The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Test Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 144 166 141
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 17 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 4
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +8.82%
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
3100 3548 2530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.54% 97.15% 96.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2884 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

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 29 May 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
3 18 (64.29%) ISEB
4 16 (57.14%) C#
4 16 (57.14%) SDLC
5 15 (53.57%) Integration Testing
5 15 (53.57%) SQL
5 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
6 14 (50.00%) Java
7 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
8 12 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
8 12 (42.86%) UNIX
9 8 (28.57%) QA
10 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
11 5 (17.86%) Project Management
12 4 (14.29%) .NET
12 4 (14.29%) Retail
12 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
13 3 (10.71%) Test Management
13 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (10.71%) Oracle
13 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (10.71%) Finance
13 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
13 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
14 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
14 2 (7.14%) SOAP
14 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
15 1 (3.57%) Mobile App

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 Test Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) RIA
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (67.86%) Test Scripting
3 16 (57.14%) SDLC
4 15 (53.57%) Integration Testing
4 15 (53.57%) Regression Testing
5 13 (46.43%) Test Automation
6 12 (42.86%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Strategy
8 5 (17.86%) Project Management
9 4 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Test Management
10 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 2 (7.14%) Agile Testing
12 1 (3.57%) Keyword-Driven Testing
12 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
12 1 (3.57%) Stress Testing
12 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
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