Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 165 195
Rank change year-on-year -26 +30 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 133 186 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.28% 1.74% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.78% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 124 174 195
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,800 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year - +4.29% -1.81%

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 10,136 10,430 12,169
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.59% 97.76% 97.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8,630 9,017 10,133
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -67 87 £45,500 +1.11% 14
North Yorkshire +33 22 £40,000 +37.93%
South Yorkshire +24 19 £40,000 +29.03% 3
East Yorkshire - 5 £40,000 -
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 120 (90.23%) Test Automation
2 81 (60.90%) Selenium
3 78 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (43.61%) BDD
5 46 (34.59%) C#
6 40 (30.08%) TDD
7 38 (28.57%) QA
7 38 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 36 (27.07%) Performance Testing
8 36 (27.07%) Java
9 34 (25.56%) ISEB
9 34 (25.56%) Finance
10 32 (24.06%) WebDriver
11 31 (23.31%) SQL
12 30 (22.56%) Cucumber
13 27 (20.30%) SoapUI
13 27 (20.30%) API Testing
14 26 (19.55%) Mentoring
14 26 (19.55%) HP
15 23 (17.29%) JIRA
16 20 (15.04%) Software Testing
16 20 (15.04%) Python
17 19 (14.29%) Integration Testing
17 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
17 19 (14.29%) SDET
18 18 (13.53%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (13.53%) Ruby
18 18 (13.53%) JMeter
19 17 (12.78%) Test Strategy
19 17 (12.78%) Gherkin

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 2 (1.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
1 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 81 (60.90%) Selenium
2 32 (24.06%) WebDriver
3 30 (22.56%) Cucumber
4 27 (20.30%) SoapUI
5 23 (17.29%) JIRA
6 19 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 18 (13.53%) JMeter
8 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
9 14 (10.53%) LoadRunner
9 14 (10.53%) LoadUI
9 14 (10.53%) Maven
9 14 (10.53%) NeoLoad
9 14 (10.53%) TestComplete
9 14 (10.53%) WebLOAD
10 13 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (8.27%) HP UFT
12 9 (6.77%) FitNesse
13 8 (6.02%) SpecFlow
13 8 (6.02%) tSQLt
14 4 (3.01%) Bugzilla
General
1 34 (25.56%) Finance
2 2 (1.50%) Games
2 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.50%) Retail
3 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.78%) Gherkin
2 16 (12.03%) SOAP
2 16 (12.03%) XML
3 12 (9.02%) .NET
3 12 (9.02%) Web Services
4 8 (6.02%) WSDL
4 8 (6.02%) XSD
5 5 (3.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (3.76%) RESTful
6 4 (3.01%) CSS
6 4 (3.01%) JSON
7 3 (2.26%) React
8 1 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.75%) HTML
8 1 (0.75%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) 3D Printing
5 1 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.52%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) Unix
3 3 (2.26%) Android
3 3 (2.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (90.23%) Test Automation
2 78 (58.65%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (43.61%) BDD
4 40 (30.08%) TDD
5 38 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 36 (27.07%) Performance Testing
7 27 (20.30%) API Testing
8 26 (19.55%) Mentoring
9 20 (15.04%) Software Testing
10 19 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 19 (14.29%) SDET
11 18 (13.53%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (12.78%) Test Strategy
13 16 (12.03%) Scrum
14 15 (11.28%) Exploratory Testing
15 14 (10.53%) Coaching
15 14 (10.53%) Configuration Management
16 12 (9.02%) Security Testing
16 12 (9.02%) System Integration Testing
17 11 (8.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.59%) C#
2 36 (27.07%) Java
3 31 (23.31%) SQL
4 20 (15.04%) Python
5 18 (13.53%) Ruby
6 9 (6.77%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.26%) C++
8 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.76%) PHP
9 2 (1.50%) C
10 1 (0.75%) Groovy
10 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.75%) VC++
10 1 (0.75%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (25.56%) ISEB
2 11 (8.27%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.02%) Degree
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.75%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) HP
2 5 (3.76%) Google
3 4 (3.01%) Capita
4 3 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.26%) Perforce
5 2 (1.50%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle
6 1 (0.75%) SAP