The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 220 183 209
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 30 69 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.41% 1.00% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 1.05% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 39 11
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £21,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
7148 6551 5517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.70% 95.14% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5860 5073 4482
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

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 Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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 -58 11 £30,000 - 4
North Yorkshire - 8 £32,500 - 4
South Yorkshire - 6 £32,500 - 3
East Yorkshire +7 4 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (54.10%) QA
3 25 (40.98%) Test Scripting
4 23 (37.70%) C#
4 23 (37.70%) SQL
5 22 (36.07%) Java
6 20 (32.79%) Manual Testing
7 19 (31.15%) ISEB
8 16 (26.23%) Automated Testing
9 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
10 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
11 11 (18.03%) .NET
12 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
12 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
12 10 (16.39%) Selenium
12 10 (16.39%) Degree
13 9 (14.75%) Scrum
14 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
14 8 (13.11%) Agile Testing
15 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
16 6 (9.84%) Fault Management
16 6 (9.84%) Time Management
16 6 (9.84%) Subversion
16 6 (9.84%) HTML5
16 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
16 6 (9.84%) Open Source
16 6 (9.84%) eggPlant
16 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (9.84%) Replication

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.84%) IIS
1 6 (9.84%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Selenium
2 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) JMeter
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
2 6 (9.84%) eggPlant
3 5 (8.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.28%) JUnit
5 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.28%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (6.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
4 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) HTML5
2 6 (9.84%) HTML
3 3 (4.92%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.28%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) XML
4 2 (3.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.64%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Replication
1 6 (9.84%) Open Source
1 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.28%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.64%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.56%) UNIX
1 4 (6.56%) Linux
2 2 (3.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Test Scripting
3 20 (32.79%) Manual Testing
4 16 (26.23%) Automated Testing
5 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
6 12 (19.67%) Software Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Test Strategy
7 10 (16.39%) Automation Testing
8 9 (14.75%) Scrum
9 8 (13.11%) Agile Testing
10 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Time Management
11 6 (9.84%) Fault Management
12 4 (6.56%) Project Management
12 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
13 3 (4.92%) Regression Testing
13 3 (4.92%) Migration
14 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
14 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
14 2 (3.28%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) C#
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 22 (36.07%) Java
3 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) C++
4 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) XQuery
4 1 (1.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) ISEB
2 10 (16.39%) Degree
3 8 (13.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (54.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35k - £38k + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £22500 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 12 days ago
South Yorkshire
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago