The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Rank 83 111 115
Rank change year-on-year +28 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 78 66 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.04% 2.00% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 2.22% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 67 51 66
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% -1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £39,000 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2341 2974 3356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.20% 90.15% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2051 2409 2659
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Leeds

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Leeds

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Leeds

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.80%) ISTQB
3 72 (52.17%) ISEB
4 71 (51.45%) Selenium
5 62 (44.93%) SQL
6 59 (42.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 58 (42.03%) Test Automation
8 56 (40.58%) Java
9 54 (39.13%) Scrum
9 54 (39.13%) Test Management
10 51 (36.96%) QA
11 50 (36.23%) Test Strategy
11 50 (36.23%) Functional Testing
12 47 (34.06%) Mentoring
13 46 (33.33%) Regression Testing
13 46 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
14 43 (31.16%) Cucumber
15 42 (30.43%) Kanban
16 40 (28.99%) Oracle
16 40 (28.99%) Software Delivery
17 38 (27.54%) Logistics
17 38 (27.54%) Waterfall
17 38 (27.54%) Relational Database
18 33 (23.91%) Manual Testing
19 27 (19.57%) Test Scripting
19 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
20 25 (18.12%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (18.12%) SDLC
21 24 (17.39%) C#
22 22 (15.94%) Finance

Software Testing
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 3 (2.17%) Apache
2 2 (1.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.45%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.72%) GeoServer
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) G Suite
1 7 (5.07%) Office 365
1 7 (5.07%) Slack
2 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.45%) GitHub
2 2 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.45%) IaaS
2 2 (1.45%) Loggly
2 2 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 6 (4.35%) VPN
2 4 (2.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.45%) DNS
3 2 (1.45%) Internet
4 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) Relational Database
2 20 (14.49%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.90%) MySQL
5 4 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.45%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.45%) HBase
7 2 (1.45%) Redis
7 2 (1.45%) Riak
8 1 (0.72%) GIS
Development Applications
1 71 (51.45%) Selenium
2 43 (31.16%) Cucumber
3 25 (18.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (15.94%) SoapUI
5 12 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 12 (8.70%) JIRA
6 9 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
8 7 (5.07%) LoadRunner
9 6 (4.35%) FitNesse
9 6 (4.35%) SpecFlow
9 6 (4.35%) Zephyr
10 5 (3.62%) Appium
10 5 (3.62%) Buildbot
10 5 (3.62%) HP UFT
10 5 (3.62%) Ranorex
10 5 (3.62%) tSQLt
10 5 (3.62%) WebDriver
11 4 (2.90%) Robot Framework
12 3 (2.17%) WinRunner
General
1 22 (15.94%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (2.90%) Marketing
4 3 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (36.96%) Test Engineer
2 39 (28.26%) Analyst
3 36 (26.09%) Test Analyst
4 35 (25.36%) Senior Test Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) Tester
6 11 (7.97%) Test Leader
7 8 (5.80%) Automation Tester
7 8 (5.80%) Junior
7 8 (5.80%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (5.80%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Lead Tester
8 7 (5.07%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Technical Analyst
8 7 (5.07%) Technical Leader
8 7 (5.07%) Technical Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.35%) Installations Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Software Support Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.49%) .NET
2 17 (12.32%) Web Services
3 16 (11.59%) SOAP
4 14 (10.14%) XML
5 11 (7.97%) ASP.NET
6 8 (5.80%) XSD
7 7 (5.07%) REST
7 7 (5.07%) WSDL
8 5 (3.62%) .NET Framework
9 4 (2.90%) HTML
10 3 (2.17%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.17%) CSS
11 2 (1.45%) Behat
11 2 (1.45%) CSS3
11 2 (1.45%) Django
11 2 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.45%) HTML5
11 2 (1.45%) jQuery
11 2 (1.45%) LAMP
11 2 (1.45%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.45%) NHS
2 2 (1.45%) Replication
3 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) User Experience
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.07%) Windows
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.17%) Linux
4 2 (1.45%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (42.03%) Test Automation
3 54 (39.13%) Scrum
3 54 (39.13%) Test Management
4 50 (36.23%) Functional Testing
4 50 (36.23%) Test Strategy
5 47 (34.06%) Mentoring
6 46 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
6 46 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 42 (30.43%) Kanban
8 40 (28.99%) Software Delivery
9 38 (27.54%) Logistics
9 38 (27.54%) Waterfall
10 33 (23.91%) Manual Testing
11 27 (19.57%) Test Scripting
12 25 (18.12%) SDLC
13 20 (14.49%) Automated Testing
14 19 (13.77%) BDD
14 19 (13.77%) Performance Testing
15 17 (12.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.93%) SQL
2 56 (40.58%) Java
3 24 (17.39%) C#
4 13 (9.42%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.97%) PHP
5 11 (7.97%) Python
6 9 (6.52%) C
7 7 (5.07%) Ruby
7 7 (5.07%) Scala
8 5 (3.62%) C++
8 5 (3.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.62%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.72%) F#
9 1 (0.72%) Go
9 1 (0.72%) Groovy
9 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (55.80%) ISTQB
2 72 (52.17%) ISEB
3 59 (42.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (11.59%) Degree
5 2 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (36.96%) QA
2 2 (1.45%) HL7
2 2 (1.45%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.45%) Docker
1 2 (1.45%) HDFS
1 2 (1.45%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) Ansible
1 2 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.45%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.45%) Nagios
1 2 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.45%) Puppet
1 2 (1.45%) Salt
1 2 (1.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 40 (28.99%) Oracle
2 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.52%) Google
4 3 (2.17%) Telerik
5 2 (1.45%) HP
5 2 (1.45%) New Relic
5 2 (1.45%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.45%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.45%) Splunk
5 2 (1.45%) VMware
5 2 (1.45%) Zend
6 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
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