The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank 179 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.11% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.94%
Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3568 2460 2441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.17% 95.31% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2828 1877 1986
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Technical Tester
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Use Case
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) RUP
3 4 (50.00%) DSDM
3 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 4 (50.00%) JUnit
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) Test Management
4 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
1 4 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
3 3 (37.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) OO
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) RUP
2 4 (50.00%) DSDM
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Master Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft