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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 170 123 139
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 12 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 1.05% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 1.10% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 14
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 £29,500 £26,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3570 2461 2419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.28% 95.31% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2817 1877 1968
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £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 30 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 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 (65.38%) Test Management
2 26 (50.00%) SOAP
3 25 (48.08%) Automated Testing
4 22 (42.31%) Selenium
4 22 (42.31%) E-Commerce
5 18 (34.62%) Agile Testing
6 15 (28.85%) Java
6 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 13 (25.00%) Games
7 13 (25.00%) PHP
8 12 (23.08%) C#
8 12 (23.08%) Ruby
8 12 (23.08%) QA
8 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 11 (21.15%) C++
9 11 (21.15%) Automation Testing
9 11 (21.15%) Behat
10 10 (19.23%) .NET
11 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
12 8 (15.38%) Project Management
13 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
13 7 (13.46%) BDD
13 7 (13.46%) Kanban
13 7 (13.46%) Scrum
13 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
14 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
14 6 (11.54%) Management Information System

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (1.92%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) GPRS
1 1 (1.92%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (42.31%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 11 (21.15%) Behat
4 5 (9.62%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.77%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (5.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) SOAP
2 10 (19.23%) .NET
3 1 (1.92%) XML
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Test Management
2 25 (48.08%) Automated Testing
3 22 (42.31%) E-Commerce
4 18 (34.62%) Agile Testing
5 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 11 (21.15%) Automation Testing
8 9 (17.31%) Test Strategy
9 8 (15.38%) Project Management
10 7 (13.46%) BDD
10 7 (13.46%) Kanban
10 7 (13.46%) Scrum
10 7 (13.46%) TDD
11 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.54%) DevOps
12 4 (7.69%) B2C
13 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
13 2 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.85%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) PHP
3 12 (23.08%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) Ruby
4 11 (21.15%) C++
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) SQL
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) ISEB
1 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) Citrix
1 1 (1.92%) VMware
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