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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 42 30 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 25 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.31% 5.81% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 6.44% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 1
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +60.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
347 388 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 90.60% 90.23% 87.33%
Number of salaries quoted 321 358 233
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 27 (71.05%) QA
1 27 (71.05%) Selenium
2 24 (63.16%) SoapUI
3 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (57.89%) Automated Testing
5 21 (55.26%) Finance
6 19 (50.00%) Legal
7 18 (47.37%) Test Strategy
8 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
9 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (36.84%) Banking
9 14 (36.84%) Retail
9 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
10 11 (28.95%) DevOps
11 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
12 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
12 7 (18.42%) Windows
12 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
12 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (15.79%) MSTest
14 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
14 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
15 4 (10.53%) ISEB
15 4 (10.53%) TestDirector
15 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
15 4 (10.53%) .NET
15 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (10.53%) Mobile App

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (71.05%) Selenium
2 24 (63.16%) SoapUI
3 7 (18.42%) WebDriver
4 6 (15.79%) MSTest
5 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (10.53%) TestDirector
6 2 (5.26%) RIATest
7 1 (2.63%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.63%) OpenSTA
7 1 (2.63%) Rational Robot
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) Legal
3 14 (36.84%) Banking
3 14 (36.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (42.11%) Analyst
1 16 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Test Analyst
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Senior Test Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Test Automation Engineer
3 11 (28.95%) Test Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Tester
5 6 (15.79%) QA Tester
6 4 (10.53%) Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Automation Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Test Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Test Automation Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Test Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Web Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Web Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Web Applications Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.63%) Flash
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (57.89%) Automated Testing
3 18 (47.37%) Test Strategy
4 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
5 14 (36.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (36.84%) Test Automation
6 11 (28.95%) DevOps
7 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
8 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (18.42%) Functional Testing
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.53%) People Management
9 4 (10.53%) Software Delivery
9 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.26%) QA Automation
11 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
12 1 (2.63%) Quality Management
12 1 (2.63%) Scrum
12 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) C#
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISEB
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (71.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft