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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 106 121 105
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 109 93 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.48% 1.97% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 2.23% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 93 83 82
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,448 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3882 4162 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.41% 88.12% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3251 3369 2798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -3 86 £34,000 -2.85% 16
Bradford +15 20 £40,000 +60.00% 2
Wakefield - 4 £36,250 -
Pontefract - 2 - -
Halifax - 1 £30,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (52.46%) ISEB
3 82 (44.81%) Selenium
4 69 (37.70%) Test Management
5 64 (34.97%) ISTQB
6 63 (34.43%) Test Scripting
7 60 (32.79%) SQL
8 56 (30.60%) .NET
9 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
9 54 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 54 (29.51%) SDLC
10 52 (28.42%) QA
11 43 (23.50%) Regression Testing
12 42 (22.95%) Scrum
12 42 (22.95%) C#
12 42 (22.95%) Test Automation
13 38 (20.77%) BDD
14 37 (20.22%) Functional Testing
14 37 (20.22%) Non-Functional Testing
15 36 (19.67%) Java
16 35 (19.13%) Finance
16 35 (19.13%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (18.03%) Automated Testing
18 31 (16.94%) Manual Testing
19 28 (15.30%) Cucumber
20 26 (14.21%) SoapUI
20 26 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
21 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
22 24 (13.11%) Integration Testing
22 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (1.64%) SharePoint
1 3 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Office
3 9 (4.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.74%) Internet
2 7 (3.83%) HTTP
3 2 (1.09%) FTP
3 2 (1.09%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.09%) Network Security
4 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.37%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (44.81%) Selenium
2 28 (15.30%) Cucumber
3 26 (14.21%) SoapUI
3 26 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (9.29%) WebDriver
5 16 (8.74%) Visual Studio
6 13 (7.10%) SpecFlow
7 12 (6.56%) HP UFT
8 10 (5.46%) FitNesse
9 8 (4.37%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.83%) JMeter
11 6 (3.28%) SilkTest
12 5 (2.73%) JUnit
12 5 (2.73%) Rational Performance Tester
13 4 (2.19%) Hudson
14 3 (1.64%) Firebug
14 3 (1.64%) Ranorex
15 2 (1.09%) JIRA
15 2 (1.09%) LoadUI
15 2 (1.09%) Selenium IDE
General
1 35 (19.13%) Finance
2 14 (7.65%) Retail
3 8 (4.37%) Legal
4 7 (3.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.64%) Banking
5 3 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 77 (42.08%) Analyst
2 76 (41.53%) Test Analyst
3 48 (26.23%) Test Engineer
4 24 (13.11%) Test Leader
5 22 (12.02%) Tester
6 18 (9.84%) Software Test Engineer
7 17 (9.29%) Automation Analyst
7 17 (9.29%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (7.10%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (6.56%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Test Automation Engineer
10 10 (5.46%) Database Engineer
11 9 (4.92%) UAT Lead
11 9 (4.92%) UAT Test Lead
12 8 (4.37%) Software Engineer
13 7 (3.83%) Software Analyst
13 7 (3.83%) Software Tester
14 6 (3.28%) Manual Test Analyst
14 6 (3.28%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (30.60%) .NET
2 19 (10.38%) XML
3 18 (9.84%) ASP.NET
4 16 (8.74%) Behat
4 16 (8.74%) JSON
4 16 (8.74%) LAMP
5 15 (8.20%) .NET Framework
6 13 (7.10%) Web Services
7 12 (6.56%) HTML
8 9 (4.92%) HTML5
8 9 (4.92%) SOAP
9 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (4.37%) WPF
10 7 (3.83%) Apache Flex
11 4 (2.19%) CSS
12 3 (1.64%) WCF
13 2 (1.09%) J2EE
14 1 (0.55%) Java EE
14 1 (0.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.74%) RIA
3 9 (4.92%) NHS
4 7 (3.83%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.19%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.64%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.64%) EFT
6 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.09%) Informatics
7 2 (1.09%) iPad
7 2 (1.09%) User Experience
8 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.83%) Windows
2 2 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (37.70%) Test Management
3 63 (34.43%) Test Scripting
4 54 (29.51%) SDLC
5 43 (23.50%) Regression Testing
6 42 (22.95%) Scrum
6 42 (22.95%) Test Automation
7 38 (20.77%) BDD
8 37 (20.22%) Functional Testing
8 37 (20.22%) Non-Functional Testing
9 35 (19.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (18.03%) Automated Testing
11 31 (16.94%) Manual Testing
12 24 (13.11%) Integration Testing
13 23 (12.57%) Automation Testing
14 21 (11.48%) TDD
14 21 (11.48%) Web Testing
15 20 (10.93%) Performance Testing
16 19 (10.38%) E-Commerce
16 19 (10.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (32.79%) SQL
2 42 (22.95%) C#
3 36 (19.67%) Java
4 25 (13.66%) JavaScript
5 18 (9.84%) C++
6 16 (8.74%) PHP
6 16 (8.74%) Ruby
7 6 (3.28%) Python
8 5 (2.73%) C
9 3 (1.64%) Scala
9 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.64%) VBScript
10 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 96 (52.46%) ISEB
2 64 (34.97%) ISTQB
3 54 (29.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (5.46%) Degree
5 7 (3.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (28.42%) QA
2 9 (4.92%) HL7
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 5 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (2.73%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 54 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.01%) Oracle
3 8 (4.37%) HP
4 5 (2.73%) IBM
5 2 (1.09%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.09%) Blue Coat
5 2 (1.09%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.09%) Cisco
5 2 (1.09%) Facebook
5 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
5 2 (1.09%) Palo Alto
5 2 (1.09%) Telerik
5 2 (1.09%) Twitter
6 1 (0.55%) Apple
6 1 (0.55%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.55%) Epicor
6 1 (0.55%) F5
6 1 (0.55%) Juniper
6 1 (0.55%) Splunk
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