The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Tester
Rank 168 169 147
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 3 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.087% 0.061% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.064% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Technical Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3366 3125 2843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.40% 96.04% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2734 2429 2417
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Technical Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Tester across the Leeds region.

Technical Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Technical Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) WATIR
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) WatiN
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Technical Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) WATIR
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) WatiN
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Database Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Compuware
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Empirix
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle