The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 196 186 201
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 50 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 0.62% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.66% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 45 15 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6842 5023 5376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.50% 94.40% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5452 3929 4405
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -40 32 £32,500 -7.14% 4
North Yorkshire - 14 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 87 (61.27%) QA
2 70 (49.30%) Test Scripting
3 62 (43.66%) User Acceptance Testing
3 62 (43.66%) Regression Testing
4 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (37.32%) Automated Testing
5 53 (37.32%) Project Management
6 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
7 38 (26.76%) SOAP
8 31 (21.83%) Test Management
8 31 (21.83%) HP Quality Center
9 30 (21.13%) .NET
10 29 (20.42%) Java
11 24 (16.90%) Selenium
11 24 (16.90%) Test Strategy
12 22 (15.49%) Finance
12 22 (15.49%) QuickTest Pro
13 21 (14.79%) Agile Testing
14 19 (13.38%) E-Commerce
15 18 (12.68%) Scrum
15 18 (12.68%) Manual Testing
16 16 (11.27%) SQL
17 15 (10.56%) Web Services
17 15 (10.56%) XML
18 14 (9.86%) VB.NET
18 14 (9.86%) C#
18 14 (9.86%) Cucumber
18 14 (9.86%) Automation Testing
19 13 (9.15%) ISTQB
19 13 (9.15%) PHP

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (0.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Office
2 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) GPRS
1 1 (0.70%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (16.90%) Selenium
2 22 (15.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (9.86%) Cucumber
4 11 (7.75%) Behat
5 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
6 9 (6.34%) Subversion
7 5 (3.52%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.11%) Ranorex
8 3 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.11%) JIRA
9 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.41%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.70%) Capybara
10 1 (0.70%) TestNG
10 1 (0.70%) JUnit
General
1 22 (15.49%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Games
3 1 (0.70%) Marketing
3 1 (0.70%) Electronics
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
3 1 (0.70%) Advertising
3 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (26.76%) SOAP
2 30 (21.13%) .NET
3 15 (10.56%) Web Services
3 15 (10.56%) XML
4 9 (6.34%) HTML5
4 9 (6.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.70%) REST
5 1 (0.70%) JRuby
5 1 (0.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) STB
1 6 (4.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (0.70%) Open Source
3 1 (0.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (0.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.93%) Linux
2 6 (4.23%) UNIX
3 3 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) Test Scripting
2 62 (43.66%) User Acceptance Testing
2 62 (43.66%) Regression Testing
3 57 (40.14%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (37.32%) Automated Testing
4 53 (37.32%) Project Management
5 48 (33.80%) Software Testing
6 31 (21.83%) Test Management
7 24 (16.90%) Test Strategy
8 21 (14.79%) Agile Testing
9 19 (13.38%) E-Commerce
10 18 (12.68%) Scrum
10 18 (12.68%) Manual Testing
11 14 (9.86%) Automation Testing
12 12 (8.45%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.34%) Time Management
13 9 (6.34%) Fault Management
14 8 (5.63%) BDD
15 7 (4.93%) Kanban
15 7 (4.93%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.42%) Java
2 16 (11.27%) SQL
3 14 (9.86%) VB.NET
3 14 (9.86%) C#
4 13 (9.15%) PHP
5 12 (8.45%) Ruby
6 11 (7.75%) C++
7 8 (5.63%) Python
8 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.15%) ISTQB
2 11 (7.75%) ISEB
3 9 (6.34%) Degree
4 8 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (61.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 31 (21.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.70%) Citrix
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle
2 1 (0.70%) VMware
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 9 days ago