The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 58 51 44
Rank change year-on-year -7 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.84% 0.87% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.90% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 346 334 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 96.65% 97.38% 99.56%
Number of salaries quoted 336 315 210
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Worcestershire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Worcestershire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester - 3 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
West Midlands

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) VectorCAST
3 3 (37.50%) CANoe
3 3 (37.50%) MISRA
3 3 (37.50%) Automotive
3 3 (37.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) PHP

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) CANoe
1 3 (37.50%) VectorCAST
2 2 (25.00%) Bugzilla
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Web Development
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Online Marketing
5 1 (12.50%) SEO
5 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
1 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) MISRA
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Worcestershire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago