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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 192 210 158
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 9 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.19% 0.021% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.021% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -40.47%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
4594 4726 3331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.19% 97.00% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3675 3751 2568
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 2015. 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 +24 9 £35,000 +40.00% 1
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 18 (81.82%) SDLC
3 16 (72.73%) Regression Testing
3 16 (72.73%) C#
3 16 (72.73%) Java
3 16 (72.73%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) UNIX
4 14 (63.64%) ISEB
4 14 (63.64%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Integration Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 2 (9.09%) QA
6 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.09%) API Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Android
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (81.82%) Test Scripting
2 18 (81.82%) SDLC
3 16 (72.73%) Regression Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Integration Testing
4 14 (63.64%) Test Automation
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
6 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 2 (9.09%) API Testing
6 2 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
1 16 (72.73%) Java
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Salt
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