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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 120 100 132
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 19 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 1.09% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 1.16% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 4
Average salary £25,500 £27,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.99% -32.18%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1690 1643 2214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.70% 94.59% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1339 1960
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) NUnit
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (25.00%) OLTP
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) NUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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