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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 177 123 165
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 84 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.38% 1.68% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 1.74% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18 61 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
4557 4817 3623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.18% 96.55% 96.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3933 2915
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 £26,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -11 17 £35,000 -2.77% 1
Wakefield - 1 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 14 (51.85%) ISEB
4 13 (48.15%) C#
5 12 (44.44%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) Java
6 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
6 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
7 10 (37.04%) QA
8 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
8 9 (33.33%) UNIX
9 8 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
11 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Project Management
12 4 (14.81%) .NET
12 4 (14.81%) Finance
12 4 (14.81%) Retail
13 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
13 3 (11.11%) Test Management
13 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (11.11%) Oracle
13 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (7.41%) Python
14 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
14 2 (7.41%) SOAP
14 2 (7.41%) PHP
14 2 (7.41%) C++

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Selenium
1 1 (3.70%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) SOAP
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.70%) RIA
1 1 (3.70%) Open Source
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Scripting
3 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
3 11 (40.74%) Regression Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 8 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Project Management
7 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
8 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Test Management
9 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (7.41%) Agile Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.70%) Kanban
10 1 (3.70%) BDD
10 1 (3.70%) OOP
10 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 2 (7.41%) PHP
4 2 (7.41%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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