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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 86 117
Rank change year-on-year -25 +31  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 46 81 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.83% 2.80% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 3.07% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 36
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

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 2337 2642 2985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.03% 91.32% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1946 2179 2342
Median salary £46,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.68% +2.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 77 (59.69%) Test Automation
2 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (38.76%) ISTQB
4 42 (32.56%) ISEB
5 41 (31.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 38 (29.46%) Selenium
7 37 (28.68%) SQL
8 35 (27.13%) Test Scripting
8 35 (27.13%) Mentoring
9 34 (26.36%) QA
10 33 (25.58%) Test Management
11 32 (24.81%) Functional Testing
12 29 (22.48%) Scrum
12 29 (22.48%) Regression Testing
13 27 (20.93%) Java
14 26 (20.16%) Test Strategy
15 25 (19.38%) Degree
16 23 (17.83%) Kanban
17 22 (17.05%) Manual Testing
17 22 (17.05%) Defect Tracking
18 21 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
19 20 (15.50%) Software Delivery
19 20 (15.50%) SDLC
20 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
20 19 (14.73%) Finance
21 18 (13.95%) Logistics
21 18 (13.95%) C#
21 18 (13.95%) SOAP
21 18 (13.95%) BDD

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.78%) Apache
1 1 (0.78%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) G Suite
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
1 6 (4.65%) Slack
2 2 (1.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
3 1 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.78%) IaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Loggly
3 1 (0.78%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
1 7 (5.43%) VPN
2 5 (3.88%) HTTP
3 1 (0.78%) DNS
3 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
6 2 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.78%) HBase
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) Riak
Development Applications
1 38 (29.46%) Selenium
2 21 (16.28%) Cucumber
2 21 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (13.95%) SoapUI
4 7 (5.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.43%) JIRA
5 6 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.65%) Zephyr
6 5 (3.88%) Appium
6 5 (3.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.88%) Buildbot
6 5 (3.88%) FitNesse
6 5 (3.88%) JMeter
6 5 (3.88%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.88%) Ranorex
6 5 (3.88%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.88%) tSQLt
7 4 (3.10%) Gatling
7 4 (3.10%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (14.73%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (24.03%) Test Engineer
2 26 (20.16%) Analyst
3 23 (17.83%) Tester
4 22 (17.05%) Test Analyst
5 17 (13.18%) Consultant
6 15 (11.63%) Senior Test Engineer
7 12 (9.30%) Automation Tester
8 11 (8.53%) Lead Tester
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) Graduate IT Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) IT Consultant
9 9 (6.98%) IT Graduate
9 9 (6.98%) Junior
10 7 (5.43%) Installations Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Software Support Engineer
10 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
11 6 (4.65%) Test Leader
12 5 (3.88%) Environment And Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) SOAP
2 14 (10.85%) .NET
3 10 (7.75%) Web Services
3 10 (7.75%) XML
4 7 (5.43%) REST
5 6 (4.65%) XSD
6 5 (3.88%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.88%) WSDL
7 2 (1.55%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.55%) CSS
7 2 (1.55%) HTML
8 1 (0.78%) Behat
8 1 (0.78%) CSS3
8 1 (0.78%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.78%) jQuery
8 1 (0.78%) JSP
8 1 (0.78%) LAMP
8 1 (0.78%) Servlets
8 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.10%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.10%) NHS
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.78%) Replication
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.43%) Windows
1 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (5.43%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.55%) Unix
3 1 (0.78%) Android
3 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.78%) CoreOS
3 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (59.69%) Test Automation
2 55 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.13%) Mentoring
3 35 (27.13%) Test Scripting
4 33 (25.58%) Test Management
5 32 (24.81%) Functional Testing
6 29 (22.48%) Regression Testing
6 29 (22.48%) Scrum
7 26 (20.16%) Test Strategy
8 23 (17.83%) Kanban
9 22 (17.05%) Defect Tracking
9 22 (17.05%) Manual Testing
10 20 (15.50%) SDLC
10 20 (15.50%) Software Delivery
11 18 (13.95%) BDD
11 18 (13.95%) Logistics
12 17 (13.18%) Waterfall
13 15 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
13 15 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (10.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (28.68%) SQL
2 27 (20.93%) Java
3 18 (13.95%) C#
4 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (6.98%) PHP
4 9 (6.98%) Python
5 8 (6.20%) C
6 7 (5.43%) Ruby
6 7 (5.43%) Scala
7 5 (3.88%) C++
7 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) F#
10 1 (0.78%) Go
10 1 (0.78%) Groovy
10 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (38.76%) ISTQB
2 42 (32.56%) ISEB
3 41 (31.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (19.38%) Degree
5 4 (3.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.55%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (26.36%) QA
2 4 (3.10%) HL7
2 4 (3.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Docker
1 1 (0.78%) HDFS
1 1 (0.78%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.78%) Ansible
2 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.78%) Nagios
2 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.78%) Puppet
2 1 (0.78%) Salt
2 1 (0.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 19 (14.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.18%) Oracle
3 9 (6.98%) Virgin Media
4 7 (5.43%) Google
5 5 (3.88%) HP
6 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.78%) IBM
7 1 (0.78%) New Relic
7 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.78%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) VMware
7 1 (0.78%) Zend
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