The table below looks at the statistics for Agile Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Agile Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 135 158 148
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 44 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 0.42% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 44 6 5
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
Agile Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3024 2724 2424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.86% 82.62% 82.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2415 2098 2070
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Agile Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Agile Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Agile Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Leeds region.

Agile Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Agile Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Agile Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing.

1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Line Management
3 37 (53.62%) Software Testing
4 35 (50.72%) SQL
5 33 (47.83%) QA
6 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
7 30 (43.48%) Unit Testing
8 28 (40.58%) Performance Testing
8 28 (40.58%) NUnit
8 28 (40.58%) Configuration Management
8 28 (40.58%) JUnit
8 28 (40.58%) Non-Functional Testing
9 23 (33.33%) .NET
9 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 21 (30.43%) SOAP
10 21 (30.43%) XML
10 21 (30.43%) Test Management
11 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
12 19 (27.54%) Moq
12 19 (27.54%) SoapUI
12 19 (27.54%) Analytics
12 19 (27.54%) Big Data
12 19 (27.54%) WPF
12 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
12 19 (27.54%) Retail
12 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
12 19 (27.54%) ReSharper
12 19 (27.54%) C#
12 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Agile Testing also 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 that cited Agile Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 19 (27.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (40.58%) NUnit
1 28 (40.58%) JUnit
2 19 (27.54%) Moq
2 19 (27.54%) SoapUI
2 19 (27.54%) ReSharper
3 16 (23.19%) SpecFlow
3 16 (23.19%) FitNesse
4 6 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.25%) Selenium
6 4 (5.80%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (5.80%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 19 (27.54%) Retail
2 17 (24.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Analyst
1 35 (50.72%) Test Analyst
2 22 (31.88%) Agile Test Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.84%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 9 (13.04%) Test Team Leader
6 7 (10.14%) Lead Software Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Test Leader
8 5 (7.25%) QA Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Tester
9 2 (2.90%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) .NET
2 21 (30.43%) SOAP
2 21 (30.43%) XML
3 19 (27.54%) WPF
4 17 (24.64%) HTML
4 17 (24.64%) ASP.NET
4 17 (24.64%) HTML5
5 12 (17.39%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.80%) XSD
6 4 (5.80%) Web Services
6 4 (5.80%) WSDL
7 2 (2.90%) WinForms
7 2 (2.90%) WCF
7 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 17 (24.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (57.97%) Line Management
3 37 (53.62%) Software Testing
4 30 (43.48%) Unit Testing
5 28 (40.58%) Performance Testing
5 28 (40.58%) Configuration Management
5 28 (40.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 21 (30.43%) Test Management
7 20 (28.99%) Mentoring
8 19 (27.54%) Analytics
8 19 (27.54%) Software Engineering
8 19 (27.54%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (26.09%) Automated Testing
10 17 (24.64%) E-Commerce
11 16 (23.19%) User Stories
12 15 (21.74%) People Management
13 12 (17.39%) Coaching
14 11 (15.94%) Test Automation
15 9 (13.04%) Scrum
15 9 (13.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (50.72%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) C#
3 2 (2.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (47.83%) QA
System Software
1 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 17 (24.64%) Apple
3 12 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (5.80%) HP
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