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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Engineer
Rank 56 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.18% 0.49% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Median salary £36,000 £31,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.20% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
416 404 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 98.11% 99.26% 97.28%
Number of salaries quoted 371 323 347
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (12.50%) VB

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 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Scrum
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Usability Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft