The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Merseyside region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 70 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.02% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Median salary £34,712 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
638 478 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 93.14% 97.35% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 434 342 405
Median salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Liverpool -27 5 £34,712 -13.22%
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Merseyside region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
3 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) Ant
5 1 (9.09%) MS Office
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) JMeter
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
1 1 (9.09%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Ant
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
2 1 (9.09%) RubyMine
2 1 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (9.09%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) HP