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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 52 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.50% 0.60% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.64% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £40,000 £23,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.91% -25.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
386 313 371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 96.98% 94.28% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 292 250 277
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £46,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) WinRunner

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft