The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 228 247 218
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.12% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 4
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +84.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,250 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Software Test Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6357 6853 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.02% 96.28% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 5509 4184
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 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Yorkshire region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
West Yorkshire +19 13 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 15 (71.43%) SDLC
3 14 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 12 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 12 (57.14%) C#
4 12 (57.14%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) ISEB
4 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) QA
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) SOAP
9 1 (4.76%) Migration
9 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 15 (71.43%) SDLC
3 14 (66.67%) Regression Testing
4 12 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
5 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Test Management
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) C#
1 12 (57.14%) Java
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Phasefocus
Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago