The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 159 167 162
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 26 21 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.61% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
3220 3454 3268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.44% 98.13% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2700 2808 2521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Test Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 17 (42.50%) C#
5 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 14 (35.00%) SQL
6 14 (35.00%) Selenium
6 14 (35.00%) Functional Testing
7 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (27.50%) BDD
8 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
8 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
9 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
9 10 (25.00%) ATDD
9 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
9 10 (25.00%) FitNesse
9 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 10 (25.00%) Test Management
9 10 (25.00%) User Stories
9 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
10 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (22.50%) .NET
11 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (20.00%) HTML
11 8 (20.00%) Java
11 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
11 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 8 (20.00%) WPF

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.50%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) SoapUI
3 10 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (25.00%) FitNesse
3 10 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (7.50%) Appium
4 3 (7.50%) Calabash
4 3 (7.50%) Gatling
4 3 (7.50%) JBehave
4 3 (7.50%) JMeter
General
1 7 (17.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (20.00%) HTML5
2 8 (20.00%) WPF
3 7 (17.50%) Apache Flex
4 3 (7.50%) Behat
4 3 (7.50%) LAMP
4 3 (7.50%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Android
1 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 5 (12.50%) Unix
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) Test Automation
3 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 14 (35.00%) Functional Testing
6 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (27.50%) BDD
7 11 (27.50%) Software Engineering
8 10 (25.00%) ATDD
8 10 (25.00%) Test Management
8 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
8 10 (25.00%) User Stories
8 10 (25.00%) Web Testing
9 9 (22.50%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Agile Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Load Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
12 5 (12.50%) SDLC
12 5 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) C#
2 14 (35.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.50%) PHP
4 3 (7.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
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