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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Engineer
Rank 72 89 165
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 83 92 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.22% 2.70% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 2.80% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 24
Median salary £45,250 £38,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.07% -14.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
2519 3280 3559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.83% 96.41% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 2725 2884
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 2017.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 133 (78.70%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (66.86%) Selenium
3 88 (52.07%) Test Automation
3 88 (52.07%) SQL
4 83 (49.11%) ISEB
4 83 (49.11%) Cucumber
5 77 (45.56%) ISTQB
6 76 (44.97%) Functional Testing
7 72 (42.60%) TDD
8 68 (40.24%) Java
9 66 (39.05%) Scrum
10 63 (37.28%) Waterfall
11 54 (31.95%) QA
12 52 (30.77%) Kanban
13 48 (28.40%) BDD
14 46 (27.22%) Software Testing
14 46 (27.22%) Test Strategy
15 43 (25.44%) Test Management
16 41 (24.26%) Regression Testing
16 41 (24.26%) Mentoring
17 40 (23.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 39 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
19 38 (22.49%) Software Delivery
20 37 (21.89%) Oracle
20 37 (21.89%) Logistics
21 36 (21.30%) Relational Database
22 35 (20.71%) SoapUI
23 34 (20.12%) Automated Testing
23 34 (20.12%) E-Commerce
24 33 (19.53%) Finance

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.30%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.37%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.18%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 113 (66.86%) Selenium
2 83 (49.11%) Cucumber
3 35 (20.71%) SoapUI
4 16 (9.47%) WebDriver
5 15 (8.88%) JIRA
6 14 (8.28%) Git (software)
6 14 (8.28%) JMeter
6 14 (8.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (7.10%) Visual Studio
8 11 (6.51%) Gatling
8 11 (6.51%) LoadRunner
8 11 (6.51%) Maven
9 8 (4.73%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (4.73%) TeamCity
10 6 (3.55%) Appium
10 6 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.37%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.18%) Calabash
12 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.18%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (19.53%) Finance
2 31 (18.34%) Retail
3 29 (17.16%) Banking
4 26 (15.38%) Legal
5 7 (4.14%) Advertising
6 6 (3.55%) Games
7 2 (1.18%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (18.34%) SOAP
2 14 (8.28%) .NET
3 11 (6.51%) Hibernate
3 11 (6.51%) Spring
4 4 (2.37%) Web Services
5 2 (1.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.18%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.18%) LAMP
5 2 (1.18%) Node.js
5 2 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (1.18%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) Behat
6 1 (0.59%) CSS
6 1 (0.59%) HTML
6 1 (0.59%) WSDL
6 1 (0.59%) XML
6 1 (0.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Computer Science
1 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.18%) e-Health
4 1 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (78.70%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (52.07%) Test Automation
3 76 (44.97%) Functional Testing
4 72 (42.60%) TDD
5 66 (39.05%) Scrum
6 63 (37.28%) Waterfall
7 52 (30.77%) Kanban
8 48 (28.40%) BDD
9 46 (27.22%) Software Testing
9 46 (27.22%) Test Strategy
10 43 (25.44%) Test Management
11 41 (24.26%) Mentoring
11 41 (24.26%) Regression Testing
12 39 (23.08%) Defect Tracking
13 38 (22.49%) Software Delivery
14 37 (21.89%) Logistics
15 34 (20.12%) Automated Testing
15 34 (20.12%) E-Commerce
16 31 (18.34%) Test Scripting
17 30 (17.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (52.07%) SQL
2 68 (40.24%) Java
3 17 (10.06%) C#
4 12 (7.10%) Scala
5 11 (6.51%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.51%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.96%) PHP
6 5 (2.96%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) C
7 2 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 83 (49.11%) ISEB
2 77 (45.56%) ISTQB
3 40 (23.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (8.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (31.95%) QA
2 7 (4.14%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (21.89%) Oracle
2 2 (1.18%) HP
3 1 (0.59%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
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