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

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 214 221 253
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 15 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.62% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.63% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,250 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +5.67%
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
5463 6675 7019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.78% 98.21% 97.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4620 5493 5559
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
West Yorkshire +2 13 £37,500 +7.14% 2
South Yorkshire +23 2 £27,250 -0.90%
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, Software 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Selenium
3 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
4 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
5 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 15 (34.09%) BDD
7 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
7 13 (29.55%) QA
8 12 (27.27%) FitNesse
8 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
8 12 (27.27%) Test Management
9 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 11 (25.00%) ATDD
9 11 (25.00%) User Stories
9 11 (25.00%) Automation Testing
9 11 (25.00%) Test Planning
9 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 10 (22.73%) Python
11 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
12 8 (18.18%) SQL
12 8 (18.18%) C#
13 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
14 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
14 6 (13.64%) Coaching
14 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
15 5 (11.36%) HTML
15 5 (11.36%) Windows
15 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
15 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Selenium
2 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
3 12 (27.27%) FitNesse
3 12 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 11 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
6 5 (11.36%) JIRA
6 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (9.09%) JMeter
8 3 (6.82%) Appium
8 3 (6.82%) Calabash
8 3 (6.82%) Gatling
8 3 (6.82%) JBehave
9 2 (4.55%) Geb
9 2 (4.55%) Spock
10 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
10 1 (2.27%) NeoLoad
10 1 (2.27%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) Behat
3 3 (6.82%) Node.js
4 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.27%) DOM
5 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.27%) LAMP
5 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.27%) REST
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 3 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Test Automation
3 17 (38.64%) Software Testing
4 15 (34.09%) BDD
5 12 (27.27%) Test Management
6 11 (25.00%) ATDD
6 11 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 11 (25.00%) Test Planning
6 11 (25.00%) User Stories
6 11 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 9 (20.45%) Manual Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Coaching
8 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Functional Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Software Engineering
10 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Python
2 8 (18.18%) C#
2 8 (18.18%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) Java
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (29.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Facebook
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago