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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 181 160 154
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 6
Average salary £26,250 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
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
3665 2753 2657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.78% 95.79% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2805 2225 2222
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Selenium
3 10 (62.50%) Ruby
3 10 (62.50%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) C++
3 10 (62.50%) Java
3 10 (62.50%) PHP
3 10 (62.50%) Test Management
3 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 10 (62.50%) Behat
4 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
4 9 (56.25%) .NET
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Kanban
6 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) User Experience
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) B2C
7 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (18.75%) QA
9 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
10 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
10 1 (6.25%) Waterfall

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Selenium
2 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 10 (62.50%) Behat
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Test Management
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) BDD
4 6 (37.50%) TDD
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) DevOps
6 4 (25.00%) B2C
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) C#
1 10 (62.50%) C++
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) PHP
1 10 (62.50%) Ruby
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Citrix
1 1 (6.25%) VMware
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago