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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 161 225 206
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 98 39 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.56% 0.54% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.55% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 90 35 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.33%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
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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 +61 94 £40,000 -11.11% 17
South Yorkshire +7 3 £40,000 +23.07% 1
East Yorkshire -1 1 £42,500 -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 153 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (43.27%) Selenium
3 80 (38.46%) ISEB
4 76 (36.54%) Test Scripting
5 74 (35.58%) BDD
6 69 (33.17%) SQL
7 59 (28.37%) QA
8 56 (26.92%) SDLC
9 54 (25.96%) Software Testing
10 53 (25.48%) Test Management
11 51 (24.52%) Test Automation
12 50 (24.04%) Java
13 48 (23.08%) .NET
14 47 (22.60%) Microsoft
14 47 (22.60%) TDD
15 45 (21.63%) Scrum
15 45 (21.63%) Automated Testing
16 43 (20.67%) C#
17 41 (19.71%) Cucumber
18 40 (19.23%) SoapUI
18 40 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
19 38 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (18.27%) Degree
20 37 (17.79%) Computer Science
20 37 (17.79%) Functional Testing
21 35 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
22 33 (15.87%) ISTQB
23 32 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
24 31 (14.90%) PHP
25 30 (14.42%) Regression Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (1.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) Network Security
2 1 (0.48%) VoIP
2 1 (0.48%) VPN
2 1 (0.48%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.33%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (4.33%) QlikView
5 6 (2.88%) Big Data
6 4 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.44%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.48%) MySQL
9 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 90 (43.27%) Selenium
2 41 (19.71%) Cucumber
3 40 (19.23%) SoapUI
4 24 (11.54%) Visual Studio
5 16 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 15 (7.21%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.73%) FitNesse
8 11 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.37%) JIRA
10 6 (2.88%) HP UFT
10 6 (2.88%) JMeter
11 5 (2.40%) Ranorex
12 4 (1.92%) JUnit
13 3 (1.44%) Appium
13 3 (1.44%) Calabash
13 3 (1.44%) Gatling
13 3 (1.44%) IntelliJ
13 3 (1.44%) JBehave
13 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
13 3 (1.44%) TestNG
General
1 29 (13.94%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Legal
3 13 (6.25%) Retail
4 10 (4.81%) Banking
5 7 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (23.08%) .NET
2 23 (11.06%) LAMP
3 20 (9.62%) Behat
4 17 (8.17%) JSON
4 17 (8.17%) XML
5 11 (5.29%) HTML
6 10 (4.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (3.85%) HTML5
7 8 (3.85%) WPF
8 7 (3.37%) Apache Flex
9 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.44%) CSS
9 3 (1.44%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.96%) Gherkin
11 1 (0.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 37 (17.79%) Computer Science
2 23 (11.06%) N-Tier
3 18 (8.65%) RIA
4 7 (3.37%) NHS
5 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.48%) Biology
7 1 (0.48%) CESG
7 1 (0.48%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 29 (13.94%) Windows
2 27 (12.98%) Android
2 27 (12.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.40%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (73.56%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (36.54%) Test Scripting
3 74 (35.58%) BDD
4 56 (26.92%) SDLC
5 54 (25.96%) Software Testing
6 53 (25.48%) Test Management
7 51 (24.52%) Test Automation
8 47 (22.60%) TDD
9 45 (21.63%) Automated Testing
9 45 (21.63%) Scrum
10 40 (19.23%) System Integration Testing
11 37 (17.79%) Functional Testing
12 35 (16.83%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
14 30 (14.42%) Load Testing
14 30 (14.42%) Regression Testing
15 29 (13.94%) Automation Testing
16 27 (12.98%) Test Strategy
17 26 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (12.02%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (33.17%) SQL
2 50 (24.04%) Java
3 43 (20.67%) C#
4 31 (14.90%) PHP
5 23 (11.06%) Ruby
6 20 (9.62%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.65%) C++
8 7 (3.37%) Python
9 5 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.44%) C
11 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (38.46%) ISEB
2 38 (18.27%) Degree
2 38 (18.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 33 (15.87%) ISTQB
4 8 (3.85%) HND
5 1 (0.48%) CHECK Team Member
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (28.37%) QA
2 8 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.48%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (0.48%) Nessus
2 1 (0.48%) Nmap
Vendors
1 47 (22.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) HP
2 8 (3.85%) Oracle
3 5 (2.40%) Telerik
3 5 (2.40%) Unisys
4 4 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (0.48%) Acunetix
5 1 (0.48%) Cisco
5 1 (0.48%) Citrix
5 1 (0.48%) Netsparker
5 1 (0.48%) Tableau
5 1 (0.48%) Verint
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