The first table below looks at the demand for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 122 118 122
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.22% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.40% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1772 1768 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.15% 94.65% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1381 1486
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 £32,500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £31,000 -
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (25.00%) OLTP
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) WAI
5 2 (25.00%) Web Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) OLTP
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) NUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestNG
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Phone
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Accessibility
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Test Management
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 2 (25.00%) WAI
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
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