The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 202 212 228
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 61 33 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.55% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 39
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6058 5797 7180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.71% 95.80% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5113 4788 6135
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 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

Test Engineer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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
Manchester +16 47 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Cheshire +7 7 £40,000 +33.33% 3
Merseyside -11 7 £34,712 -13.22%
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 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 North West region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Test Scripting
3 47 (52.81%) Selenium
4 36 (40.45%) Java
5 33 (37.08%) Test Automation
6 30 (33.71%) SDLC
6 30 (33.71%) TDD
7 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
7 26 (29.21%) BDD
8 24 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (26.97%) Scrum
9 23 (25.84%) Cucumber
10 21 (23.60%) Software Testing
11 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
11 18 (20.22%) C#
12 17 (19.10%) C++
12 17 (19.10%) Python
12 17 (19.10%) DevOps
13 16 (17.98%) Degree
13 16 (17.98%) DV Cleared
13 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
14 15 (16.85%) Windows
14 15 (16.85%) Linux
14 15 (16.85%) C
14 15 (16.85%) Perl
15 14 (15.73%) ISEB
15 14 (15.73%) Validation
15 14 (15.73%) QA
16 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
16 12 (13.48%) Automation Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (1.12%) Confluence
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) DSL
1 1 (1.12%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.12%) MySQL
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (52.81%) Selenium
2 23 (25.84%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.36%) WebDriver
4 8 (8.99%) JIRA
5 6 (6.74%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.62%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.37%) Gatling
8 3 (3.37%) LabVIEW
9 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.25%) Gradle
9 2 (2.25%) JMeter
9 2 (2.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.25%) TestNG
10 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.12%) RubyMine
10 1 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
2 8 (8.99%) Military
3 7 (7.87%) Manufacturing
3 7 (7.87%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.62%) Electronics
5 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Law
6 1 (1.12%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) .NET
2 5 (5.62%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
3 3 (3.37%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.25%) DOM
4 2 (2.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (1.12%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) iPad
2 5 (5.62%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Fintech
4 2 (2.25%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Physics
5 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.85%) Linux
1 15 (16.85%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.62%) Android
3 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.92%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (53.93%) Test Scripting
3 33 (37.08%) Test Automation
4 30 (33.71%) SDLC
4 30 (33.71%) TDD
5 26 (29.21%) Automated Testing
5 26 (29.21%) BDD
6 24 (26.97%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (26.97%) Scrum
7 21 (23.60%) Software Testing
8 18 (20.22%) Configuration Management
9 17 (19.10%) DevOps
10 14 (15.73%) Validation
11 12 (13.48%) Automation Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
11 12 (13.48%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (8.99%) Cybersecurity
12 8 (8.99%) Information Security
12 8 (8.99%) Time Management
13 6 (6.74%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) Java
2 18 (20.22%) C#
3 17 (19.10%) C++
3 17 (19.10%) Python
4 15 (16.85%) C
4 15 (16.85%) Perl
5 11 (12.36%) SQL
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
6 5 (5.62%) Ruby
7 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (17.98%) Degree
1 16 (17.98%) DV Cleared
1 16 (17.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.73%) ISEB
3 6 (6.74%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) HNC
5 1 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (7.87%) Hyper-V
1 7 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
2 7 (7.87%) VMware
3 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.49%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
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