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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 169 190 223
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 12 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.54% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.55% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 3
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
3551 4338 4952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.80% 97.86% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3105 3583 3973
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +18 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Bradford -5 3 £31,500 -16.00%
QA Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (35.00%) Selenium
6 6 (30.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
7 5 (25.00%) V-Model
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) .NET
7 5 (25.00%) Ruby
8 4 (20.00%) Business Development
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) HTML
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (20.00%) Python
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
9 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
9 3 (15.00%) RSpec
9 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
9 3 (15.00%) Advertising

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 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.00%) RSpec
3 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (10.00%) MSTest
4 2 (10.00%) RIATest
4 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.00%) JMeter
5 1 (5.00%) Maven
5 1 (5.00%) OpenSTA
5 1 (5.00%) Rational Robot
5 1 (5.00%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (5.00%) VisualVM
5 1 (5.00%) YourKit
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
2 4 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) CSS
3 3 (15.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
4 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (35.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) V-Model
7 4 (20.00%) BDD
7 4 (20.00%) Business Development
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (15.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
9 2 (10.00%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
10 1 (5.00%) Stress Testing
10 1 (5.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (5.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Scala
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (5.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) New Relic
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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