The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 46 62 39
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.56% 1.16% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.77% 1.30% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 5
Median salary £40,000 £30,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.23% -17.12%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
478 461 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 94.47% 89.00% 86.92%
Number of salaries quoted 407 412 216
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £52,500 £62,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Bradford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) Selenium
3 34 (65.38%) QA
4 30 (57.69%) Test Strategy
5 29 (55.77%) Functional Testing
5 29 (55.77%) Non-Functional Testing
6 28 (53.85%) Finance
7 27 (51.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (50.00%) Test Automation
9 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
10 23 (44.23%) Legal
10 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (44.23%) Banking
10 23 (44.23%) Retail
10 23 (44.23%) Waterfall
11 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
12 12 (23.08%) ISEB
13 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
13 10 (19.23%) System Testing
14 9 (17.31%) SDLC
15 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
15 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
16 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
16 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
16 7 (13.46%) SQL
16 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
17 6 (11.54%) MS Office
17 6 (11.54%) HP UFT

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (78.85%) Selenium
2 14 (26.92%) SoapUI
3 8 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 6 (11.54%) HP UFT
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 23 (44.23%) Banking
2 23 (44.23%) Legal
2 23 (44.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Analyst
1 37 (71.15%) Test Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) UAT Lead
2 19 (36.54%) UAT Test Lead
3 17 (32.69%) Lead Test Analyst
3 17 (32.69%) UAT Analyst
3 17 (32.69%) UAT Test Analyst
4 15 (28.85%) Web Analyst
4 15 (28.85%) Web Applications Analyst
4 15 (28.85%) Web Test Analyst
5 11 (21.15%) Test Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Web Applications Engineer
6 8 (15.38%) Web Engineer
7 7 (13.46%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
9 5 (9.62%) Tester
10 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (86.54%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (57.69%) Test Strategy
3 29 (55.77%) Functional Testing
3 29 (55.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 27 (51.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 24 (46.15%) E-Commerce
7 23 (44.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (44.23%) Waterfall
8 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
8 10 (19.23%) System Testing
9 9 (17.31%) SDLC
10 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.54%) Automation Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Regression Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Test Management
12 3 (5.77%) Coaching
12 3 (5.77%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) C#
2 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) ISEB
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB
2 7 (13.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (65.38%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
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