The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Engineer
Rank 50 72 53
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.02% 0.94% 2.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.97% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Test Engineer
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester 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
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
391 517 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.24% 96.82% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 332 436 337
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer in the job title across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Leicester region.

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Engineer
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft