The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Sheffield during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 62 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 1 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.22% 0.95% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.99% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 8
Median salary £30,000 £26,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.20% -27.39%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -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 Sheffield. 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
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 452 608 749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 97.20% 96.66% 98.81%
Number of salaries quoted 369 515 637
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Sheffield

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Sheffield

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Sheffield region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
2 1 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Google
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