The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Salford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 20 19 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 1.32% 6.17% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 6.49% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +35.08%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
Test Engineer
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Salford 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
Salford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
71 77 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Salford 93.42% 95.06% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 57 53 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Salford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Salford

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Salford

Test Engineer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Salford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Salford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Salford region that cited Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Broadband
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) BBC
1 1 (100.00%) Interactive TV
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB