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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 34 61 36
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 6.78% 1.21% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.23% 1.35% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 4
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
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
401 444 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 93.69% 89.70% 85.63%
Number of salaries quoted 374 379 231
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bradford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (78.18%) Selenium
3 33 (60.00%) QA
4 28 (50.91%) Non-Functional Testing
5 27 (49.09%) Functional Testing
5 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (47.27%) Test Strategy
7 25 (45.45%) Finance
8 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
9 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
10 20 (36.36%) ISEB
11 19 (34.55%) Legal
11 19 (34.55%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (34.55%) Banking
11 19 (34.55%) Retail
11 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
12 15 (27.27%) SoapUI
13 12 (21.82%) SDLC
14 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
14 11 (20.00%) System Testing
14 11 (20.00%) SQL
14 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 10 (18.18%) Test Management
15 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
16 9 (16.36%) MS Office
16 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
17 8 (14.55%) Automation Testing
17 8 (14.55%) Microsoft

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 9 (16.36%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (78.18%) Selenium
2 15 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 10 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 8 (14.55%) HP UFT
4 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (45.45%) Finance
2 19 (34.55%) Banking
2 19 (34.55%) Legal
2 19 (34.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (61.82%) Analyst
1 34 (61.82%) Test Analyst
2 18 (32.73%) UAT Lead
2 18 (32.73%) UAT Test Lead
3 12 (21.82%) Lead Test Analyst
3 12 (21.82%) Test Engineer
4 10 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 10 (18.18%) UAT Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) UAT Test Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Web Applications Analyst
4 10 (18.18%) Web Test Analyst
5 9 (16.36%) Applications Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Web Applications Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Web Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (14.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 7 (12.73%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (10.91%) Tester
9 4 (7.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) .NET
1 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (83.64%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 27 (49.09%) Functional Testing
3 27 (49.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 26 (47.27%) Test Strategy
5 22 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
7 19 (34.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (34.55%) Waterfall
8 12 (21.82%) SDLC
9 11 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 11 (20.00%) System Testing
10 10 (18.18%) Test Management
11 9 (16.36%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (16.36%) Regression Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Automation Testing
12 8 (14.55%) Manual Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Process Improvement
13 7 (12.73%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) C#
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (36.36%) ISEB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago