The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 52 56 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 13 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.37% 0.27% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 0.28% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £33,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
Job Titles Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
535 358 449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 97.63% 97.55% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 472 313 364
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
Leicestershire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (69.57%) Regression Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Time Management
3 13 (56.52%) Firmware
4 11 (47.83%) Python
4 11 (47.83%) C
4 11 (47.83%) C++
4 11 (47.83%) Integration Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Degree
5 9 (39.13%) ISEB
5 9 (39.13%) VHDL
5 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
6 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) QA
8 5 (21.74%) Logistics
8 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
8 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (8.70%) TestPartner
10 2 (8.70%) C#
10 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (8.70%) System Testing
10 2 (8.70%) Load Testing

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (8.70%) TestPartner
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) Firmware
2 9 (39.13%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Regression Testing
2 14 (60.87%) Time Management
3 11 (47.83%) Integration Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 8 (34.78%) Software Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Manual Testing
6 5 (21.74%) Logistics
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Load Testing
8 2 (8.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C
1 11 (47.83%) C++
1 11 (47.83%) Python
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) ISEB
1 9 (39.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA