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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 198 179 197
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 58 41 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.79% 0.76% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.80% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 15
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,050 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
7069 5107 5535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.36% 94.47% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5588 4030 4545
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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
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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 -49 26 £32,000 -8.57% 2
North Yorkshire +9 22 £32,500 +30.00% 5
South Yorkshire - 9 £36,000 - 2
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 75 (57.69%) QA
2 61 (46.92%) Test Scripting
3 60 (46.15%) Regression Testing
4 53 (40.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (34.62%) Automated Testing
7 40 (30.77%) Project Management
8 36 (27.69%) Java
8 36 (27.69%) Software Testing
9 28 (21.54%) .NET
10 25 (19.23%) SQL
11 24 (18.46%) Finance
11 24 (18.46%) SOAP
11 24 (18.46%) Manual Testing
12 22 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
12 22 (16.92%) Test Strategy
13 21 (16.15%) Scrum
14 19 (14.62%) Selenium
15 18 (13.85%) Test Management
15 18 (13.85%) C#
16 17 (13.08%) Automation Testing
17 16 (12.31%) QuickTest Pro
18 15 (11.54%) Web Services
18 15 (11.54%) XML
19 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
20 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
20 13 (10.00%) Cucumber
20 13 (10.00%) Degree
20 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
21 12 (9.23%) Fault Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (0.77%) Confluence
1 1 (0.77%) Apache
1 1 (0.77%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.77%) GPRS
1 1 (0.77%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.62%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (14.62%) Selenium
2 16 (12.31%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.23%) Subversion
5 11 (8.46%) Behat
6 6 (4.62%) JIRA
7 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.31%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.77%) TestNG
10 1 (0.77%) Capybara
10 1 (0.77%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.77%) JUnit
10 1 (0.77%) JMeter
10 1 (0.77%) eggPlant
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 5 (3.85%) Games
3 3 (2.31%) Retail
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.54%) .NET
2 24 (18.46%) SOAP
3 15 (11.54%) Web Services
3 15 (11.54%) XML
4 12 (9.23%) HTML5
4 12 (9.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.77%) JRuby
5 1 (0.77%) REST
5 1 (0.77%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Computer Science
2 6 (4.62%) STB
3 4 (3.08%) Open Source
4 2 (1.54%) Firmware
4 2 (1.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.54%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.77%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.38%) Linux
2 6 (4.62%) UNIX
3 3 (2.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (46.92%) Test Scripting
2 60 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 53 (40.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 47 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (34.62%) Automated Testing
6 40 (30.77%) Project Management
7 36 (27.69%) Software Testing
8 24 (18.46%) Manual Testing
9 22 (16.92%) Test Strategy
10 21 (16.15%) Scrum
11 18 (13.85%) Test Management
12 17 (13.08%) Automation Testing
13 13 (10.00%) Test Automation
14 12 (9.23%) Fault Management
14 12 (9.23%) Software Engineering
14 12 (9.23%) Time Management
15 11 (8.46%) Agile Testing
16 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (6.15%) BDD
18 7 (5.38%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.69%) Java
2 25 (19.23%) SQL
3 18 (13.85%) C#
4 14 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.23%) Ruby
5 12 (9.23%) PHP
5 12 (9.23%) C++
6 8 (6.15%) Python
7 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) Degree
2 11 (8.46%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.69%) ISEB
4 7 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (57.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.77%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.77%) Citrix
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle
2 1 (0.77%) VMware
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