Period
to 16 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £54,250 in advertised job vacancies in Worthing during the 6 months to 16 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
West Sussex > Worthing
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -15 +2 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worthing 1.92% 1.81% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 1.85% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Worthing median annual salary £54,250 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.67% +50.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £45,000 £33,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £41,250 £27,500
West Sussex median annual salary £30,000 £37,500 £28,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +33.93% -20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worthing. 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
Worthing
Permanent vacancies in Worthing with a recognized job title 255 270 220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.08% 97.47% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 221 197 203
Worthing median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% +14.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £57,500 £52,500
West Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worthing

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Worthing

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Worthing

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Worthing

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

For the 6 months to 16 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 Worthing region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Groovy
3 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worthing 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 4 (80.00%) Selenium
1 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Security Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Kanban
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Usability Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA