The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 171 125 131
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 1.02% 0.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.07% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 16
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.00%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3562 2433 2375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.38% 95.45% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2837 1863 1942
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
West Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 34 (66.67%) Test Management
2 26 (50.98%) SOAP
3 25 (49.02%) Automated Testing
4 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
5 21 (41.18%) Selenium
6 19 (37.25%) Agile Testing
7 15 (29.41%) Java
8 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (25.49%) Games
9 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
9 13 (25.49%) PHP
10 12 (23.53%) C#
10 12 (23.53%) Ruby
10 12 (23.53%) QA
10 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
11 11 (21.57%) Behat
11 11 (21.57%) C++
11 11 (21.57%) Automation Testing
12 10 (19.61%) .NET
13 9 (17.65%) Project Management
13 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
14 7 (13.73%) BDD
14 7 (13.73%) Kanban
14 7 (13.73%) Scrum
14 7 (13.73%) TDD
14 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
15 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
15 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
15 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (1.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) GPRS
1 1 (1.96%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (41.18%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) Cucumber
3 11 (21.57%) Behat
4 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
General
1 13 (25.49%) Games
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Electronics
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.98%) SOAP
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.96%) Firmware
2 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (66.67%) Test Management
2 25 (49.02%) Automated Testing
3 22 (43.14%) E-Commerce
4 19 (37.25%) Agile Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.49%) Software Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Automation Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Project Management
8 9 (17.65%) Test Strategy
9 7 (13.73%) BDD
9 7 (13.73%) Kanban
9 7 (13.73%) Scrum
9 7 (13.73%) TDD
10 6 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
10 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 6 (11.76%) DevOps
11 4 (7.84%) B2C
12 2 (3.92%) Validation
13 1 (1.96%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) PHP
3 12 (23.53%) C#
3 12 (23.53%) Ruby
4 11 (21.57%) C++
5 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) SQL
6 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
1 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.96%) Citrix
1 1 (1.96%) VMware
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 to £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago