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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 86 133 136
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 80 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.95% 1.45% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.57% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 36
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,000 £24,345
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £37,500 £43,832
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2455 3193 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.42% 92.74% 87.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2071 2532 2465
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 71 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) ISEB
2 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
3 50 (36.23%) ISTQB
4 48 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (30.43%) SQL
6 40 (28.99%) SDLC
7 38 (27.54%) SoapUI
7 38 (27.54%) QA
8 37 (26.81%) C#
9 36 (26.09%) Selenium
10 35 (25.36%) .NET
11 32 (23.19%) Java
11 32 (23.19%) Finance
12 30 (21.74%) Games
12 30 (21.74%) Python
13 29 (21.01%) Scrum
14 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
15 27 (19.57%) Performance Testing
16 24 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (17.39%) Test Management
16 24 (17.39%) Cucumber
17 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (16.67%) Test Scripting
18 22 (15.94%) System Testing
18 22 (15.94%) Ruby
19 21 (15.22%) RAD
19 21 (15.22%) Scala
19 21 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
20 20 (14.49%) Functional 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 10 (7.25%) Confluence
1 10 (7.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Google Apps
1 3 (2.17%) Office 365
1 3 (2.17%) Slack
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) Firewall
1 6 (4.35%) Internet
2 5 (3.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.90%) VPN
4 1 (0.72%) FTP
4 1 (0.72%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.72%) DB2
6 1 (0.72%) Power BI
6 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 38 (27.54%) SoapUI
2 36 (26.09%) Selenium
3 24 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 21 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 14 (10.14%) Ranorex
7 13 (9.42%) Appium
8 12 (8.70%) JIRA
9 11 (7.97%) JUnit
10 10 (7.25%) Hudson
11 8 (5.80%) Gatling
11 8 (5.80%) JMeter
11 8 (5.80%) NeoLoad
11 8 (5.80%) SpecFlow
11 8 (5.80%) WebLOAD
12 5 (3.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.90%) FitNesse
13 4 (2.90%) HP UFT
14 3 (2.17%) Git (software)
14 3 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (23.19%) Finance
2 30 (21.74%) Games
3 9 (6.52%) Retail
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (47.83%) Analyst
2 50 (36.23%) Test Analyst
3 31 (22.46%) Consultant
4 26 (18.84%) Test Consultant
5 25 (18.12%) Test Engineer
6 16 (11.59%) Tester
7 11 (7.97%) Developer
7 11 (7.97%) Systems Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Systems Test Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Test Automation Consultant
8 9 (6.52%) SOA Tester
9 8 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) UAT Analyst
9 8 (5.80%) UAT Test Analyst
10 7 (5.07%) Performance Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Performance Test Consultant
10 7 (5.07%) Performance Test Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (25.36%) .NET
2 17 (12.32%) SOAP
3 16 (11.59%) XML
4 13 (9.42%) ASP.NET
5 12 (8.70%) WSDL
5 12 (8.70%) XSD
6 10 (7.25%) JMS
7 9 (6.52%) Web Services
8 5 (3.62%) REST
9 3 (2.17%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.17%) Buildbot
10 2 (1.45%) HTML
11 1 (0.72%) DOM
11 1 (0.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.07%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.62%) Online Games
3 5 (3.62%) Social Network
3 5 (3.62%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.45%) NHS
6 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.35%) Windows
2 5 (3.62%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.90%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.90%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.72%) Android
4 1 (0.72%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (40.58%) Test Automation
3 40 (28.99%) SDLC
4 29 (21.01%) Scrum
5 27 (19.57%) Performance Testing
6 24 (17.39%) Test Management
6 24 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 22 (15.94%) System Testing
9 21 (15.22%) RAD
10 20 (14.49%) Functional Testing
10 20 (14.49%) Project Management
11 19 (13.77%) E-Commerce
11 19 (13.77%) Test Strategy
12 18 (13.04%) Waterfall
13 16 (11.59%) Automated Testing
13 16 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (11.59%) Kanban
14 15 (10.87%) Performance Engineering
15 14 (10.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (30.43%) SQL
2 37 (26.81%) C#
3 32 (23.19%) Java
4 30 (21.74%) Python
5 22 (15.94%) Ruby
6 21 (15.22%) Scala
7 6 (4.35%) Perl
7 6 (4.35%) R
8 4 (2.90%) C++
8 4 (2.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.17%) C
9 3 (2.17%) PHP
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 56 (40.58%) ISEB
2 50 (36.23%) ISTQB
3 48 (34.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (10.14%) Degree
5 9 (6.52%) CCNA
5 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (6.52%) MCSA
5 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.62%) MCITP
7 4 (2.90%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (27.54%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.90%) SCCM
2 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.59%) Oracle
3 7 (5.07%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (2.17%) Google
5 2 (1.45%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.72%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.72%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.72%) SAP
6 1 (0.72%) Splunk
6 1 (0.72%) Tableau
6 1 (0.72%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago