115 83
Rank change year-on-year -7 -32 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 7 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.45% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.46% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 42
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £32,500 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% +5.69% -31.67%
10th Percentile £40,250 £21,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £53,625 £44,500
South West median annual salary £42,028 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.07% +14.29% -12.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,706 1,528 1,700
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.33% 98.07% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 1,291 1,457
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £56,998
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Wiltshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 15 November 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
Swindon -9 4 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Warminster - 2 - -
Melksham - 1 £47,500 -
Test Engineer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Information Exploitation
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) FishEye
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
3 2 (25.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (25.00%) FishEye
3 2 (25.00%) Hudson
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (12.50%) Ant
4 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) GWT
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
1 2 (25.00%) REST
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Spring MVC
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) ASIC
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (25.00%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Decision-Making
4 2 (25.00%) Information Exploitation
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) Kanban
4 2 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Test Management
4 2 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware