The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 118 193 141
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 91 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 0.39% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 0.41% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 18 16
Average salary £40,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £21,150 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,000 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
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
4464 4683 3385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.57% 96.46% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3570 3646 2680
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +63 63 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Bradford +6 14 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Halifax -1 6 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Bingley - 3 £31,250 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 85 (77.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) SQL
2 58 (53.21%) Test Scripting
3 53 (48.62%) SDLC
4 40 (36.70%) ISEB
5 38 (34.86%) QA
6 36 (33.03%) Automated Testing
7 35 (32.11%) System Integration Testing
8 32 (29.36%) Test Automation
9 30 (27.52%) Finance
10 29 (26.61%) Java
11 28 (25.69%) C#
12 25 (22.94%) Regression Testing
13 23 (21.10%) Integration Testing
14 21 (19.27%) UNIX
15 20 (18.35%) Windows
15 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (17.43%) Compatibility Testing
17 18 (16.51%) Android
17 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
18 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
18 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
18 17 (15.60%) BDD
19 16 (14.68%) TDD
20 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
20 15 (13.76%) Mentoring
21 14 (12.84%) ISTQB
21 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
22 13 (11.93%) Scrum

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (13.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (10.09%) Big Data
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (5.50%) QlikView
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.83%) MySQL
8 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Selenium
2 8 (7.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.75%) Behat
4 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.92%) Ranorex
5 1 (0.92%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 11 (10.09%) Banking
3 7 (6.42%) Retail
4 6 (5.50%) Legal
4 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.92%) Games
5 1 (0.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.92%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) .NET
2 6 (5.50%) LAMP
3 4 (3.67%) JSON
3 4 (3.67%) XML
4 1 (0.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.42%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.59%) RIA
3 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) UNIX
2 20 (18.35%) Windows
3 18 (16.51%) Android
3 18 (16.51%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (77.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.21%) Test Scripting
3 53 (48.62%) SDLC
4 36 (33.03%) Automated Testing
5 35 (32.11%) System Integration Testing
6 32 (29.36%) Test Automation
7 25 (22.94%) Regression Testing
8 23 (21.10%) Integration Testing
9 20 (18.35%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (17.43%) Compatibility Testing
11 17 (15.60%) BDD
11 17 (15.60%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (14.68%) TDD
13 15 (13.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (13.76%) Mentoring
14 14 (12.84%) E-Commerce
15 13 (11.93%) Scrum
16 11 (10.09%) ETL
16 11 (10.09%) Test Strategy
17 10 (9.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (53.21%) SQL
2 29 (26.61%) Java
3 28 (25.69%) C#
4 7 (6.42%) Ruby
5 6 (5.50%) C++
5 6 (5.50%) PHP
6 4 (3.67%) Python
6 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (36.70%) ISEB
2 14 (12.84%) ISTQB
3 8 (7.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (34.86%) QA
2 6 (5.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (8.26%) Tableau
2 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.67%) Oracle
4 3 (2.75%) Unisys
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