A Test Engineer earns an average salary of £27,501 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Test Automation, Test Planning, and Labview.

£18,465 - £38,706
£18K
£28K
£39K
MEDIAN: £27,501
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£6.49 - £20.63
£6
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£21
MEDIAN: £9.83
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£18,465 - £38,706  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,091  
Profit Sharing
£976  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,835 - £39,196  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 215
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£6.49 - £20.63  
   
Overtime
£11.15 - £21.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,091  
   
Profit Sharing
£976  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£17,835 - £39,196  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Test Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Test Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Test Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $26,000 based on 159 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Test Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Test Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 33 salaries. A Test Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 17 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £27,570

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Test Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Test Engineer?

Test Engineer in Bristol:
"Great For Ambitious Systems Engineers."
Pros: This is a great role for budding systems engineers.
Cons: It is not relevant to my "major".

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Key Stats for Test Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Test Engineer Salaries

▲14%

▲12%

▲1%

National Average
₤28,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Test Engineer Salaries

Test Automation
▲21%

Labview
▲18%

Test Planning
▲18%



National Average
₤28,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 40%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
no benefits
None: 52%