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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 172 160 163
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 61 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 1.24% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.28% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 17 56 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £24,250 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
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
4263 4781 3424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.84% 96.96% 95.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3412 3915 2733
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +18 17 £35,000 -26.31% 2
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 18 (60.00%) ISEB
4 16 (53.33%) C#
4 16 (53.33%) SDLC
5 15 (50.00%) Integration Testing
5 15 (50.00%) Java
5 15 (50.00%) SQL
5 15 (50.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
7 12 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 12 (40.00%) UNIX
8 9 (30.00%) QA
9 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
10 5 (16.67%) Project Management
11 4 (13.33%) .NET
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Retail
11 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
12 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (10.00%) Test Management
12 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
12 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
12 3 (10.00%) Oracle
12 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (6.67%) Python
13 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
13 2 (6.67%) SOAP
13 2 (6.67%) PHP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
1 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
1 4 (13.33%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
2 2 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) Test Scripting
3 16 (53.33%) SDLC
4 15 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 15 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 14 (46.67%) Test Automation
6 12 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 4 (13.33%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.00%) Test Management
10 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
12 1 (3.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
12 1 (3.33%) Open Source
12 1 (3.33%) BDD
12 1 (3.33%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C#
2 15 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) Python
3 2 (6.67%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle
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