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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 189 166 213
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 10 40 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.87% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.89% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 7
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
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
3807 4501 4889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.07% 98.00% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3605 3942
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -12 9 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Bradford - 3 £37,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £26,500 - 1
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (64.86%) Test Automation
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (62.16%) Selenium
3 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
4 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
5 14 (37.84%) BDD
6 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
7 12 (32.43%) SpecFlow
7 12 (32.43%) ATDD
7 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
7 12 (32.43%) User Stories
7 12 (32.43%) Test Planning
7 12 (32.43%) Web Testing
7 12 (32.43%) Test Management
7 12 (32.43%) FitNesse
7 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
8 10 (27.03%) Python
9 8 (21.62%) QA
10 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
11 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
11 6 (16.22%) SQL
11 6 (16.22%) C#
11 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
11 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
12 5 (13.51%) HTML
13 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (10.81%) CSS
13 4 (10.81%) XML
13 4 (10.81%) JIRA
13 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) SoapUI
3 12 (32.43%) Cucumber
3 12 (32.43%) FitNesse
3 12 (32.43%) SpecFlow
3 12 (32.43%) Visual Studio
4 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
5 4 (10.81%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) Appium
6 3 (8.11%) Calabash
6 3 (8.11%) Gatling
6 3 (8.11%) JBehave
6 3 (8.11%) JMeter
6 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) Geb
7 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.70%) Spock
General
1 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 4 (10.81%) CSS
2 4 (10.81%) XML
3 3 (8.11%) Behat
3 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.70%) DOM
5 1 (2.70%) LAMP
5 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Test Automation
2 23 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (43.24%) Software Testing
4 14 (37.84%) BDD
5 12 (32.43%) ATDD
5 12 (32.43%) Test Management
5 12 (32.43%) Test Planning
5 12 (32.43%) User Stories
5 12 (32.43%) Web Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.11%) Coaching
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.11%) Information Governance
9 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) System Testing
10 2 (5.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Ruby
4 1 (2.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Facebook
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