Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Bolton during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 0.53% 0.69% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.73% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Bolton median annual salary - £28,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.33% +33.93%
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +16.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bolton
Permanent vacancies in Bolton with a recognized job title 185 273 205
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.88% 93.81% 99.51%
Number of salaries quoted 164 224 193
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,500 £20,500
90th Percentile £50,000 £49,625 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

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%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA