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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 146 205 179
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 106 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 0.80% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 52 17
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £42,150
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
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
6399 6967 5015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.01% 96.30% 94.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5260 5505 3976
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 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
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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 +71 91 £40,000 +45.45% 8
South Yorkshire -1 8 £32,000 -11.11% 1
East Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire -20 3 £32,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 123 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (61.22%) Test Scripting
3 71 (48.30%) SQL
4 53 (36.05%) ISEB
4 53 (36.05%) SDLC
5 47 (31.97%) System Integration Testing
5 47 (31.97%) QA
6 43 (29.25%) Java
7 42 (28.57%) C#
8 36 (24.49%) Automated Testing
9 35 (23.81%) Integration Testing
10 34 (23.13%) Selenium
10 34 (23.13%) Finance
11 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
12 27 (18.37%) Regression Testing
13 25 (17.01%) Android
14 24 (16.33%) Automation Testing
15 22 (14.97%) UNIX
16 21 (14.29%) Windows
17 20 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
18 19 (12.93%) Compatibility Testing
18 19 (12.93%) ISTQB
19 18 (12.24%) Cucumber
19 18 (12.24%) Apple iOS
20 17 (11.56%) BDD
20 17 (11.56%) .NET
20 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
20 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (10.88%) TDD
21 16 (10.88%) Degree

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.56%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.48%) Big Data
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (5.44%) SQL Server
6 6 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (4.08%) QlikView
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.36%) MySQL
8 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Selenium
2 18 (12.24%) Cucumber
3 15 (10.20%) HP UFT
4 14 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (3.40%) JIRA
7 3 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.04%) JMeter
7 3 (2.04%) Behat
8 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.68%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (23.13%) Finance
2 11 (7.48%) Banking
3 10 (6.80%) Retail
4 6 (4.08%) Legal
4 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.04%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Games
6 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.56%) .NET
2 12 (8.16%) Gherkin
3 6 (4.08%) LAMP
3 6 (4.08%) Web Services
4 4 (2.72%) XML
4 4 (2.72%) JSON
5 1 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) N-Tier
1 7 (4.76%) iPhone
2 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.40%) RIA
3 3 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.01%) Android
2 22 (14.97%) UNIX
3 21 (14.29%) Windows
4 18 (12.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (83.67%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (61.22%) Test Scripting
3 53 (36.05%) SDLC
4 47 (31.97%) System Integration Testing
5 36 (24.49%) Automated Testing
6 35 (23.81%) Integration Testing
7 32 (21.77%) Test Automation
8 27 (18.37%) Regression Testing
9 24 (16.33%) Automation Testing
10 20 (13.61%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (12.93%) Compatibility Testing
12 17 (11.56%) BDD
12 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (10.88%) TDD
13 16 (10.88%) Test Management
14 15 (10.20%) Software Testing
14 15 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
15 14 (9.52%) E-Commerce
16 13 (8.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 71 (48.30%) SQL
2 43 (29.25%) Java
3 42 (28.57%) C#
4 7 (4.76%) Ruby
5 6 (4.08%) C++
5 6 (4.08%) PHP
6 4 (2.72%) Python
6 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (36.05%) ISEB
2 19 (12.93%) ISTQB
3 16 (10.88%) Degree
4 13 (8.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (31.97%) QA
2 6 (4.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (7.48%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (6.12%) Tableau
2 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) Unisys
5 2 (1.36%) Apple
5 2 (1.36%) Google
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