The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Engineer
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.24% 0.71% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.29% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 163 131 169
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 98.79% 93.57% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 118 85
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Halifax

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Halifax.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Halifax

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) ISEB
3 13 (86.67%) JMeter
3 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 13 (86.67%) XML
3 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
3 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 12 (80.00%) SOAP
5 10 (66.67%) Java
6 9 (60.00%) Open Source
7 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
7 7 (46.67%) V-Model
8 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
8 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (33.33%) QA
9 5 (33.33%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) Analytics
9 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 15 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (100.00%) Selenium
1 15 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 14 (93.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (86.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) XML
2 12 (80.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (93.33%) BDD
2 14 (93.33%) TDD
2 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
3 9 (60.00%) Open Source
4 7 (46.67%) V-Model
4 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (40.00%) Agile Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (33.33%) Analytics
6 5 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) ISEB
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB
2 13 (86.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
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