Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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

Test Engineer
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 188 197
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 132 148 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.38% 1.38% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.42% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 125 128 157
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,900 £26,250 £26,050
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £54,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9,261 10,437 11,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 97.62% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7,800 8,895 9,733
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Test Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Engineer in Yorkshire

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 Test Engineer within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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 -4 100 £45,000 +5.88% 18
North Yorkshire +13 16 £45,000 +12.50% 4
South Yorkshire +21 13 £40,000 +39.13%
East Yorkshire - 3 £39,375 -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, Test Engineer job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 122 (92.42%) Test Automation
2 82 (62.12%) Selenium
3 72 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (48.48%) BDD
5 54 (40.91%) C#
6 51 (38.64%) API Testing
7 46 (34.85%) Java
8 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
9 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
9 36 (27.27%) TDD
9 36 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 33 (25.00%) SoapUI
11 32 (24.24%) ISEB
12 30 (22.73%) SQL
13 29 (21.97%) JIRA
13 29 (21.97%) Cucumber
13 29 (21.97%) SDET
14 28 (21.21%) Finance
15 27 (20.45%) Performance Testing
16 25 (18.94%) Python
16 25 (18.94%) QA
17 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
18 23 (17.42%) Maven
18 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
19 22 (16.67%) Gherkin
19 22 (16.67%) Coaching
20 21 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
20 21 (15.91%) Software Testing
21 20 (15.15%) Ruby
22 19 (14.39%) JMeter

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.76%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.58%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (62.12%) Selenium
2 36 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 33 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 29 (21.97%) Cucumber
4 29 (21.97%) JIRA
5 24 (18.18%) Jenkins
6 23 (17.42%) Maven
7 19 (14.39%) JMeter
8 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
9 13 (9.85%) TestComplete
10 12 (9.09%) LoadRunner
10 12 (9.09%) LoadUI
10 12 (9.09%) NeoLoad
10 12 (9.09%) WebLOAD
11 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (6.06%) NUnit
13 7 (5.30%) FitNesse
13 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
13 7 (5.30%) tSQLt
14 3 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 28 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (4.55%) Marketing
3 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.76%) Retail
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 11 (8.33%) SOAP
2 11 (8.33%) XML
3 10 (7.58%) Web Services
4 7 (5.30%) WSDL
4 7 (5.30%) XSD
5 5 (3.79%) .NET
6 3 (2.27%) CSS
6 3 (2.27%) Kafka
6 3 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.27%) RESTful
7 2 (1.52%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.52%) JSON
7 2 (1.52%) React
8 1 (0.76%) HTML
8 1 (0.76%) MFC
8 1 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.52%) EPoS
4 1 (0.76%) 3D Printing
4 1 (0.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 7 (5.30%) Unix
3 4 (3.03%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.27%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (92.42%) Test Automation
2 72 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (48.48%) BDD
4 51 (38.64%) API Testing
5 37 (28.03%) Test Scripting
6 36 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 36 (27.27%) TDD
7 29 (21.97%) SDET
8 27 (20.45%) Performance Testing
9 23 (17.42%) Configuration Management
10 22 (16.67%) Coaching
11 21 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 21 (15.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (13.64%) Integration Testing
12 18 (13.64%) Test Strategy
13 16 (12.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 16 (12.12%) Security Testing
13 16 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
14 14 (10.61%) Non-Functional Testing
15 13 (9.85%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (40.91%) C#
2 46 (34.85%) Java
3 30 (22.73%) SQL
4 25 (18.94%) Python
5 20 (15.15%) Ruby
6 7 (5.30%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.55%) C++
7 6 (4.55%) PHP
8 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) Groovy
9 1 (0.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (24.24%) ISEB
2 15 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 9 (6.82%) Degree
4 1 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 17 (12.88%) HP
2 4 (3.03%) Capita
3 3 (2.27%) Google
4 2 (1.52%) Perforce