Period
to 16 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 103 118
Rank change year-on-year -16 +15 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.75% 1.28% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.31% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 22
Wiltshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,375 £22,625
90th Percentile £67,000 £48,125 £43,625
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -1.25%

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 1,650 1,523 1,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 97.69% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,470 1,327 1,669
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £25,725 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £59,800
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 16 July 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 +13 10 £38,750 +19.23% 1
Chippenham +2 2 £32,500 -27.78%
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 16 July 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
2 5 (38.46%) QA
3 4 (30.77%) Selenium
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
4 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 3 (23.08%) Confluence
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Capita
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
4 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) DSDM
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Back Office
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management

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 3 (23.08%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.69%) RS-232
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
2 1 (7.69%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 3 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
3 2 (15.38%) JBehave
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) WebdriverIO
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) ASIC
2 1 (7.69%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) CRM
4 3 (23.08%) Defect Management
4 3 (23.08%) DSDM
4 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Regression Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) Test Planning
5 2 (15.38%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Global Marketing
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Capita
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle