The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 29 28
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton - 0.96% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.00% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,600 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 108 100 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 98.18% 96.15% 99.17%
Number of salaries quoted 88 85 111
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Bolton

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Bolton

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 7 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bolton region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Bolton
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago