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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 109 153 149
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 68 21 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.14% 0.60% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.20% 0.62% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 60 18 12
Median salary £43,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £44,000 £47,500
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
3091 3395 3679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.08% 97.75% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2496 2698 2969
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 3 May 2016.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 113 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (58.17%) Selenium
3 67 (43.79%) BDD
4 54 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 53 (34.64%) SoapUI
6 52 (33.99%) ISEB
7 44 (28.76%) SQL
8 43 (28.10%) Test Management
8 43 (28.10%) Test Scripting
9 40 (26.14%) QA
10 38 (24.84%) Performance Testing
11 35 (22.88%) Java
11 35 (22.88%) Scrum
11 35 (22.88%) TDD
12 34 (22.22%) Cucumber
12 34 (22.22%) Automation Testing
13 33 (21.57%) Visual Studio
14 31 (20.26%) ATDD
15 29 (18.95%) Software Testing
15 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
16 26 (16.99%) Degree
16 26 (16.99%) User Stories
16 26 (16.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 26 (16.99%) Test Planning
16 26 (16.99%) SDLC
17 25 (16.34%) Test Strategy
17 25 (16.34%) JMeter
17 25 (16.34%) .NET
18 24 (15.69%) Computer Science

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 (4.58%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (12.42%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 15 (9.80%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Big Data
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 89 (58.17%) Selenium
2 53 (34.64%) SoapUI
3 34 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 33 (21.57%) Visual Studio
5 25 (16.34%) JMeter
6 22 (14.38%) SpecFlow
7 20 (13.07%) FitNesse
8 19 (12.42%) WebDriver
9 16 (10.46%) Gatling
10 14 (9.15%) LoadRunner
11 12 (7.84%) JIRA
12 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (3.27%) Appium
13 5 (3.27%) Calabash
13 5 (3.27%) JBehave
14 4 (2.61%) Gerrit
14 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
14 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
14 4 (2.61%) Mercurial
15 2 (1.31%) JUnit
General
1 1 (0.65%) Banking
1 1 (0.65%) Electronics
1 1 (0.65%) Finance
1 1 (0.65%) Legal
1 1 (0.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.34%) .NET
2 13 (8.50%) LAMP
3 10 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (5.88%) Behat
4 9 (5.88%) XML
5 5 (3.27%) HTML
6 4 (2.61%) CSS
6 4 (2.61%) JSON
7 2 (1.31%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.31%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.31%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.69%) Computer Science
2 20 (13.07%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.61%) iPad
4 4 (2.61%) RIA
5 1 (0.65%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.42%) Android
1 19 (12.42%) Apple iOS
1 19 (12.42%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (73.86%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (43.79%) BDD
3 54 (35.29%) Test Automation
4 43 (28.10%) Test Management
4 43 (28.10%) Test Scripting
5 38 (24.84%) Performance Testing
6 35 (22.88%) Scrum
6 35 (22.88%) TDD
7 34 (22.22%) Automation Testing
8 31 (20.26%) ATDD
9 29 (18.95%) Software Testing
10 26 (16.99%) SDLC
10 26 (16.99%) Test Planning
10 26 (16.99%) User Stories
11 25 (16.34%) Test Strategy
12 24 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (15.69%) Manual Testing
13 23 (15.03%) SOA
14 19 (12.42%) Requirements Analysis
14 19 (12.42%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.76%) SQL
2 35 (22.88%) Java
3 22 (14.38%) Python
4 21 (13.73%) C#
5 20 (13.07%) Ruby
6 19 (12.42%) PHP
7 15 (9.80%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.61%) C++
10 2 (1.31%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (33.99%) ISEB
2 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
3 26 (16.99%) Degree
3 26 (16.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (26.14%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 54 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.23%) Oracle
3 4 (2.61%) HP
3 4 (2.61%) Telerik
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