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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 170 145 185
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 36 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 1.01% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 1.04% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15 34 11
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
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 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
3514 3461 3890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.76% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2976 2874 3170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016.

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 30 July 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
Bolton -3 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Bury - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Manchester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
2 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.74%) Automated Testing
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.19%) QA
5 16 (30.19%) Java
5 16 (30.19%) BDD
6 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 14 (26.42%) Selenium
8 12 (22.64%) C#
8 12 (22.64%) SDLC
9 10 (18.87%) System Integration Testing
9 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
10 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
10 8 (15.09%) WebDriver
10 8 (15.09%) ISEB
11 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.21%) JMeter
11 7 (13.21%) Windows
11 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
11 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Ruby
12 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.32%) Degree
12 6 (11.32%) JIRA
12 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
12 6 (11.32%) SQL
12 6 (11.32%) Workflow
13 5 (9.43%) Scrum

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.77%) Apache
1 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) Maya
3 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Bluetooth
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.77%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Azure SQL Database
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) Cucumber
2 8 (15.09%) WebDriver
3 7 (13.21%) JMeter
4 6 (11.32%) JIRA
5 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.66%) Gerrit
6 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
6 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.77%) Appium
7 2 (3.77%) Burp Suite
7 2 (3.77%) JUnit
7 2 (3.77%) LabVIEW
7 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.89%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (7.55%) Games
1 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.66%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Law
3 1 (1.89%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) XML
4 2 (3.77%) CSS
4 2 (3.77%) JSP
5 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.89%) DOM
5 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.89%) HTML5
5 1 (1.89%) JSON
5 1 (1.89%) RESTful
5 1 (1.89%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.66%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.89%) iPad
4 1 (1.89%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Android
2 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.55%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.66%) Linux
4 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.77%) Unix
5 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Test Automation
2 21 (39.62%) Test Scripting
3 20 (37.74%) Automated Testing
4 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (30.19%) BDD
6 15 (28.30%) TDD
7 12 (22.64%) SDLC
8 10 (18.87%) Configuration Management
8 10 (18.87%) System Integration Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Automation Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Software Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Workflow
10 5 (9.43%) Defect Management
10 5 (9.43%) OWASP
10 5 (9.43%) QA Automation
10 5 (9.43%) Scrum
11 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
11 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
11 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) Java
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) Ruby
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.89%) C
6 1 (1.89%) C++
6 1 (1.89%) PHP
6 1 (1.89%) Scala
6 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
2 7 (13.21%) ISTQB
3 6 (11.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (30.19%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.77%) Firmware
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
4 2 (3.77%) HP
4 2 (3.77%) hybris
4 2 (3.77%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.77%) Perforce
5 1 (1.89%) SOASTA, Inc
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