Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 100 120
Rank change year-on-year -14 +20 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 3 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.22% 0.99% 0.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 16
South Yorkshire median annual salary £28,750 £27,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% -26.03% -
10th Percentile £26,375 £25,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £32,125 £42,125 £41,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +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 South Yorkshire. 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1362 1383 1925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.77% 97.46% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 1181 1644
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,950 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in South Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -3 2 £28,750 +6.48% 1
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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