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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 93 108 127
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.43% 1.00% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 1.04% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 2
Median salary £40,750 £35,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.42% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £30,000 £31,150
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £43,500 £32,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +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
1109 1633 1768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.19% 96.34% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1250 1288
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 £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
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
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 4 May 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 -14 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Warrington +12 1 £45,000 +50.00%
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
3 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Toad
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
4 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (33.33%) Validation
6 2 (22.22%) Military
6 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
6 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Electronics

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 6 (66.67%) JIRA
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Maven
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) JUnit
3 4 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 4 (44.44%) Toad
4 1 (11.11%) Ant
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (11.11%) TestNG
4 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
4 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (22.22%) Electronics
1 2 (22.22%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) BDD
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC
1 1 (11.11%) HP
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