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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 232 209 210
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 24 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.57% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 14
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +24.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
6850 6171 5672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.12% 95.32% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5689 4814 4724
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 11 £30,000 -11.76% 1
South Yorkshire +4 9 £37,000 +23.33%
North Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 - 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) QA
3 29 (42.65%) SQL
4 27 (39.71%) Java
5 26 (38.24%) Manual Testing
6 23 (33.82%) C#
7 21 (30.88%) Automated Testing
8 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
9 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
10 15 (22.06%) ISEB
11 13 (19.12%) Scrum
12 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
12 10 (14.71%) HTML
12 10 (14.71%) Test Strategy
12 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
12 10 (14.71%) Time Management
12 10 (14.71%) HTML5
12 10 (14.71%) Fault Management
12 10 (14.71%) Degree
12 10 (14.71%) Subversion
13 9 (13.24%) JIRA
13 9 (13.24%) Open Source
13 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
14 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
15 7 (10.29%) Selenium
15 7 (10.29%) eggPlant
15 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
15 7 (10.29%) Replication
15 7 (10.29%) JMeter
15 7 (10.29%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (10.29%) IIS
1 7 (10.29%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
1 10 (14.71%) Subversion
2 9 (13.24%) JIRA
3 7 (10.29%) Selenium
3 7 (10.29%) eggPlant
3 7 (10.29%) JMeter
4 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.94%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
4 1 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.71%) HTML
1 10 (14.71%) HTML5
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.47%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
2 7 (10.29%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (10.29%) Replication
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) UNIX
1 4 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) Manual Testing
3 21 (30.88%) Automated Testing
4 18 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 16 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 13 (19.12%) Scrum
7 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
7 10 (14.71%) Test Strategy
7 10 (14.71%) Time Management
7 10 (14.71%) Fault Management
8 9 (13.24%) Automation Testing
9 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
10 5 (7.35%) Functional Testing
10 5 (7.35%) System Testing
11 4 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 4 (5.88%) Migration
12 3 (4.41%) Project Management
12 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.41%) Agile Testing
13 2 (2.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) SQL
2 27 (39.71%) Java
3 23 (33.82%) C#
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) C
4 2 (2.94%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) XQuery
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (22.06%) ISEB
2 10 (14.71%) Degree
3 4 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (47.06%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
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