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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.82% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
712 666 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.40% 97.08% 93.88%
Number of salaries quoted 606 558 398
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 10 (62.50%) QA
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
6 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) JUnit
7 2 (12.50%) UNIX
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
7 2 (12.50%) Android
7 2 (12.50%) iPhone
7 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 1 (6.25%) XPath
8 1 (6.25%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (6.25%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
1 2 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) CAD
6 1 (6.25%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) XQuery
4 1 (6.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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