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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Rank 103 105 105
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 53 76 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.02% 2.36% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.25% 2.66% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 69
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 £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
2358 2853 2936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.66% 88.63% 91.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2037 2385 2341
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £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 17 January 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 82 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (63.03%) Selenium
3 61 (51.26%) Java
3 61 (51.26%) ISEB
4 55 (46.22%) ISTQB
5 52 (43.70%) Test Automation
6 48 (40.34%) Cucumber
7 47 (39.50%) Scrum
8 45 (37.82%) SQL
9 42 (35.29%) Functional Testing
10 41 (34.45%) Mentoring
11 40 (33.61%) Test Strategy
12 39 (32.77%) Test Management
12 39 (32.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 38 (31.93%) Kanban
14 37 (31.09%) QA
15 36 (30.25%) Defect Tracking
16 33 (27.73%) Relational Database
16 33 (27.73%) Regression Testing
17 32 (26.89%) Oracle
18 31 (26.05%) Waterfall
19 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
19 29 (24.37%) Software Delivery
20 27 (22.69%) Logistics
21 26 (21.85%) SoapUI
22 25 (21.01%) C#
23 24 (20.17%) Performance Testing
24 22 (18.49%) Python
24 22 (18.49%) Automated Testing
25 21 (17.65%) Finance

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 3 (2.52%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.84%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) G Suite
1 9 (7.56%) Office 365
1 9 (7.56%) Slack
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.68%) GitHub
2 2 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.68%) IaaS
2 2 (1.68%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) Internet
2 3 (2.52%) Firewall
3 2 (1.68%) DNS
3 2 (1.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.84%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.73%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.36%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.68%) HBase
5 2 (1.68%) Redis
5 2 (1.68%) Riak
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.84%) GIS
Development Applications
1 75 (63.03%) Selenium
2 48 (40.34%) Cucumber
3 26 (21.85%) SoapUI
4 17 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 14 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (10.08%) Appium
6 12 (10.08%) Ranorex
7 11 (9.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (7.56%) WebDriver
9 8 (6.72%) Buildbot
10 7 (5.88%) JIRA
10 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
11 6 (5.04%) HP UFT
11 6 (5.04%) Robot Framework
12 5 (4.20%) WinRunner
13 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
13 4 (3.36%) JUnit
14 3 (2.52%) NeoLoad
14 3 (2.52%) SpecFlow
14 3 (2.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 21 (17.65%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Games
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Legal
5 3 (2.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (41.18%) Analyst
2 43 (36.13%) Test Analyst
3 36 (30.25%) Test Engineer
4 30 (25.21%) Senior Test Engineer
5 15 (12.61%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (12.61%) Senior Test Analyst
6 14 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 10 (8.40%) Technical Leader
8 9 (7.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Automation Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Manual Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Technical Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Technical Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Test Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Junior
9 5 (4.20%) Junior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.13%) .NET
2 16 (13.45%) Web Services
3 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET
4 9 (7.56%) XML
5 4 (3.36%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.52%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.52%) HTML
6 3 (2.52%) SOAP
6 3 (2.52%) XSD
7 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) CSS3
7 2 (1.68%) Django
7 2 (1.68%) ELK Stack
7 2 (1.68%) HTML5
7 2 (1.68%) jQuery
7 2 (1.68%) LAMP
7 2 (1.68%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.68%) REST
7 2 (1.68%) WSDL
8 1 (0.84%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
3 3 (2.52%) Online Games
3 3 (2.52%) Social Network
3 3 (2.52%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.84%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.52%) Linux
2 2 (1.68%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.84%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (68.91%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (43.70%) Test Automation
3 47 (39.50%) Scrum
4 42 (35.29%) Functional Testing
5 41 (34.45%) Mentoring
6 40 (33.61%) Test Strategy
7 39 (32.77%) Test Management
8 38 (31.93%) Kanban
9 36 (30.25%) Defect Tracking
10 33 (27.73%) Regression Testing
11 31 (26.05%) Waterfall
12 29 (24.37%) Manual Testing
12 29 (24.37%) Software Delivery
13 27 (22.69%) Logistics
14 24 (20.17%) Performance Testing
15 22 (18.49%) Automated Testing
16 20 (16.81%) SDLC
17 19 (15.97%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (14.29%) BDD
19 16 (13.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 61 (51.26%) Java
2 45 (37.82%) SQL
3 25 (21.01%) C#
4 22 (18.49%) Python
5 15 (12.61%) Ruby
5 15 (12.61%) Scala
6 12 (10.08%) PHP
7 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
8 9 (7.56%) C
9 8 (6.72%) C++
10 4 (3.36%) Perl
11 3 (2.52%) R
12 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.84%) F#
13 1 (0.84%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 61 (51.26%) ISEB
2 55 (46.22%) ISTQB
3 39 (32.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.08%) Degree
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) MCITP
5 3 (2.52%) MCSA
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Docker
1 2 (1.68%) HDFS
1 2 (1.68%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Ansible
1 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.68%) Nagios
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.68%) Puppet
1 2 (1.68%) Salt
1 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (26.89%) Oracle
2 14 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.24%) Google
4 5 (4.20%) Telerik
5 2 (1.68%) New Relic
5 2 (1.68%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.68%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.68%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.68%) Splunk
5 2 (1.68%) VMware
5 2 (1.68%) Zend
6 1 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.84%) HP
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