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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 99 112 141
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +29
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 66 75 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.45% 2.22% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.48% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 37
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2426 3030 3211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.95% 89.70% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2108 2472 2474
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (54.29%) Selenium
3 67 (47.86%) ISEB
4 62 (44.29%) Java
5 59 (42.14%) Test Automation
6 55 (39.29%) ISTQB
7 48 (34.29%) SQL
7 48 (34.29%) Cucumber
8 47 (33.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 46 (32.86%) Scrum
10 44 (31.43%) QA
11 43 (30.71%) Test Management
12 40 (28.57%) Functional Testing
13 37 (26.43%) Test Strategy
14 35 (25.00%) Mentoring
15 34 (24.29%) Kanban
16 33 (23.57%) Defect Tracking
17 32 (22.86%) SoapUI
18 31 (22.14%) Waterfall
18 31 (22.14%) C#
19 29 (20.71%) Regression Testing
20 28 (20.00%) Finance
20 28 (20.00%) Oracle
20 28 (20.00%) Python
20 28 (20.00%) Relational Database
21 27 (19.29%) Performance Testing
21 27 (19.29%) Software Delivery
22 26 (18.57%) .NET
23 25 (17.86%) Logistics
23 25 (17.86%) SDLC

Software Testing
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 5 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (0.71%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.71%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) G Suite
1 9 (6.43%) Office 365
1 9 (6.43%) Slack
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Internet
2 5 (3.57%) Firewall
3 4 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (0.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.71%) HTTP
4 1 (0.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.71%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.43%) MySQL
5 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.71%) GIS
6 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.71%) HBase
6 1 (0.71%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.71%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) Riak
Development Applications
1 76 (54.29%) Selenium
2 48 (34.29%) Cucumber
3 32 (22.86%) SoapUI
4 16 (11.43%) Jenkins
5 15 (10.71%) Appium
5 15 (10.71%) Ranorex
6 14 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.14%) WebDriver
8 8 (5.71%) Buildbot
9 7 (5.00%) JIRA
9 7 (5.00%) JUnit
9 7 (5.00%) LoadRunner
10 6 (4.29%) Gatling
10 6 (4.29%) HP UFT
10 6 (4.29%) JMeter
10 6 (4.29%) NeoLoad
10 6 (4.29%) Robot Framework
10 6 (4.29%) WebLOAD
11 5 (3.57%) WinRunner
General
1 28 (20.00%) Finance
2 22 (15.71%) Games
3 10 (7.14%) Retail
4 9 (6.43%) Legal
5 4 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (42.14%) Analyst
2 49 (35.00%) Test Analyst
3 38 (27.14%) Test Engineer
4 28 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 22 (15.71%) Consultant
6 18 (12.86%) Test Consultant
7 16 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (11.43%) Senior Test Analyst
8 15 (10.71%) Test Leader
9 9 (6.43%) Manual Test Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Technical Test Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) Developer
11 7 (5.00%) Test Automation Consultant
11 7 (5.00%) UAT Analyst
11 7 (5.00%) UAT Test Analyst
12 6 (4.29%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (3.57%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.57%) .NET
2 16 (11.43%) Web Services
3 12 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 9 (6.43%) XML
5 4 (2.86%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.86%) SOAP
6 3 (2.14%) HTML
6 3 (2.14%) REST
7 2 (1.43%) WSDL
7 2 (1.43%) XSD
8 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.71%) Behat
8 1 (0.71%) CSS
8 1 (0.71%) CSS3
8 1 (0.71%) Django
8 1 (0.71%) DOM
8 1 (0.71%) jQuery
8 1 (0.71%) LAMP
8 1 (0.71%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (4.29%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.57%) Online Games
2 5 (3.57%) Social Network
2 5 (3.57%) Web 2.0
3 4 (2.86%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.43%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.71%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (0.71%) Replication
5 1 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.57%) Windows
1 5 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (0.71%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (62.14%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (42.14%) Test Automation
3 46 (32.86%) Scrum
4 43 (30.71%) Test Management
5 40 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 37 (26.43%) Test Strategy
7 35 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 34 (24.29%) Kanban
9 33 (23.57%) Defect Tracking
10 31 (22.14%) Waterfall
11 29 (20.71%) Regression Testing
12 27 (19.29%) Performance Testing
12 27 (19.29%) Software Delivery
13 25 (17.86%) Logistics
13 25 (17.86%) SDLC
14 24 (17.14%) Manual Testing
15 22 (15.71%) Automated Testing
15 22 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (13.57%) E-Commerce
17 17 (12.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.29%) Java
2 48 (34.29%) SQL
3 31 (22.14%) C#
4 28 (20.00%) Python
5 21 (15.00%) Ruby
6 20 (14.29%) Scala
7 10 (7.14%) PHP
8 9 (6.43%) C
9 8 (5.71%) C++
10 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
11 6 (4.29%) Perl
12 5 (3.57%) R
13 2 (1.43%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.71%) XPath
Qualifications
1 67 (47.86%) ISEB
2 55 (39.29%) ISTQB
3 47 (33.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (9.29%) Degree
5 9 (6.43%) CCNA
5 9 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.43%) MCSA
5 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.57%) MCITP
7 4 (2.86%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (31.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
1 1 (0.71%) HDFS
1 1 (0.71%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (0.71%) Ansible
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.71%) Nagios
2 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.71%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Salt
2 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (20.00%) Oracle
2 21 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.14%) Google
4 5 (3.57%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (3.57%) Telerik
5 1 (0.71%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.71%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) New Relic
5 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.71%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Zend
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