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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 170 130 140
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 10 42 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.27% 1.24% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 1.28% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 9
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,900 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,700 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3576 3269 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.81% 96.29% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2894 2557 2293
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 27 February 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (64.29%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) ISEB
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
6 2 (14.29%) VCP4
6 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) UNIX
7 1 (7.14%) Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Finance
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
7 1 (7.14%) ISTQB

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

General
1 4 (28.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) VCP4
3 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 3 days ago