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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 108 106 187
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 51 88 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.90% 2.49% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.56% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 42 47 9
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,750 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
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
2635 3441 3659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.96% 97.48% 97.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2238 2758 2845
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 £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 28 August 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (53.70%) Selenium
3 53 (49.07%) SQL
4 47 (43.52%) Test Automation
5 44 (40.74%) ISEB
6 40 (37.04%) ISTQB
7 33 (30.56%) QA
8 31 (28.70%) Java
9 30 (27.78%) Cucumber
9 30 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
10 29 (26.85%) JMeter
11 28 (25.93%) C#
11 28 (25.93%) Functional Testing
12 27 (25.00%) Scrum
12 27 (25.00%) TDD
12 27 (25.00%) Performance Testing
13 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
14 25 (23.15%) Python
14 25 (23.15%) Automation Testing
15 23 (21.30%) Waterfall
16 22 (20.37%) SoapUI
16 22 (20.37%) .NET
16 22 (20.37%) Ruby
17 21 (19.44%) Retail
18 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
18 20 (18.52%) Finance
18 20 (18.52%) Gatling
19 18 (16.67%) Banking
19 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
19 18 (16.67%) Legal

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 2 (1.85%) CMS
1 2 (1.85%) Drupal
1 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) GitHub
1 2 (1.85%) Trello
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 12 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (53.70%) Selenium
2 30 (27.78%) Cucumber
3 29 (26.85%) JMeter
4 22 (20.37%) SoapUI
5 20 (18.52%) Gatling
6 14 (12.96%) WebDriver
7 12 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (10.19%) LoadRunner
9 10 (9.26%) SpecFlow
9 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
10 8 (7.41%) FitNesse
10 8 (7.41%) NeoLoad
11 7 (6.48%) JIRA
11 7 (6.48%) WebLOAD
12 6 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (5.56%) TeamCity
13 5 (4.63%) Appium
14 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
15 2 (1.85%) Calabash
15 2 (1.85%) tSQLt
General
1 21 (19.44%) Retail
2 20 (18.52%) Finance
3 18 (16.67%) Banking
3 18 (16.67%) Legal
4 7 (6.48%) Games
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.37%) .NET
2 12 (11.11%) SOAP
3 8 (7.41%) LAMP
4 7 (6.48%) HTML
4 7 (6.48%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (5.56%) XML
6 5 (4.63%) Gherkin
6 5 (4.63%) Node.js
7 4 (3.70%) CSS
7 4 (3.70%) REST
8 3 (2.78%) Behat
8 3 (2.78%) Web Services
9 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.85%) JSF
9 2 (1.85%) JSP
9 2 (1.85%) WSDL
9 2 (1.85%) XHTML
9 2 (1.85%) XSD
10 1 (0.93%) DOM
10 1 (0.93%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.70%) iPad
4 3 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.85%) RIA
6 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.70%) Android
1 4 (3.70%) Apple iOS
1 4 (3.70%) Linux
2 3 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (43.52%) Test Automation
3 30 (27.78%) Non-Functional Testing
4 28 (25.93%) Functional Testing
5 27 (25.00%) Performance Testing
5 27 (25.00%) Scrum
5 27 (25.00%) TDD
6 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
7 25 (23.15%) Automation Testing
8 23 (21.30%) Waterfall
9 20 (18.52%) E-Commerce
10 18 (16.67%) BDD
10 18 (16.67%) Manual Testing
10 18 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (15.74%) Test Scripting
11 17 (15.74%) Test Strategy
12 16 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (12.96%) Automated Testing
14 12 (11.11%) Software Engineering
15 11 (10.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 53 (49.07%) SQL
2 31 (28.70%) Java
3 28 (25.93%) C#
4 25 (23.15%) Python
5 22 (20.37%) Ruby
6 15 (13.89%) PHP
7 13 (12.04%) JavaScript
8 8 (7.41%) Scala
9 6 (5.56%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.78%) C++
11 2 (1.85%) C
12 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.93%) Go
12 1 (0.93%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (40.74%) ISEB
2 40 (37.04%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.85%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.48%) SOASTA, Inc
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
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