The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Rank 84 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 77 68 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.92% 2.07% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.14% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 58 65 42
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
2574 3180 3266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.76% 96.92% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2668 2658
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Tester
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (50.41%) C#
3 54 (43.90%) Java
4 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
5 34 (27.64%) Selenium
5 34 (27.64%) CREST Certified
6 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
7 32 (26.02%) C++
7 32 (26.02%) C
7 32 (26.02%) PHP
7 32 (26.02%) BDD
8 31 (25.20%) Finance
8 31 (25.20%) Degree
8 31 (25.20%) Cucumber
9 30 (24.39%) ISTQB
9 30 (24.39%) Python
10 29 (23.58%) Windows
10 29 (23.58%) TDD
11 28 (22.76%) Unix
12 27 (21.95%) Information Security
12 27 (21.95%) Ruby
13 26 (21.14%) Performance Testing
14 25 (20.33%) CESG
14 25 (20.33%) Automation Testing
15 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
15 22 (17.89%) Perl
16 20 (16.26%) SQL
16 20 (16.26%) Test Automation
17 19 (15.45%) WebDriver
17 19 (15.45%) Mobile App

Tester Skill Set
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 5 (4.07%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.82%) Wireless
1 17 (13.82%) Wireless Security
2 12 (9.76%) Network Security
3 8 (6.50%) HTTP
4 3 (2.44%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.81%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (27.64%) Selenium
2 31 (25.20%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.45%) WebDriver
4 13 (10.57%) JMeter
5 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.32%) eggPlant
7 4 (3.25%) RSpec
7 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.44%) Burp Suite
8 3 (2.44%) JIRA
8 3 (2.44%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.81%) Appium
10 1 (0.81%) JUnit
10 1 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Publishing
3 4 (3.25%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.01%) .NET
2 10 (8.13%) Gherkin
3 8 (6.50%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.88%) XML
5 5 (4.07%) HTML
5 5 (4.07%) SOAP
6 4 (3.25%) CSS
6 4 (3.25%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.81%) React
8 1 (0.81%) REST
8 1 (0.81%) Web Services
8 1 (0.81%) WSDL
8 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.81%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.33%) CESG
2 19 (15.45%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.69%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.58%) Windows
2 28 (22.76%) Unix
3 4 (3.25%) Linux
4 3 (2.44%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
3 33 (26.83%) Penetration Testing
4 32 (26.02%) BDD
5 29 (23.58%) TDD
6 27 (21.95%) Information Security
7 26 (21.14%) Performance Testing
8 25 (20.33%) Automation Testing
9 20 (16.26%) Test Automation
10 18 (14.63%) Automated Testing
11 17 (13.82%) Load Testing
12 15 (12.20%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (11.38%) SDLC
13 14 (11.38%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (10.57%) Functional Testing
14 13 (10.57%) Social Engineering
14 13 (10.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (9.76%) Network Packet Capture
15 12 (9.76%) Security Testing
16 11 (8.94%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 62 (50.41%) C#
2 54 (43.90%) Java
3 32 (26.02%) C
3 32 (26.02%) C++
3 32 (26.02%) PHP
4 30 (24.39%) Python
5 27 (21.95%) Ruby
6 22 (17.89%) Perl
7 20 (16.26%) SQL
8 11 (8.94%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (27.64%) CREST Certified
2 31 (25.20%) Degree
3 30 (24.39%) ISTQB
4 22 (17.89%) Security Cleared
5 18 (14.63%) SC Cleared
6 16 (13.01%) CHECK Team Member
6 16 (13.01%) ISEB
7 14 (11.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 12 (9.76%) Tigerscheme
9 11 (8.94%) CHECK Team Leader
10 8 (6.50%) OSCP
11 6 (4.88%) CEH
12 4 (3.25%) CISA
12 4 (3.25%) CISSP
13 1 (0.81%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.44%) Nessus
1 3 (2.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
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