The median annual salary for a Software Test Engineer was £48,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Test Engineer
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 231 256
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 14 30 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.46% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 12
Median salary £48,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £26,600 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5280 6335 7312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.83% 97.24% 98.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4615 5283 5910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,266 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

Software Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire 0 14 £48,000 +6.66% 2
Software Test Engineer
England

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Yorkshire region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (87.50%) Selenium
3 30 (75.00%) Scrum
4 21 (52.50%) TDD
5 20 (50.00%) Kanban
6 19 (47.50%) BDD
6 19 (47.50%) Performance Testing
7 18 (45.00%) Security Testing
7 18 (45.00%) Java
8 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
9 13 (32.50%) Degree
9 13 (32.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
10 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
10 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
12 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (25.00%) TeamCity
12 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (25.00%) .NET
12 10 (25.00%) C#
13 9 (22.50%) SOA
13 9 (22.50%) OOP
13 9 (22.50%) OO
13 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
13 9 (22.50%) SQL
13 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 35 (87.50%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 4 (10.00%) Appium
5 3 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) Calabash
7 1 (2.50%) JIRA
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Advertising
2 5 (12.50%) Games
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
4 2 (5.00%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (5.00%) LAMP
2 2 (5.00%) Node.js
2 2 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (92.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (75.00%) Scrum
3 21 (52.50%) TDD
4 20 (50.00%) Kanban
5 19 (47.50%) BDD
5 19 (47.50%) Performance Testing
6 18 (45.00%) Security Testing
7 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
8 13 (32.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (30.00%) Automated Testing
10 11 (27.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
11 10 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (22.50%) OO
12 9 (22.50%) OOP
12 9 (22.50%) SOA
13 8 (20.00%) Coaching
14 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
14 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (22.50%) SQL
4 8 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.50%) PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SDET
2 1 (2.50%) QA
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