The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 215 189 170
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.019% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £30,000 £19,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -28.30%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
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
5014 4042 3517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.08% 95.80% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3995 3237 2949
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited QA 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 QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MSTest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago