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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 97 125 128
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.25% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.19% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £42,500 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% -6.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
1160 1599 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 97.73% 97.26% 94.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1010 1369 1538
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 £23,750 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +18 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Warrington - 1 - -
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) Fintech
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics
4 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
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