The median annual salary for a Senior Tester was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Senior Tester
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 169 175
Rank change year-on-year +33 +6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.86% 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.32% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 1 4
Median salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.50% +2.56%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  

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 2489 3127 3456
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.42% 97.17% 97.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2188 2521 2737
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 28 April 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 31 (91.18%) Selenium
1 31 (91.18%) Test Scripting
1 31 (91.18%) Cucumber
2 29 (85.29%) C#
2 29 (85.29%) Java
3 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
4 24 (70.59%) WebDriver
4 24 (70.59%) SDLC
5 22 (64.71%) System Integration Testing
5 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
5 22 (64.71%) BDD
5 22 (64.71%) Gherkin
5 22 (64.71%) GitHub
5 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
5 22 (64.71%) Automation Testing
5 22 (64.71%) TDD
5 22 (64.71%) Automated Testing
6 7 (20.59%) Python
6 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
7 4 (11.76%) ISEB
8 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.88%) NHS
8 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (5.88%) Degree
8 2 (5.88%) Informatics
8 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (5.88%) HL7

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 22 (64.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Cucumber
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 24 (70.59%) WebDriver
3 22 (64.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.88%) Gatling
4 2 (5.88%) JMeter
4 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
4 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) Gherkin
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
2 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.88%) Driving Licence
1 2 (5.88%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Test Scripting
2 25 (73.53%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (73.53%) Test Automation
3 24 (70.59%) SDLC
4 22 (64.71%) Automated Testing
4 22 (64.71%) Automation Testing
4 22 (64.71%) BDD
4 22 (64.71%) Configuration Management
4 22 (64.71%) System Integration Testing
4 22 (64.71%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.88%) Informatics
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL
6 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) ISEB
1 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) HL7
1 2 (5.88%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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