The table below looks at the statistics for the Test Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 64 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 18 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.26% 1.96% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.31% 2.03% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 13 4
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.64%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -5.40%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire 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
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
778 690 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.86% 96.50% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 671 625 593
Average salary £37,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Leicestershire

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

Test Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Engineer
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Engineer Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Test Engineer
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Engineer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -4 1 - -
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 36 (67.92%) SQL
3 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (66.04%) Automated Testing
4 34 (64.15%) Degree
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Vista
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (47.17%) Mobile App
5 25 (47.17%) Cyber Security
5 25 (47.17%) Windows XP
5 25 (47.17%) ISO 9001
5 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (47.17%) Biometrics
5 25 (47.17%) Smartcard
5 25 (47.17%) Identity Management
5 25 (47.17%) TickIT
5 25 (47.17%) Finance
6 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Time Management
7 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
7 12 (22.64%) C
8 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
9 10 (18.87%) C++
10 9 (16.98%) Python
10 9 (16.98%) VHDL
10 9 (16.98%) ISEB
10 9 (16.98%) Firmware
10 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
10 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
11 5 (9.43%) QA

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
1 2 (3.77%) VoIP
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Wireless
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Mobile App
1 25 (47.17%) Biometrics
1 25 (47.17%) Smartcard
2 9 (16.98%) VHDL
2 9 (16.98%) Firmware
3 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (69.81%) Windows
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Vista
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (47.17%) Windows XP
2 25 (47.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (66.04%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (66.04%) Automated Testing
2 25 (47.17%) Cyber Security
2 25 (47.17%) Identity Management
3 14 (26.42%) Regression Testing
3 14 (26.42%) Time Management
4 12 (22.64%) Test Scripting
5 11 (20.75%) Manual Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Software Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Integration Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Logistics
8 2 (3.77%) Security Management
8 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
9 1 (1.89%) System Testing
9 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C
3 10 (18.87%) C++
4 9 (16.98%) Python
5 2 (3.77%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) PHP
5 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (64.15%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) GIAC
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.77%) GPEN
3 2 (3.77%) OSCP
3 2 (3.77%) CISMP
3 2 (3.77%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (47.17%) ISO 9001
1 25 (47.17%) TickIT
2 5 (9.43%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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