The table below looks at the statistics 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 125 103 131
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.60% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £30,250 £23,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.52% -42.50%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
1821 1502 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.67% 93.64% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1231 1699
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -17 1 £35,000 +39.30% 1
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Trello
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) WATIR
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago