Test Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

A Test Engineer earns an average salary of £26,827 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Labview and Software Test.
Test Engineer Total Pay (?
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£19,655 - £36,814
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MEDIAN: £26,827
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Test Engineer Total Pay (?
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£6.39 - £21.48
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National Salary Data

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£0£13K£26K£39K
Salary
£19,655 - £36,814  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,144  
Profit Sharing
£814 - £3,888  
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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£19,736 - £38,832  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£6.39 - £21.48  
   
Overtime
£11.56 - £22.67  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,144  
   
Profit Sharing
£814 - £3,888  
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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£19,736 - £38,832  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 245
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Pay Difference By Location
London
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Bristol
up arrow 15%
Glasgow
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National Average
₤27,000
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Test Engineer Reviews

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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Experience Affects Test Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%
Late-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
₤27,000

Skills That Affect Test Engineer Salaries

Labview
up arrow 24%
Test Engineering
up arrow 3%
National Average
₤27,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 10%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 26 votes.
Gender
Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 16%
vision benefits Vision: 15% employee benefits None: 45%
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