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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 20 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 3.95% 0.92% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.00% 0.93% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston 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
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75 108 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 98.68% 99.08% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 66 74 101
Median salary £37,500 £34,274 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% -7.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Preston

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Preston region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 9 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 5 (55.56%) HND
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 5 (55.56%) Telerik
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) OWASP
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) JMeter
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
4 4 (44.44%) API Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Jenkins

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JIRA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) Gerrit
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) Mercurial
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 9 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 9 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Workflow
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) API Testing
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) OWASP
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
1 5 (55.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Telerik