The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Software Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 153 142 189
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 8 40 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 1.15% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 1.18% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Software Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2692 3397 3622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.32% 97.39% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2288 2689 2878
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Software Test Engineer in the job title.

Software Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Leeds region.

Software Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, Software 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 Leeds region featuring Software Test Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
3 17 (54.84%) Selenium
4 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
4 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (29.03%) Python
5 9 (29.03%) QA
6 8 (25.81%) FitNesse
6 8 (25.81%) C#
6 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
7 7 (22.58%) ATDD
7 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
7 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
7 7 (22.58%) User Stories
7 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
7 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
7 7 (22.58%) Web Testing
7 7 (22.58%) Test Management
8 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
8 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
8 6 (19.35%) SQL
8 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.13%) HTML
9 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.90%) Coaching
10 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing

Software Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) Selenium
2 8 (25.81%) Cucumber
2 8 (25.81%) FitNesse
2 8 (25.81%) SpecFlow
3 7 (22.58%) SoapUI
3 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
4 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (19.35%) WebDriver
5 4 (12.90%) JIRA
6 3 (9.68%) JMeter
7 2 (6.45%) Appium
7 2 (6.45%) Calabash
7 2 (6.45%) Gatling
7 2 (6.45%) JBehave
7 2 (6.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
8 1 (3.23%) NeoLoad
8 1 (3.23%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) Behat
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.23%) DOM
4 1 (3.23%) REST
4 1 (3.23%) WPF
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Android
1 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (61.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (35.48%) Software Testing
4 8 (25.81%) BDD
5 7 (22.58%) ATDD
5 7 (22.58%) Automation Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Test Management
5 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
5 7 (22.58%) User Stories
5 7 (22.58%) Web Testing
6 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
7 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) Automated Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (12.90%) Coaching
8 4 (12.90%) Scrum
9 3 (9.68%) Information Governance
9 3 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) Python
2 8 (25.81%) C#
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) Java
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) ISEB
2 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Facebook
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