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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 77 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 88 61 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.21% 1.74% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.55% 1.91% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 61 33 48
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,907
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £40,200 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
2477 3186 3204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.43% 91.08% 88.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2478 2510
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 July 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.60%) Test Automation
3 57 (38.26%) ISTQB
4 54 (36.24%) ISEB
5 53 (35.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 52 (34.90%) Selenium
7 44 (29.53%) SQL
7 44 (29.53%) SDLC
8 43 (28.86%) SoapUI
9 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
10 39 (26.17%) .NET
10 39 (26.17%) QA
11 34 (22.82%) C#
12 33 (22.15%) Finance
13 32 (21.48%) Scrum
13 32 (21.48%) Test Management
14 27 (18.12%) Java
14 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
15 25 (16.78%) Team Foundation Server
15 25 (16.78%) Games
16 23 (15.44%) Python
16 23 (15.44%) Cucumber
17 22 (14.77%) Test Strategy
17 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
17 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (14.09%) System Testing
18 21 (14.09%) Functional Testing
18 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
18 21 (14.09%) RAD
19 20 (13.42%) Project Management

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 (6.71%) Confluence
1 10 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.67%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (12.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (1.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.68%) VPN
3 3 (2.01%) Firewall
4 2 (1.34%) HTTP
4 2 (1.34%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) FTP
5 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.67%) Network Security
5 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.67%) DB2
6 1 (0.67%) Power BI
6 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (34.90%) Selenium
2 43 (28.86%) SoapUI
3 25 (16.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (15.44%) Cucumber
5 15 (10.07%) SpecFlow
6 13 (8.72%) JUnit
7 11 (7.38%) Jenkins
7 11 (7.38%) JIRA
7 11 (7.38%) Ranorex
8 10 (6.71%) FitNesse
8 10 (6.71%) Hudson
8 10 (6.71%) WebDriver
9 9 (6.04%) HP UFT
10 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.70%) Appium
11 7 (4.70%) JMeter
12 6 (4.03%) Gatling
12 6 (4.03%) NeoLoad
12 6 (4.03%) WebLOAD
13 3 (2.01%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 25 (16.78%) Games
3 5 (3.36%) Legal
3 5 (3.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 74 (49.66%) Analyst
2 62 (41.61%) Test Analyst
3 29 (19.46%) Consultant
4 28 (18.79%) Test Engineer
5 23 (15.44%) Test Consultant
6 18 (12.08%) Tester
7 14 (9.40%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (8.72%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.05%) Software Test Engineer
9 12 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
9 12 (8.05%) Systems Test Analyst
10 11 (7.38%) Test Automation Consultant
11 10 (6.71%) Developer
12 9 (6.04%) SOA Tester
13 8 (5.37%) Business Analyst
13 8 (5.37%) Database Engineer
13 8 (5.37%) Manual Test Analyst
13 8 (5.37%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (4.70%) Software Analyst
14 7 (4.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.17%) .NET
2 16 (10.74%) SOAP
3 15 (10.07%) ASP.NET
3 15 (10.07%) XML
4 12 (8.05%) WSDL
4 12 (8.05%) XSD
5 10 (6.71%) JMS
6 6 (4.03%) .NET Framework
7 5 (3.36%) Web Services
8 4 (2.68%) REST
9 2 (1.34%) HTML
9 2 (1.34%) J2EE
10 1 (0.67%) DOM
10 1 (0.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.34%) iPad
4 2 (1.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.34%) NHS
4 2 (1.34%) Online Games
4 2 (1.34%) Social Network
4 2 (1.34%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.03%) Windows
2 5 (3.36%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.68%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.68%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.67%) Android
4 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.70%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (39.60%) Test Automation
3 44 (29.53%) SDLC
4 32 (21.48%) Scrum
4 32 (21.48%) Test Management
5 27 (18.12%) Test Scripting
6 22 (14.77%) Test Strategy
6 22 (14.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (14.09%) Functional Testing
7 21 (14.09%) RAD
7 21 (14.09%) System Testing
8 20 (13.42%) Automation Testing
8 20 (13.42%) BDD
8 20 (13.42%) Performance Testing
8 20 (13.42%) Project Management
9 19 (12.75%) Manual Testing
10 18 (12.08%) Waterfall
11 16 (10.74%) Automated Testing
12 15 (10.07%) SOA
13 14 (9.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.53%) SQL
2 34 (22.82%) C#
3 27 (18.12%) Java
4 23 (15.44%) Python
5 17 (11.41%) Scala
6 15 (10.07%) Ruby
7 3 (2.01%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.01%) R
7 3 (2.01%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.34%) Perl
8 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.67%) C
9 1 (0.67%) C++
9 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 57 (38.26%) ISTQB
2 54 (36.24%) ISEB
3 53 (35.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (7.38%) Degree
5 6 (4.03%) CCNA
5 6 (4.03%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.03%) MCSA
5 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.68%) MCDST
7 2 (1.34%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.17%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) SCCM
2 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 41 (27.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.41%) Oracle
3 6 (4.03%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (1.34%) ArcSight
4 2 (1.34%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.34%) Splunk
4 2 (1.34%) Twitter
5 1 (0.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.67%) Epicor
5 1 (0.67%) Facebook
5 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.67%) Juniper
5 1 (0.67%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.67%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.67%) SAP
5 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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Posted: 4 days ago
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