Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 174 175
Rank change year-on-year -17 +1 +124
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 121 179 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.24% 1.60% 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.64% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 97 156 153
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £28,900 £32,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,875 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 9474 10940 12960
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.42% 97.94% 97.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7940 9244 10631
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -39 91 £42,500 - 12
South Yorkshire +32 15 £35,000 +12.90%
North Yorkshire +7 12 £57,500 +76.92%
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 109 (90.08%) Test Automation
2 98 (80.99%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.15%) BDD
4 50 (41.32%) Selenium
5 46 (38.02%) TDD
6 44 (36.36%) SQL
7 38 (31.40%) Exploratory Testing
8 34 (28.10%) C#
8 34 (28.10%) Performance Testing
9 32 (26.45%) QA
10 31 (25.62%) ISEB
11 30 (24.79%) Web Services
12 28 (23.14%) SOAP
13 26 (21.49%) Java
13 26 (21.49%) ISTQB
14 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
14 25 (20.66%) Finance
15 24 (19.83%) XML
15 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
16 23 (19.01%) SoapUI
16 23 (19.01%) Test Scripting
16 23 (19.01%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (19.01%) Scrum
17 22 (18.18%) Software Testing
17 22 (18.18%) ATDD
18 21 (17.36%) Test Strategy
18 21 (17.36%) Cucumber
18 21 (17.36%) FitNesse
18 21 (17.36%) XSD
18 21 (17.36%) WSDL

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%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Magento
2 2 (1.65%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (41.32%) Selenium
2 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
3 24 (19.83%) SpecFlow
4 23 (19.01%) SoapUI
4 23 (19.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (17.36%) Cucumber
5 21 (17.36%) FitNesse
6 19 (15.70%) HP UFT
7 18 (14.88%) tSQLt
8 8 (6.61%) Jenkins
9 6 (4.96%) Appium
9 6 (4.96%) JIRA
9 6 (4.96%) WebDriver
10 5 (4.13%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.31%) PHPUnit
12 3 (2.48%) Calabash
12 3 (2.48%) Gatling
12 3 (2.48%) JMeter
12 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.65%) NUnit
General
1 25 (20.66%) Finance
2 2 (1.65%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Legal
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (24.79%) Web Services
2 28 (23.14%) SOAP
3 24 (19.83%) XML
4 21 (17.36%) WSDL
4 21 (17.36%) XSD
5 9 (7.44%) .NET
6 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
6 4 (3.31%) React
6 4 (3.31%) Symfony
7 3 (2.48%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.83%) CSS
8 1 (0.83%) Dropwizard
8 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.83%) HTML
8 1 (0.83%) JSON
8 1 (0.83%) NumPy
8 1 (0.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.31%) Windows
2 3 (2.48%) Android
2 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.48%) Linux
2 3 (2.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (90.08%) Test Automation
2 98 (80.99%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (42.15%) BDD
4 46 (38.02%) TDD
5 38 (31.40%) Exploratory Testing
6 34 (28.10%) Performance Testing
7 23 (19.01%) Scrum
7 23 (19.01%) Test Scripting
8 22 (18.18%) ATDD
8 22 (18.18%) Software Testing
9 21 (17.36%) Test Strategy
10 17 (14.05%) Functional Testing
11 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
11 14 (11.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 13 (10.74%) Test Planning
13 12 (9.92%) Integration Testing
13 12 (9.92%) Manual Testing
13 12 (9.92%) SDET
13 12 (9.92%) SDLC
14 11 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.36%) SQL
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 26 (21.49%) Java
4 19 (15.70%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.96%) PHP
7 5 (4.13%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) ISEB
2 26 (21.49%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.61%) Degree
4 2 (1.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (26.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (2.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (14.05%) HP
2 10 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.65%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Apigee
4 1 (0.83%) Telerik