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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 120 183 114
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -69
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 58 8 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 0.22% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 0.22% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 6 10
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
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
3340 3562 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.37% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2747 1916
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 66 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (65.33%) SDLC
3 46 (61.33%) Test Scripting
4 31 (41.33%) SQL
5 30 (40.00%) ISEB
6 29 (38.67%) Test Automation
7 28 (37.33%) System Integration Testing
8 26 (34.67%) Java
9 25 (33.33%) C#
10 23 (30.67%) Regression Testing
10 23 (30.67%) Automated Testing
10 23 (30.67%) Integration Testing
11 22 (29.33%) QA
12 20 (26.67%) UNIX
13 19 (25.33%) Windows
13 19 (25.33%) Compatibility Testing
13 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (22.67%) Android
14 17 (22.67%) Apple iOS
15 14 (18.67%) BDD
16 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
16 13 (17.33%) TDD
17 11 (14.67%) Scrum
18 10 (13.33%) Finance
18 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
18 10 (13.33%) ETL
18 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (13.33%) Big Data
19 9 (12.00%) Tableau
19 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (13.33%) Big Data
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (12.00%) Selenium
2 7 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.67%) Behat
3 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Retail
3 6 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.33%) Games
4 1 (1.33%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) LAMP
3 3 (4.00%) JSON
3 3 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.33%) RIA
4 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (26.67%) UNIX
2 19 (25.33%) Windows
3 17 (22.67%) Android
3 17 (22.67%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (88.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (65.33%) SDLC
3 46 (61.33%) Test Scripting
4 29 (38.67%) Test Automation
5 28 (37.33%) System Integration Testing
6 23 (30.67%) Integration Testing
6 23 (30.67%) Automated Testing
6 23 (30.67%) Regression Testing
7 19 (25.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 19 (25.33%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (18.67%) BDD
9 13 (17.33%) TDD
9 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
10 11 (14.67%) Scrum
11 10 (13.33%) ETL
11 10 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (12.00%) Test Strategy
13 8 (10.67%) Automation Testing
14 7 (9.33%) Software Architecture
14 7 (9.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 31 (41.33%) SQL
2 26 (34.67%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (6.67%) Ruby
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (40.00%) ISEB
2 7 (9.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Tableau
2 7 (9.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
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