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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 178 182 218
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 10 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.28% 0.50% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.52% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 6
Median salary £33,750 £36,250 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% +6.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £31,875
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%

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
3501 4253 4897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.98% 96.68% 98.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3553 3990
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £58,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +8 5 £35,000 -3.44% 2
Bradford - 4 £28,500 -
Batley - 1 £35,000 -
QA Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 18 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Functional Testing
3 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (27.78%) XML
6 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) V-Model
6 5 (27.78%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) MSTest
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
7 4 (22.22%) RSpec
7 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
7 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) Business Development
7 4 (22.22%) JSON
7 4 (22.22%) Legal
7 4 (22.22%) Advertising
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 4 (22.22%) CSS

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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) MSTest
3 4 (22.22%) Eclipse
3 4 (22.22%) RSpec
3 4 (22.22%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.11%) RIATest
5 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) OpenSTA
5 1 (5.56%) Rational Robot
5 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
2 4 (22.22%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) XML
2 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) CSS
2 4 (22.22%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Flash
3 1 (5.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.56%) React
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Functional Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (27.78%) BDD
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) V-Model
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Business Development
5 4 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Waterfall
6 3 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
8 1 (5.56%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (5.56%) MVC
8 1 (5.56%) QA Automation
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Ruby
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 2 days ago