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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 124 193 137
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 77 22 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.81% 0.46% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 0.47% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 19 64
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,000 £42,350
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
4141 4635 5003
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.34% 97.78% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3648 4071
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,200
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

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 Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 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 +44 68 £43,250 +23.57% 7
Bradford - 11 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 124 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (59.64%) Selenium
3 68 (40.96%) BDD
4 63 (37.95%) Test Automation
5 62 (37.35%) SoapUI
6 56 (33.73%) Microsoft
7 53 (31.93%) ISEB
8 51 (30.72%) QA
9 46 (27.71%) Test Scripting
10 44 (26.51%) SQL
11 43 (25.90%) Test Management
12 38 (22.89%) Performance Testing
12 38 (22.89%) Software Testing
13 37 (22.29%) Scrum
14 36 (21.69%) Java
15 35 (21.08%) TDD
15 35 (21.08%) Cucumber
16 34 (20.48%) Test Strategy
16 34 (20.48%) Automation Testing
17 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
18 31 (18.67%) ATDD
19 29 (17.47%) ISTQB
20 28 (16.87%) Degree
21 26 (15.66%) Computer Science
21 26 (15.66%) Automated Testing
21 26 (15.66%) User Stories
21 26 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 26 (15.66%) Test Planning
21 26 (15.66%) SDLC
22 25 (15.06%) Manual Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.22%) Node.js
Applications
1 20 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.61%) Internet
2 2 (1.20%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.24%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.04%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.20%) MySQL
4 2 (1.20%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 99 (59.64%) Selenium
2 62 (37.35%) SoapUI
3 35 (21.08%) Cucumber
4 33 (19.88%) Visual Studio
5 25 (15.06%) JMeter
6 22 (13.25%) SpecFlow
7 20 (12.05%) FitNesse
7 20 (12.05%) WebDriver
8 16 (9.64%) Gatling
9 14 (8.43%) LoadRunner
10 12 (7.23%) JIRA
11 7 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.01%) Appium
12 5 (3.01%) Calabash
12 5 (3.01%) JBehave
13 4 (2.41%) Gerrit
13 4 (2.41%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.41%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.41%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.20%) JUnit
General
1 11 (6.63%) Finance
2 10 (6.02%) Banking
2 10 (6.02%) Legal
2 10 (6.02%) Retail
3 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.06%) .NET
2 13 (7.83%) LAMP
3 10 (6.02%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.42%) Behat
4 9 (5.42%) XML
5 5 (3.01%) HTML
6 4 (2.41%) CSS
6 4 (2.41%) JSON
7 2 (1.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.20%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.66%) Computer Science
2 20 (12.05%) N-Tier
3 7 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.41%) iPad
4 4 (2.41%) RIA
5 1 (0.60%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Android
1 19 (11.45%) Apple iOS
1 19 (11.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (74.70%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.96%) BDD
3 63 (37.95%) Test Automation
4 46 (27.71%) Test Scripting
5 43 (25.90%) Test Management
6 38 (22.89%) Performance Testing
6 38 (22.89%) Software Testing
7 37 (22.29%) Scrum
8 35 (21.08%) TDD
9 34 (20.48%) Automation Testing
9 34 (20.48%) Test Strategy
10 31 (18.67%) ATDD
11 26 (15.66%) Automated Testing
11 26 (15.66%) SDLC
11 26 (15.66%) Test Planning
11 26 (15.66%) User Stories
12 25 (15.06%) Manual Testing
13 24 (14.46%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (13.86%) SOA
15 20 (12.05%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (26.51%) SQL
2 36 (21.69%) Java
3 23 (13.86%) Python
4 22 (13.25%) C#
5 21 (12.65%) Ruby
6 20 (12.05%) PHP
7 15 (9.04%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.61%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.41%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.60%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (31.93%) ISEB
2 29 (17.47%) ISTQB
3 28 (16.87%) Degree
4 26 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.01%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (30.72%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 56 (33.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.82%) Oracle
3 4 (2.41%) HP
3 4 (2.41%) Telerik
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