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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 100 146 146
Rank change year-on-year
+46 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 57 42 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.08% 1.20% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.23% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 25
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 £32,500 £26,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2696 3420 3556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 98.29% 97.41% 98.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2281 2684 2823
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.29%) SQL
3 42 (35.59%) Selenium
4 40 (33.90%) Scrum
5 37 (31.36%) ISEB
5 37 (31.36%) QA
6 36 (30.51%) ISTQB
7 33 (27.97%) Java
8 32 (27.12%) SoapUI
9 30 (25.42%) Test Scripting
10 29 (24.58%) Manual Testing
10 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
11 28 (23.73%) Finance
12 26 (22.03%) Test Strategy
12 26 (22.03%) Automation Testing
13 23 (19.49%) CREST Certified
13 23 (19.49%) Wireless
13 23 (19.49%) Penetration Testing
13 23 (19.49%) Degree
14 22 (18.64%) Ruby
14 22 (18.64%) C#
14 22 (18.64%) .NET
15 21 (17.80%) Python
16 20 (16.95%) Performance Testing
17 19 (16.10%) JIRA
18 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
18 18 (15.25%) RAD
19 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
19 17 (14.41%) PHP
20 16 (13.56%) CESG

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 (10.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.47%) Confluence
3 3 (2.54%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (14.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.49%) Wireless
2 16 (13.56%) Wireless Security
3 7 (5.93%) Firewall
4 2 (1.69%) HTTP
4 2 (1.69%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 42 (35.59%) Selenium
2 32 (27.12%) SoapUI
3 19 (16.10%) JIRA
4 15 (12.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (11.02%) Jenkins
6 12 (10.17%) Cucumber
6 12 (10.17%) JMeter
7 9 (7.63%) Hudson
7 9 (7.63%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.08%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.54%) Appium
10 3 (2.54%) Calabash
10 3 (2.54%) Gatling
10 3 (2.54%) Gerrit
10 3 (2.54%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.54%) Mercurial
10 3 (2.54%) NeoLoad
11 2 (1.69%) JUnit
11 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 14 (11.86%) Publishing
3 4 (3.39%) Legal
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.64%) .NET
2 16 (13.56%) XML
3 9 (7.63%) JMS
3 9 (7.63%) SOAP
3 9 (7.63%) WSDL
3 9 (7.63%) XSD
4 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.08%) HTML
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) Web Services
6 3 (2.54%) Behat
6 3 (2.54%) RESTful
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) J2EE
8 1 (0.85%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.85%) JSON
8 1 (0.85%) LAMP
8 1 (0.85%) Spring
8 1 (0.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (13.56%) CESG
1 16 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.69%) iPad
3 2 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.56%) Unix
1 16 (13.56%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (66.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.90%) Scrum
3 30 (25.42%) Test Scripting
4 29 (24.58%) Manual Testing
5 26 (22.03%) Automation Testing
5 26 (22.03%) Test Strategy
6 23 (19.49%) Penetration Testing
7 20 (16.95%) Performance Testing
8 18 (15.25%) RAD
8 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
9 16 (13.56%) BDD
9 16 (13.56%) Information Security
10 15 (12.71%) SOA
10 15 (12.71%) Test Automation
11 14 (11.86%) Defect Management
11 14 (11.86%) SDLC
11 14 (11.86%) Social Engineering
11 14 (11.86%) Waterfall
12 13 (11.02%) Test Management
12 13 (11.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) SQL
2 33 (27.97%) Java
3 22 (18.64%) C#
3 22 (18.64%) Ruby
4 21 (17.80%) Python
5 17 (14.41%) PHP
6 16 (13.56%) C
6 16 (13.56%) C++
6 16 (13.56%) Perl
7 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.85%) Scala
8 1 (0.85%) VBA
8 1 (0.85%) VBScript
8 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 37 (31.36%) ISEB
2 36 (30.51%) ISTQB
3 23 (19.49%) CREST Certified
3 23 (19.49%) Degree
4 14 (11.86%) SC Cleared
4 14 (11.86%) Security Cleared
5 11 (9.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (7.63%) Tigerscheme
7 4 (3.39%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (1.69%) CEH
8 2 (1.69%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (1.69%) CISA
8 2 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (31.36%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.02%) Oracle
3 2 (1.69%) Facebook
3 2 (1.69%) Twitter
4 1 (0.85%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.85%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) New Relic
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