The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Test Engineer
Rank 177 131 150
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% 0.54% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.57% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £26,250 £42,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +52.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3573 2460 2442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.25% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 1876 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

Software Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (83.33%) SOAP
2 19 (79.17%) Automated Testing
2 19 (79.17%) Test Management
3 16 (66.67%) Agile Testing
4 15 (62.50%) E-Commerce
5 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (37.50%) Games
7 6 (25.00%) Selenium
7 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
9 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 2 (8.33%) Java
10 1 (4.17%) Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
10 1 (4.17%) QA
10 1 (4.17%) Project Management
10 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
10 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Software Test Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (37.50%) Games
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Automated Testing
1 19 (79.17%) Test Management
2 16 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 15 (62.50%) E-Commerce
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 9 days ago