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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 201 190 151
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 19 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.44% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.46% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 22
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,529 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
4574 4090 3879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.09% 95.54% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3740 3239 3268
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 £25,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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
Leeds -10 6 £30,000 -14.28%
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) QA
3 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) ISEB
6 6 (30.00%) C#
7 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 4 (20.00%) .NET
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.00%) Firmware
9 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
9 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.00%) Java
10 2 (10.00%) SOAP
10 2 (10.00%) XML
10 2 (10.00%) UNIX
10 2 (10.00%) Linux
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
10 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (5.00%) Oracle

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (15.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Validation
8 1 (5.00%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Scrum
8 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) Citrix
1 1 (5.00%) VMware