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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Test Engineer
Rank 149 153 193
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Test Engineer 13 30 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.87% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.89% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 4
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.57% -
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
2658 3355 3618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.90% 97.44% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2262 2679 2800
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 14 (51.85%) Selenium
4 11 (40.74%) C#
4 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (37.04%) Scrum
5 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (33.33%) Python
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
7 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
7 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
7 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
8 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
9 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 6 (22.22%) .NET
9 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
10 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
10 5 (18.52%) HTML
11 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 4 (14.81%) XML
11 4 (14.81%) SOA

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 (3.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) Selenium
2 11 (40.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
4 6 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 4 (14.81%) JIRA
6 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
6 3 (11.11%) JMeter
6 3 (11.11%) SpecFlow
7 2 (7.41%) Appium
7 2 (7.41%) Calabash
7 2 (7.41%) Gatling
7 2 (7.41%) JBehave
7 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
7 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.70%) NeoLoad
8 1 (3.70%) PhantomJS
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) CSS
3 4 (14.81%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (7.41%) Behat
4 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) DOM
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) WPF
5 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Android
1 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 8 (29.63%) Automated Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Unit Testing
5 7 (25.93%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Coaching
8 4 (14.81%) SOA
9 3 (11.11%) BDD
9 3 (11.11%) Information Governance
9 3 (11.11%) OO
9 3 (11.11%) OOP
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Facebook
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Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum £30k - £55k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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SceneOne Ltd.
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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