The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 190 208 211
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.054% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 4
Median salary £26,250 £32,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £25,500 £17,950
10% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £36,500 £41,300
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Software 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
3608 4419 5072
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.72% 97.92% 97.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3153 3629 4061
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 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 +17 2 £26,250 -19.23%
Software Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
6 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
6 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
7 1 (11.11%) ISEB
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) SOAP
7 1 (11.11%) Web Services
7 1 (11.11%) XML
7 1 (11.11%) XSD
7 1 (11.11%) OO
7 1 (11.11%) WSDL
7 1 (11.11%) Degree
7 1 (11.11%) JIRA
7 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (22.22%) Information Governance
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft