The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bradford region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 41 33 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 12 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.53% 3.73% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 4.36% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 9
Average salary £36,500 £43,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.09% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £43,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £43,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 275 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 85.63% 85.40% 78.29%
Number of salaries quoted 213 171 220
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

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
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 24 July 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bradford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 11 (61.11%) ISEB
3 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Retail
4 9 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 9 (50.00%) HP
4 9 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 9 (50.00%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) .NET
6 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
6 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
6 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) RUP
7 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
7 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
7 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.56%) Scrum
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (5.56%) ISTQB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (27.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Retail
2 9 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Test Consultant
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Test Consultant
1 9 (50.00%) Performance Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) RUP
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Test Management
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft