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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 115 138 172
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 57 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.89% 1.04% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 1.07% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 52 17 13
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
2931 3189 3629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.44% 97.55% 98.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2384 2508 2955
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (60.27%) Selenium
3 63 (43.15%) BDD
4 62 (42.47%) Test Automation
5 51 (34.93%) Microsoft
5 51 (34.93%) SoapUI
6 50 (34.25%) ISEB
7 49 (33.56%) SQL
8 40 (27.40%) Test Management
9 39 (26.71%) QA
10 37 (25.34%) Cucumber
11 35 (23.97%) TDD
12 34 (23.29%) ISTQB
12 34 (23.29%) Performance Testing
12 34 (23.29%) Java
13 33 (22.60%) Visual Studio
14 32 (21.92%) Test Scripting
14 32 (21.92%) Automation Testing
15 31 (21.23%) ATDD
15 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
16 29 (19.86%) Scrum
17 28 (19.18%) JMeter
18 27 (18.49%) User Stories
18 27 (18.49%) Test Planning
19 24 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 24 (16.44%) SpecFlow
20 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
20 22 (15.07%) Python
20 22 (15.07%) Manual Testing
21 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration

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 7 (4.79%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (11.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.96%) MongoDB
3 14 (9.59%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.37%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 88 (60.27%) Selenium
2 51 (34.93%) SoapUI
3 37 (25.34%) Cucumber
4 33 (22.60%) Visual Studio
5 28 (19.18%) JMeter
6 24 (16.44%) SpecFlow
7 20 (13.70%) FitNesse
8 19 (13.01%) WebDriver
9 16 (10.96%) Gatling
10 14 (9.59%) LoadRunner
11 10 (6.85%) JIRA
12 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.74%) Appium
13 4 (2.74%) Calabash
13 4 (2.74%) Gerrit
13 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
13 4 (2.74%) JBehave
13 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
13 4 (2.74%) Mercurial
14 2 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (4.11%) Retail
2 5 (3.42%) Banking
2 5 (3.42%) Finance
2 5 (3.42%) Legal
3 1 (0.68%) Electronics
3 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.70%) .NET
2 9 (6.16%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (5.48%) LAMP
4 6 (4.11%) Behat
4 6 (4.11%) HTML
4 6 (4.11%) XML
5 5 (3.42%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.74%) CSS
7 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.37%) REST
7 2 (1.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.68%) DOM
8 1 (0.68%) JSON
8 1 (0.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (10.96%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.74%) iPad
3 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) Biology
4 1 (0.68%) RIA
4 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.27%) Android
1 15 (10.27%) Apple iOS
1 15 (10.27%) Windows
2 4 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (74.66%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (43.15%) BDD
3 62 (42.47%) Test Automation
4 40 (27.40%) Test Management
5 35 (23.97%) TDD
6 34 (23.29%) Performance Testing
7 32 (21.92%) Automation Testing
7 32 (21.92%) Test Scripting
8 31 (21.23%) ATDD
8 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
9 29 (19.86%) Scrum
10 27 (18.49%) Test Planning
10 27 (18.49%) User Stories
11 22 (15.07%) Manual Testing
11 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
12 21 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (13.01%) SOA
14 18 (12.33%) Functional Testing
14 18 (12.33%) SDLC
15 16 (10.96%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 49 (33.56%) SQL
2 34 (23.29%) Java
3 22 (15.07%) Python
4 20 (13.70%) C#
5 19 (13.01%) Ruby
6 16 (10.96%) PHP
7 11 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.11%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.37%) C++
9 2 (1.37%) Scala
9 2 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.68%) Go
10 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 50 (34.25%) ISEB
2 34 (23.29%) ISTQB
3 24 (16.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (13.70%) Degree
5 3 (2.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.71%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 51 (34.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.16%) Oracle
3 2 (1.37%) HP
3 2 (1.37%) Telerik
4 1 (0.68%) Facebook
4 1 (0.68%) SOASTA, Inc
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