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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 150 171 132
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 30 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.89% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.39% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 3
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +13.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
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
3249 3551 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.24% 97.26% 95.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2558 2823 1885
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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
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 3 July 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Test Scripting
2 26 (57.78%) SDLC
3 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
4 21 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 20 (44.44%) ISEB
5 20 (44.44%) SQL
5 20 (44.44%) Integration Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Compatibility Testing
6 17 (37.78%) C#
6 17 (37.78%) Java
7 14 (31.11%) UNIX
8 11 (24.44%) QA
9 10 (22.22%) Automated Testing
10 9 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.33%) Windows
12 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
12 6 (13.33%) Android
12 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
12 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
13 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
14 4 (8.89%) TDD
14 4 (8.89%) Retail
14 4 (8.89%) Project Management
14 4 (8.89%) .NET
14 4 (8.89%) BDD
14 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
15 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (2.22%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) RIA
2 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) UNIX
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Android
2 6 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (84.44%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (57.78%) Test Scripting
2 26 (57.78%) SDLC
3 22 (48.89%) Test Automation
4 21 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 20 (44.44%) Integration Testing
6 17 (37.78%) Compatibility Testing
7 10 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 9 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (8.89%) TDD
11 4 (8.89%) Project Management
11 4 (8.89%) BDD
11 4 (8.89%) Automation Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
12 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
12 3 (6.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) SQL
2 17 (37.78%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) Java
3 2 (4.44%) Python
3 2 (4.44%) Ruby
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (24.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) Tableau
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
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