The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 152 170 184
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.53% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.55% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 1
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.45%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
QA Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2629 3295 3534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.02% 97.86% 98.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2295 2709 2770
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

QA Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, QA Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) Selenium
5 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
5 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Ruby
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) V-Model
6 4 (28.57%) Business Development
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
7 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (21.43%) HTTP
7 3 (21.43%) CSS
7 3 (21.43%) XML
7 3 (21.43%) HTML
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Advertising
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 3 (21.43%) RSpec

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Cucumber
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) RSpec
2 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Gatling
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) JMeter
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (7.14%) The Grinder
4 1 (7.14%) VisualVM
4 1 (7.14%) YourKit
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) JSON
1 3 (21.43%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 5 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 4 (28.57%) BDD
5 4 (28.57%) Business Development
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) V-Model
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Scala
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
2 1 (7.14%) Dynatrace
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) New Relic
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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