Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Woking during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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

Test Engineer
Surrey > Woking
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 64 78
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Woking 3.16% 1.44% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 1.47% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 2
Woking median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +55.56% -10.60%
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Woking. 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
Woking
Permanent vacancies in Woking with a recognized job title 398 545 596
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.84% 98.38% 94.90%
Number of salaries quoted 357 495 562
Woking median annual salary £43,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.47% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,275
90th Percentile £63,100 £62,500 £57,000
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Woking

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Woking

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Woking

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Woking

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Woking over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Woking

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 Woking region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (7.69%) Firmware
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Woking 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Selenium
2 11 (84.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (84.62%) AngularJS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Automation
2 11 (84.62%) SDLC
2 11 (84.62%) TDD
2 11 (84.62%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
1 11 (84.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware