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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Rank 99 105 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 63 83 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.41% 2.46% 2.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.77% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 56 72 82
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 £26,000 £32,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
2355 2995 3251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.95% 88.82% 90.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2039 2471 2605
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 £65,000
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 24 February 2017.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 86 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (64.80%) Selenium
3 69 (55.20%) ISTQB
4 67 (53.60%) ISEB
5 62 (49.60%) Java
6 57 (45.60%) Scrum
7 54 (43.20%) SQL
7 54 (43.20%) Test Automation
8 52 (41.60%) Cucumber
8 52 (41.60%) Mentoring
9 51 (40.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 49 (39.20%) Functional Testing
10 49 (39.20%) Test Strategy
11 48 (38.40%) Kanban
12 47 (37.60%) Test Management
13 46 (36.80%) QA
14 44 (35.20%) Defect Tracking
15 43 (34.40%) Regression Testing
16 41 (32.80%) Oracle
16 41 (32.80%) Relational Database
17 39 (31.20%) Software Delivery
17 39 (31.20%) Waterfall
18 37 (29.60%) Logistics
19 29 (23.20%) Manual Testing
20 25 (20.00%) SoapUI
21 24 (19.20%) BDD
21 24 (19.20%) C#
22 22 (17.60%) Finance
23 21 (16.80%) TDD
23 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing

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 (2.40%) Apache
2 2 (1.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.60%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.80%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.80%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) G Suite
1 11 (8.80%) Office 365
1 11 (8.80%) Slack
2 2 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.60%) GitHub
2 2 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.60%) IaaS
2 2 (1.60%) Loggly
2 2 (1.60%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.60%) DNS
1 2 (1.60%) HTTP
1 2 (1.60%) Internet
1 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.60%) VPN
2 1 (0.80%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (32.80%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.80%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) MySQL
3 4 (3.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.60%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.60%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.60%) HBase
5 2 (1.60%) Redis
5 2 (1.60%) Riak
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.80%) GIS
Development Applications
1 81 (64.80%) Selenium
2 52 (41.60%) Cucumber
3 25 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 16 (12.80%) Jenkins
4 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.20%) Appium
7 9 (7.20%) Buildbot
7 9 (7.20%) Ranorex
8 8 (6.40%) JIRA
9 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
9 6 (4.80%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.00%) LoadRunner
11 4 (3.20%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.20%) Robot Framework
11 4 (3.20%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.20%) WinRunner
12 3 (2.40%) tSQLt
13 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
General
1 22 (17.60%) Finance
2 10 (8.00%) Retail
3 5 (4.00%) Marketing
4 4 (3.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (36.80%) Test Engineer
2 40 (32.00%) Analyst
3 39 (31.20%) Test Analyst
4 37 (29.60%) Senior Test Engineer
5 15 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 15 (12.00%) Test Leader
6 11 (8.80%) Technical Leader
7 9 (7.20%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Automation Test Lead
8 8 (6.40%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.40%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Junior
9 6 (4.80%) Tester
10 5 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.00%) Web Services
2 11 (8.80%) .NET
2 11 (8.80%) XML
3 8 (6.40%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.60%) SOAP
5 6 (4.80%) XSD
6 5 (4.00%) WSDL
7 4 (3.20%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.20%) HTML
8 3 (2.40%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.40%) CSS
8 3 (2.40%) REST
9 2 (1.60%) Behat
9 2 (1.60%) CSS3
9 2 (1.60%) Django
9 2 (1.60%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (1.60%) HTML5
9 2 (1.60%) jQuery
9 2 (1.60%) LAMP
9 2 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.20%) Virtual Team
2 2 (1.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.60%) Replication
3 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) Linux
1 3 (2.40%) Windows
2 2 (1.60%) CoreOS
2 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (1.60%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (68.80%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (45.60%) Scrum
3 54 (43.20%) Test Automation
4 52 (41.60%) Mentoring
5 49 (39.20%) Functional Testing
5 49 (39.20%) Test Strategy
6 48 (38.40%) Kanban
7 47 (37.60%) Test Management
8 44 (35.20%) Defect Tracking
9 43 (34.40%) Regression Testing
10 39 (31.20%) Software Delivery
10 39 (31.20%) Waterfall
11 37 (29.60%) Logistics
12 29 (23.20%) Manual Testing
13 24 (19.20%) BDD
14 21 (16.80%) Automated Testing
14 21 (16.80%) TDD
15 20 (16.00%) Performance Testing
15 20 (16.00%) SDLC
16 18 (14.40%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 62 (49.60%) Java
2 54 (43.20%) SQL
3 24 (19.20%) C#
4 15 (12.00%) PHP
4 15 (12.00%) Python
5 11 (8.80%) C
5 11 (8.80%) Ruby
5 11 (8.80%) Scala
6 10 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (7.20%) C++
8 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.80%) F#
10 1 (0.80%) Go
10 1 (0.80%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 69 (55.20%) ISTQB
2 67 (53.60%) ISEB
3 51 (40.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (36.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.60%) Docker
1 2 (1.60%) HDFS
1 2 (1.60%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Ansible
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.60%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.60%) Nagios
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.60%) Puppet
1 2 (1.60%) Salt
1 2 (1.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (32.80%) Oracle
2 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.40%) Google
4 4 (3.20%) Telerik
5 2 (1.60%) HP
5 2 (1.60%) New Relic
5 2 (1.60%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.60%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.60%) Splunk
5 2 (1.60%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Zend
6 1 (0.80%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
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