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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Agile Testing
Rank 145 161 143
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing Agile Testing 25 22 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.76% 0.60% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.70% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
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
2848 3149 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.01% 86.34% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2544 1735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Agile Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Agile Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (73.33%) SQL
3 43 (57.33%) MS Excel
4 42 (56.00%) Software Testing
4 42 (56.00%) Line Management
5 40 (53.33%) .NET
6 39 (52.00%) C#
7 37 (49.33%) Retail
8 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
9 34 (45.33%) Automated Testing
10 32 (42.67%) Unit Testing
11 31 (41.33%) WPF
12 29 (38.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
13 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
13 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
14 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
14 26 (34.67%) JUnit
14 26 (34.67%) Performance Testing
14 26 (34.67%) NUnit
14 26 (34.67%) QA
14 26 (34.67%) Non-Functional Testing
15 25 (33.33%) HTML5
15 25 (33.33%) HTML
16 24 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
16 24 (32.00%) Mentoring
17 23 (30.67%) Analytics
17 23 (30.67%) Big Data
17 23 (30.67%) Moq
17 23 (30.67%) SoapUI

Agile Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (57.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (30.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) JUnit
1 26 (34.67%) NUnit
2 23 (30.67%) Moq
2 23 (30.67%) SoapUI
2 23 (30.67%) ReSharper
3 12 (16.00%) FitNesse
3 12 (16.00%) SpecFlow
4 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (49.33%) Retail
2 29 (38.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (41.33%) Software Engineer
2 26 (34.67%) Analyst
2 26 (34.67%) Test Analyst
3 15 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 11 (14.67%) Lead Software Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Test Team Leader
6 8 (10.67%) Team Leader
7 6 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.00%) Tester
8 3 (4.00%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.67%) Test Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Software Test Engineer
10 1 (1.33%) Head of Software Development
10 1 (1.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) .NET
2 31 (41.33%) WPF
3 29 (38.67%) ASP.NET
4 25 (33.33%) HTML5
4 25 (33.33%) HTML
5 17 (22.67%) XML
6 13 (17.33%) SOAP
7 12 (16.00%) Gherkin
8 8 (10.67%) Apache Flex
9 6 (8.00%) WinForms
9 6 (8.00%) WCF
9 6 (8.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Private Cloud
2 12 (16.00%) NHS
3 1 (1.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (56.00%) Software Testing
2 42 (56.00%) Line Management
3 35 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 34 (45.33%) Automated Testing
5 32 (42.67%) Unit Testing
6 26 (34.67%) Configuration Management
6 26 (34.67%) Performance Testing
6 26 (34.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 24 (32.00%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (32.00%) Mentoring
8 23 (30.67%) Analytics
9 20 (26.67%) Coaching
10 18 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (22.67%) Scrum
11 17 (22.67%) BDD
12 15 (20.00%) People Management
13 13 (17.33%) Test Management
13 13 (17.33%) Load Testing
14 12 (16.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 55 (73.33%) SQL
2 39 (52.00%) C#
3 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.67%) QA
System Software
1 23 (30.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 27 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (26.67%) Oracle
3 17 (22.67%) Apple