The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 80 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.05% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 4
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,175 £30,000 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,000 £28,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
919 765 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.74% 97.58% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 785 596 814
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 10 £37,000 +23.33% 1
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 13 (56.52%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
3 8 (34.78%) C#
3 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) System Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Selenium
7 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Linux
7 3 (13.04%) JUnit
8 2 (8.70%) C++
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) UNIX
8 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (8.70%) CAD
8 2 (8.70%) CAE
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Degree
8 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
8 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (8.70%) C
8 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.35%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.35%) TestNG
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.35%) LAMP
1 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) UNIX
3 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Software Testing
3 6 (26.09%) System Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Functional Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (13.04%) Scrum
7 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) CAD
7 2 (8.70%) CAE
7 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.35%) Use Case
8 1 (4.35%) Release Management
8 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) Java
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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