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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 34 67 35
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 6.43% 1.31% 3.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.84% 1.47% 3.96%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 7
Median salary £40,000 £32,750 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.13% -10.27%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
424 477 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 94.01% 89.33% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 392 425 214
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £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 29 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Bradford

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (77.59%) Selenium
3 35 (60.34%) QA
4 32 (55.17%) Functional Testing
5 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
5 31 (53.45%) Test Strategy
5 31 (53.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 29 (50.00%) Finance
7 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
8 25 (43.10%) E-Commerce
9 24 (41.38%) Legal
9 24 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (41.38%) Banking
9 24 (41.38%) Retail
9 24 (41.38%) Waterfall
10 16 (27.59%) ISEB
11 15 (25.86%) SoapUI
12 11 (18.97%) System Testing
12 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
13 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
13 10 (17.24%) SDLC
14 9 (15.52%) Test Management
15 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
15 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
15 8 (13.79%) HP UFT
15 8 (13.79%) SQL
15 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (13.79%) Automation Testing
16 7 (12.07%) MS Office
16 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence

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 7 (12.07%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 45 (77.59%) Selenium
2 15 (25.86%) SoapUI
3 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 8 (13.79%) HP UFT
5 7 (12.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 24 (41.38%) Banking
2 24 (41.38%) Legal
2 24 (41.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Analyst
1 39 (67.24%) Test Analyst
2 22 (37.93%) UAT Lead
2 22 (37.93%) UAT Test Lead
3 17 (29.31%) Lead Test Analyst
3 17 (29.31%) UAT Analyst
3 17 (29.31%) UAT Test Analyst
4 15 (25.86%) Web Analyst
4 15 (25.86%) Web Applications Analyst
4 15 (25.86%) Web Test Analyst
5 12 (20.69%) Test Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Applications Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Test Leader
6 9 (15.52%) Web Applications Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) Web Engineer
7 8 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
7 8 (13.79%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (12.07%) SQL Analyst
9 5 (8.62%) Tester
10 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
1 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (55.17%) Functional Testing
3 31 (53.45%) Non-Functional Testing
3 31 (53.45%) Test Strategy
3 31 (53.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 27 (46.55%) Test Automation
5 25 (43.10%) E-Commerce
6 24 (41.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 24 (41.38%) Waterfall
7 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
7 11 (18.97%) System Testing
8 10 (17.24%) SDLC
9 9 (15.52%) Test Management
10 8 (13.79%) Automation Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Manual Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
12 6 (10.34%) Integration Testing
12 6 (10.34%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) C#
2 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) ISEB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB
2 8 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (60.34%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft