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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 129 190 157
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 94 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.15% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 0.55% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 86 23 27
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
4220 4758 4286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.59% 98.06% 97.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3555 3912 3343
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 +65 88 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Bradford - 5 £40,000 - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 143 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (42.55%) Selenium
3 75 (39.89%) ISEB
4 73 (38.83%) BDD
5 69 (36.70%) Test Scripting
6 63 (33.51%) SQL
7 56 (29.79%) SDLC
8 51 (27.13%) Test Management
9 50 (26.60%) QA
10 49 (26.06%) Software Testing
11 48 (25.53%) Test Automation
12 47 (25.00%) Microsoft
13 46 (24.47%) TDD
14 45 (23.94%) Scrum
15 44 (23.40%) Automated Testing
16 42 (22.34%) Java
17 41 (21.81%) .NET
18 40 (21.28%) SoapUI
19 39 (20.74%) C#
20 38 (20.21%) System Integration Testing
21 35 (18.62%) Cucumber
21 35 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
22 34 (18.09%) Functional Testing
23 33 (17.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
23 33 (17.55%) Degree
24 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
24 32 (17.02%) Non-Functional Testing
25 29 (15.43%) ISTQB
25 29 (15.43%) Windows
25 29 (15.43%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.60%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (8.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) VoIP
2 1 (0.53%) VPN
2 1 (0.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.98%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.79%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (4.79%) QlikView
5 6 (3.19%) Big Data
6 4 (2.13%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.60%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.53%) MySQL
9 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 80 (42.55%) Selenium
2 40 (21.28%) SoapUI
3 35 (18.62%) Cucumber
4 22 (11.70%) Visual Studio
5 16 (8.51%) SpecFlow
6 14 (7.45%) FitNesse
7 11 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (5.32%) WebDriver
9 7 (3.72%) JIRA
10 6 (3.19%) JMeter
11 3 (1.60%) Appium
11 3 (1.60%) Calabash
11 3 (1.60%) Gatling
11 3 (1.60%) JBehave
12 2 (1.06%) Gerrit
12 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.06%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.06%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.06%) Selenium IDE
General
1 29 (15.43%) Finance
2 15 (7.98%) Legal
3 13 (6.91%) Retail
4 10 (5.32%) Banking
5 7 (3.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Games
7 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.53%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.81%) .NET
2 23 (12.23%) LAMP
3 20 (10.64%) Behat
4 17 (9.04%) JSON
4 17 (9.04%) XML
5 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.26%) HTML
6 8 (4.26%) HTML5
6 8 (4.26%) WPF
7 7 (3.72%) Apache Flex
8 3 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.06%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 23 (12.23%) N-Tier
3 18 (9.57%) RIA
4 7 (3.72%) NHS
5 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Biology
7 1 (0.53%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.43%) Windows
2 27 (14.36%) Android
2 27 (14.36%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (76.06%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (38.83%) BDD
3 69 (36.70%) Test Scripting
4 56 (29.79%) SDLC
5 51 (27.13%) Test Management
6 49 (26.06%) Software Testing
7 48 (25.53%) Test Automation
8 46 (24.47%) TDD
9 45 (23.94%) Scrum
10 44 (23.40%) Automated Testing
11 38 (20.21%) System Integration Testing
12 35 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (18.09%) Functional Testing
14 32 (17.02%) Non-Functional Testing
15 29 (15.43%) Regression Testing
16 28 (14.89%) Load Testing
17 26 (13.83%) Test Strategy
18 25 (13.30%) User Acceptance Testing
19 24 (12.77%) Performance Testing
19 24 (12.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (33.51%) SQL
2 42 (22.34%) Java
3 39 (20.74%) C#
4 26 (13.83%) PHP
5 23 (12.23%) Ruby
6 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.57%) C++
8 7 (3.72%) Python
9 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.60%) C
11 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (39.89%) ISEB
2 33 (17.55%) Degree
2 33 (17.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (15.43%) ISTQB
4 6 (3.19%) HND
5 1 (0.53%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (26.60%) QA
2 8 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.53%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.53%) Nessus
2 1 (0.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 47 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.26%) Oracle
3 5 (2.66%) HP
3 5 (2.66%) Telerik
3 5 (2.66%) Unisys
4 1 (0.53%) Acunetix
4 1 (0.53%) Citrix
4 1 (0.53%) Netsparker
4 1 (0.53%) Tableau
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