What does a Test Engineer do?

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.7 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.7 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Test Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

£35,773 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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£22K
Median: £36K
£57K
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Glassdoor Estimated Salary

Test Engineer Career Path

Learn how to become a Test Engineer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

L2
Test Engineer
£35,773/yr
L3
L4
L2

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
11%
2 - 4
58%
5 - 7
17%
8+
14%
Not including years spent in education and/or training
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Test Engineer Insights

Read what Test Engineer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
Lockheed MartinLockheed Martin
Test Engineer
3 Aug 2021

“Little compensation for scope of work and responsibility compared to average base salary for test engineering.”

OptumOptum
Test Engineer
12 Aug 2021

“Its a great place to work and there are lot of good learning opportunities always.”

CoforgeCoforge
Senior Test Engineer
2 May 2022

“It's been almost 6 months now and i have to say got a great team to work with.”

IncedoIncedo
Senior Test Engineer
14 Jan 2022

“I am about to complete one year at Incedo and the journey was great so far.”

Cigniti Inc.Cigniti Inc.
Testing Engineer
1 Jun 2021

“I personally recommend this company because of the opportunities provided in terms of learning& development and work projects.”

WestinghouseWestinghouse
Senior Test Engineer
22 Oct 2021

“Wasn't provided the tools and additionally was denied opportunities to develop my career to support my goals.”

wsselwssel
Test Engineer
21 Apr 2021

“Salaries are good but it we don't take it at the beginning of the month”

Pole To WinPole To Win
Senior Test Engineer Compliance
13 Oct 2021

“Awesome managers (not all) who are there to guide you to grow in your career.”

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Test Engineer Interviews

Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a Test Engineer

When working as a Test Engineer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Test Plans, Test Automation, Scripting, Selenium and Test Cases.

The most similar professions to Test Engineer are:
  • Engineer
  • Project Engineer
  • Automation Engineer
  • Process Engineer

The most common qualifications to become a Test Engineer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

Related Careers

Engineer
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No skills overlap
Project Engineer
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Automation Engineer
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50% skills overlap
Process Engineer
£38,003
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