The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bolton region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 28 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.88% 1.59% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 1.59% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 4
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +33.92%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -
Test Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109 126 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 96.46% 100.00% 97.37%
Number of salaries quoted 96 119 132
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#