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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 67 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.65% - 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% - 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 4
Average salary £38,250 - £26,250
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 - £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
702 606 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.43% 95.43% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 616 524 449
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Selenium
2 12 (70.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (64.71%) ISEB
3 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Android
4 10 (58.82%) iPhone
4 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
4 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
4 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) JIRA
7 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.76%) Web Services
7 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (11.76%) Test Management
7 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
8 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.88%) XML

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (70.59%) Selenium
1 12 (70.59%) QuickTest Pro
2 10 (58.82%) Cucumber
2 10 (58.82%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (64.71%) Test Scripting
3 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Test Management
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) XQuery
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft