The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 205 152 174
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.041% 0.45% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.48% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £26,250 £42,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +36.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,200 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £42,000 £33,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4737 3351 3409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.01% 93.92% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3774 2586 2817
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,280 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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 31 July 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 -46 2 £26,250 -37.50% 3
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
2 21 (75.00%) SOAP
3 20 (71.43%) Test Management
4 16 (57.14%) Agile Testing
5 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
6 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Games
8 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Selenium
9 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 3 (10.71%) ISEB
10 3 (10.71%) SQL
10 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
11 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
11 2 (7.14%) QA
11 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Java
12 1 (3.57%) Project Management
12 1 (3.57%) Marketing
12 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
12 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (32.14%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (75.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
2 20 (71.43%) Test Management
3 16 (57.14%) Agile Testing
4 15 (53.57%) E-Commerce
5 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Project Management
9 1 (3.57%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 9 days ago