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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 186 133 159
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 23 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 1.08% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 1.15% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 11
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,150 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
4811 3399 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 94.31% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3753 2675 3021
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Halifax +3 13 £30,000 +20.00%
Leeds -51 8 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Wakefield -5 3 £22,500 -13.46% 1
Bradford +1 2 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Brighouse - 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 63 (74.12%) QA
2 55 (64.71%) Regression Testing
3 49 (57.65%) Test Scripting
4 48 (56.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 36 (42.35%) Project Management
6 29 (34.12%) Software Testing
7 26 (30.59%) Automated Testing
7 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (28.24%) .NET
9 20 (23.53%) SOAP
10 19 (22.35%) Finance
10 19 (22.35%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (22.35%) Test Strategy
11 16 (18.82%) Selenium
12 15 (17.65%) Web Services
12 15 (17.65%) XML
12 15 (17.65%) Test Management
13 14 (16.47%) VB.NET
13 14 (16.47%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (14.12%) Java
14 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
14 12 (14.12%) Cucumber
15 11 (12.94%) Behat
15 11 (12.94%) Ruby
15 11 (12.94%) C#
15 11 (12.94%) C++
15 11 (12.94%) PHP
16 10 (11.76%) Automation Testing
17 8 (9.41%) Scrum
17 8 (9.41%) ISTQB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) GPRS
1 1 (1.18%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (18.82%) Selenium
2 14 (16.47%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (14.12%) Cucumber
4 11 (12.94%) Behat
5 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
6 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Games
2 1 (1.18%) Marketing
2 1 (1.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) .NET
2 20 (23.53%) SOAP
3 15 (17.65%) Web Services
3 15 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) STB
1 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.53%) Firmware
3 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) UNIX
1 6 (7.06%) Linux
2 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (64.71%) Regression Testing
2 49 (57.65%) Test Scripting
3 48 (56.47%) User Acceptance Testing
4 36 (42.35%) Project Management
5 29 (34.12%) Software Testing
6 26 (30.59%) Automated Testing
6 26 (30.59%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.35%) Test Strategy
8 15 (17.65%) Test Management
9 12 (14.12%) Software Engineering
10 10 (11.76%) Automation Testing
11 8 (9.41%) Scrum
12 7 (8.24%) TDD
12 7 (8.24%) BDD
12 7 (8.24%) Kanban
13 6 (7.06%) Agile Testing
13 6 (7.06%) DevOps
13 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (7.06%) Performance Testing
13 6 (7.06%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) VB.NET
2 12 (14.12%) Java
3 11 (12.94%) C#
3 11 (12.94%) C++
3 11 (12.94%) PHP
3 11 (12.94%) Ruby
4 7 (8.24%) Python
4 7 (8.24%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.24%) Degree
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (74.12%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (22.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.18%) Citrix
2 1 (1.18%) VMware
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago