Test Engineer Salary Information

Test Engineer salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a test engineer earn?

Annual salaries range from £18,960 to £40,224. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £18,960
(£1,580 p/mth)
(£2,321 p/mth)
(£3,352 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 34th 60th 80th
Post-tax £16,428
(£1,369 p/mth)
(£1,873 p/mth)
(£2,574 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 29th 53rd 74th
Percentage Tax Deduction 13% 19% 23%

Test engineers participate in the creation and design of processes or experiments to test the quality of the products they manufacture. Test engineers are mainly responsible for the internal functioning of computer hardware and software. However, many test engineers work in a variety of fields, testing a wide range of equipment and products, from medical equipment such as X-ray equipment to commercial transport vehicles such as aircraft.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant test engineer:

average gross salary£18,956£27,850£40,223
max mortgage£85,302£125,325£181,004
deposit paid£9,478£13,925£20,112
max purchase price£94,780£139,250£201,116
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£387£569£821

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