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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 204 169 177
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 6 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.23% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £23,750 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
4974 3537 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.90% 94.95% 96.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 2848 3040
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 2 October 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
Leeds -34 3 £25,000 - 3
Wakefield - 3 £22,500 -
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (50.00%) ISEB
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 3 (30.00%) Firmware
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) SOAP
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Test Management
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) Marketing
8 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago