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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 44 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.85% - 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% - 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £24,000 - £26,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
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
344 294 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 97.18% 85.71% 97.94%
Number of salaries quoted 268 201 291
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £20,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £46,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Ranorex

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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