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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 176 198 179
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 75 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.09% 0.69% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 0.72% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62 44 15
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
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
6620 6832 5018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.63% 96.42% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5442 5443 3928
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 £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +28 58 £40,000 +23.07% 8
North Yorkshire +1 8 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire +4 5 £30,000 -14.28% 3
East Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (67.48%) Test Scripting
3 58 (47.15%) SQL
4 42 (34.15%) ISEB
5 39 (31.71%) Java
6 38 (30.89%) C#
7 37 (30.08%) SDLC
8 35 (28.46%) QA
9 34 (27.64%) Selenium
9 34 (27.64%) System Integration Testing
9 34 (27.64%) Integration Testing
10 32 (26.02%) Test Automation
11 27 (21.95%) Regression Testing
12 26 (21.14%) Automation Testing
13 23 (18.70%) Automated Testing
14 21 (17.07%) Android
15 20 (16.26%) Finance
16 19 (15.45%) Degree
16 19 (15.45%) Compatibility Testing
17 17 (13.82%) ISTQB
17 17 (13.82%) UNIX
18 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
19 14 (11.38%) Cucumber
19 14 (11.38%) .NET
19 14 (11.38%) HP UFT
20 13 (10.57%) Software Testing
20 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
21 12 (9.76%) Gherkin
21 12 (9.76%) Windows
21 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (0.81%) IIS
1 1 (0.81%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 7 (5.69%) Big Data
3 2 (1.63%) QlikView
3 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 34 (27.64%) Selenium
2 14 (11.38%) HP UFT
2 14 (11.38%) Cucumber
3 12 (9.76%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.25%) JIRA
5 3 (2.44%) JMeter
6 2 (1.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.81%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.81%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.81%) eggPlant
General
1 20 (16.26%) Finance
2 10 (8.13%) Retail
3 7 (5.69%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Law
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) .NET
2 12 (9.76%) Gherkin
3 5 (4.07%) Web Services
4 3 (2.44%) SOAP
5 2 (1.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.13%) iPhone
2 5 (4.07%) N-Tier
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) RIA
4 1 (0.81%) Replication
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.07%) Android
2 17 (13.82%) UNIX
3 12 (9.76%) Windows
4 11 (8.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (84.55%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (67.48%) Test Scripting
3 37 (30.08%) SDLC
4 34 (27.64%) System Integration Testing
4 34 (27.64%) Integration Testing
5 32 (26.02%) Test Automation
6 27 (21.95%) Regression Testing
7 26 (21.14%) Automation Testing
8 23 (18.70%) Automated Testing
9 19 (15.45%) Compatibility Testing
10 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
11 13 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (10.57%) Software Testing
12 10 (8.13%) Agile Testing
13 9 (7.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (7.32%) TDD
13 9 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (7.32%) Test Management
13 9 (7.32%) BDD
14 8 (6.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.15%) SQL
2 39 (31.71%) Java
3 38 (30.89%) C#
4 3 (2.44%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) Ruby
5 2 (1.63%) C++
5 2 (1.63%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (34.15%) ISEB
2 19 (15.45%) Degree
3 17 (13.82%) ISTQB
4 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (28.46%) QA
2 4 (3.25%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.13%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.81%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (5.69%) Tableau
2 4 (3.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.44%) Oracle
4 2 (1.63%) Unisys
4 2 (1.63%) Apple
4 2 (1.63%) Google
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology
Salary: Highly Competitive plus excellent benefits including free Sky package
Posted: 11 days ago