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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 201 153 172
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.29% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.85% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 8
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,350 £25,100 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £42,250 £27,950
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
4940 3514 3661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.79% 94.90% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3854 2806 3067
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 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 6 £30,000 +20.00%
Leeds -47 6 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Wakefield -11 2 £22,500 -13.46%
Bradford -12 1 £37,000 +48.00%
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 49 (70.00%) QA
2 40 (57.14%) Regression Testing
3 34 (48.57%) Test Scripting
4 33 (47.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 25 (35.71%) .NET
7 21 (30.00%) Project Management
8 20 (28.57%) Finance
9 19 (27.14%) SOAP
9 19 (27.14%) Test Strategy
10 16 (22.86%) XML
10 16 (22.86%) Selenium
11 15 (21.43%) Web Services
12 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 14 (20.00%) Test Management
13 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
14 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
14 12 (17.14%) C#
14 12 (17.14%) Java
14 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
15 11 (15.71%) Behat
15 11 (15.71%) C++
15 11 (15.71%) PHP
15 11 (15.71%) Ruby
16 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
17 8 (11.43%) Scrum
17 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
18 7 (10.00%) Python
18 7 (10.00%) SQL

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Selenium
2 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
3 11 (15.71%) Behat
4 4 (5.71%) WebDriver
4 4 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) .NET
2 19 (27.14%) SOAP
3 16 (22.86%) XML
4 15 (21.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) STB
1 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.57%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) UNIX
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 34 (48.57%) Test Scripting
3 33 (47.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (35.71%) Automated Testing
6 21 (30.00%) Project Management
7 19 (27.14%) Test Strategy
8 14 (20.00%) Test Management
9 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
10 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 10 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Scrum
13 7 (10.00%) TDD
13 7 (10.00%) BDD
13 7 (10.00%) Kanban
14 6 (8.57%) Manual Testing
14 6 (8.57%) DevOps
14 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
14 6 (8.57%) Unit Testing
14 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 12 (17.14%) C#
2 12 (17.14%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) C++
3 11 (15.71%) PHP
3 11 (15.71%) Ruby
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 7 (10.00%) Python
4 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 6 (8.57%) ISEB
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (70.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Citrix
2 1 (1.43%) VMware
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
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