Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Halifax during the 6 months to 24 July 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
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.02% 0.70% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Halifax median annual salary £42,500 - -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57% +7.69%

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 263 278 391
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 99.25% 96.86% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 226 249 256
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,500 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.00%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

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 24 July 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) ISEB
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
3 6 (75.00%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 6 (75.00%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) Open Source
5 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
6 2 (25.00%) V-Model
7 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Hudson
7 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (12.50%) 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 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) Selenium
1 8 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (75.00%) JMeter
4 1 (12.50%) Hudson
4 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 6 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) BDD
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Web Testing
5 2 (25.00%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics
6 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA