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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 155 183 183
Rank change year-on-year
+28 0
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 10 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.35% 0.030% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.031% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Median salary £35,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
2810 3229 3615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.84% 97.91% 98.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2554 2896
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 29 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (82.76%) Selenium
4 20 (68.97%) SQL
5 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
6 18 (62.07%) SoapUI
7 17 (58.62%) ISEB
7 17 (58.62%) Manual Testing
7 17 (58.62%) ISTQB
7 17 (58.62%) Automation Testing
8 16 (55.17%) Scrum
9 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
9 15 (51.72%) .NET
9 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
9 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
10 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
10 10 (34.48%) Java
11 9 (31.03%) JMeter
11 9 (31.03%) TDD
11 9 (31.03%) BDD
12 7 (24.14%) JIRA
13 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
13 6 (20.69%) QA Automation
14 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
14 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
14 5 (17.24%) Ruby
14 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
14 5 (17.24%) XML
15 4 (13.79%) Workflow
15 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (82.76%) Selenium
2 18 (62.07%) SoapUI
3 10 (34.48%) Cucumber
4 9 (31.03%) JMeter
5 7 (24.14%) JIRA
6 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
7 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.24%) Jenkins
8 4 (13.79%) Gerrit
8 4 (13.79%) Mercurial
8 4 (13.79%) NeoLoad
9 2 (6.90%) Maven
10 1 (3.45%) Ant
10 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
10 1 (3.45%) FitNesse
10 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.45%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 1 (3.45%) VisualVM
10 1 (3.45%) YourKit
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) XML
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Web Services
4 1 (3.45%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.45%) JSON
4 1 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.45%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) Test Scripting
3 17 (58.62%) Automation Testing
3 17 (58.62%) Manual Testing
4 16 (55.17%) Scrum
5 15 (51.72%) Test Strategy
6 9 (31.03%) BDD
6 9 (31.03%) TDD
7 6 (20.69%) QA Automation
8 5 (17.24%) Automated Testing
9 4 (13.79%) API Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Defect Management
9 4 (13.79%) Functional Testing
9 4 (13.79%) OWASP
9 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
9 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Workflow
10 3 (10.34%) SOA
11 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (6.90%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 5 (17.24%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (3.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) ISEB
1 17 (58.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 1 (3.45%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.45%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) New Relic