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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Rank 87 117 114
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 76 71 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.90% 2.11% 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.97% 2.18% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 61 65 62
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
2560 3251 3526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.78% 96.41% 98.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2231 2707 2858
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 24 February 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 73 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (52.63%) C#
3 60 (45.11%) Java
4 51 (38.35%) Selenium
5 47 (35.34%) Test Scripting
6 42 (31.58%) Cucumber
7 39 (29.32%) BDD
8 36 (27.07%) TDD
9 33 (24.81%) ISTQB
10 32 (24.06%) Python
10 32 (24.06%) Automation Testing
11 29 (21.80%) Finance
12 28 (21.05%) WebDriver
13 27 (20.30%) Test Automation
14 26 (19.55%) SQL
15 23 (17.29%) Ruby
15 23 (17.29%) Automated Testing
15 23 (17.29%) SDLC
15 23 (17.29%) CREST Certified
16 22 (16.54%) System Integration Testing
16 22 (16.54%) Penetration Testing
16 22 (16.54%) PHP
17 21 (15.79%) C
17 21 (15.79%) C++
17 21 (15.79%) Performance Testing
18 20 (15.04%) Degree
18 20 (15.04%) Unix
18 20 (15.04%) Windows
19 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management
19 19 (14.29%) Perl

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 (3.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) Wireless
1 12 (9.02%) Wireless Security
2 8 (6.02%) HTTP
2 8 (6.02%) Network Security
3 3 (2.26%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
1 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (38.35%) Selenium
2 42 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 28 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 15 (11.28%) Jenkins
5 14 (10.53%) JMeter
6 10 (7.52%) eggPlant
7 9 (6.77%) SoapUI
8 5 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.01%) MSTest
9 4 (3.01%) Ranorex
9 4 (3.01%) RSpec
9 4 (3.01%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.26%) Burp Suite
10 3 (2.26%) JIRA
11 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.50%) HP UFT
11 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.75%) JUnit
12 1 (0.75%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.75%) TestNG
General
1 29 (21.80%) Finance
2 11 (8.27%) Publishing
3 4 (3.01%) Advertising
3 4 (3.01%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Banking
4 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.03%) Gherkin
2 14 (10.53%) .NET
3 6 (4.51%) XML
4 5 (3.76%) HTML
4 5 (3.76%) SOAP
4 5 (3.76%) Web Services
5 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.01%) CSS
5 4 (3.01%) JSON
6 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.75%) React
7 1 (0.75%) REST
7 1 (0.75%) WSDL
7 1 (0.75%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.75%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) CESG
2 14 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 5 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.04%) Unix
1 20 (15.04%) Windows
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.26%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (54.89%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (35.34%) Test Scripting
3 39 (29.32%) BDD
4 36 (27.07%) TDD
5 32 (24.06%) Automation Testing
6 27 (20.30%) Test Automation
7 23 (17.29%) Automated Testing
7 23 (17.29%) SDLC
8 22 (16.54%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (16.54%) System Integration Testing
9 21 (15.79%) Performance Testing
10 19 (14.29%) Configuration Management
11 18 (13.53%) Information Security
12 15 (11.28%) Scrum
13 14 (10.53%) Functional Testing
14 12 (9.02%) Load Testing
15 11 (8.27%) Cybersecurity
16 9 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (6.77%) Social Engineering
16 9 (6.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 70 (52.63%) C#
2 60 (45.11%) Java
3 32 (24.06%) Python
4 26 (19.55%) SQL
5 23 (17.29%) Ruby
6 22 (16.54%) PHP
7 21 (15.79%) C
7 21 (15.79%) C++
8 19 (14.29%) Perl
9 8 (6.02%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (24.81%) ISTQB
2 23 (17.29%) CREST Certified
3 20 (15.04%) Degree
4 18 (13.53%) ISEB
5 17 (12.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 16 (12.03%) Security Cleared
7 12 (9.02%) SC Cleared
8 11 (8.27%) CHECK Team Member
9 8 (6.02%) OSCP
10 7 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
10 7 (5.26%) Tigerscheme
11 6 (4.51%) CEH
12 4 (3.01%) CISA
12 4 (3.01%) CISSP
13 1 (0.75%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) QA
2 4 (3.01%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.26%) Nessus
1 3 (2.26%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (4.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.76%) Telerik
3 2 (1.50%) Oracle
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