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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 89 134 130
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 115 72 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.96% 1.57% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 1.75% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 45 76
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
3532 4112 4403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.98% 89.53% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2963 3259 3529
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +34 79 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Bradford +34 29 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Wakefield - 9 £27,500 - 3
Huddersfield - 6 £32,500 -
Ilkley - 2 £27,500 -
Otley - 2 £27,500 -
Halifax - 1 £30,000 - 2
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 123 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (45.97%) Selenium
3 83 (39.34%) Test Automation
4 78 (36.97%) ISEB
5 73 (34.60%) ISTQB
6 72 (34.12%) QA
7 66 (31.28%) Finance
8 64 (30.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 58 (27.49%) SQL
10 56 (26.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 56 (26.54%) SoapUI
11 53 (25.12%) SDLC
12 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
13 46 (21.80%) Test Strategy
14 45 (21.33%) Functional Testing
14 45 (21.33%) Test Management
15 41 (19.43%) .NET
16 40 (18.96%) Non-Functional Testing
17 39 (18.48%) Waterfall
18 35 (16.59%) E-Commerce
19 34 (16.11%) Scrum
20 33 (15.64%) Test Scripting
21 31 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
22 30 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
23 29 (13.74%) C#
23 29 (13.74%) BDD
23 29 (13.74%) Retail
24 27 (12.80%) Automation Testing
25 26 (12.32%) Automated Testing
25 26 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (4.74%) Confluence
1 10 (4.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.95%) IIS
3 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.47%) MTS
3 1 (0.47%) SAS
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (8.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.42%) HTTP
1 3 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.95%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.95%) VPN
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) Network Security
3 1 (0.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.79%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.47%) DB2
7 1 (0.47%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 97 (45.97%) Selenium
2 56 (26.54%) SoapUI
3 26 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (11.37%) Cucumber
5 19 (9.00%) SpecFlow
6 16 (7.58%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.64%) FitNesse
8 12 (5.69%) JUnit
8 12 (5.69%) Visual Studio
9 11 (5.21%) HP UFT
9 11 (5.21%) Hudson
10 10 (4.74%) Jenkins
10 10 (4.74%) JIRA
11 9 (4.27%) Ranorex
12 4 (1.90%) Appium
12 4 (1.90%) JMeter
13 3 (1.42%) Git (software)
13 3 (1.42%) Selenium IDE
13 3 (1.42%) SilkTest
13 3 (1.42%) WebLOAD
General
1 66 (31.28%) Finance
2 29 (13.74%) Retail
3 26 (12.32%) Legal
4 23 (10.90%) Banking
5 15 (7.11%) Games
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 107 (50.71%) Analyst
2 91 (43.13%) Test Analyst
3 39 (18.48%) Test Engineer
4 25 (11.85%) Tester
5 22 (10.43%) Consultant
5 22 (10.43%) UAT Lead
5 22 (10.43%) UAT Test Lead
6 20 (9.48%) Lead Test Analyst
6 20 (9.48%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (9.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (8.06%) Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (7.58%) Test Leader
9 16 (7.58%) UAT Analyst
9 16 (7.58%) UAT Test Analyst
10 15 (7.11%) Test Consultant
11 14 (6.64%) Web Analyst
11 14 (6.64%) Web Applications Analyst
11 14 (6.64%) Web Test Analyst
12 13 (6.16%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.43%) .NET
2 17 (8.06%) SOAP
3 14 (6.64%) XML
4 13 (6.16%) ASP.NET
5 12 (5.69%) WSDL
5 12 (5.69%) XSD
6 11 (5.21%) .NET Framework
7 10 (4.74%) JMS
8 4 (1.90%) REST
8 4 (1.90%) Web Services
9 3 (1.42%) HTML
9 3 (1.42%) J2EE
10 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.47%) CSS
10 1 (0.47%) DOM
10 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.47%) HTML5
10 1 (0.47%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.47%) WCF
10 1 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.90%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.42%) iPad
4 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.47%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (0.47%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.47%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.32%) Windows
2 3 (1.42%) Windows Server
2 3 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.95%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (0.95%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (58.29%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.34%) Test Automation
3 56 (26.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (25.12%) SDLC
5 46 (21.80%) Test Strategy
6 45 (21.33%) Functional Testing
6 45 (21.33%) Test Management
7 40 (18.96%) Non-Functional Testing
8 39 (18.48%) Waterfall
9 35 (16.59%) E-Commerce
10 34 (16.11%) Scrum
11 33 (15.64%) Test Scripting
12 30 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 29 (13.74%) BDD
14 27 (12.80%) Automation Testing
15 26 (12.32%) Automated Testing
15 26 (12.32%) Regression Testing
16 24 (11.37%) System Testing
17 22 (10.43%) Manual Testing
18 19 (9.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (27.49%) SQL
2 29 (13.74%) C#
3 23 (10.90%) Java
4 17 (8.06%) Python
5 12 (5.69%) Scala
6 9 (4.27%) Ruby
7 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.95%) C
9 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) C++
10 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.47%) R
10 1 (0.47%) VBA
10 1 (0.47%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (36.97%) ISEB
2 73 (34.60%) ISTQB
3 64 (30.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (5.21%) Degree
5 2 (0.95%) CCNA
5 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.95%) MCDST
5 2 (0.95%) MCSA
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (34.12%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.47%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.48%) Oracle
3 3 (1.42%) SOASTA, Inc
3 3 (1.42%) Twitter
4 2 (0.95%) ArcSight
4 2 (0.95%) Epicor
4 2 (0.95%) Facebook
4 2 (0.95%) JD Edwards
4 2 (0.95%) Splunk
5 1 (0.47%) Blue Coat
5 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco
5 1 (0.47%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.47%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.47%) HP
5 1 (0.47%) hybris
5 1 (0.47%) Juniper
5 1 (0.47%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.47%) Palo Alto
5 1 (0.47%) Tableau
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