The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 118 160 124
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 98 23 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.91% 0.59% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 0.62% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 65 14 45
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4928 3733 3569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.95% 96.01% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4013 3007 3019
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 45 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Halifax - 45 £30,000 - 2
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 70 (56.45%) QA
2 67 (54.03%) Software Testing
3 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (45.16%) Project Management
5 53 (42.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (42.74%) Test Scripting
6 50 (40.32%) Regression Testing
7 43 (34.68%) HP Quality Center
8 41 (33.06%) Automated Testing
9 40 (32.26%) SOAP
10 35 (28.23%) Test Management
11 31 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
12 28 (22.58%) E-Commerce
13 26 (20.97%) Agile Testing
14 21 (16.94%) Finance
15 20 (16.13%) Games
16 16 (12.90%) XML
17 13 (10.48%) Selenium
17 13 (10.48%) Manual Testing
18 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
18 12 (9.68%) XSLT
18 12 (9.68%) C
18 12 (9.68%) UML
18 12 (9.68%) RUP
18 12 (9.68%) Banking
18 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
19 10 (8.06%) Test Strategy
20 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
21 6 (4.84%) ISEB
21 6 (4.84%) Python

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) SAN
1 1 (0.81%) Firewall
1 1 (0.81%) GPRS
1 1 (0.81%) GSM
1 1 (0.81%) DHCP
1 1 (0.81%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (10.48%) Selenium
3 5 (4.03%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.81%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.81%) Behat
6 1 (0.81%) MSTest
6 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (16.94%) Finance
2 20 (16.13%) Games
3 12 (9.68%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.81%) Electronics
5 1 (0.81%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (32.26%) SOAP
2 16 (12.90%) XML
3 12 (9.68%) XSLT
4 6 (4.84%) .NET
5 4 (3.23%) Web Services
6 1 (0.81%) WCF
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.23%) STB
2 4 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.81%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.03%) Linux
2 4 (3.23%) UNIX
3 2 (1.61%) Windows
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) CentOS
4 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.03%) Software Testing
2 57 (45.97%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (45.16%) Project Management
4 53 (42.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (42.74%) Test Scripting
5 50 (40.32%) Regression Testing
6 41 (33.06%) Automated Testing
7 35 (28.23%) Test Management
8 28 (22.58%) E-Commerce
9 26 (20.97%) Agile Testing
10 13 (10.48%) Manual Testing
11 12 (9.68%) Business Analysis
11 12 (9.68%) UML
11 12 (9.68%) RUP
12 10 (8.06%) Test Strategy
13 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
14 4 (3.23%) Test Automation
14 4 (3.23%) Performance Testing
15 3 (2.42%) Waterfall
16 2 (1.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.68%) C
2 6 (4.84%) Python
2 6 (4.84%) Java
3 4 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 4 (3.23%) C#
3 4 (3.23%) PHP
4 3 (2.42%) Ruby
4 3 (2.42%) SQL
5 1 (0.81%) C++
5 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (4.84%) ISEB
1 6 (4.84%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (56.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (34.68%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
2 1 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.61%) VMware
3 1 (0.81%) Splunk
3 1 (0.81%) HP
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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