The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 117 106 179
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 43 84 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.57% 2.40% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 2.46% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 36 38 13
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
2691 3408 3550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.25% 97.43% 98.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2277 2681 2818
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 £25,500
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% -

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Engineer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Test Engineer in the job title.

1 91 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (57.50%) Selenium
3 51 (42.50%) SQL
4 49 (40.83%) Test Automation
5 43 (35.83%) ISEB
6 39 (32.50%) QA
6 39 (32.50%) BDD
7 37 (30.83%) ISTQB
8 35 (29.17%) SoapUI
9 34 (28.33%) Microsoft
10 33 (27.50%) Performance Testing
11 32 (26.67%) TDD
12 31 (25.83%) JMeter
13 29 (24.17%) Automation Testing
14 28 (23.33%) Cucumber
14 28 (23.33%) Java
14 28 (23.33%) Software Testing
15 26 (21.67%) Scrum
16 25 (20.83%) Python
16 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
17 24 (20.00%) C#
17 24 (20.00%) .NET
17 24 (20.00%) Functional Testing
17 24 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
18 21 (17.50%) Manual Testing
18 21 (17.50%) Ruby
19 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
20 19 (15.83%) Visual Studio
20 19 (15.83%) Gatling
21 18 (15.00%) SpecFlow

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.83%) CMS
1 1 (0.83%) Drupal
1 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) GitHub
1 1 (0.83%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 2 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) MongoDB
2 12 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.67%) MySQL
6 2 (1.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 69 (57.50%) Selenium
2 35 (29.17%) SoapUI
3 31 (25.83%) JMeter
4 28 (23.33%) Cucumber
5 19 (15.83%) Gatling
5 19 (15.83%) Visual Studio
6 18 (15.00%) SpecFlow
7 17 (14.17%) WebDriver
8 15 (12.50%) FitNesse
9 14 (11.67%) LoadRunner
10 8 (6.67%) JIRA
11 7 (5.83%) NeoLoad
11 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (5.00%) WebLOAD
13 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (3.33%) Jenkins
14 3 (2.50%) Appium
14 3 (2.50%) Gerrit
14 3 (2.50%) Mercurial
14 3 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
General
1 15 (12.50%) Retail
2 14 (11.67%) Finance
3 13 (10.83%) Banking
3 13 (10.83%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (0.83%) Electronics
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (6.67%) LAMP
3 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 7 (5.83%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (5.83%) XML
4 6 (5.00%) SOAP
5 5 (4.17%) Gherkin
5 5 (4.17%) Node.js
6 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.33%) CSS
7 3 (2.50%) Behat
7 3 (2.50%) REST
8 2 (1.67%) Web Services
8 2 (1.67%) WSDL
8 2 (1.67%) XSD
9 1 (0.83%) DOM
9 1 (0.83%) JSP
9 1 (0.83%) WPF
9 1 (0.83%) XHTML
9 1 (0.83%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 9 (7.50%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.33%) iPad
4 1 (0.83%) Biology
4 1 (0.83%) NHS
4 1 (0.83%) RIA
4 1 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.50%) Android
1 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.67%) Windows
3 4 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (75.83%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (40.83%) Test Automation
3 39 (32.50%) BDD
4 33 (27.50%) Performance Testing
5 32 (26.67%) TDD
6 29 (24.17%) Automation Testing
7 28 (23.33%) Software Testing
8 26 (21.67%) Scrum
9 25 (20.83%) Test Scripting
10 24 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 24 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (17.50%) Manual Testing
12 17 (14.17%) ATDD
12 17 (14.17%) Test Management
12 17 (14.17%) Waterfall
13 15 (12.50%) Test Strategy
14 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
14 14 (11.67%) Software Architecture
15 13 (10.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.50%) SQL
2 28 (23.33%) Java
3 25 (20.83%) Python
4 24 (20.00%) C#
5 21 (17.50%) Ruby
6 16 (13.33%) PHP
7 9 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.83%) Scala
9 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.67%) C++
10 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) C
11 1 (0.83%) Go
11 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (35.83%) ISEB
2 37 (30.83%) ISTQB
3 16 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (8.33%) Degree
5 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (32.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.83%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 34 (28.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.00%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Facebook
4 1 (0.83%) HP
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