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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 153 166 165
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 23 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.71% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 4
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,000 £35,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
3125 3440 3662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.76% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2521 2724 2954
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 April 2016.

Software Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
2 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) BDD
4 16 (35.56%) SoapUI
5 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 15 (33.33%) ATDD
5 15 (33.33%) User Stories
5 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 15 (33.33%) Web Testing
5 15 (33.33%) Test Management
5 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 15 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 12 (26.67%) Python
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.56%) QA
9 6 (13.33%) C#
10 5 (11.11%) PHP
10 5 (11.11%) SQL
10 5 (11.11%) Java
10 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.11%) Ruby
10 5 (11.11%) JMeter
10 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
10 5 (11.11%) Behat

Software Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 5 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (55.56%) Selenium
2 16 (35.56%) SoapUI
3 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
3 15 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 5 (11.11%) Appium
4 5 (11.11%) Calabash
4 5 (11.11%) Gatling
4 5 (11.11%) JBehave
4 5 (11.11%) JMeter
5 4 (8.89%) JIRA
5 4 (8.89%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Behat
2 4 (8.89%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) XML
3 3 (6.67%) LAMP
3 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.44%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Test Automation
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 16 (35.56%) BDD
5 15 (33.33%) ATDD
5 15 (33.33%) Test Management
5 15 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 15 (33.33%) User Stories
5 15 (33.33%) Web Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Information Governance
8 3 (6.67%) Kanban
8 3 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.33%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Java
4 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
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