Period
to 13 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 191 167
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 121 124 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.26% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 1.30% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 114 99 153
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,950 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -

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 8,116 9,560 10,829
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.76% 97.47% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,656 8,007 9,138
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 13 November 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 13 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 +34 94 £45,000 +5.88% 14
North Yorkshire -1 18 £55,000 -4.35% 1
South Yorkshire -15 9 £37,500 +3.45% 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 106 (87.60%) Test Automation
2 78 (64.46%) Selenium
3 72 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (50.41%) C#
5 57 (47.11%) API Testing
6 55 (45.45%) Java
7 39 (32.23%) Cucumber
8 38 (31.40%) Gherkin
9 34 (28.10%) BDD
10 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 27 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
11 27 (22.31%) Mobile Development
12 26 (21.49%) ISEB
13 24 (19.83%) NUnit
13 24 (19.83%) Open Source
13 24 (19.83%) Performance Testing
14 23 (19.01%) Test Scripting
14 23 (19.01%) Software Testing
14 23 (19.01%) TDD
15 22 (18.18%) JIRA
15 22 (18.18%) QA
15 22 (18.18%) SoapUI
16 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
16 21 (17.36%) SDET
17 20 (16.53%) WebDriver
17 20 (16.53%) JMeter
18 19 (15.70%) HP
18 19 (15.70%) Coaching
19 18 (14.88%) Maven
19 18 (14.88%) Configuration Management

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 3 (2.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (22.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.65%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) 3G
1 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 78 (64.46%) Selenium
2 39 (32.23%) Cucumber
3 24 (19.83%) NUnit
4 22 (18.18%) JIRA
4 22 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 21 (17.36%) Jenkins
6 20 (16.53%) JMeter
6 20 (16.53%) WebDriver
7 18 (14.88%) Maven
8 16 (13.22%) LoadRunner
8 16 (13.22%) TestComplete
9 15 (12.40%) LoadUI
9 15 (12.40%) NeoLoad
9 15 (12.40%) WebLOAD
10 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
11 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.48%) FitNesse
12 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
12 3 (2.48%) SpecFlow
12 3 (2.48%) tSQLt
General
1 14 (11.57%) Marketing
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.40%) Gherkin
2 7 (5.79%) .NET
3 3 (2.48%) Kafka
3 3 (2.48%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (2.48%) SOAP
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
3 3 (2.48%) WSDL
3 3 (2.48%) XML
3 3 (2.48%) XSD
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.83%) CSS
4 1 (0.83%) HTML
4 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.48%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (1.65%) EPoS
3 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Linux
3 3 (2.48%) Android
3 3 (2.48%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (87.60%) Test Automation
2 72 (59.50%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (47.11%) API Testing
4 34 (28.10%) BDD
5 27 (22.31%) Mobile Development
6 24 (19.83%) Open Source
6 24 (19.83%) Performance Testing
7 23 (19.01%) Software Testing
7 23 (19.01%) TDD
7 23 (19.01%) Test Scripting
8 21 (17.36%) SDET
9 19 (15.70%) Coaching
10 18 (14.88%) Configuration Management
11 17 (14.05%) Mentoring
11 17 (14.05%) Non-Functional Testing
12 14 (11.57%) Test Strategy
12 14 (11.57%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (9.09%) Functional Testing
14 10 (8.26%) Scenario Testing
15 9 (7.44%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.41%) C#
2 55 (45.45%) Java
3 15 (12.40%) Python
4 9 (7.44%) Ruby
4 9 (7.44%) SQL
5 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.65%) C++
6 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) PHP
7 1 (0.83%) VB
7 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 26 (21.49%) ISEB
2 10 (8.26%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.31%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) HP
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft