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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 251 211 216
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.20% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 11
Average salary £23,000 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +3.70%
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
7174 5095 5735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.54% 94.67% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5722 4065 4730
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 30 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
West Yorkshire -42 6 £23,750 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £23,000 - 1
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) ISEB
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (25.00%) Selenium
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Firmware
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Degree
6 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) CAD
6 2 (16.67%) CAE
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) SOAP
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Selenium
1 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) CAD
6 2 (16.67%) CAE
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
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