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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank - 71 54
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 0 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester - 1.27% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.30% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £37,500 -
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
372 538 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.67% 97.46% 99.07%
Number of salaries quoted 325 468 284
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,733 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) VHDL
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) VHDL
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware