Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SDET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SDET over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 208 279
Rank change year-on-year -52 +71 +54
Permanent jobs citing SDET 25 82 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 1.06% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 14 59 39
Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.53% +50.79%
10th Percentile £42,375 £36,250 £30,200
90th Percentile £83,125 £76,700 £61,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +6.48% -1.82%

SDET is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,465 7,709 8,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.22% 92.16% 92.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,193 6,309 7,424
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

SDET
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SDET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SDET in Yorkshire

SDET
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for SDET in Yorkshire

SDET
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SDET in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for SDET in Yorkshire

SDET
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SDET within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
West Yorkshire -30 21 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £41,250 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £50,000 - 2
SDET
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing SDET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for SDET.

1 24 (96.00%) Java
1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (80.00%) Python
3 20 (80.00%) Selenium
4 17 (68.00%) C#
5 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
6 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
6 14 (56.00%) WebDriver
6 14 (56.00%) Ruby
6 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
7 13 (52.00%) BDD
7 13 (52.00%) TDD
8 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
9 10 (40.00%) Appium
9 10 (40.00%) Ranorex
9 10 (40.00%) NeoLoad
9 10 (40.00%) Gatling
9 10 (40.00%) Buildbot
9 10 (40.00%) C++
9 10 (40.00%) PHP
9 10 (40.00%) C
9 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
9 10 (40.00%) Google
9 10 (40.00%) JMeter
9 10 (40.00%) Scrum
9 10 (40.00%) Scala
9 10 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo

SDET
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 10 (40.00%) G Suite
1 10 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.00%) AWS
2 4 (16.00%) Azure
3 2 (8.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 20 (80.00%) Selenium
2 16 (64.00%) Jenkins
3 14 (56.00%) SoapUI
3 14 (56.00%) WebDriver
4 13 (52.00%) Cucumber
5 10 (40.00%) Appium
5 10 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (40.00%) Buildbot
5 10 (40.00%) Gatling
5 10 (40.00%) JMeter
5 10 (40.00%) NeoLoad
5 10 (40.00%) Ranorex
5 10 (40.00%) WATIR
5 10 (40.00%) WebLOAD
6 4 (16.00%) CircleCI
7 2 (8.00%) JIRA
7 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Developer in Test
3 13 (52.00%) Software Developer
4 10 (40.00%) Lead Developer
5 6 (24.00%) Lead Software Developer
6 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Automation Test Lead
7 4 (16.00%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Java Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Java Developer in Test
7 4 (16.00%) Java Scala Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Python Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Scala Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
8 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Tester
9 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) GraphQL
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (84.00%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (64.00%) Software Testing
4 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (52.00%) BDD
5 13 (52.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
7 10 (40.00%) DSDM
7 10 (40.00%) Kanban
7 10 (40.00%) Scrum
7 10 (40.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Analytical Thinking
9 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
10 4 (16.00%) Microservices
10 4 (16.00%) OOP
10 4 (16.00%) Security Testing
10 4 (16.00%) Validation
11 3 (12.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) Java
2 20 (80.00%) Python
3 17 (68.00%) C#
4 14 (56.00%) Ruby
5 10 (40.00%) C
5 10 (40.00%) C++
5 10 (40.00%) PHP
5 10 (40.00%) Scala
6 4 (16.00%) Go
6 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (8.00%) Cypress Semiconductor