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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 202 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 51 55 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.80% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
6643 6833 5066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.05% 96.16% 95.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5453 5419 3980
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 3 July 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 July 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 -6 36 £35,000 +7.69% 8
North Yorkshire +3 11 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £27,500 - 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 86 (88.66%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (70.10%) Test Scripting
3 47 (48.45%) SQL
4 41 (42.27%) C#
4 41 (42.27%) Java
5 38 (39.18%) ISEB
6 32 (32.99%) Selenium
7 30 (30.93%) Integration Testing
8 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
9 27 (27.84%) Automation Testing
9 27 (27.84%) SDLC
10 25 (25.77%) Regression Testing
11 24 (24.74%) QA
12 21 (21.65%) Degree
13 19 (19.59%) System Integration Testing
14 17 (17.53%) Compatibility Testing
15 16 (16.49%) Android
16 15 (15.46%) UNIX
17 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
17 13 (13.40%) Manual Testing
18 12 (12.37%) ISTQB
18 12 (12.37%) .NET
19 11 (11.34%) HP UFT
20 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
20 10 (10.31%) iPhone
20 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
20 10 (10.31%) Gherkin
21 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
22 8 (8.25%) Finance
22 8 (8.25%) Agile Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (1.03%) IIS
1 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (3.09%) Big Data
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (32.99%) Selenium
2 11 (11.34%) HP UFT
3 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
3 10 (10.31%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.03%) JMeter
5 1 (1.03%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.03%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.03%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (8.25%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.03%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.37%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.09%) SOAP
3 3 (3.09%) Web Services
4 2 (2.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.03%) XML
5 1 (1.03%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) iPhone
2 3 (3.09%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.03%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Android
2 15 (15.46%) UNIX
3 7 (7.22%) Windows
4 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (88.66%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (70.10%) Test Scripting
3 30 (30.93%) Integration Testing
4 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
5 27 (27.84%) Automation Testing
5 27 (27.84%) SDLC
6 25 (25.77%) Regression Testing
7 19 (19.59%) System Integration Testing
8 17 (17.53%) Compatibility Testing
9 13 (13.40%) Manual Testing
9 13 (13.40%) Automated Testing
10 9 (9.28%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.25%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (8.25%) Agile Testing
12 7 (7.22%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.19%) E-Commerce
14 5 (5.15%) Project Management
14 5 (5.15%) Test Management
15 4 (4.12%) TDD
15 4 (4.12%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (48.45%) SQL
2 41 (42.27%) C#
2 41 (42.27%) Java
3 3 (3.09%) Python
3 3 (3.09%) Ruby
4 2 (2.06%) PHP
4 2 (2.06%) C++
5 1 (1.03%) XPath
5 1 (1.03%) XQuery
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) ISEB
2 21 (21.65%) Degree
3 12 (12.37%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (24.74%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle
1 3 (3.09%) Tableau
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.06%) Apple
2 2 (2.06%) Google
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