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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 199 188 212
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 54 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.73% 0.59% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.62% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 48 12 13
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £42,000 £28,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
7123 5008 5617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.53% 94.69% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5657 3972 4627
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
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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
North Yorkshire +6 25 £32,500 +30.00% 2
West Yorkshire -52 15 £27,500 -21.42% 3
South Yorkshire - 13 £35,000 - 2
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 61 (52.14%) QA
2 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (39.32%) Automated Testing
4 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 42 (35.90%) Regression Testing
6 39 (33.33%) Java
7 34 (29.06%) SQL
7 34 (29.06%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (25.64%) Manual Testing
9 28 (23.93%) .NET
10 25 (21.37%) Scrum
11 24 (20.51%) Finance
11 24 (20.51%) Test Strategy
12 21 (17.95%) Project Management
13 20 (17.09%) C#
14 19 (16.24%) SOAP
15 17 (14.53%) Automation Testing
15 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
15 17 (14.53%) Selenium
15 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
16 16 (13.68%) Subversion
16 16 (13.68%) Fault Management
16 16 (13.68%) Time Management
16 16 (13.68%) HTML5
16 16 (13.68%) XML
16 16 (13.68%) HTML
17 15 (12.82%) Web Services
17 15 (12.82%) Test Automation
17 15 (12.82%) Degree
18 14 (11.97%) Test Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (3.42%) Apache
1 4 (3.42%) IIS
2 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
1 17 (14.53%) Selenium
2 16 (13.68%) Subversion
3 13 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 11 (9.40%) Behat
5 9 (7.69%) JIRA
6 4 (3.42%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.42%) JMeter
6 4 (3.42%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.42%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.56%) Ranorex
7 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.85%) Capybara
9 1 (0.85%) TestNG
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Marketing
3 1 (0.85%) Legal
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.93%) .NET
2 19 (16.24%) SOAP
3 16 (13.68%) HTML5
3 16 (13.68%) XML
3 16 (13.68%) HTML
4 15 (12.82%) Web Services
5 1 (0.85%) REST
5 1 (0.85%) JRuby
5 1 (0.85%) LAMP
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.84%) Computer Science
2 7 (5.98%) Open Source
3 6 (5.13%) User Experience
3 6 (5.13%) STB
4 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.42%) Replication
6 3 (2.56%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.71%) Firmware
7 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Linux
2 6 (5.13%) UNIX
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (39.32%) Automated Testing
3 45 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 42 (35.90%) Regression Testing
5 34 (29.06%) User Acceptance Testing
6 30 (25.64%) Manual Testing
7 25 (21.37%) Scrum
8 24 (20.51%) Test Strategy
9 21 (17.95%) Project Management
10 17 (14.53%) Automation Testing
10 17 (14.53%) Software Testing
11 16 (13.68%) Fault Management
11 16 (13.68%) Time Management
12 15 (12.82%) Test Automation
13 14 (11.97%) Test Management
14 12 (10.26%) Software Engineering
15 10 (8.55%) Performance Testing
16 9 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (6.84%) BDD
18 7 (5.98%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (33.33%) Java
2 34 (29.06%) SQL
3 20 (17.09%) C#
4 14 (11.97%) VB.NET
5 13 (11.11%) C++
6 11 (9.40%) Ruby
6 11 (9.40%) PHP
7 7 (5.98%) Python
7 7 (5.98%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.71%) C
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Degree
2 14 (11.97%) ISEB
3 11 (9.40%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (52.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (0.85%) Citrix
2 1 (0.85%) VMware
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle
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