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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Test Engineer
Rank 246 260 201
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.068% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.071% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 3
Average salary £35,000 £23,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.17% -45.23%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
6548 7070 5011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.07% 96.33% 94.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5387 5571 3951
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 1 September 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 +14 11 £35,000 +47.36% 1
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 21 (87.50%) SDLC
3 20 (83.33%) C#
3 20 (83.33%) Java
3 20 (83.33%) SQL
3 20 (83.33%) UNIX
4 14 (58.33%) Regression Testing
4 14 (58.33%) ISEB
4 14 (58.33%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (58.33%) Integration Testing
4 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
5 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (25.00%) Android
5 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (12.50%) QA
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (4.17%) Ruby
8 1 (4.17%) Retail
8 1 (4.17%) Linux
8 1 (4.17%) Python
8 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (4.17%) Salt

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) UNIX
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Android
2 6 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 21 (87.50%) SDLC
3 14 (58.33%) Regression Testing
3 14 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 14 (58.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 14 (58.33%) Integration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
1 20 (83.33%) Java
1 20 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Salt
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