The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield 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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 59 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 9 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.48% 1.54% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 0
Average salary £27,000 £38,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Test Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
582 770 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.88% 98.59% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 511 659 576
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Sheffield

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Electronics
4 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
4 3 (27.27%) MS Office
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Google
5 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) iPad
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) LabVIEW
2 3 (27.27%) Ranorex
3 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
3 4 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) Java
1 3 (27.27%) PHP
1 3 (27.27%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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