The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £28,750 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 71 81
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 2 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.27% 1.17% 1.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.21% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 12
Median salary £28,750 £27,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.48% -29.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £26,400 £27,275
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £38,000 £40,000
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 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 721 743 1008
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.96% 96.87% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 627 645 842
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
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 South Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 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 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
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%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) FogBugz
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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
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