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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 114 136 114
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 59 40 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.86% 1.16% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.18% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 70
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +5.26%
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
3075 3381 3608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.13% 97.75% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2669 2912
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 5 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 87 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (47.24%) Selenium
3 53 (41.73%) SQL
4 51 (40.16%) QA
4 51 (40.16%) Test Scripting
5 49 (38.58%) ISEB
6 44 (34.65%) ISTQB
7 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
7 43 (33.86%) Scrum
8 40 (31.50%) SoapUI
9 36 (28.35%) Java
10 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
11 30 (23.62%) Finance
11 30 (23.62%) .NET
12 27 (21.26%) Test Strategy
13 25 (19.69%) Automation Testing
14 24 (18.90%) Test Management
14 24 (18.90%) Manual Testing
15 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
15 23 (18.11%) RAD
16 22 (17.32%) Cucumber
16 22 (17.32%) BDD
16 22 (17.32%) Defect Management
17 21 (16.54%) JMeter
17 21 (16.54%) JIRA
18 20 (15.75%) Degree
18 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (14.96%) Regression Testing
19 19 (14.96%) SOAP
20 18 (14.17%) Oracle

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 12 (9.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (27.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.30%) Wireless
2 6 (4.72%) Wireless Security
3 3 (2.36%) HTTP
3 3 (2.36%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.57%) Firewall
5 1 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.57%) DB2
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (47.24%) Selenium
2 40 (31.50%) SoapUI
3 22 (17.32%) Cucumber
4 21 (16.54%) JIRA
4 21 (16.54%) JMeter
5 17 (13.39%) WebDriver
6 15 (11.81%) Jenkins
6 15 (11.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (7.09%) Hudson
8 8 (6.30%) NeoLoad
9 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
9 5 (3.94%) JUnit
10 4 (3.15%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.15%) Mercurial
10 4 (3.15%) SilkTest
11 3 (2.36%) Appium
11 3 (2.36%) Calabash
12 2 (1.57%) DbUnit
12 2 (1.57%) FitNesse
12 2 (1.57%) JBehave
General
1 30 (23.62%) Finance
2 6 (4.72%) Publishing
3 3 (2.36%) Banking
3 3 (2.36%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (23.62%) .NET
2 19 (14.96%) SOAP
3 15 (11.81%) XML
4 9 (7.09%) JMS
4 9 (7.09%) WSDL
4 9 (7.09%) XSD
5 8 (6.30%) Web Services
6 3 (2.36%) Behat
6 3 (2.36%) J2EE
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.57%) HTML
7 2 (1.57%) Middleware
7 2 (1.57%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.45%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.72%) CESG
4 6 (4.72%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.36%) Chemistry
6 3 (2.36%) iPad
7 2 (1.57%) AS400
7 2 (1.57%) iSeries
7 2 (1.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Windows
2 7 (5.51%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (68.50%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (40.16%) Test Scripting
3 43 (33.86%) Scrum
4 27 (21.26%) Test Strategy
5 25 (19.69%) Automation Testing
6 24 (18.90%) Manual Testing
6 24 (18.90%) Test Management
7 23 (18.11%) RAD
7 23 (18.11%) Software Testing
8 22 (17.32%) BDD
8 22 (17.32%) Defect Management
9 20 (15.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (14.96%) Regression Testing
11 18 (14.17%) SDLC
11 18 (14.17%) TDD
12 17 (13.39%) Automated Testing
12 17 (13.39%) Test Automation
13 14 (11.02%) Performance Testing
13 14 (11.02%) Waterfall
14 13 (10.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (41.73%) SQL
2 36 (28.35%) Java
3 16 (12.60%) C#
4 13 (10.24%) Python
5 11 (8.66%) Ruby
6 7 (5.51%) PHP
7 6 (4.72%) C
7 6 (4.72%) C++
7 6 (4.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (38.58%) ISEB
2 44 (34.65%) ISTQB
3 20 (15.75%) Degree
4 14 (11.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (7.09%) CREST Certified
6 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.51%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.15%) HND
8 2 (1.57%) Tigerscheme
9 1 (0.79%) CEH
9 1 (0.79%) CISSP
9 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (40.16%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (33.86%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.17%) Oracle
3 5 (3.94%) HP
4 4 (3.15%) Telerik
5 3 (2.36%) Facebook
5 3 (2.36%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Google
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