Test Engineer Jobs in Manchester

Test Engineer
North West > Manchester

The median Test Engineer salary in Manchester is £43,750 per year, according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months leading to 20 June 2024.

The table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
20 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 211 230 213
Rank change year-on-year +19 -17 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 7 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.20% 0.16% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.17% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 35
10th Percentile £34,300 £40,250 £33,645
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,688 £38,947
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,750 £50,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +16.28% -4.44%
75th Percentile £50,609 £81,875 £54,375
90th Percentile £57,551 £107,500 £59,589
North West median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -17.39% +33.72% -4.44%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester

For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies in Manchester. 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.

Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 5,681 4,133 5,641
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 91.93% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4,201 2,572 3,621
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,750 £43,750 £40,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £67,968 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Manchester

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Engineer in Manchester.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Manchester

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 June 2024.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Manchester

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 June 2024. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Cheadle - 1 - -
Test Engineer
North West

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 June 2024, Test Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (41.67%) Agile
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) CI/CD
4 4 (33.33%) Postman
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Azure
5 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) API Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Cypress.io
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Azure Functions
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Serverless

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Azure Functions
2 2 (16.67%) Serverless
3 1 (8.33%) AWS
3 1 (8.33%) Firebase
3 1 (8.33%) GitHub
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Postman
3 2 (16.67%) Cypress.io
3 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Appium
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Git
4 1 (8.33%) GitLab
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Military
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) Playwright
2 1 (8.33%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
1 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Agile
2 5 (41.67%) CI/CD
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) API Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Accessibility
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Thales