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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 111 133 176
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 48 51 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.82% 1.44% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 13
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
2582 3448 3712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.84% 97.10% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2745 2849
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 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (36.94%) Java
3 39 (35.14%) C#
3 39 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
3 39 (35.14%) CREST Certified
4 35 (31.53%) ISTQB
5 34 (30.63%) Degree
5 34 (30.63%) PHP
6 33 (29.73%) Wireless
7 32 (28.83%) C
7 32 (28.83%) C++
7 32 (28.83%) Performance Testing
8 31 (27.93%) SQL
8 31 (27.93%) Python
9 30 (27.03%) Unix
9 30 (27.03%) Windows
9 30 (27.03%) Finance
9 30 (27.03%) Information Security
9 30 (27.03%) CESG
10 29 (26.13%) Ruby
11 26 (23.42%) Wireless Security
11 26 (23.42%) ISEB
11 26 (23.42%) Perl
11 26 (23.42%) Mobile App
12 25 (22.52%) Scrum
13 24 (21.62%) Publishing
14 22 (19.82%) QA
15 21 (18.92%) Selenium
15 21 (18.92%) SoapUI
16 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared

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 11 (9.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (8.11%) Confluence
3 6 (5.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.73%) Wireless
2 26 (23.42%) Wireless Security
3 7 (6.31%) Firewall
4 6 (5.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (18.92%) Selenium
1 21 (18.92%) SoapUI
2 14 (12.61%) JIRA
3 12 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (9.01%) Jenkins
5 8 (7.21%) Hudson
5 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.41%) JMeter
7 5 (4.50%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.70%) Gatling
9 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.80%) Maven
11 1 (0.90%) Ant
11 1 (0.90%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.90%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.90%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.90%) The Grinder
General
1 30 (27.03%) Finance
2 24 (21.62%) Publishing
3 4 (3.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) XML
3 8 (7.21%) JMS
3 8 (7.21%) SOAP
3 8 (7.21%) WSDL
3 8 (7.21%) XSD
4 6 (5.41%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.41%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.41%) HTML
5 4 (3.60%) CSS
6 3 (2.70%) RESTful
7 2 (1.80%) Web Services
8 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.90%) JSON
8 1 (0.90%) LAMP
8 1 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.90%) React
8 1 (0.90%) Spring
8 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 30 (27.03%) CESG
2 26 (23.42%) Mobile App
3 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.60%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.03%) Unix
1 30 (27.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.14%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (28.83%) Performance Testing
4 30 (27.03%) Information Security
5 25 (22.52%) Scrum
6 20 (18.02%) Manual Testing
7 18 (16.22%) Social Engineering
8 16 (14.41%) SOA
8 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
9 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
9 15 (13.51%) Software Testing
9 15 (13.51%) Test Scripting
10 14 (12.61%) Load Testing
11 13 (11.71%) Automation Testing
11 13 (11.71%) Coaching
12 12 (10.81%) RAD
12 12 (10.81%) SDLC
13 11 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (9.91%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (9.91%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.94%) Java
2 39 (35.14%) C#
3 34 (30.63%) PHP
4 32 (28.83%) C
4 32 (28.83%) C++
5 31 (27.93%) Python
5 31 (27.93%) SQL
6 29 (26.13%) Ruby
7 26 (23.42%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.90%) Scala
10 1 (0.90%) VBA
10 1 (0.90%) VBScript
10 1 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (35.14%) CREST Certified
2 35 (31.53%) ISTQB
3 34 (30.63%) Degree
4 26 (23.42%) ISEB
5 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
5 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
6 19 (17.12%) Tigerscheme
7 14 (12.61%) CHECK Team Member
8 10 (9.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (5.41%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (1.80%) CEH
10 2 (1.80%) CISA
10 2 (1.80%) CISSP
10 2 (1.80%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.81%) Oracle
3 1 (0.90%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.90%) Dynatrace
3 1 (0.90%) Facebook
3 1 (0.90%) Google
3 1 (0.90%) IBM
3 1 (0.90%) New Relic
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