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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 116 121 184
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +63
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 49 58 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.69% 1.76% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.80% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 15
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,550 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +5.33%
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
2832 3223 3648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.89% 97.96% 98.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2360 2550 2926
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 June 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 106 (77.37%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (61.31%) Selenium
3 56 (40.88%) Test Automation
3 56 (40.88%) SQL
4 52 (37.96%) BDD
5 50 (36.50%) ISEB
6 48 (35.04%) Microsoft
7 47 (34.31%) SoapUI
8 42 (30.66%) QA
9 40 (29.20%) ISTQB
10 36 (26.28%) Automation Testing
11 33 (24.09%) Cucumber
11 33 (24.09%) Performance Testing
12 32 (23.36%) TDD
13 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
13 30 (21.90%) Test Scripting
13 30 (21.90%) JMeter
13 30 (21.90%) Java
14 29 (21.17%) Test Management
15 28 (20.44%) Scrum
16 27 (19.71%) Visual Studio
17 26 (18.98%) ATDD
18 25 (18.25%) Manual Testing
19 24 (17.52%) .NET
20 23 (16.79%) Python
21 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
21 22 (16.06%) C#
21 22 (16.06%) Test Strategy
21 22 (16.06%) SpecFlow
22 21 (15.33%) User Stories

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:

Applications
1 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.46%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) MongoDB
3 13 (9.49%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.46%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.73%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 84 (61.31%) Selenium
2 47 (34.31%) SoapUI
3 33 (24.09%) Cucumber
4 30 (21.90%) JMeter
5 27 (19.71%) Visual Studio
6 22 (16.06%) SpecFlow
7 19 (13.87%) FitNesse
7 19 (13.87%) WebDriver
8 17 (12.41%) Gatling
9 14 (10.22%) LoadRunner
10 8 (5.84%) JIRA
10 8 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (3.65%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.92%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.92%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.92%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.92%) NeoLoad
13 3 (2.19%) Appium
13 3 (2.19%) Calabash
13 3 (2.19%) JBehave
General
1 11 (8.03%) Retail
2 10 (7.30%) Finance
3 9 (6.57%) Banking
3 9 (6.57%) Legal
4 3 (2.19%) Games
5 1 (0.73%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.52%) .NET
2 8 (5.84%) LAMP
2 8 (5.84%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (4.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.38%) Node.js
3 6 (4.38%) XML
4 5 (3.65%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.92%) Behat
5 4 (2.92%) CSS
5 4 (2.92%) SOAP
6 3 (2.19%) REST
7 1 (0.73%) DOM
7 1 (0.73%) Web Services
7 1 (0.73%) WSDL
7 1 (0.73%) XSD
7 1 (0.73%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Computer Science
1 12 (8.76%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.92%) iPad
2 4 (2.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.73%) Biology
3 1 (0.73%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.03%) Android
1 11 (8.03%) Apple iOS
1 11 (8.03%) Windows
2 4 (2.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (77.37%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.88%) Test Automation
3 52 (37.96%) BDD
4 36 (26.28%) Automation Testing
5 33 (24.09%) Performance Testing
6 32 (23.36%) TDD
7 30 (21.90%) Software Testing
7 30 (21.90%) Test Scripting
8 29 (21.17%) Test Management
9 28 (20.44%) Scrum
10 26 (18.98%) ATDD
11 25 (18.25%) Manual Testing
12 22 (16.06%) Test Strategy
13 21 (15.33%) Test Planning
13 21 (15.33%) User Stories
14 20 (14.60%) Functional Testing
15 17 (12.41%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (11.68%) Non-Functional Testing
16 16 (11.68%) SOA
17 14 (10.22%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 56 (40.88%) SQL
2 30 (21.90%) Java
3 23 (16.79%) Python
4 22 (16.06%) C#
5 19 (13.87%) Ruby
6 16 (11.68%) PHP
7 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
8 7 (5.11%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.92%) Scala
10 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.73%) C++
11 1 (0.73%) Go
11 1 (0.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (36.50%) ISEB
2 40 (29.20%) ISTQB
3 20 (14.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (10.22%) Degree
5 1 (0.73%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.66%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 48 (35.04%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.19%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.73%) Facebook
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