Period
to 8 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Test Engineer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 189 148 158
Rank change year-on-year -41 +10 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 75 32 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 0.96% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 0.99% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 27 108
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £48,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.78% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile " " £57,275
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -5.26% -

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 6,340 3,234 6,301
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.06% 97.18% 97.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,871 2,796 5,221
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,163 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Engineer in Yorkshire

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 -47 38 £52,500 +31.25% 6
South Yorkshire -9 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
North Yorkshire -25 4 £33,250 -26.11% 1
Test Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 37 (49.33%) Test Automation
2 32 (42.67%) Software Testing
3 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (41.33%) Wi-Fi
3 31 (41.33%) LTE
3 31 (41.33%) 5G
4 27 (36.00%) Selenium
5 26 (34.67%) C#
6 21 (28.00%) Wireless
6 21 (28.00%) Degree
6 21 (28.00%) Resource Management
6 21 (28.00%) Time Management
7 20 (26.67%) SpecFlow
8 18 (24.00%) Postman
9 16 (21.33%) Games
9 16 (21.33%) Python
10 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
10 14 (18.67%) API Testing
11 11 (14.67%) Social Skills
11 11 (14.67%) Linux
11 11 (14.67%) Appium
12 10 (13.33%) Android
12 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 10 (13.33%) SoapUI
12 10 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
12 10 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 10 (13.33%) QA
12 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
12 10 (13.33%) Broadband
12 10 (13.33%) UMTS

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Azure
2 6 (8.00%) AWS
2 6 (8.00%) SaaS
3 5 (6.67%) BrowserStack
3 5 (6.67%) GCP
4 1 (1.33%) GitHub
4 1 (1.33%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 31 (41.33%) 5G
1 31 (41.33%) LTE
1 31 (41.33%) Wi-Fi
2 21 (28.00%) Wireless
3 10 (13.33%) 3G
3 10 (13.33%) Broadband
3 10 (13.33%) UMTS
3 10 (13.33%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) Selenium
2 20 (26.67%) SpecFlow
3 18 (24.00%) Postman
4 11 (14.67%) Appium
5 10 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 9 (12.00%) Katalon Studio
6 9 (12.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (8.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (8.00%) JIRA
8 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.33%) JMeter
10 2 (2.67%) Cypress.io
11 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (21.33%) Games
2 11 (14.67%) Social Skills
3 10 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.00%) Electronics
4 6 (8.00%) Finance
5 2 (2.67%) Law
6 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Gherkin
2 5 (6.67%) REST
3 4 (5.33%) .NET
4 3 (4.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) HTML
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
4 3 (4.00%) WinForms
4 3 (4.00%) WPF
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) GraphQL
5 2 (2.67%) JSON
5 2 (2.67%) React
5 2 (2.67%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.33%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.33%) Kafka
6 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Linux
2 10 (13.33%) Android
2 10 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Test Automation
2 32 (42.67%) Software Testing
3 31 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (28.00%) Resource Management
4 21 (28.00%) Time Management
5 14 (18.67%) API Testing
5 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 9 (12.00%) Build Automation
7 9 (12.00%) Manual Testing
7 9 (12.00%) SDLC
7 9 (12.00%) Waterfall
8 8 (10.67%) Performance Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Test Scripting
9 7 (9.33%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.00%) BDD
10 6 (8.00%) DevOps
11 5 (6.67%) SDET
11 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.67%) C#
2 16 (21.33%) Python
3 8 (10.67%) Java
3 8 (10.67%) SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Apple Swift
4 7 (9.33%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.00%) PHP
7 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.33%) Go
7 1 (1.33%) Groovy
7 1 (1.33%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.33%) VB
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.33%) QA
2 2 (2.67%) Accessibility
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.00%) SAP
3 5 (6.67%) IBM
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (1.33%) Google