The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Tester
Rank 174 179 173
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 12 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.36% 0.058% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.060% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 3
Average salary £41,500 £44,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.68% +23.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £44,000 £35,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%
Senior 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
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Senior Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Senior Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title.

1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Java
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 5 (31.25%) BDD
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 4 (25.00%) Test Management
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) JMeter
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
7 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
7 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
8 2 (12.50%) SDLC
8 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Facebook

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Senior Tester in their job title 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 with Senior Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
2 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
3 2 (12.50%) JUnit
4 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 6 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) BDD
4 5 (31.25%) Manual Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Test Management
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Service Management
6 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
1 8 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Facebook
1 2 (12.50%) Twitter
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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