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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 58 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.22% 2.93% 5.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 3.37% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 8
Average salary £36,500 £43,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.09% +59.63%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £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
388 326 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 86.61% 86.70% 80.25%
Number of salaries quoted 294 231 220
Average salary £40,000 £41,875 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Retail
3 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) .NET
3 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
3 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) QA
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Visual Studio
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Investment Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Retail Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Test Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Test Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Business Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) Project Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Coaching
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 15 days ago