The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 170 174 199
Rank change year-on-year +4 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 14 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.64% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.66% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 14
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3525 4268 4890
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.78% 96.82% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3118 3547 3901
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Leeds -4 14 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Software Test Engineer
Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software 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 West Yorkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) Selenium
3 29 (74.36%) Scrum
4 20 (51.28%) TDD
5 19 (48.72%) Kanban
6 18 (46.15%) BDD
6 18 (46.15%) Performance Testing
7 17 (43.59%) Security Testing
7 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
7 17 (43.59%) Java
8 13 (33.33%) Degree
8 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
9 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
9 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
10 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
11 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (25.64%) Octopus Deploy
11 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
11 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (25.64%) .NET
11 10 (25.64%) C#
12 9 (23.08%) SOA
12 9 (23.08%) OOP
12 9 (23.08%) OO
12 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
12 9 (23.08%) SQL
12 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 (2.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 34 (87.18%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (25.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (25.64%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.26%) Appium
5 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.13%) Calabash
7 1 (2.56%) JIRA
7 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.95%) Advertising
2 5 (12.82%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Retail
3 3 (7.69%) Finance
4 2 (5.13%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.13%) LAMP
2 2 (5.13%) Node.js
2 2 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.64%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (74.36%) Scrum
3 20 (51.28%) TDD
4 19 (48.72%) Kanban
5 18 (46.15%) BDD
5 18 (46.15%) Performance Testing
6 17 (43.59%) Security Testing
6 17 (43.59%) Test Automation
7 13 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
9 11 (28.21%) Test Strategy
9 11 (28.21%) Unit Testing
10 10 (25.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (23.08%) OO
11 9 (23.08%) OOP
11 9 (23.08%) SOA
12 8 (20.51%) Coaching
13 7 (17.95%) Automation Testing
13 7 (17.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) C#
3 9 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.69%) PHP
6 2 (5.13%) Python
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) SDET
2 1 (2.56%) QA
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