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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 189 114 166
Rank change year-on-year
-75 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 92 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.26% 1.86% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 1.94% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 12
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
4960 4734 3784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.52% 95.77% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3959 3826 3063
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 £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -40 12 £35,000 - 4
Wakefield - 1 £25,000 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (45.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) SQL
6 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Test Management
10 2 (10.00%) SOAP
11 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
11 1 (5.00%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

General
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Private Healthcare + other
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-47500 Per Annum
Posted: 7 days ago