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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 53 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.86% 0.60% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 0.62% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 2
Average salary £34,000 £23,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £23,000 £34,000
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
480 321 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 98.97% 95.54% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 416 258 217
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
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 29 May 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram in Bradford

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 3 (30.00%) QlikView
4 3 (30.00%) QA
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Cognos
4 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (20.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (30.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Coaching
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) RUP
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CISSP
3 1 (10.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Cognos
1 3 (30.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft