The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 129 119 79
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -40
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 56 68 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.61% 1.85% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.13% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 31 48 41
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,690 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Software 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
3121 3190 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.50% 86.73% 85.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2452 2505 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 73 (57.94%) SQL
2 72 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.51%) ISEB
4 45 (35.71%) SDLC
5 44 (34.92%) Test Scripting
6 42 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 42 (33.33%) .NET
7 37 (29.37%) Automated Testing
8 36 (28.57%) Agile Testing
9 34 (26.98%) HTML
10 33 (26.19%) Mentoring
11 30 (23.81%) C#
11 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
11 30 (23.81%) Retail
11 30 (23.81%) Integration Testing
12 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (22.22%) WPF
12 28 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 25 (19.84%) HTML5
13 25 (19.84%) QA
13 25 (19.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
13 25 (19.84%) Pharmaceutical
14 24 (19.05%) Java
14 24 (19.05%) Test Strategy
15 22 (17.46%) NHS
15 22 (17.46%) Load Testing
15 22 (17.46%) Test Management
15 22 (17.46%) Apache Flex
16 20 (15.87%) Selenium

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.56%) CMS
1 7 (5.56%) SilverStripe
2 2 (1.59%) Node.js
2 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.59%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.59%) Apache
2 2 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.52%) MS Office
3 2 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.59%) IaaS
1 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.59%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
1 2 (1.59%) DNS
1 2 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.14%) MySQL
3 8 (6.35%) Big Data
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.59%) HBase
6 2 (1.59%) Redis
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (15.87%) Selenium
2 18 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (6.35%) HP UFT
3 8 (6.35%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.35%) SoapUI
4 6 (4.76%) Moq
4 6 (4.76%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.59%) Maven
6 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.59%) Grunt
7 1 (0.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.79%) Firebug
General
1 30 (23.81%) Retail
2 25 (19.84%) Pharmaceutical
3 16 (12.70%) Finance
4 5 (3.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Electronics
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (36.51%) Analyst
1 46 (36.51%) Test Analyst
2 42 (33.33%) Tester
3 28 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 22 (17.46%) Software Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Agile Test Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Systems Tester
8 9 (7.14%) QA Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) QA Test Analyst
9 8 (6.35%) Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) Trainer
10 7 (5.56%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.56%) PHP Web Developer
10 7 (5.56%) IT Trainer
11 6 (4.76%) Technical Trainer
11 6 (4.76%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (33.33%) .NET
2 34 (26.98%) HTML
3 28 (22.22%) WPF
4 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET
4 25 (19.84%) HTML5
5 22 (17.46%) Apache Flex
6 12 (9.52%) CSS
7 11 (8.73%) SOAP
8 9 (7.14%) jQuery
9 6 (4.76%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.38%) WinForms
10 3 (2.38%) WCF
10 3 (2.38%) CSS3
11 2 (1.59%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.59%) Web Services
11 2 (1.59%) JSP
12 1 (0.79%) J2EE
12 1 (0.79%) DOM
12 1 (0.79%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.46%) NHS
2 6 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.97%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.97%) User Experience
4 4 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.59%) Replication
6 1 (0.79%) W3C
6 1 (0.79%) DTV
6 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.56%) UNIX
2 4 (3.17%) Windows
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.59%) CoreOS
4 2 (1.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.79%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.71%) SDLC
3 44 (34.92%) Test Scripting
4 37 (29.37%) Automated Testing
5 36 (28.57%) Agile Testing
6 33 (26.19%) Mentoring
7 30 (23.81%) Software Engineering
7 30 (23.81%) Integration Testing
8 28 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (19.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 24 (19.05%) Test Strategy
11 22 (17.46%) Test Management
11 22 (17.46%) Load Testing
12 20 (15.87%) Scrum
13 19 (15.08%) Coaching
14 17 (13.49%) Test Automation
15 16 (12.70%) Regression Testing
16 15 (11.90%) TDD
17 13 (10.32%) People Management
18 12 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 73 (57.94%) SQL
2 30 (23.81%) C#
3 24 (19.05%) Java
4 13 (10.32%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.14%) PHP
6 7 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 7 (5.56%) VBA
7 4 (3.17%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.59%) VBScript
9 2 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.59%) Scala
9 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 46 (36.51%) ISEB
2 42 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 28 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (19.84%) QA
2 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.59%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.59%) Docker
2 2 (1.59%) HDFS
2 2 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Nagios
1 2 (1.59%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.59%) Puppet
1 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.59%) Ansible
1 2 (1.59%) Salt
1 2 (1.59%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (12.70%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 3 (2.38%) Apple
4 2 (1.59%) VMware
4 2 (1.59%) Telerik
4 2 (1.59%) Google
4 2 (1.59%) Splunk
4 2 (1.59%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.59%) New Relic
4 2 (1.59%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.79%) SAP
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