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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank - 162 170
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 0 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.43% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £42,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.58%
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
4730 3291 3344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.11% 93.87% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3773 2544 2764
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 27 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 25 (83.33%) SOAP
3 24 (80.00%) Test Management
4 18 (60.00%) Agile Testing
5 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
6 12 (40.00%) Games
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (20.00%) Selenium
8 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) ISEB
9 3 (10.00%) SQL
9 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (6.67%) Java
10 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
10 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (6.67%) QA
11 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.33%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.67%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (40.00%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (83.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) Automated Testing
2 24 (80.00%) Test Management
3 18 (60.00%) Agile Testing
4 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
5 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ISEB
1 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 4 days ago