Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 264 316
Rank change year-on-year +52 +52 +47
Permanent jobs citing SDET 76 46 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 0.47% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.51% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 17
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,250 £27,950
90th Percentile £77,500 £61,250 £57,500
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 7,724 9,074 10,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.71% 91.79% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,282 7,605 8,590
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,203 £61,250 £62,500
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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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 +71 71 £42,500 -10.53% 4
East Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
SDET
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
2 70 (92.11%) Selenium
3 64 (84.21%) C#
4 57 (75.00%) Java
5 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (53.95%) WebDriver
7 40 (52.63%) BDD
8 36 (47.37%) TDD
9 31 (40.79%) Jenkins
10 29 (38.16%) SoapUI
10 29 (38.16%) Ruby
10 29 (38.16%) Python
11 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
12 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
13 21 (27.63%) SQL
13 21 (27.63%) JMeter
14 20 (26.32%) API Testing
15 19 (25.00%) Performance Testing
16 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
16 18 (23.68%) JIRA
16 18 (23.68%) Maven
16 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
17 17 (22.37%) .NET
17 17 (22.37%) Retail
18 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
19 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
20 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
20 12 (15.79%) Kanban
20 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
20 12 (15.79%) Microsoft

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 10 (13.16%) G Suite
1 10 (13.16%) Office 365
2 8 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (92.11%) Selenium
2 41 (53.95%) WebDriver
3 31 (40.79%) Jenkins
4 29 (38.16%) SoapUI
5 21 (27.63%) JMeter
6 18 (23.68%) JIRA
6 18 (23.68%) Maven
7 15 (19.74%) Cucumber
8 12 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (13.16%) Appium
9 10 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (13.16%) Buildbot
9 10 (13.16%) Gatling
9 10 (13.16%) NeoLoad
9 10 (13.16%) Ranorex
9 10 (13.16%) WATIR
9 10 (13.16%) WebLOAD
10 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
10 3 (3.95%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (22.37%) Retail
2 10 (13.16%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Developer
2 44 (57.89%) Developer in Test
3 21 (27.63%) Software Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Test Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Test Engineer
4 20 (26.32%) Tester
5 19 (25.00%) Automation Tester
5 19 (25.00%) Development Engineer
5 19 (25.00%) Lead Developer
5 19 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 19 (25.00%) Test Development Engineer
6 18 (23.68%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 16 (21.05%) Software Developer
8 11 (14.47%) Lead Software Developer
9 10 (13.16%) Test Automation Developer
10 8 (10.53%) Automation Test Lead
10 8 (10.53%) Test Leader
11 5 (6.58%) Architect
11 5 (6.58%) Test Architect
11 5 (6.58%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 12 (15.79%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) Kafka
4 2 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.32%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) jQuery
5 1 (1.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.21%) Fintech
3 4 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
2 53 (69.74%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (52.63%) BDD
4 36 (47.37%) TDD
5 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 24 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 20 (26.32%) API Testing
8 19 (25.00%) Performance Testing
9 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
9 18 (23.68%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.11%) Mentoring
11 12 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (15.79%) Kanban
12 11 (14.47%) Mathematics
12 11 (14.47%) OOP
13 10 (13.16%) DSDM
13 10 (13.16%) Scrum
14 9 (11.84%) Open Source
15 8 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
15 8 (10.53%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (84.21%) C#
2 57 (75.00%) Java
3 29 (38.16%) Python
3 29 (38.16%) Ruby
4 21 (27.63%) SQL
5 10 (13.16%) C
5 10 (13.16%) C++
5 10 (13.16%) PHP
5 10 (13.16%) Scala
6 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.47%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Google