The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 58 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.18% 1.52% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.55% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 10
Median salary £30,000 £32,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
532 644 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.20% 98.17% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 418 577 574
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Electronics
2 4 (40.00%) LabVIEW
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 2 (20.00%) Google
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) LabVIEW
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (20.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (10.00%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (40.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C
1 4 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
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