The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 178 180 211
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 17 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.66% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.67% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3838 4618 4826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.23% 97.59% 97.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3263 3723 3783
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +14 13 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Wakefield - 4 £26,500 -
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Software Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (57.58%) Selenium
3 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
4 14 (42.42%) Scrum
5 13 (39.39%) SQL
6 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
7 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 11 (33.33%) C#
8 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
9 9 (27.27%) QA
9 9 (27.27%) Python
10 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
10 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
10 8 (24.24%) BDD
11 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
11 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
12 6 (18.18%) .NET
12 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
12 6 (18.18%) TeamCity
12 6 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
13 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
13 5 (15.15%) HTML
13 5 (15.15%) ISEB

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Selenium
2 12 (36.36%) WebDriver
3 11 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (18.18%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (18.18%) TeamCity
5 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
5 4 (12.12%) FitNesse
5 4 (12.12%) Geb
5 4 (12.12%) JIRA
5 4 (12.12%) SpecFlow
5 4 (12.12%) Spock
6 3 (9.09%) JMeter
6 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 2 (6.06%) Appium
7 2 (6.06%) Calabash
7 2 (6.06%) Gatling
7 2 (6.06%) JBehave
8 1 (3.03%) NeoLoad
8 1 (3.03%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (12.12%) Electronics
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) .NET
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 4 (12.12%) CSS
3 4 (12.12%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.06%) Behat
4 2 (6.06%) Node.js
5 1 (3.03%) DOM
5 1 (3.03%) REST
5 1 (3.03%) WPF
5 1 (3.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 2 (6.06%) iPad
4 1 (3.03%) NHS
4 1 (3.03%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Android
1 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Test Automation
3 14 (42.42%) Scrum
4 12 (36.36%) Automated Testing
5 11 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (30.30%) Manual Testing
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 8 (24.24%) Unit Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
10 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Testing
11 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (12.12%) Coaching
11 4 (12.12%) Migration
11 4 (12.12%) SOA
11 4 (12.12%) TDD
12 3 (9.09%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) Python
4 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) Ruby
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum £30k - £55k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago