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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 217 166 204
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 45 100 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.63% 1.33% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 1.39% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 39 63 19
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 £27,250 £21,000 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
6984 7196 5597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.35% 95.87% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5598 5709 4416
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +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 £38,000
% 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -66 15 £35,000 +7.69% 4
North Yorkshire - 12 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire - 12 £38,250 -
East Yorkshire +1 5 - -
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 35 (50.00%) C#
4 31 (44.29%) ISEB
5 30 (42.86%) Java
6 27 (38.57%) SQL
7 26 (37.14%) QA
8 22 (31.43%) Selenium
9 20 (28.57%) Integration Testing
10 18 (25.71%) Test Automation
11 16 (22.86%) Degree
11 16 (22.86%) Automation Testing
12 13 (18.57%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (18.57%) Manual Testing
13 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
13 12 (17.14%) .NET
14 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
14 11 (15.71%) UNIX
14 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
14 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
14 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
15 10 (14.29%) Android
15 10 (14.29%) iPhone
16 8 (11.43%) Test Strategy
16 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
16 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
17 7 (10.00%) Agile Testing
17 7 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
18 5 (7.14%) Project Management
18 5 (7.14%) Test Management

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (4.29%) IIS
1 3 (4.29%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Selenium
2 13 (18.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
3 11 (15.71%) Cucumber
4 4 (5.71%) JIRA
5 3 (4.29%) eggPlant
5 3 (4.29%) JMeter
6 2 (2.86%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 4 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (5.71%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) SOAP
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) XML
4 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) iPhone
2 4 (5.71%) Open Source
3 3 (4.29%) Replication
3 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) RIA
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) UNIX
2 10 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (4.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 20 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 18 (25.71%) Test Automation
5 16 (22.86%) Automation Testing
6 13 (18.57%) Manual Testing
7 12 (17.14%) Regression Testing
8 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Automated Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Test Strategy
10 7 (10.00%) Agile Testing
10 7 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (7.14%) Project Management
11 5 (7.14%) Test Management
12 4 (5.71%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.71%) Software Delivery
13 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (4.29%) Scrum
14 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
14 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.00%) C#
2 30 (42.86%) Java
3 27 (38.57%) SQL
4 1 (1.43%) Python
4 1 (1.43%) XQuery
4 1 (1.43%) Ruby
4 1 (1.43%) XPath
4 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.43%) PHP
4 1 (1.43%) C++
4 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (44.29%) ISEB
2 16 (22.86%) Degree
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
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