The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 144 136 216
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +80
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 90 131 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.59% 1.95% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 2.00% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 72 91 48
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £45,000 £36,300
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
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
5525 6563 7221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.84% 97.45% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4506 5372 5737
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 24 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 81 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North Yorkshire +19 8 £31,000 -4.61%
South Yorkshire +1 1 £30,000 -6.25% 2
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 113 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (56.44%) Selenium
3 87 (53.37%) Test Automation
4 70 (42.94%) SQL
5 61 (37.42%) ISEB
6 59 (36.20%) QA
7 55 (33.74%) ISTQB
7 55 (33.74%) Finance
8 46 (28.22%) Functional Testing
9 45 (27.61%) Automated Testing
10 44 (26.99%) Software Testing
11 43 (26.38%) Cucumber
12 40 (24.54%) Java
13 38 (23.31%) E-Commerce
13 38 (23.31%) Retail
13 38 (23.31%) SoapUI
14 36 (22.09%) Scrum
14 36 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 35 (21.47%) Banking
15 35 (21.47%) Non-Functional Testing
16 34 (20.86%) TDD
16 34 (20.86%) Legal
17 33 (20.25%) Test Strategy
18 32 (19.63%) Waterfall
18 32 (19.63%) C#
19 29 (17.79%) Manual Testing
20 28 (17.18%) Test Scripting
21 27 (16.56%) Automation Testing
22 26 (15.95%) Regression Testing
22 26 (15.95%) JMeter

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.23%) CMS
1 2 (1.23%) Drupal
1 2 (1.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) GitHub
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.23%) Trello
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.75%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.91%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.68%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.07%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (3.07%) QlikView
6 2 (1.23%) MySQL
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 92 (56.44%) Selenium
2 43 (26.38%) Cucumber
3 38 (23.31%) SoapUI
4 26 (15.95%) JMeter
5 22 (13.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (10.43%) WebDriver
7 16 (9.82%) Gatling
8 13 (7.98%) JIRA
9 9 (5.52%) Visual Studio
10 8 (4.91%) Calabash
10 8 (4.91%) Git (software)
10 8 (4.91%) NeoLoad
10 8 (4.91%) SpecFlow
11 7 (4.29%) LoadRunner
11 7 (4.29%) WebLOAD
12 6 (3.68%) Capybara
12 6 (3.68%) Fiddler
12 6 (3.68%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (3.68%) TeamCity
13 5 (3.07%) FitNesse
General
1 55 (33.74%) Finance
2 38 (23.31%) Retail
3 35 (21.47%) Banking
4 34 (20.86%) Legal
5 8 (4.91%) Electronics
6 7 (4.29%) Games
7 6 (3.68%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.50%) .NET
2 20 (12.27%) SOAP
3 8 (4.91%) Gherkin
4 7 (4.29%) LAMP
5 5 (3.07%) HTML
5 5 (3.07%) Node.js
5 5 (3.07%) Web Services
5 5 (3.07%) XML
6 4 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.45%) REST
7 3 (1.84%) Behat
8 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.23%) CSS
8 2 (1.23%) JSF
8 2 (1.23%) JSP
8 2 (1.23%) WSDL
8 2 (1.23%) XHTML
8 2 (1.23%) XSD
9 1 (0.61%) JSON
9 1 (0.61%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.13%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.07%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.45%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.45%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.45%) iPad
4 2 (1.23%) Handset
4 2 (1.23%) RIA
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) e-Health
5 1 (0.61%) NHS
5 1 (0.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.84%) Linux
1 3 (1.84%) Windows
2 2 (1.23%) Android
2 2 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (69.33%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (53.37%) Test Automation
3 46 (28.22%) Functional Testing
4 45 (27.61%) Automated Testing
5 44 (26.99%) Software Testing
6 38 (23.31%) E-Commerce
7 36 (22.09%) Scrum
7 36 (22.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 35 (21.47%) Non-Functional Testing
9 34 (20.86%) TDD
10 33 (20.25%) Test Strategy
11 32 (19.63%) Waterfall
12 29 (17.79%) Manual Testing
13 28 (17.18%) Test Scripting
14 27 (16.56%) Automation Testing
15 26 (15.95%) Regression Testing
16 20 (12.27%) Performance Testing
17 18 (11.04%) BDD
17 18 (11.04%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (9.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (42.94%) SQL
2 40 (24.54%) Java
3 32 (19.63%) C#
4 24 (14.72%) Ruby
5 20 (12.27%) Python
6 18 (11.04%) JavaScript
7 15 (9.20%) PHP
8 14 (8.59%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.52%) Scala
10 7 (4.29%) C
11 4 (2.45%) VB
12 3 (1.84%) C++
13 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.61%) Go
13 1 (0.61%) XPath
Qualifications
1 61 (37.42%) ISEB
2 55 (33.74%) ISTQB
3 17 (10.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Degree
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (36.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (3.07%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.23%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.91%) Oracle
3 7 (4.29%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (1.84%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) Google
6 1 (0.61%) Facebook
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