The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 112 114 216
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +102
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 81 112 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.11% 2.36% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 2.42% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 12
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £18,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £34,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3761 4624 5076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.79% 97.37% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 3690 3975
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +24 60 £43,750 +16.66% 6
Bradford -17 15 £42,500 +6.25%
Halifax -19 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £26,500 -
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 104 (75.91%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (59.12%) Selenium
3 74 (54.01%) Test Automation
4 71 (51.82%) SQL
5 61 (44.53%) ISEB
6 57 (41.61%) ISTQB
7 50 (36.50%) Finance
8 48 (35.04%) QA
9 47 (34.31%) Software Testing
10 43 (31.39%) Functional Testing
11 40 (29.20%) Retail
11 40 (29.20%) E-Commerce
12 39 (28.47%) Java
13 38 (27.74%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (27.01%) Automated Testing
14 37 (27.01%) Banking
14 37 (27.01%) Cucumber
15 36 (26.28%) SoapUI
15 36 (26.28%) Scrum
15 36 (26.28%) Legal
16 35 (25.55%) Non-Functional Testing
16 35 (25.55%) Waterfall
17 34 (24.82%) TDD
18 33 (24.09%) Test Strategy
19 30 (21.90%) C#
20 26 (18.98%) JMeter
21 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
21 21 (15.33%) .NET
21 21 (15.33%) SOAP
22 19 (13.87%) Python

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.46%) CMS
1 2 (1.46%) Drupal
1 2 (1.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.46%) GitHub
1 2 (1.46%) Trello
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.65%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.65%) Hadoop
5 5 (3.65%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.65%) QlikView
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 81 (59.12%) Selenium
2 37 (27.01%) Cucumber
3 36 (26.28%) SoapUI
4 26 (18.98%) JMeter
5 19 (13.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (11.68%) Gatling
6 16 (11.68%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.84%) NeoLoad
7 8 (5.84%) SpecFlow
8 7 (5.11%) LoadRunner
8 7 (5.11%) WebLOAD
9 6 (4.38%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (4.38%) TeamCity
10 5 (3.65%) Appium
10 5 (3.65%) FitNesse
10 5 (3.65%) JIRA
10 5 (3.65%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.92%) Geb
11 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.92%) Spock
General
1 50 (36.50%) Finance
2 40 (29.20%) Retail
3 37 (27.01%) Banking
4 36 (26.28%) Legal
5 7 (5.11%) Games
6 4 (2.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.33%) .NET
1 21 (15.33%) SOAP
2 7 (5.11%) LAMP
3 5 (3.65%) Gherkin
3 5 (3.65%) Node.js
4 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 4 (2.92%) REST
4 4 (2.92%) XML
5 3 (2.19%) Behat
5 3 (2.19%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (2.19%) Web Services
6 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.46%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.46%) JSF
6 2 (1.46%) JSP
6 2 (1.46%) Spring
6 2 (1.46%) WSDL
6 2 (1.46%) XHTML
6 2 (1.46%) XSD
7 1 (0.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.65%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.92%) iPad
4 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) RIA
5 1 (0.73%) e-Health
5 1 (0.73%) NHS
5 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.46%) Linux
2 1 (0.73%) Android
2 1 (0.73%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (75.91%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (54.01%) Test Automation
3 47 (34.31%) Software Testing
4 43 (31.39%) Functional Testing
5 40 (29.20%) E-Commerce
6 38 (27.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (27.01%) Automated Testing
8 36 (26.28%) Scrum
9 35 (25.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 35 (25.55%) Waterfall
10 34 (24.82%) TDD
11 33 (24.09%) Test Strategy
12 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
13 19 (13.87%) Automation Testing
13 19 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (13.87%) Test Scripting
14 17 (12.41%) BDD
14 17 (12.41%) Performance Testing
14 17 (12.41%) Unit Testing
15 16 (11.68%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (51.82%) SQL
2 39 (28.47%) Java
3 30 (21.90%) C#
4 19 (13.87%) Python
5 18 (13.14%) Ruby
6 17 (12.41%) JavaScript
7 15 (10.95%) T-SQL
8 14 (10.22%) PHP
9 10 (7.30%) Scala
10 3 (2.19%) C
10 3 (2.19%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.73%) Go
11 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (44.53%) ISEB
2 57 (41.61%) ISTQB
3 19 (13.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (35.04%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.46%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 10 (7.30%) Oracle
2 8 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.11%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (2.19%) HP
5 1 (0.73%) Facebook
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