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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 32 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 22 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 5.39% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.99% 0.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
367 299 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 89.95% 83.52% 82.61%
Number of salaries quoted 334 215 190
Average salary £41,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (66.67%) ISEB
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
4 9 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 9 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 9 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 9 (33.33%) QA
5 8 (29.63%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) Coaching
8 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
8 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
9 4 (14.81%) System Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) MS Office
9 4 (14.81%) Legal

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 8 (29.63%) WebDriver
3 5 (18.52%) HP UFT
4 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
2 4 (14.81%) Legal
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
1 12 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 10 (37.04%) Test Leader
2 10 (37.04%) UAT Lead
2 10 (37.04%) UAT Test Lead
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Automation Test Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Applications Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Web Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (44.44%) Test Management
4 9 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 9 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 9 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 9 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
5 8 (29.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
7 5 (18.52%) Automation Testing
7 5 (18.52%) Coaching
7 5 (18.52%) Manual Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (66.67%) ISEB
2 9 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft