The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Bradford region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 44 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.86% 1.37% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.38% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £28,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
340 362 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 97.70% 99.18% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 311 326 249
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) MSTest
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
4 3 (42.86%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) RIATest
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
6 1 (14.29%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) V-Model
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) OpenSTA
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking

Tester Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSTest
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (28.57%) RIATest
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
4 1 (14.29%) OpenSTA
4 1 (14.29%) Rational Robot
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
2 1 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (71.43%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft