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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Agile Testing
Rank 153 135 159
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +24
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 28 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 0.76% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.90% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -51.61%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
3187 2221 2225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 84.19% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2437 1690 1838
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 40 (80.00%) SOAP
1 40 (80.00%) Test Management
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) E-Commerce
4 28 (56.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (26.00%) DSDM
6 13 (26.00%) XML
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) .NET
6 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 10 (20.00%) ISEB
8 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Selenium
10 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
10 8 (16.00%) QA
11 7 (14.00%) User Stories
11 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
11 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (14.00%) HP
11 7 (14.00%) WSDL
11 7 (14.00%) XSD
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) FitNesse

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (26.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (18.00%) Selenium
3 7 (14.00%) SpecFlow
3 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (14.00%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (14.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 36 (72.00%) Test Analyst
1 36 (72.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) QA Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Performance Tester
3 6 (12.00%) Tester
4 3 (6.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) SOAP
2 13 (26.00%) XML
2 13 (26.00%) .NET
3 7 (14.00%) WSDL
3 7 (14.00%) XSD
3 7 (14.00%) Web Services
4 6 (12.00%) WinForms
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) NHS
2 6 (12.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Android
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
1 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (12.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (80.00%) Test Management
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (64.00%) E-Commerce
4 28 (56.00%) Software Testing
5 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
6 13 (26.00%) DSDM
7 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 10 (20.00%) Scrum
8 7 (14.00%) User Stories
8 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
8 7 (14.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (12.00%) Kanban
9 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (12.00%) Load Testing
9 6 (12.00%) OO
9 6 (12.00%) MVC
9 6 (12.00%) DevOps
10 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) ISEB
2 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) HP
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