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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank - 46 36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford - 1.53% 4.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.84% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 4
Average salary - £40,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +52.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
446 326 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 89.02% 83.38% 75.16%
Number of salaries quoted 352 245 202
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA