The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.95% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
161 204 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 90.96% 95.33% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 125 136 296
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Chester region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Chester

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) Toad
4 3 (42.86%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) Groovy
6 1 (14.29%) VCP4
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Cucumber
2 5 (71.43%) JUnit
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
4 3 (42.86%) Toad
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) SoapUI
4 3 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) BDD
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Release Management
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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