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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 222 214 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 48 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.23% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.24% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 4 26
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
7277 5350 5642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.56% 95.23% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5820 4261 4657
Average salary £36,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +8 23 £32,500 +30.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 15 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -34 10 £23,750 -26.92% 3
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 41 (43.16%) QA
2 40 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 40 (42.11%) Java
3 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (36.84%) SQL
5 32 (33.68%) Manual Testing
6 30 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 28 (29.47%) Scrum
8 27 (28.42%) Regression Testing
9 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 20 (21.05%) Test Strategy
9 20 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (21.05%) .NET
10 19 (20.00%) C#
10 19 (20.00%) HTML
10 19 (20.00%) Fault Management
10 19 (20.00%) Time Management
10 19 (20.00%) Subversion
10 19 (20.00%) HTML5
11 17 (17.89%) Selenium
12 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing
12 16 (16.84%) Finance
13 12 (12.63%) C++
13 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
13 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
14 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
14 11 (11.58%) XML
14 11 (11.58%) SOAP
14 11 (11.58%) ISEB
15 10 (10.53%) Web Services

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (5.26%) IIS
1 5 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (1.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Office
2 1 (1.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 19 (20.00%) Subversion
3 17 (17.89%) Selenium
4 12 (12.63%) Cucumber
5 10 (10.53%) Behat
5 10 (10.53%) JIRA
6 5 (5.26%) JMeter
6 5 (5.26%) eggPlant
7 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.16%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.11%) JUnit
9 2 (2.11%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.05%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (1.05%) TestNG
10 1 (1.05%) Capybara
General
1 16 (16.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.16%) Retail
3 1 (1.05%) Marketing
3 1 (1.05%) Legal
3 1 (1.05%) Publishing
3 1 (1.05%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.05%) .NET
2 19 (20.00%) HTML5
2 19 (20.00%) HTML
3 11 (11.58%) XML
3 11 (11.58%) SOAP
4 10 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) LAMP
5 1 (1.05%) JRuby
5 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.42%) Open Source
2 6 (6.32%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.26%) User Experience
3 5 (5.26%) Replication
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Video on Demand
5 2 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.05%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.16%) Linux
2 2 (2.11%) UNIX
2 2 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 37 (38.95%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (33.68%) Manual Testing
4 30 (31.58%) Test Scripting
5 28 (29.47%) Scrum
6 27 (28.42%) Regression Testing
7 20 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (21.05%) Test Strategy
8 19 (20.00%) Fault Management
8 19 (20.00%) Time Management
9 16 (16.84%) Automation Testing
10 12 (12.63%) Test Automation
11 11 (11.58%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.53%) Project Management
12 10 (10.53%) Test Management
13 8 (8.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (7.37%) Software Engineering
14 7 (7.37%) BDD
15 6 (6.32%) Performance Testing
15 6 (6.32%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) Java
2 35 (36.84%) SQL
3 19 (20.00%) C#
4 12 (12.63%) C++
5 10 (10.53%) PHP
5 10 (10.53%) Ruby
6 9 (9.47%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Python
9 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (11.58%) ISEB
2 10 (10.53%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (43.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.05%) Citrix
2 1 (1.05%) VMware
2 1 (1.05%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.05%) Oracle
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