The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 182 200 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 26 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.46% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.47% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 £37,500 £35,750
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.89%
Software 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 West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4227 4728 4162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.46% 97.97% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3560 3889 3251
Average salary £42,000 £38,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
Leeds +12 26 £45,000 - 11
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 18 (43.90%) Software Testing
4 17 (41.46%) C#
5 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
6 15 (36.59%) Functional Testing
7 14 (34.15%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) Selenium
8 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (26.83%) SoapUI
9 11 (26.83%) BDD
9 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
10 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
10 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
10 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
10 10 (24.39%) SpecFlow
10 10 (24.39%) Web Testing
10 10 (24.39%) Test Management
10 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
10 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
10 10 (24.39%) User Stories
10 10 (24.39%) ATDD
10 10 (24.39%) Test Planning
11 9 (21.95%) .NET
12 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
12 8 (19.51%) HTML
12 8 (19.51%) Java
12 8 (19.51%) WPF
12 8 (19.51%) Load Testing
12 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Selenium
2 11 (26.83%) SoapUI
3 10 (24.39%) Cucumber
3 10 (24.39%) FitNesse
3 10 (24.39%) SpecFlow
3 10 (24.39%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.32%) Appium
4 3 (7.32%) Calabash
4 3 (7.32%) Gatling
4 3 (7.32%) JBehave
4 3 (7.32%) JMeter
General
1 7 (17.07%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (17.07%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) HTML5
2 8 (19.51%) WPF
3 7 (17.07%) Apache Flex
4 3 (7.32%) Behat
4 3 (7.32%) LAMP
4 3 (7.32%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Android
1 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Test Automation
3 18 (43.90%) Software Testing
4 16 (39.02%) Automated Testing
5 15 (36.59%) Functional Testing
6 13 (31.71%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (26.83%) BDD
7 11 (26.83%) Software Engineering
8 10 (24.39%) ATDD
8 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Test Management
8 10 (24.39%) Test Planning
8 10 (24.39%) User Stories
8 10 (24.39%) Web Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Agile Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Load Testing
10 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
11 5 (12.20%) SDLC
11 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) C#
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
3 8 (19.51%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) PHP
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!!
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum 30-50K+
Posted: 25 days ago