The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 59 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 27 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.85% 0.87% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.92% 0.90% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.97% -10.66%
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
924 664 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 97.57% 96.65% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 806 590 685
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Test Engineer
East Midlands

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Engineer across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Test Engineer Salary Histogram 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 30 July 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
Leicester +5 12 £34,000 +13.33%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (66.04%) SQL
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 33 (62.26%) Automated Testing
2 33 (62.26%) Degree
3 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Vista
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (45.28%) Mobile App
4 24 (45.28%) Cyber Security
4 24 (45.28%) Windows XP
4 24 (45.28%) ISO 9001
4 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (45.28%) Biometrics
4 24 (45.28%) Smartcard
4 24 (45.28%) Identity Management
4 24 (45.28%) TickIT
4 24 (45.28%) Finance
5 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
6 14 (26.42%) Time Management
7 13 (24.53%) Firmware
7 13 (24.53%) C
8 11 (20.75%) C++
8 11 (20.75%) Python
8 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
9 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
9 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing
9 9 (16.98%) ISEB
9 9 (16.98%) VHDL
10 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.43%) Logistics

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) Wireless
1 2 (3.77%) VPN
1 2 (3.77%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.77%) TestPartner
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Mobile App
1 24 (45.28%) Biometrics
1 24 (45.28%) Smartcard
2 13 (24.53%) Firmware
3 9 (16.98%) VHDL
4 2 (3.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Vista
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 24 (45.28%) Windows XP
2 24 (45.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (62.26%) Automated Testing
2 31 (58.49%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (45.28%) Cyber Security
3 24 (45.28%) Identity Management
4 16 (30.19%) Regression Testing
5 14 (26.42%) Time Management
6 11 (20.75%) Integration Testing
7 9 (16.98%) Test Scripting
7 9 (16.98%) Manual Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Software Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Logistics
10 2 (3.77%) Security Management
10 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.77%) Load Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Security Testing
10 2 (3.77%) System Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (3.77%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) C
3 11 (20.75%) C++
3 11 (20.75%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.77%) Java
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Degree
2 9 (16.98%) ISEB
3 2 (3.77%) GIAC
3 2 (3.77%) CISSP
3 2 (3.77%) CISMP
3 2 (3.77%) CEH
3 2 (3.77%) GPEN
3 2 (3.77%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (45.28%) ISO 9001
1 24 (45.28%) TickIT
2 5 (9.43%) QA
3 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS