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 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 184 195 197
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 17 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.50% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.51% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 21 26
Median salary £27,500 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% -1.47%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
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
4132 4731 4999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.32% 97.79% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 3715 4067
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram 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 May 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
Wakefield +8 9 £30,000 - 2
Leeds -11 8 £27,500 -17.91% 2
Bradford 0 2 £27,500 - 2
Ilkley - 2 £27,500 -
Otley - 2 £27,500 -
Software Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 13 (43.33%) Manual Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (26.67%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) Selenium
5 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Finance
6 6 (20.00%) ISEB
6 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 5 (16.67%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.33%) CAFM
8 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
8 4 (13.33%) BDD
8 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 4 (13.33%) Java
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
9 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.00%) EPoS
9 3 (10.00%) ERP
9 3 (10.00%) HTTP
9 3 (10.00%) J2EE
9 3 (10.00%) JUnit

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) HTTP
1 3 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (10.00%) Appium
3 3 (10.00%) Calabash
3 3 (10.00%) JMeter
3 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Behat
1 3 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Chemistry
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) EPoS
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Manual Testing
2 11 (36.67%) Software Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
7 4 (13.33%) BDD
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) CAFM
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) ERP
8 3 (10.00%) Scrum
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Testing
9 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 2 (6.67%) Web Testing
10 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Facebook
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Twitter
3 1 (3.33%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford
Consult RPM
Salary: £42k - 47.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds.
TRG
Posted: 21 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago