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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 199 185 201
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 42 70 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.02% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 40 60 17
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 £27,375 £26,850 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
6357 6853 5276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.02% 96.28% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 5509 4184
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -32 18 £35,000 +7.69% 2
North Yorkshire +24 12 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 11 £40,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -3 1 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 62 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 37 (51.39%) C#
4 35 (48.61%) Java
4 35 (48.61%) SQL
4 35 (48.61%) ISEB
5 26 (36.11%) Selenium
6 25 (34.72%) Integration Testing
7 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 20 (27.78%) Automation Testing
9 19 (26.39%) Degree
9 19 (26.39%) QA
10 18 (25.00%) Regression Testing
11 17 (23.61%) SDLC
12 13 (18.06%) UNIX
13 12 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
13 12 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
14 11 (15.28%) .NET
14 11 (15.28%) Manual Testing
15 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
15 10 (13.89%) Gherkin
15 10 (13.89%) Android
15 10 (13.89%) iPhone
15 10 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
15 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
16 9 (12.50%) ISTQB
17 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
18 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
18 7 (9.72%) Agile Testing
19 6 (8.33%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.39%) IIS
1 1 (1.39%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (36.11%) Selenium
2 12 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) JMeter
5 1 (1.39%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (6.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) .NET
2 10 (13.89%) Gherkin
3 3 (4.17%) Web Services
4 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.78%) SOAP
4 2 (2.78%) LAMP
4 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.39%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.39%) XML
5 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) iPhone
2 2 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) RIA
3 1 (1.39%) Replication
3 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) UNIX
2 10 (13.89%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (86.11%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 25 (34.72%) Integration Testing
4 21 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 20 (27.78%) Automation Testing
6 18 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 17 (23.61%) SDLC
8 12 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 11 (15.28%) Manual Testing
10 10 (13.89%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Software Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Automated Testing
12 7 (9.72%) Agile Testing
13 6 (8.33%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.94%) Project Management
14 5 (6.94%) Test Management
15 3 (4.17%) Scrum
15 3 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
16 2 (2.78%) Open Source
16 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 37 (51.39%) C#
2 35 (48.61%) Java
2 35 (48.61%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) PHP
3 2 (2.78%) C++
3 2 (2.78%) Python
3 2 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (1.39%) XPath
4 1 (1.39%) XQuery
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 35 (48.61%) ISEB
2 19 (26.39%) Degree
3 9 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (26.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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