The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 54 40 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.84% 1.22% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 1.28% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 1
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
522 313 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.86% 95.72% 89.26%
Number of salaries quoted 454 244 200
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Tester
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Bradford region.

Tester Salary Trend in Bradford

Tester
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bradford

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
4 8 (47.06%) QlikView
4 8 (47.06%) Business Objects
4 8 (47.06%) Cognos
5 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
7 5 (29.41%) QA
7 5 (29.41%) SDLC
8 4 (23.53%) .NET
9 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
9 3 (17.65%) CSS
9 3 (17.65%) XML
9 3 (17.65%) C#
9 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 3 (17.65%) SOA
9 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
10 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
10 2 (11.76%) Scrum
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) QlikView
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WinRunner
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) Integration Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) SDLC
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Information Security
7 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Business Objects
1 8 (47.06%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft