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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Tester
Rank - 152 158
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Tester 0 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 8
Average salary - £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3608 2561 2772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.86% 95.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2765 2023 2300
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) JUnit
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) RUP
2 4 (57.14%) DSDM
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) NUnit
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy

Technical Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JUnit
1 4 (57.14%) NUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) RUP
2 4 (57.14%) DSDM
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C++
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft