The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 186 205 206
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 16 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.044% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.044% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 7
Median salary £33,500 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 - £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
QA Tester
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 West Yorkshire 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3877 4504 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.08% 98.04% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3276 3611 3952
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +22 10 £35,000 -
Wakefield - 5 £27,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £28,500 -
QA Tester
Yorkshire

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, QA 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 West Yorkshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (68.57%) Selenium
4 21 (60.00%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
6 18 (51.43%) SoapUI
7 17 (48.57%) ISEB
7 17 (48.57%) Manual Testing
7 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
7 17 (48.57%) Automation Testing
8 16 (45.71%) Scrum
9 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 15 (42.86%) .NET
9 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
9 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
10 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
10 10 (28.57%) Java
11 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
11 9 (25.71%) JMeter
11 9 (25.71%) TDD
11 9 (25.71%) BDD
12 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (20.00%) JIRA
14 6 (17.14%) QA Automation
14 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
15 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
15 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
15 5 (14.29%) Ruby
15 5 (14.29%) XML

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (5.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (68.57%) Selenium
2 18 (51.43%) SoapUI
3 10 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 9 (25.71%) JMeter
5 7 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
7 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 4 (11.43%) Gerrit
8 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
8 4 (11.43%) NeoLoad
9 2 (5.71%) Maven
10 1 (2.86%) Ant
10 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
10 1 (2.86%) FitNesse
10 1 (2.86%) LoadRunner
10 1 (2.86%) SilkPerformer
10 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.86%) VisualVM
10 1 (2.86%) YourKit
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) CSS
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.86%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.86%) JSON
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
3 17 (48.57%) Automation Testing
3 17 (48.57%) Manual Testing
4 16 (45.71%) Scrum
5 15 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 9 (25.71%) BDD
6 9 (25.71%) Regression Testing
6 9 (25.71%) TDD
7 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (17.14%) QA Automation
9 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 4 (11.43%) API Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Defect Management
10 4 (11.43%) Functional Testing
10 4 (11.43%) OWASP
10 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Workflow
11 3 (8.57%) SOA
12 2 (5.71%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 5 (14.29%) Ruby
4 3 (8.57%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
5 1 (2.86%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) VBScript
5 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) ISEB
1 17 (48.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.86%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) New Relic