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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 168 162 155
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 34 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.94% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.97% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 12
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +15.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £27,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
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
4476 4834 3366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.80% 96.82% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3575 3879 2625
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 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 1 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
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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 +30 28 £35,000 -26.31% 8
Bradford -29 3 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Wakefield -5 1 £40,000 -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
4 23 (48.94%) SDLC
5 21 (44.68%) Test Automation
5 21 (44.68%) Regression Testing
6 19 (40.43%) ISEB
6 19 (40.43%) Integration Testing
7 18 (38.30%) C#
7 18 (38.30%) Java
8 16 (34.04%) Compatibility Testing
9 14 (29.79%) UNIX
10 13 (27.66%) QA
11 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
12 7 (14.89%) Finance
13 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (12.77%) System Integration Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
14 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
14 5 (10.64%) Project Management
14 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
15 4 (8.51%) Windows
15 4 (8.51%) .NET
15 4 (8.51%) Android
15 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
15 4 (8.51%) Retail
15 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
16 3 (6.38%) BDD
16 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
16 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (4.26%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) RIA
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) UNIX
2 4 (8.51%) Windows
2 4 (8.51%) Android
2 4 (8.51%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
3 23 (48.94%) SDLC
4 21 (44.68%) Test Automation
4 21 (44.68%) Regression Testing
5 19 (40.43%) Integration Testing
6 16 (34.04%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.77%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.64%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.64%) E-Commerce
9 5 (10.64%) Project Management
10 3 (6.38%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.38%) TDD
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Testing
10 3 (6.38%) Test Management
10 3 (6.38%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) C#
2 18 (38.30%) Java
3 3 (6.38%) Python
3 3 (6.38%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) C++
5 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (40.43%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.66%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Tableau
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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