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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 89 130 141
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 65 53 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.47% 1.47% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 1.59% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 35 40 26
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,450 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £37,500 £44,500
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
2370 3323 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.08% 91.97% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2610 2526
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 29 September 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (43.71%) ISEB
3 62 (41.06%) Test Automation
4 58 (38.41%) ISTQB
5 52 (34.44%) Selenium
5 52 (34.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 48 (31.79%) SQL
7 46 (30.46%) SoapUI
8 45 (29.80%) QA
9 43 (28.48%) Java
10 39 (25.83%) C#
11 37 (24.50%) Finance
11 37 (24.50%) Scrum
11 37 (24.50%) SDLC
12 35 (23.18%) Cucumber
13 33 (21.85%) .NET
13 33 (21.85%) Python
14 30 (19.87%) Games
15 29 (19.21%) Performance Testing
15 29 (19.21%) Test Management
16 26 (17.22%) Functional Testing
17 25 (16.56%) Ruby
17 25 (16.56%) Microsoft
17 25 (16.56%) Test Strategy
17 25 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
18 24 (15.89%) Kanban
18 24 (15.89%) Scala
19 23 (15.23%) Waterfall
20 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (14.57%) System 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 9 (5.96%) Confluence
1 9 (5.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (2.65%) IIS
3 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.97%) Google Apps
1 6 (3.97%) Office 365
1 6 (3.97%) Slack
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) Firewall
1 6 (3.97%) Internet
2 5 (3.31%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.65%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) FTP
4 1 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.66%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.28%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.66%) DB2
6 1 (0.66%) Power BI
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 52 (34.44%) Selenium
2 46 (30.46%) SoapUI
3 35 (23.18%) Cucumber
4 20 (13.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
5 17 (11.26%) Ranorex
6 16 (10.60%) Appium
7 11 (7.28%) JIRA
7 11 (7.28%) JUnit
8 9 (5.96%) Hudson
9 8 (5.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (5.30%) Gatling
9 8 (5.30%) JMeter
9 8 (5.30%) NeoLoad
9 8 (5.30%) WebLOAD
10 6 (3.97%) SpecFlow
10 6 (3.97%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.65%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
12 3 (1.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 30 (19.87%) Games
3 12 (7.95%) Retail
4 7 (4.64%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 72 (47.68%) Analyst
2 56 (37.09%) Test Analyst
3 31 (20.53%) Consultant
4 29 (19.21%) Test Engineer
5 26 (17.22%) Test Consultant
6 15 (9.93%) Tester
7 14 (9.27%) Senior Test Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Developer
8 11 (7.28%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Systems Test Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Test Automation Consultant
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Test Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.30%) Business Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) SOA Tester
10 8 (5.30%) UAT Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) UAT Test Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Performance Test Engineer
11 7 (4.64%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (21.85%) .NET
2 16 (10.60%) SOAP
2 16 (10.60%) XML
3 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET
4 11 (7.28%) WSDL
4 11 (7.28%) XSD
5 10 (6.62%) Web Services
6 9 (5.96%) JMS
7 6 (3.97%) Buildbot
8 5 (3.31%) REST
9 4 (2.65%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
11 2 (1.32%) HTML
12 1 (0.66%) DOM
12 1 (0.66%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.31%) Online Games
3 5 (3.31%) Social Network
3 5 (3.31%) Web 2.0
4 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.65%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
6 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.97%) Windows
2 5 (3.31%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.66%) Android
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.06%) Test Automation
3 37 (24.50%) Scrum
3 37 (24.50%) SDLC
4 29 (19.21%) Performance Testing
4 29 (19.21%) Test Management
5 26 (17.22%) Functional Testing
6 25 (16.56%) Test Strategy
6 25 (16.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 24 (15.89%) Kanban
8 23 (15.23%) Waterfall
9 22 (14.57%) System Testing
9 22 (14.57%) Test Scripting
10 21 (13.91%) Automated Testing
11 20 (13.25%) Project Management
11 20 (13.25%) RAD
12 19 (12.58%) E-Commerce
13 18 (11.92%) Automation Testing
13 18 (11.92%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (11.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 48 (31.79%) SQL
2 43 (28.48%) Java
3 39 (25.83%) C#
4 33 (21.85%) Python
5 25 (16.56%) Ruby
6 24 (15.89%) Scala
7 7 (4.64%) C++
8 6 (3.97%) C
8 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 6 (3.97%) PHP
8 6 (3.97%) R
9 5 (3.31%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 66 (43.71%) ISEB
2 58 (38.41%) ISTQB
3 52 (34.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (8.61%) Degree
5 9 (5.96%) CCNA
5 9 (5.96%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (5.96%) MCSA
5 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.31%) MCITP
7 4 (2.65%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (29.80%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) SCCM
2 3 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 25 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (13.91%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) SOASTA, Inc
4 6 (3.97%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.32%) Telerik
6 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.66%) HP
6 1 (0.66%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.66%) SAP
6 1 (0.66%) Splunk
6 1 (0.66%) Tableau
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Posted: 2 days ago
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