Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Tester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 227 264
Rank change year-on-year +44 +37 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 41 25 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.81% 0.41% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.43% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 39 6 4
Leeds median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% -3.85% +11.43%
10th Percentile £39,950 £33,750 £34,175
90th Percentile £65,000 £40,625 £40,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year +46.67% +11.94% -4.29%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4924 5881 6947
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.06% 97.59% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4207 4865 5497
Leeds median annual salary £44,031 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.08% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +0.63%

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Senior Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Tester in Leeds

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Leeds.

Salary trend for Senior Tester in Leeds

Senior Tester
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Tester in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Tester in Leeds

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, Senior 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 Senior Tester in the job title.

1 37 (90.24%) Test Scripting
2 36 (87.80%) Test Automation
3 34 (82.93%) Cucumber
3 34 (82.93%) Selenium
4 33 (80.49%) C#
4 33 (80.49%) Java
5 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (63.41%) BDD
7 25 (60.98%) Gherkin
7 25 (60.98%) GitHub
7 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
7 25 (60.98%) System Integration Testing
7 25 (60.98%) WebDriver
7 25 (60.98%) TDD
7 25 (60.98%) Configuration Management
7 25 (60.98%) SDLC
8 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.51%) Python
9 5 (12.20%) ISEB
9 5 (12.20%) SOAP
9 5 (12.20%) XML
9 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
9 5 (12.20%) Degree
9 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Gatling
10 4 (9.76%) Data Management
10 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
10 4 (9.76%) NHS
10 4 (9.76%) Service Management

Senior Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 25 (60.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (82.93%) Cucumber
1 34 (82.93%) Selenium
2 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
2 25 (60.98%) WebDriver
3 4 (9.76%) Gatling
3 4 (9.76%) JMeter
3 4 (9.76%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.44%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) Gherkin
2 5 (12.20%) SOAP
2 5 (12.20%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WSDL
3 1 (2.44%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
1 4 (9.76%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Test Scripting
2 36 (87.80%) Test Automation
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (63.41%) BDD
5 25 (60.98%) Configuration Management
5 25 (60.98%) SDLC
5 25 (60.98%) System Integration Testing
5 25 (60.98%) TDD
6 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.20%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Data Management
8 4 (9.76%) Informatics
8 4 (9.76%) ITIL
8 4 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
8 4 (9.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
1 33 (80.49%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
1 5 (12.20%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) HL7
1 4 (9.76%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.44%) HP
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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