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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Tester
Rank 176 169 157
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.055% 0.11% 0.070%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.12% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £38,750 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.72% +0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -1.31%
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
3561 3362 2776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.75% 96.33% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 2644 2294
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 4 (57.14%) Web Services
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) RAD
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) QA
4 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2

Senior Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) FTP
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
3 4 (57.14%) RAD
3 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix