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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Rank 67 105 155
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 90 78 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.45% 2.41% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 2.49% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 84 75 23
Median salary £46,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
2546 3130 3252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.74% 96.75% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2207 2631 2641
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (80.86%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (66.05%) Selenium
3 89 (54.94%) Test Automation
4 81 (50.00%) SQL
5 75 (46.30%) ISEB
6 73 (45.06%) Cucumber
7 67 (41.36%) ISTQB
8 66 (40.74%) TDD
8 66 (40.74%) Functional Testing
9 65 (40.12%) Scrum
10 62 (38.27%) Java
11 55 (33.95%) Waterfall
12 44 (27.16%) Kanban
13 42 (25.93%) BDD
13 42 (25.93%) Test Strategy
14 39 (24.07%) QA
15 38 (23.46%) Automated Testing
16 37 (22.84%) Software Testing
17 35 (21.60%) E-Commerce
18 33 (20.37%) Test Management
18 33 (20.37%) SoapUI
18 33 (20.37%) Mentoring
19 32 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
20 31 (19.14%) Finance
21 30 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (18.52%) Retail
21 30 (18.52%) Test Scripting
22 29 (17.90%) SOAP
22 29 (17.90%) Oracle

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 1 (0.62%) CMS
1 1 (0.62%) Drupal
1 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Donky
1 1 (0.62%) GitHub
1 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.62%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.90%) Relational Database
2 14 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.23%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 107 (66.05%) Selenium
2 73 (45.06%) Cucumber
3 33 (20.37%) SoapUI
4 19 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (11.73%) WebDriver
5 13 (8.02%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (8.02%) TeamCity
6 11 (6.79%) JMeter
7 9 (5.56%) JIRA
8 8 (4.94%) Appium
9 7 (4.32%) Gatling
10 6 (3.70%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.70%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.70%) Maven
10 6 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 5 (3.09%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.85%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.23%) Calabash
13 2 (1.23%) HP UFT
13 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (19.14%) Finance
2 30 (18.52%) Retail
3 28 (17.28%) Banking
4 26 (16.05%) Legal
5 7 (4.32%) Advertising
5 7 (4.32%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.90%) SOAP
2 17 (10.49%) .NET
3 6 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 6 (3.70%) Spring
4 3 (1.85%) LAMP
4 3 (1.85%) Web Services
5 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.23%) Node.js
5 2 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.62%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.62%) HTML
6 1 (0.62%) JSF
6 1 (0.62%) JSP
6 1 (0.62%) REST
6 1 (0.62%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.09%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.23%) e-Health
5 1 (0.62%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (80.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (54.94%) Test Automation
3 66 (40.74%) Functional Testing
3 66 (40.74%) TDD
4 65 (40.12%) Scrum
5 55 (33.95%) Waterfall
6 44 (27.16%) Kanban
7 42 (25.93%) BDD
7 42 (25.93%) Test Strategy
8 38 (23.46%) Automated Testing
9 37 (22.84%) Software Testing
10 35 (21.60%) E-Commerce
11 33 (20.37%) Mentoring
11 33 (20.37%) Test Management
12 32 (19.75%) Regression Testing
13 30 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 30 (18.52%) Test Scripting
14 29 (17.90%) Defect Tracking
14 29 (17.90%) Software Delivery
15 28 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.00%) SQL
2 62 (38.27%) Java
3 19 (11.73%) C#
4 14 (8.64%) JavaScript
5 13 (8.02%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.32%) Scala
7 5 (3.09%) PHP
8 4 (2.47%) Python
8 4 (2.47%) Ruby
9 2 (1.23%) C
10 1 (0.62%) C++
Qualifications
1 75 (46.30%) ISEB
2 67 (41.36%) ISTQB
3 32 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (8.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (24.07%) QA
2 7 (4.32%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 29 (17.90%) Oracle
2 3 (1.85%) HP
3 1 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.62%) SOASTA, Inc
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