The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Cheshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank - 127 125
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.23% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £40,000 £25,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +56.86%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
Test Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
990 1670 1741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.35% 97.21% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1316 1378
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,450 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cheshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Military
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (40.00%) Toad
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) EMC
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