The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 99 133 160
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 90 86 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 1.92% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.74% 2.16% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 66 43
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3282 3979 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.19% 89.04% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2863 3252 3517
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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 +25 66 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Bradford +14 22 £41,250 -2.94%
Halifax +2 5 £35,000 - 3
Wetherby - 3 £42,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 146 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (55.09%) Selenium
3 90 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 89 (41.20%) QA
5 83 (38.43%) ISEB
6 74 (34.26%) Java
7 65 (30.09%) Finance
7 65 (30.09%) SQL
7 65 (30.09%) ISTQB
7 65 (30.09%) Test Strategy
8 59 (27.31%) SoapUI
9 57 (26.39%) Automated Testing
10 53 (24.54%) Functional Testing
11 52 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 50 (23.15%) Scrum
13 48 (22.22%) E-Commerce
13 48 (22.22%) Cucumber
14 43 (19.91%) Waterfall
15 42 (19.44%) Test Management
16 40 (18.52%) .NET
16 40 (18.52%) Mentoring
16 40 (18.52%) Defect Tracking
17 39 (18.06%) C#
18 35 (16.20%) Regression Testing
19 34 (15.74%) Kanban
19 34 (15.74%) Software Delivery
19 34 (15.74%) Relational Database
20 33 (15.28%) SDLC
20 33 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
20 33 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management

Software Testing
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 6 (2.78%) IIS
2 4 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.17%) G Suite
1 9 (4.17%) Office 365
1 9 (4.17%) Slack
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.46%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.24%) Internet
2 5 (2.31%) Firewall
3 4 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.85%) VPN
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.74%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.87%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.39%) QlikView
6 2 (0.93%) MySQL
6 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) GIS
7 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.46%) HBase
7 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Redis
7 1 (0.46%) Riak
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 119 (55.09%) Selenium
2 59 (27.31%) SoapUI
3 48 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 25 (11.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 18 (8.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 15 (6.94%) Appium
8 15 (6.94%) Ranorex
9 11 (5.09%) Robot Framework
10 9 (4.17%) JMeter
11 8 (3.70%) Buildbot
11 8 (3.70%) LoadRunner
12 7 (3.24%) HP UFT
12 7 (3.24%) JIRA
12 7 (3.24%) JUnit
12 7 (3.24%) TestDirector
13 6 (2.78%) Gatling
13 6 (2.78%) NeoLoad
13 6 (2.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 65 (30.09%) Finance
2 31 (14.35%) Legal
2 31 (14.35%) Retail
3 22 (10.19%) Games
4 21 (9.72%) Banking
5 4 (1.85%) Electronics
5 4 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (37.50%) Analyst
2 66 (30.56%) Test Analyst
3 60 (27.78%) Test Engineer
4 45 (20.83%) Senior Test Engineer
5 32 (14.81%) Consultant
6 25 (11.57%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (11.57%) Senior Test Analyst
6 25 (11.57%) Test Consultant
7 20 (9.26%) Test Leader
8 19 (8.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (7.41%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (6.48%) Test Automation Consultant
11 11 (5.09%) UAT Analyst
11 11 (5.09%) UAT Test Analyst
12 10 (4.63%) Developer
12 10 (4.63%) Lead Test Analyst
12 10 (4.63%) Manual Test Analyst
13 9 (4.17%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.17%) Technical Leader
13 9 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (18.52%) .NET
2 18 (8.33%) Web Services
3 14 (6.48%) XML
4 11 (5.09%) ASP.NET
5 10 (4.63%) SOAP
6 4 (1.85%) Gherkin
6 4 (1.85%) HTML
7 3 (1.39%) REST
8 2 (0.93%) WSDL
8 2 (0.93%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.93%) XSD
9 1 (0.46%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.46%) CSS
9 1 (0.46%) CSS3
9 1 (0.46%) Django
9 1 (0.46%) DOM
9 1 (0.46%) Flash
9 1 (0.46%) HTML5
9 1 (0.46%) LAMP
9 1 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.09%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.63%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.31%) Online Games
4 5 (2.31%) Social Network
4 5 (2.31%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.85%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.93%) NHS
7 1 (0.46%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.46%) Remote Sensing
7 1 (0.46%) Replication
7 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.02%) Windows
2 5 (2.31%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.85%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.85%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.93%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (67.59%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 65 (30.09%) Test Strategy
4 57 (26.39%) Automated Testing
5 53 (24.54%) Functional Testing
6 50 (23.15%) Scrum
7 48 (22.22%) E-Commerce
8 43 (19.91%) Waterfall
9 42 (19.44%) Test Management
10 40 (18.52%) Defect Tracking
10 40 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 35 (16.20%) Regression Testing
12 34 (15.74%) Kanban
12 34 (15.74%) Software Delivery
13 33 (15.28%) SDLC
13 33 (15.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 33 (15.28%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (13.89%) BDD
14 30 (13.89%) Manual Testing
15 27 (12.50%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (34.26%) Java
2 65 (30.09%) SQL
3 39 (18.06%) C#
4 28 (12.96%) Python
5 21 (9.72%) Ruby
6 20 (9.26%) Scala
7 15 (6.94%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.63%) PHP
9 9 (4.17%) C
10 8 (3.70%) C++
11 6 (2.78%) Perl
12 5 (2.31%) R
13 3 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.46%) VBA
15 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 83 (38.43%) ISEB
2 65 (30.09%) ISTQB
3 52 (24.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (8.80%) Degree
5 9 (4.17%) CCNA
5 9 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.17%) MCSA
5 9 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.31%) MCITP
7 4 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.85%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (41.20%) QA
2 5 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.85%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) HDFS
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.46%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.85%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) Nagios
3 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.46%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Salt
3 1 (0.46%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.96%) Oracle
3 10 (4.63%) Google
4 5 (2.31%) SOASTA, Inc
4 5 (2.31%) Telerik
5 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) New Relic
5 1 (0.46%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.46%) SaltStack
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Splunk
5 1 (0.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.46%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 9 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
SSP
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 21 days ago