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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 102 150 139
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 62 33 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.16% 1.00% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.02% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 39 29 41
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £39,200 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2805 3230 3579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.94% 97.97% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2556 2862
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (43.80%) Selenium
3 50 (41.32%) SQL
4 45 (37.19%) Scrum
5 42 (34.71%) ISEB
6 41 (33.88%) QA
7 38 (31.40%) ISTQB
7 38 (31.40%) Test Scripting
8 37 (30.58%) SoapUI
9 36 (29.75%) Java
10 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 30 (24.79%) Manual Testing
12 28 (23.14%) .NET
13 27 (22.31%) Finance
13 27 (22.31%) Test Strategy
13 27 (22.31%) Automation Testing
14 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
15 22 (18.18%) Degree
16 21 (17.36%) JIRA
16 21 (17.36%) Software Testing
16 21 (17.36%) RAD
17 20 (16.53%) Ruby
17 20 (16.53%) BDD
18 19 (15.70%) CREST Certified
18 19 (15.70%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (15.70%) Wireless
19 18 (14.88%) XML
19 18 (14.88%) Python
20 17 (14.05%) C#
20 17 (14.05%) Test Management

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 (9.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (19.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.70%) Wireless
2 13 (10.74%) Wireless Security
3 6 (4.96%) Firewall
4 3 (2.48%) HTTP
4 3 (2.48%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (43.80%) Selenium
2 37 (30.58%) SoapUI
3 21 (17.36%) JIRA
4 17 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (13.22%) Cucumber
5 16 (13.22%) Jenkins
5 16 (13.22%) JMeter
6 12 (9.92%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.44%) Hudson
8 7 (5.79%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.13%) NeoLoad
10 4 (3.31%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.31%) LoadRunner
10 4 (3.31%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.48%) Appium
11 3 (2.48%) Calabash
11 3 (2.48%) Gatling
11 3 (2.48%) JUnit
12 2 (1.65%) JBehave
General
1 27 (22.31%) Finance
2 12 (9.92%) Publishing
3 3 (2.48%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (23.14%) .NET
2 18 (14.88%) XML
3 11 (9.09%) SOAP
4 9 (7.44%) JMS
4 9 (7.44%) WSDL
4 9 (7.44%) XSD
5 7 (5.79%) HTML
6 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.96%) Web Services
7 4 (3.31%) CSS
8 3 (2.48%) Behat
8 3 (2.48%) J2EE
9 2 (1.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.65%) RESTful
10 1 (0.83%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.83%) JSON
10 1 (0.83%) LAMP
10 1 (0.83%) Spring
10 1 (0.83%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (10.74%) CESG
2 13 (10.74%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.79%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.83%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.57%) Windows
2 13 (10.74%) Unix
3 5 (4.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (37.19%) Scrum
3 38 (31.40%) Test Scripting
4 30 (24.79%) Manual Testing
5 27 (22.31%) Automation Testing
5 27 (22.31%) Test Strategy
6 21 (17.36%) RAD
6 21 (17.36%) Software Testing
7 20 (16.53%) BDD
8 19 (15.70%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
9 17 (14.05%) Test Management
10 16 (13.22%) Defect Management
10 16 (13.22%) SDLC
10 16 (13.22%) TDD
11 15 (12.40%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (11.57%) Performance Testing
12 14 (11.57%) Waterfall
13 13 (10.74%) Automated Testing
13 13 (10.74%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) SQL
2 36 (29.75%) Java
3 20 (16.53%) Ruby
4 18 (14.88%) Python
5 17 (14.05%) C#
6 14 (11.57%) PHP
7 13 (10.74%) C
7 13 (10.74%) C++
7 13 (10.74%) Perl
8 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.83%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.83%) Scala
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (34.71%) ISEB
2 38 (31.40%) ISTQB
3 22 (18.18%) Degree
4 19 (15.70%) CREST Certified
5 13 (10.74%) SC Cleared
5 13 (10.74%) Security Cleared
6 10 (8.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.96%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (0.83%) CEH
8 1 (0.83%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.83%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.83%) CISA
8 1 (0.83%) CISSP
8 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (33.88%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 33 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 3 (2.48%) Facebook
3 3 (2.48%) Twitter
4 1 (0.83%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.83%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) IBM
4 1 (0.83%) New Relic
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