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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 52 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 6 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.31% 1.11% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.29% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 3
Average salary £37,500 £30,250 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.96% -30.45%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
413 311 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 90.37% 86.39% 87.04%
Number of salaries quoted 361 239 212
Average salary £40,000 £39,250 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% -5.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (16.67%) QlikView
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Test Management
6 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (16.67%) Cognos
6 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (16.67%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) RAD
7 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 8 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) RAD
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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