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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 207 173 171
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.040% 0.027% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.029% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £30,750 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
4823 3434 3604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.63% 94.31% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3793 2695 2997
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 1 £31,500 -
QA Tester
Yorkshire

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Apache
6 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) IIS
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 1 (16.67%) XML
6 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (16.67%) V-Model
6 1 (16.67%) MSTest

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Fault Management
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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