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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 221 215 258
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 44 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.64% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.65% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 3
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +22.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
5452 6747 6896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 98.16% 97.81% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4586 5533 5501
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 £60,000 £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 28 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 28 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 -12 12 £31,500 -10.00% 3
South Yorkshire +10 1 £27,000 -1.81% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Selenium
3 19 (47.50%) Test Automation
4 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 13 (32.50%) QA
6 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
7 11 (27.50%) Automation Testing
8 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
8 10 (25.00%) SQL
9 9 (22.50%) Python
9 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
10 8 (20.00%) Test Management
10 8 (20.00%) FitNesse
10 8 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 8 (20.00%) C#
10 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Scrum
11 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
11 7 (17.50%) ATDD
11 7 (17.50%) User Stories
11 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
11 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
12 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
12 6 (15.00%) Coaching
12 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
12 6 (15.00%) JavaScript

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 (2.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) Selenium
2 10 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 9 (22.50%) Cucumber
4 8 (20.00%) FitNesse
4 8 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 7 (17.50%) SoapUI
5 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
6 5 (12.50%) JIRA
7 4 (10.00%) Geb
7 4 (10.00%) Spock
8 3 (7.50%) JMeter
9 2 (5.00%) Appium
9 2 (5.00%) Calabash
9 2 (5.00%) Gatling
9 2 (5.00%) JBehave
9 2 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.50%) NeoLoad
10 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
General
1 4 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 4 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) CSS
2 4 (10.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.00%) Behat
3 2 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.50%) DOM
4 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) WPF
4 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) iPad
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (47.50%) Test Automation
3 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 11 (27.50%) Automation Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 8 (20.00%) Scrum
7 8 (20.00%) Test Management
8 7 (17.50%) ATDD
8 7 (17.50%) Test Planning
8 7 (17.50%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Coaching
9 6 (15.00%) Functional Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Python
3 8 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) ISEB
2 5 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
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