The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
North West / Manchester
Rank 141 148 176
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 58 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.58% 0.75% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 0.78% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 46 24 24
Median salary £39,250 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.64% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,550 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3550 3065 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.81% 96.14% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3056 2567 3271
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Oldham - 4 - -
Salford 0 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Stockport - 1 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Manchester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (66.30%) Test Scripting
3 46 (50.00%) Selenium
4 42 (45.65%) Java
5 40 (43.48%) SDLC
6 37 (40.22%) TDD
6 37 (40.22%) Automated Testing
7 36 (39.13%) Test Automation
8 32 (34.78%) BDD
9 31 (33.70%) Scrum
10 28 (30.43%) C++
10 28 (30.43%) Cucumber
11 26 (28.26%) Software Testing
12 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (26.09%) Python
13 23 (25.00%) Configuration Management
14 22 (23.91%) Validation
14 22 (23.91%) ISEB
14 22 (23.91%) DevOps
15 21 (22.83%) C
15 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
16 20 (21.74%) QA
16 20 (21.74%) Perl
17 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
18 18 (19.57%) Degree
18 18 (19.57%) Linux
19 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
20 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
20 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
20 14 (15.22%) Automation Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (50.00%) Selenium
2 28 (30.43%) Cucumber
3 7 (7.61%) JIRA
4 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.43%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.35%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.26%) LabVIEW
6 3 (3.26%) LoadRunner
6 3 (3.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.17%) Gatling
7 2 (2.17%) JMeter
8 1 (1.09%) Gradle
8 1 (1.09%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.09%) TestNG
General
1 13 (14.13%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.96%) Military
3 8 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.52%) Finance
4 6 (6.52%) Retail
5 5 (5.43%) Electronics
6 3 (3.26%) Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.61%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) jQuery
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.26%) HTML
5 2 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) DOM
6 1 (1.09%) Web Services
6 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) iPad
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.52%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 3 (3.26%) Android
3 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (77.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (66.30%) Test Scripting
3 40 (43.48%) SDLC
4 37 (40.22%) Automated Testing
4 37 (40.22%) TDD
5 36 (39.13%) Test Automation
6 32 (34.78%) BDD
7 31 (33.70%) Scrum
8 26 (28.26%) Software Testing
9 24 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (25.00%) Configuration Management
11 22 (23.91%) DevOps
11 22 (23.91%) Validation
12 16 (17.39%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.22%) Automation Testing
13 14 (15.22%) Cybersecurity
14 12 (13.04%) System Integration Testing
15 11 (11.96%) Information Security
15 11 (11.96%) Time Management
16 9 (9.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (45.65%) Java
2 28 (30.43%) C++
3 24 (26.09%) Python
4 21 (22.83%) C
5 20 (21.74%) Perl
6 12 (13.04%) C#
7 11 (11.96%) SQL
8 10 (10.87%) Ruby
9 9 (9.78%) PHP
10 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
11 4 (4.35%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.91%) ISEB
2 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
3 19 (20.65%) DV Cleared
4 18 (19.57%) Degree
5 14 (15.22%) ISTQB
6 11 (11.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.43%) HNC
8 5 (5.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.87%) Hyper-V
1 10 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) VMware
2 2 (2.17%) HP
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) SAP
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