The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 135 153 226
Rank change year-on-year +18 +73  
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 91 107 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.72% 1.66% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.71% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 86 94 37
Median salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 5165 6258 7228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.66% 97.11% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4490 5200 5851
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 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 22 March 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 3 months to 22 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 +15 89 £45,000 +12.50% 7
South Yorkshire -2 1 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Test Engineer
England

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 160 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (70.44%) Selenium
3 107 (52.71%) Test Automation
4 100 (49.26%) ISEB
5 94 (46.31%) ISTQB
6 89 (43.84%) SQL
7 88 (43.35%) TDD
8 86 (42.36%) Cucumber
9 76 (37.44%) Functional Testing
10 75 (36.95%) Java
11 74 (36.45%) QA
12 70 (34.48%) Scrum
13 68 (33.50%) BDD
14 67 (33.00%) Waterfall
15 61 (30.05%) Software Testing
16 57 (28.08%) SoapUI
17 56 (27.59%) Test Strategy
18 54 (26.60%) Kanban
19 47 (23.15%) Mentoring
20 45 (22.17%) Test Management
21 44 (21.67%) SOAP
22 43 (21.18%) Regression Testing
23 41 (20.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 40 (19.70%) Defect Tracking
24 40 (19.70%) Finance
25 39 (19.21%) C#
25 39 (19.21%) Automated Testing
25 39 (19.21%) Software Delivery
26 38 (18.72%) Logistics
27 35 (17.24%) Oracle

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (16.75%) Relational Database
2 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.97%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 143 (70.44%) Selenium
2 86 (42.36%) Cucumber
3 57 (28.08%) SoapUI
4 31 (15.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (12.81%) JMeter
6 24 (11.82%) JIRA
7 21 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 19 (9.36%) WebDriver
9 16 (7.88%) Jenkins
10 13 (6.40%) Visual Studio
11 12 (5.91%) Gatling
11 12 (5.91%) LoadRunner
11 12 (5.91%) Maven
12 11 (5.42%) TeamCity
13 10 (4.93%) Octopus Deploy
14 8 (3.94%) Appium
14 8 (3.94%) Calabash
14 8 (3.94%) SpecFlow
15 7 (3.45%) FitNesse
16 5 (2.46%) Zephyr
General
1 40 (19.70%) Finance
2 32 (15.76%) Retail
3 29 (14.29%) Banking
4 26 (12.81%) Legal
5 7 (3.45%) Advertising
5 7 (3.45%) Games
6 2 (0.99%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (21.67%) SOAP
2 32 (15.76%) .NET
3 16 (7.88%) XML
4 12 (5.91%) Hibernate
4 12 (5.91%) Spring
5 8 (3.94%) Web Services
6 5 (2.46%) REST
7 4 (1.97%) Node.js
8 3 (1.48%) WSDL
8 3 (1.48%) XSD
9 2 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.99%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.99%) LAMP
9 2 (0.99%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.49%) Behat
10 1 (0.49%) CSS
10 1 (0.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.91%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.42%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.49%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (78.82%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (52.71%) Test Automation
3 88 (43.35%) TDD
4 76 (37.44%) Functional Testing
5 70 (34.48%) Scrum
6 68 (33.50%) BDD
7 67 (33.00%) Waterfall
8 61 (30.05%) Software Testing
9 56 (27.59%) Test Strategy
10 54 (26.60%) Kanban
11 47 (23.15%) Mentoring
12 45 (22.17%) Test Management
13 43 (21.18%) Regression Testing
14 40 (19.70%) Defect Tracking
15 39 (19.21%) Automated Testing
15 39 (19.21%) Software Delivery
16 38 (18.72%) Logistics
17 35 (17.24%) E-Commerce
18 34 (16.75%) Test Scripting
19 30 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (43.84%) SQL
2 75 (36.95%) Java
3 39 (19.21%) C#
4 24 (11.82%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.40%) Scala
6 12 (5.91%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.94%) PHP
8 6 (2.96%) Python
8 6 (2.96%) Ruby
9 3 (1.48%) C
10 1 (0.49%) Go
10 1 (0.49%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 100 (49.26%) ISEB
2 94 (46.31%) ISTQB
3 41 (20.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (9.36%) Degree
5 13 (6.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (36.45%) QA
2 10 (4.93%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (17.24%) Oracle
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.49%) Apple
3 1 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.49%) Google
3 1 (0.49%) HP
3 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 23 days ago
York, UK
Piksel
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago