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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 190 196 223
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 19 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.40% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.41% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £34,800 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £38,500 £31,350
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
3787 4595 5043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.86% 97.35% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3201 3662 3951
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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
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 29 September 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 +19 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Bradford -20 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £28,500 -
QA Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 21 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Selenium
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (23.81%) .NET
7 4 (19.05%) XML
7 4 (19.05%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Python
8 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 3 (14.29%) SOA
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 2 (9.52%) C#
9 2 (9.52%) Maven
9 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.52%) Windows

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 (9.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
4 2 (9.52%) Maven
4 2 (9.52%) RIATest
4 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) Gatling
5 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) JMeter
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
5 1 (4.76%) OpenSTA
5 1 (4.76%) Rational Robot
5 1 (4.76%) The Grinder
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) VisualVM
5 1 (4.76%) YourKit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (9.52%) CSS
4 2 (9.52%) XML Schema
5 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
5 1 (4.76%) Flash
5 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.76%) JSON
5 1 (4.76%) RESTful
5 1 (4.76%) Spring
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Automation Testing
1 9 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Scrum
3 6 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Automated Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (4.76%) Open Source
8 1 (4.76%) QA Automation
8 1 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (9.52%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
4 1 (4.76%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Scala
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) AppDynamics
3 1 (4.76%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) New Relic
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