Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 241 302
Rank change year-on-year +16 +61 +56
Permanent jobs citing SDET 61 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.82% 0.61% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.66% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 44
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,775 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 6,818 8,882 9,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.94% 92.03% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5,536 7,542 8,392
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,336
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +44 53 £42,500 -8.60% 3
North Yorkshire -23 3 £45,000 -21.74%
East Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
SDET
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 60 (98.36%) Test Automation
2 59 (96.72%) Selenium
3 55 (90.16%) C#
4 47 (77.05%) Java
5 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (54.10%) WebDriver
7 30 (49.18%) BDD
7 30 (49.18%) TDD
8 28 (45.90%) SoapUI
8 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
9 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
9 24 (39.34%) Ruby
9 24 (39.34%) Python
10 23 (37.70%) Software Testing
11 18 (29.51%) API Testing
11 18 (29.51%) Maven
11 18 (29.51%) JIRA
11 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
11 18 (29.51%) Configuration Management
12 17 (27.87%) Retail
13 14 (22.95%) OOP
13 14 (22.95%) SQL
14 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
15 12 (19.67%) JMeter
15 12 (19.67%) Validation
15 12 (19.67%) .NET
15 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
15 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (19.67%) Analytical Thinking

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:

Cloud Services
1 12 (19.67%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.39%) G Suite
2 10 (16.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 59 (96.72%) Selenium
2 33 (54.10%) WebDriver
3 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
3 28 (45.90%) SoapUI
4 18 (29.51%) JIRA
4 18 (29.51%) Maven
5 12 (19.67%) JMeter
6 11 (18.03%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (16.39%) Appium
7 10 (16.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (16.39%) Buildbot
7 10 (16.39%) Cucumber
7 10 (16.39%) Gatling
7 10 (16.39%) NeoLoad
7 10 (16.39%) Ranorex
7 10 (16.39%) WATIR
7 10 (16.39%) WebLOAD
General
1 17 (27.87%) Retail
2 10 (16.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Developer
2 31 (50.82%) Developer in Test
3 20 (32.79%) Tester
4 19 (31.15%) Development Engineer
4 19 (31.15%) Software Development Engineer
4 19 (31.15%) Software Engineer
4 19 (31.15%) Software Test Engineer
4 19 (31.15%) Test Development Engineer
4 19 (31.15%) Test Engineer
5 18 (29.51%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 17 (27.87%) Automation Tester
7 13 (21.31%) Lead Developer
8 11 (18.03%) Lead Software Developer
8 11 (18.03%) Software Developer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior Tester
10 5 (8.20%) Architect
10 5 (8.20%) Test Architect
10 5 (8.20%) Test Automation Architect
11 4 (6.56%) Test Automation Developer
12 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 4 (6.56%) RESTful
4 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
4 1 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Fintech
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (98.36%) Test Automation
2 44 (72.13%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (49.18%) BDD
3 30 (49.18%) TDD
4 24 (39.34%) Software Engineering
5 23 (37.70%) Software Testing
6 18 (29.51%) API Testing
6 18 (29.51%) Configuration Management
6 18 (29.51%) Test Scripting
7 14 (22.95%) OOP
8 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
9 12 (19.67%) Analytical Thinking
9 12 (19.67%) Validation
10 11 (18.03%) Mathematics
10 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
11 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (16.39%) DSDM
11 10 (16.39%) Kanban
11 10 (16.39%) Scrum
12 5 (8.20%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (90.16%) C#
2 47 (77.05%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) Python
3 24 (39.34%) Ruby
4 14 (22.95%) SQL
5 10 (16.39%) C
5 10 (16.39%) C++
5 10 (16.39%) PHP
5 10 (16.39%) Scala
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.39%) Google