The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 95 117 204
Rank change year-on-year +22 +87  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 90 100 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.50% 2.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.33% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 87 17
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £34,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 4300 4975
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.84% 96.83% 97.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3127 3563 3979
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 £53,200 £57,500
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 West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in West Yorkshire

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 Test Engineer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +15 82 £45,500 +21.33% 4
Halifax +7 7 £42,500 - 1
Test Engineer
Yorkshire

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

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

1 153 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (70.26%) Selenium
3 99 (50.77%) Test Automation
4 98 (50.26%) ISEB
5 93 (47.69%) ISTQB
6 88 (45.13%) SQL
6 88 (45.13%) TDD
7 79 (40.51%) Cucumber
8 73 (37.44%) Java
8 73 (37.44%) Functional Testing
9 68 (34.87%) BDD
10 67 (34.36%) Scrum
11 65 (33.33%) Waterfall
11 65 (33.33%) QA
12 58 (29.74%) Software Testing
12 58 (29.74%) SoapUI
13 54 (27.69%) Test Strategy
14 51 (26.15%) Kanban
15 45 (23.08%) SOAP
15 45 (23.08%) Mentoring
16 43 (22.05%) Test Management
17 40 (20.51%) C#
17 40 (20.51%) Regression Testing
17 40 (20.51%) Finance
18 39 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (19.49%) Defect Tracking
20 37 (18.97%) Software Delivery
21 36 (18.46%) Logistics
22 35 (17.95%) Automated Testing
22 35 (17.95%) E-Commerce

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 3 (1.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (16.41%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.03%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 137 (70.26%) Selenium
2 79 (40.51%) Cucumber
3 58 (29.74%) SoapUI
4 33 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (13.85%) JMeter
6 19 (9.74%) JIRA
6 19 (9.74%) WebDriver
7 17 (8.72%) Git (software)
7 17 (8.72%) Jenkins
8 13 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 12 (6.15%) Gatling
9 12 (6.15%) LoadRunner
9 12 (6.15%) Maven
10 11 (5.64%) TeamCity
11 10 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (4.62%) Appium
13 8 (4.10%) SpecFlow
14 7 (3.59%) FitNesse
15 5 (2.56%) Calabash
15 5 (2.56%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (20.51%) Finance
2 32 (16.41%) Retail
3 29 (14.87%) Banking
4 26 (13.33%) Legal
5 7 (3.59%) Advertising
5 7 (3.59%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (23.08%) SOAP
2 34 (17.44%) .NET
3 17 (8.72%) XML
4 12 (6.15%) Hibernate
4 12 (6.15%) Spring
5 7 (3.59%) Web Services
6 5 (2.56%) Node.js
6 5 (2.56%) REST
7 3 (1.54%) WSDL
7 3 (1.54%) XSD
8 2 (1.03%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.03%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.03%) LAMP
8 2 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.51%) Behat
9 1 (0.51%) CSS
9 1 (0.51%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.64%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.51%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (78.46%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (50.77%) Test Automation
3 88 (45.13%) TDD
4 73 (37.44%) Functional Testing
5 68 (34.87%) BDD
6 67 (34.36%) Scrum
7 65 (33.33%) Waterfall
8 58 (29.74%) Software Testing
9 54 (27.69%) Test Strategy
10 51 (26.15%) Kanban
11 45 (23.08%) Mentoring
12 43 (22.05%) Test Management
13 40 (20.51%) Regression Testing
14 38 (19.49%) Defect Tracking
15 37 (18.97%) Software Delivery
16 36 (18.46%) Logistics
17 35 (17.95%) Automated Testing
17 35 (17.95%) E-Commerce
18 34 (17.44%) Test Scripting
19 31 (15.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (45.13%) SQL
2 73 (37.44%) Java
3 40 (20.51%) C#
4 25 (12.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.67%) Scala
6 12 (6.15%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.10%) PHP
8 7 (3.59%) Python
9 3 (1.54%) C
10 2 (1.03%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 98 (50.26%) ISEB
2 93 (47.69%) ISTQB
3 39 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (9.74%) Degree
5 14 (7.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (33.33%) QA
2 12 (6.15%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (16.92%) Oracle
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.51%) HP
3 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago