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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 158 138 140
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 15 42 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 1.12% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 1.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
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
3436 3624 2688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.20% 96.77% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 2925 2173
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 13 (54.17%) C#
3 13 (54.17%) ISEB
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 10 (41.67%) QA
5 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 9 (37.50%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) UNIX
7 7 (29.17%) Compatibility Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
8 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
9 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
9 5 (20.83%) Project Management
9 5 (20.83%) .NET
10 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (16.67%) Retail
11 3 (12.50%) Test Management
11 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (8.33%) Finance
12 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
12 2 (8.33%) Degree
12 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 2 (8.33%) Oracle
12 2 (8.33%) SOAP
12 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 4 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) RIA
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (41.67%) Regression Testing
4 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Compatibility Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Automation
5 7 (29.17%) Automated Testing
6 6 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Project Management
7 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (12.50%) Test Management
9 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
9 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
10 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
10 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) C++
4 1 (4.17%) Python
4 1 (4.17%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) ISEB
2 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle
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