The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.82% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £23,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
172 112 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 97.18% 96.55% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 163 84 102
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
Manchester

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Bolton

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Bolton

Test Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) TestDirector
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) COM+
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) TestDirector
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) COM+
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Unit Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware