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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 93 147 164
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 113 68 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.92% 1.44% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.21% 1.59% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 81 54 36
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £43,832
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3516 4290 4423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.85% 90.89% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2936 3388 3421
Median salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +41 65 £38,500 +10.00% 5
Bradford +12 35 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Wakefield - 7 £30,000 - 1
Wetherby - 2 £41,000 -
Halifax -11 1 - -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 142 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (41.28%) QA
2 97 (41.28%) Selenium
3 95 (40.43%) Test Automation
4 81 (34.47%) Finance
5 79 (33.62%) ISEB
6 68 (28.94%) ISTQB
7 67 (28.51%) SoapUI
8 65 (27.66%) SQL
9 61 (25.96%) Test Strategy
10 60 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 54 (22.98%) E-Commerce
12 53 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (20.43%) Java
13 48 (20.43%) Functional Testing
14 47 (20.00%) SDLC
14 47 (20.00%) Automated Testing
15 43 (18.30%) Scrum
15 43 (18.30%) .NET
16 42 (17.87%) C#
17 40 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 40 (17.02%) Waterfall
18 39 (16.60%) Retail
19 35 (14.89%) Cucumber
20 34 (14.47%) Legal
21 33 (14.04%) Python
21 33 (14.04%) Microsoft
22 31 (13.19%) Test Scripting
23 30 (12.77%) Games
23 30 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing

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 9 (3.83%) Confluence
1 9 (3.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (2.13%) IIS
3 4 (1.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.55%) Google Apps
1 6 (2.55%) Office 365
1 6 (2.55%) Slack
2 2 (0.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.55%) Firewall
1 6 (2.55%) Internet
2 5 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.70%) VPN
4 1 (0.43%) FTP
4 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.43%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (4.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.28%) QlikView
7 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) DB2
7 1 (0.43%) Power BI
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 97 (41.28%) Selenium
2 67 (28.51%) SoapUI
3 35 (14.89%) Cucumber
4 27 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (8.09%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.23%) Ranorex
7 16 (6.81%) Appium
8 12 (5.11%) WebDriver
9 11 (4.68%) JIRA
9 11 (4.68%) JUnit
10 10 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (3.83%) Hudson
12 8 (3.40%) Gatling
12 8 (3.40%) JMeter
12 8 (3.40%) NeoLoad
12 8 (3.40%) WebLOAD
13 7 (2.98%) TestDirector
14 6 (2.55%) SpecFlow
15 5 (2.13%) HP UFT
16 4 (1.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 81 (34.47%) Finance
2 39 (16.60%) Retail
3 34 (14.47%) Legal
4 30 (12.77%) Games
5 27 (11.49%) Banking
6 4 (1.70%) Electronics
7 3 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 104 (44.26%) Analyst
2 82 (34.89%) Test Analyst
3 47 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 41 (17.45%) Consultant
5 33 (14.04%) Test Consultant
6 27 (11.49%) Senior Test Engineer
7 24 (10.21%) Tester
8 22 (9.36%) UAT Analyst
8 22 (9.36%) UAT Test Analyst
9 20 (8.51%) Lead Test Analyst
9 20 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
10 18 (7.66%) Test Automation Consultant
11 17 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
12 16 (6.81%) Senior Test Analyst
12 16 (6.81%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 15 (6.38%) Developer
13 15 (6.38%) Systems Analyst
13 15 (6.38%) Web Analyst
13 15 (6.38%) Web Test Analyst
14 14 (5.96%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.30%) .NET
2 17 (7.23%) SOAP
2 17 (7.23%) XML
3 14 (5.96%) ASP.NET
4 13 (5.53%) Web Services
5 11 (4.68%) WSDL
5 11 (4.68%) XSD
6 9 (3.83%) JMS
7 6 (2.55%) Buildbot
8 5 (2.13%) REST
9 4 (1.70%) .NET Framework
9 4 (1.70%) Gherkin
9 4 (1.70%) HTML
10 1 (0.43%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.43%) DOM
10 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.43%) HTML5
10 1 (0.43%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.43%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.53%) Mobile App
3 10 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.13%) Online Games
4 5 (2.13%) Social Network
4 5 (2.13%) Web 2.0
5 4 (1.70%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.85%) NHS
7 1 (0.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.53%) Windows
2 5 (2.13%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.70%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.70%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.43%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (60.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 61 (25.96%) Test Strategy
4 54 (22.98%) E-Commerce
5 53 (22.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (20.43%) Functional Testing
7 47 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 47 (20.00%) SDLC
8 43 (18.30%) Scrum
9 40 (17.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (17.02%) Waterfall
10 31 (13.19%) Test Scripting
11 30 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
12 29 (12.34%) Performance Testing
12 29 (12.34%) Test Management
13 27 (11.49%) Continuous Integration
14 26 (11.06%) Regression Testing
15 24 (10.21%) Kanban
15 24 (10.21%) System Testing
16 23 (9.79%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (27.66%) SQL
2 48 (20.43%) Java
3 42 (17.87%) C#
4 33 (14.04%) Python
5 25 (10.64%) Ruby
6 24 (10.21%) Scala
7 9 (3.83%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.98%) C++
9 6 (2.55%) C
9 6 (2.55%) Perl
9 6 (2.55%) PHP
9 6 (2.55%) R
10 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.43%) VBA
11 1 (0.43%) XPath
Qualifications
1 79 (33.62%) ISEB
2 68 (28.94%) ISTQB
3 60 (25.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (7.66%) Degree
5 9 (3.83%) CCNA
5 9 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.83%) MCSA
5 9 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.13%) MCITP
7 4 (1.70%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (41.28%) QA
2 5 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.70%) Firmware
2 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (1.70%) SCCM
2 1 (0.43%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 33 (14.04%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.94%) Oracle
3 7 (2.98%) SOASTA, Inc
4 6 (2.55%) Google
5 2 (0.85%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.85%) Telerik
6 1 (0.43%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.43%) HP
6 1 (0.43%) hybris
6 1 (0.43%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.43%) SAP
6 1 (0.43%) Splunk
6 1 (0.43%) Tableau
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens + Great Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £42000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago