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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 175 153 182
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 20 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.94% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.97% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 11
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +63.63%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
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
3604 3699 3990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.46% 96.91% 96.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3109 3262
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 £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -4 2 £28,750 -23.33%
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 12 (25.00%) QA
4 12 (25.00%) Java
4 12 (25.00%) BDD
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
5 11 (22.92%) C#
5 11 (22.92%) Selenium
5 11 (22.92%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 8 (16.67%) ISEB
7 7 (14.58%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
8 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.42%) Web Services
9 5 (10.42%) JMeter
9 5 (10.42%) Finance
9 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
9 5 (10.42%) Android
9 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
9 5 (10.42%) Degree
9 5 (10.42%) WebDriver

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 (4.17%) Apache
1 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) Maya
3 2 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Bluetooth
1 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Selenium
2 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.42%) JMeter
3 5 (10.42%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.33%) JIRA
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.25%) LabVIEW
6 2 (4.17%) Appium
6 2 (4.17%) Burp Suite
6 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Gatling
7 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
7 1 (2.08%) Gradle
7 1 (2.08%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.08%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.08%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
1 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Military
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) Web Services
2 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) CSS
3 2 (4.17%) JSP
3 2 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.08%) DOM
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) JSON
4 1 (2.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.08%) Silverlight
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.25%) Augmented Reality
3 3 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) iPad
5 1 (2.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) Android
2 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
5 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (35.42%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.25%) Automated Testing
4 12 (25.00%) BDD
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
5 11 (22.92%) TDD
6 8 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 7 (14.58%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.33%) Workflow
11 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.25%) Image Processing
11 3 (6.25%) OWASP
11 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 11 (22.92%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) Python
3 4 (8.33%) Ruby
3 4 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.08%) HNC
4 1 (2.08%) HND
4 1 (2.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Firmware
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) HP
3 2 (4.17%) hybris
3 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.17%) Perforce
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) SOASTA, Inc
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