The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leicester region that had Test Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 60 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.23% 0.24% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £28,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.13% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
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
404 412 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 99.75% 99.04% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 385 375 321
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Test Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region that featured Test Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Leicester region featuring Test Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) QA
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (60.00%) REST
3 5 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) C#
7 1 (10.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing

Test Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Issue Tracking
3 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Usability Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C#
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle