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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 180 133 157
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 6 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.16% 0.95% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.98% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
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
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Test Management
3 13 (61.90%) Selenium
4 12 (57.14%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) C#
5 11 (52.38%) C++
5 11 (52.38%) PHP
5 11 (52.38%) Ruby
5 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
5 11 (52.38%) Behat
6 10 (47.62%) Automation Testing
6 10 (47.62%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 7 (33.33%) TDD
7 7 (33.33%) Scrum
7 7 (33.33%) BDD
7 7 (33.33%) Kanban
8 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 6 (28.57%) User Experience
8 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 5 (23.81%) QA
10 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
10 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
10 4 (19.05%) SOAP
10 4 (19.05%) B2C
11 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Selenium
2 11 (52.38%) Cucumber
2 11 (52.38%) Behat
3 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) Test Management
3 10 (47.62%) Automation Testing
4 7 (33.33%) BDD
4 7 (33.33%) Kanban
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
4 7 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) B2C
6 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Java
2 11 (52.38%) C#
2 11 (52.38%) C++
2 11 (52.38%) PHP
2 11 (52.38%) Ruby
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix
1 1 (4.76%) VMware
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