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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 92 136 151
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 68 55 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.54% 1.62% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 1.66% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 50 29
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2619 3321 3515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.98% 97.91% 98.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2287 2722 2764
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.54%) C#
3 44 (36.07%) Java
4 37 (30.33%) CREST Certified
5 36 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (28.69%) ISTQB
6 35 (28.69%) C++
6 35 (28.69%) C
7 34 (27.87%) PHP
7 34 (27.87%) Finance
7 34 (27.87%) Degree
8 33 (27.05%) Performance Testing
9 31 (25.41%) Unix
9 31 (25.41%) Windows
10 30 (24.59%) Information Security
10 30 (24.59%) Ruby
11 28 (22.95%) CESG
11 28 (22.95%) Python
12 26 (21.31%) SQL
13 25 (20.49%) Perl
14 24 (19.67%) Selenium
15 23 (18.85%) Test Scripting
16 22 (18.03%) Wireless
17 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
17 21 (17.21%) Automation Testing
18 20 (16.39%) Mobile App
18 20 (16.39%) Wireless Security
18 20 (16.39%) Load Testing
18 20 (16.39%) ISEB
19 19 (15.57%) .NET

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 7 (5.74%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.03%) Wireless
2 20 (16.39%) Wireless Security
3 12 (9.84%) Network Security
4 7 (5.74%) HTTP
5 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.64%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (19.67%) Selenium
2 19 (15.57%) Cucumber
3 13 (10.66%) JMeter
4 10 (8.20%) WebDriver
5 9 (7.38%) eggPlant
5 9 (7.38%) SoapUI
6 8 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
8 4 (3.28%) JIRA
9 3 (2.46%) Burp Suite
9 3 (2.46%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.46%) RSpec
9 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.64%) Gatling
10 2 (1.64%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.64%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.82%) JUnit
11 1 (0.82%) Maven
11 1 (0.82%) SilkPerformer
General
1 34 (27.87%) Finance
2 17 (13.93%) Publishing
3 3 (2.46%) Advertising
3 3 (2.46%) Legal
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.57%) .NET
2 9 (7.38%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.28%) CSS
3 4 (3.28%) HTML
3 4 (3.28%) SOAP
3 4 (3.28%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.46%) Gherkin
4 3 (2.46%) JSON
5 2 (1.64%) RESTful
5 2 (1.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.82%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.82%) React
6 1 (0.82%) Spring
6 1 (0.82%) WSDL
6 1 (0.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.95%) CESG
2 20 (16.39%) Mobile App
3 9 (7.38%) Computer Science
4 8 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.41%) Unix
1 31 (25.41%) Windows
2 3 (2.46%) Kali Linux
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (49.18%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.51%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (27.05%) Performance Testing
4 30 (24.59%) Information Security
5 23 (18.85%) Test Scripting
6 21 (17.21%) Automation Testing
7 20 (16.39%) Load Testing
8 16 (13.11%) Manual Testing
8 16 (13.11%) Scrum
9 15 (12.30%) BDD
9 15 (12.30%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
10 14 (11.48%) Functional Testing
10 14 (11.48%) Social Engineering
10 14 (11.48%) TDD
11 13 (10.66%) Coaching
12 12 (9.84%) Security Testing
12 12 (9.84%) Test Automation
13 11 (9.02%) Ethical Hacking
13 11 (9.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 58 (47.54%) C#
2 44 (36.07%) Java
3 35 (28.69%) C
3 35 (28.69%) C++
4 34 (27.87%) PHP
5 30 (24.59%) Ruby
6 28 (22.95%) Python
7 26 (21.31%) SQL
8 25 (20.49%) Perl
9 11 (9.02%) VB.NET
10 8 (6.56%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.82%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.82%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
11 1 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (30.33%) CREST Certified
2 35 (28.69%) ISTQB
3 34 (27.87%) Degree
4 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
5 20 (16.39%) ISEB
6 19 (15.57%) SC Cleared
7 18 (14.75%) CHECK Team Member
8 16 (13.11%) Tigerscheme
9 13 (10.66%) CHECK Team Leader
10 12 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (6.56%) OSCP
12 6 (4.92%) CEH
13 4 (3.28%) CISA
13 4 (3.28%) CISSP
14 1 (0.82%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Nessus
1 3 (2.46%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.46%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.82%) Dynatrace
3 1 (0.82%) IBM
3 1 (0.82%) New Relic
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