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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 60 62 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.45% 0.46% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.47% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +73.91%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
445 425 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 99.55% 98.15% 94.94%
Number of salaries quoted 415 338 262
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) JMeter
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mart
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Management
4 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bradford
Consult RPM
Salary: £42k - 47.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago