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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Engineer
Rank 66 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Test Engineer 25 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.63% 1.11% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 1.14% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 7
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £23,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Job Titles Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
923 700 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 96.95% 97.09% 93.44%
Number of salaries quoted 792 606 567
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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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
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Vacancies
Leicester -4 10 £34,000 -2.85%
Test Engineer
East Midlands

Test Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 22 (59.46%) Automated Testing
4 21 (56.76%) Degree
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Vista
5 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (48.65%) Cyber Security
5 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (48.65%) Biometrics
5 18 (48.65%) Smartcard
5 18 (48.65%) Identity Management
5 18 (48.65%) Finance
6 17 (45.95%) TickIT
6 17 (45.95%) ISO 9001
6 17 (45.95%) Mobile App
7 10 (27.03%) C
7 10 (27.03%) Firmware
8 8 (21.62%) C++
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
9 6 (16.22%) System Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Time Management
10 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
10 5 (13.51%) Python
10 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
11 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (10.81%) C#
11 4 (10.81%) .NET

Test Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
1 2 (5.41%) VoIP
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (10.81%) TestPartner
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Biometrics
1 18 (48.65%) Smartcard
2 17 (45.95%) Mobile App
3 10 (27.03%) Firmware
4 3 (8.11%) VHDL
5 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.41%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Vista
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Automated Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) Cyber Security
2 18 (48.65%) Identity Management
3 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 6 (16.22%) System Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Time Management
5 5 (13.51%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Security Management
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 8 (21.62%) C++
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 2 (5.41%) Java
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) CISSP
3 2 (5.41%) GIAC
3 2 (5.41%) CEH
3 2 (5.41%) CISMP
3 2 (5.41%) GPEN
3 2 (5.41%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) TickIT
1 17 (45.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
Leicestershire
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Posted: 17 hours ago
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Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago