Period
to 27 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was - in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

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

Test Engineer
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 46 45
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.66% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.68% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Chester median annual salary - £31,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.33% +8.70%
Cheshire median annual salary £36,000 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% +15.38%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 371 292 288
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.69% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 332 240 259
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% - -8.75%
10th Percentile £25,350 £25,725 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,200 £53,750 £53,750
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Chester

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Chester