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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 114 151 116
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 53 27 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.77% 0.82% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 0.85% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 26 65
Median salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £39,500 £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
2920 3194 3628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.37% 97.47% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2359 2523 2958
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 24 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 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 88 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (46.77%) Selenium
3 51 (41.13%) SQL
4 48 (38.71%) QA
5 47 (37.90%) Scrum
6 46 (37.10%) Test Scripting
7 43 (34.68%) ISEB
8 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
8 40 (32.26%) Java
9 38 (30.65%) ISTQB
9 38 (30.65%) SoapUI
10 31 (25.00%) .NET
10 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
11 29 (23.39%) Finance
12 25 (20.16%) Test Strategy
12 25 (20.16%) RAD
12 25 (20.16%) Test Management
13 24 (19.35%) Automation Testing
14 23 (18.55%) BDD
14 23 (18.55%) Software Testing
14 23 (18.55%) Manual Testing
15 22 (17.74%) JIRA
15 22 (17.74%) Cucumber
16 21 (16.94%) Degree
16 21 (16.94%) JMeter
17 19 (15.32%) Defect Management
17 19 (15.32%) TDD
17 19 (15.32%) XML
17 19 (15.32%) C#
18 18 (14.52%) SDLC

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 (9.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.06%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.68%) Wireless
2 9 (7.26%) Wireless Security
3 3 (2.42%) Firewall
3 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 3 (2.42%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (46.77%) Selenium
2 38 (30.65%) SoapUI
3 22 (17.74%) Cucumber
3 22 (17.74%) JIRA
4 21 (16.94%) JMeter
5 18 (14.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (12.90%) Jenkins
6 16 (12.90%) WebDriver
7 9 (7.26%) Hudson
8 8 (6.45%) NeoLoad
9 5 (4.03%) Git (software)
10 4 (3.23%) Gerrit
10 4 (3.23%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.42%) Appium
11 3 (2.42%) Calabash
11 3 (2.42%) JUnit
12 2 (1.61%) JBehave
12 2 (1.61%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.61%) SilkTest
13 1 (0.81%) Gatling
General
1 29 (23.39%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Publishing
3 3 (2.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (25.00%) .NET
2 19 (15.32%) XML
3 16 (12.90%) SOAP
4 9 (7.26%) JMS
4 9 (7.26%) WSDL
4 9 (7.26%) XSD
5 6 (4.84%) Web Services
6 5 (4.03%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.03%) HTML
7 3 (2.42%) Behat
7 3 (2.42%) J2EE
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.61%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) JSON
9 1 (0.81%) LAMP
9 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.81%) RESTful
9 1 (0.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.68%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.26%) CESG
3 9 (7.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (5.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.42%) Chemistry
5 3 (2.42%) iPad
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.87%) Windows
2 9 (7.26%) Unix
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (70.97%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (37.90%) Scrum
3 46 (37.10%) Test Scripting
4 25 (20.16%) RAD
4 25 (20.16%) Test Management
4 25 (20.16%) Test Strategy
5 24 (19.35%) Automation Testing
6 23 (18.55%) BDD
6 23 (18.55%) Manual Testing
6 23 (18.55%) Software Testing
7 19 (15.32%) Defect Management
7 19 (15.32%) TDD
8 18 (14.52%) SDLC
8 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
9 17 (13.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Automated Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Regression Testing
10 14 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 13 (10.48%) Performance Testing
11 13 (10.48%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.13%) SQL
2 40 (32.26%) Java
3 19 (15.32%) C#
4 17 (13.71%) Python
5 15 (12.10%) Ruby
6 10 (8.06%) PHP
7 9 (7.26%) C
7 9 (7.26%) C++
7 9 (7.26%) Perl
8 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (34.68%) ISEB
2 38 (30.65%) ISTQB
3 21 (16.94%) Degree
4 12 (9.68%) CREST Certified
5 11 (8.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (7.26%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.42%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (1.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (38.71%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 40 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Oracle
3 3 (2.42%) Facebook
3 3 (2.42%) HP
3 3 (2.42%) Twitter
4 2 (1.61%) Telerik
5 1 (0.81%) Google
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