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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 112 117 124
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 68 91 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.95% 2.18% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.46% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 62 77 74
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
3122 3705 3991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.51% 88.62% 89.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2705 3115 3214
Median salary £43,000 £42,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +2 53 £42,500 +25.00% 7
Halifax +12 7 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Bradford 0 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Wetherby - 3 £42,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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.

1 131 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (64.04%) Selenium
3 80 (44.94%) Test Automation
4 78 (43.82%) QA
5 76 (42.70%) ISEB
6 75 (42.13%) Java
7 66 (37.08%) ISTQB
8 65 (36.52%) Test Strategy
9 57 (32.02%) Automated Testing
9 57 (32.02%) SoapUI
10 56 (31.46%) SQL
11 54 (30.34%) Finance
12 51 (28.65%) Functional Testing
13 48 (26.97%) Scrum
13 48 (26.97%) Cucumber
14 47 (26.40%) Mentoring
15 43 (24.16%) Defect Tracking
16 42 (23.60%) Waterfall
17 41 (23.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 39 (21.91%) Test Management
19 38 (21.35%) Kanban
20 37 (20.79%) C#
21 36 (20.22%) E-Commerce
21 36 (20.22%) Relational Database
21 36 (20.22%) Software Delivery
22 35 (19.66%) Regression Testing
23 34 (19.10%) .NET
23 34 (19.10%) Manual Testing
24 32 (17.98%) Oracle
25 29 (16.29%) Jenkins

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 3 (1.69%) Apache
2 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.12%) IIS
2 2 (1.12%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) GeoServer
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) G Suite
1 9 (5.06%) Office 365
1 9 (5.06%) Slack
2 2 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
2 2 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.12%) IaaS
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 2 (1.12%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.37%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) Firewall
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (20.22%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.25%) MySQL
3 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.12%) HBase
5 2 (1.12%) QlikView
5 2 (1.12%) Redis
5 2 (1.12%) Riak
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 114 (64.04%) Selenium
2 57 (32.02%) SoapUI
3 48 (26.97%) Cucumber
4 29 (16.29%) Jenkins
5 26 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (10.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (6.74%) Appium
7 12 (6.74%) Ranorex
8 11 (6.18%) Robot Framework
8 11 (6.18%) WebDriver
9 8 (4.49%) Buildbot
9 8 (4.49%) JMeter
9 8 (4.49%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.93%) HP UFT
10 7 (3.93%) JIRA
10 7 (3.93%) TestDirector
11 5 (2.81%) WinRunner
12 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.25%) JUnit
12 4 (2.25%) MSTest
General
1 54 (30.34%) Finance
2 26 (14.61%) Retail
3 25 (14.04%) Legal
4 17 (9.55%) Banking
5 11 (6.18%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (37.08%) Analyst
2 58 (32.58%) Test Analyst
3 55 (30.90%) Test Engineer
4 49 (27.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 24 (13.48%) Senior Analyst
5 24 (13.48%) Senior Test Analyst
6 19 (10.67%) Test Leader
7 18 (10.11%) Test Automation Engineer
8 16 (8.99%) Consultant
8 16 (8.99%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 16 (8.99%) Test Consultant
9 12 (6.74%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Manual Test Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Test Automation Consultant
11 10 (5.62%) Agile Test Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Technical Leader
11 10 (5.62%) Tester
12 9 (5.06%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) Technical Test Analyst
13 8 (4.49%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) .NET
2 19 (10.67%) Web Services
3 18 (10.11%) XML
4 12 (6.74%) SOAP
5 10 (5.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.25%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.25%) HTML
7 3 (1.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.69%) XSD
8 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) CSS3
8 2 (1.12%) Django
8 2 (1.12%) ELK Stack
8 2 (1.12%) HTML5
8 2 (1.12%) jQuery
8 2 (1.12%) LAMP
8 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.12%) REST
8 2 (1.12%) WSDL
8 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.62%) Computer Science
1 10 (5.62%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.25%) Virtual Team
3 3 (1.69%) Online Games
3 3 (1.69%) Social Network
3 3 (1.69%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.12%) Replication
5 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.56%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.49%) Windows
2 3 (1.69%) Linux
3 2 (1.12%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (73.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (44.94%) Test Automation
3 65 (36.52%) Test Strategy
4 57 (32.02%) Automated Testing
5 51 (28.65%) Functional Testing
6 48 (26.97%) Scrum
7 47 (26.40%) Mentoring
8 43 (24.16%) Defect Tracking
9 42 (23.60%) Waterfall
10 39 (21.91%) Test Management
11 38 (21.35%) Kanban
12 36 (20.22%) E-Commerce
12 36 (20.22%) Software Delivery
13 35 (19.66%) Regression Testing
14 34 (19.10%) Manual Testing
15 27 (15.17%) Logistics
15 27 (15.17%) SDLC
15 27 (15.17%) TDD
16 26 (14.61%) BDD
16 26 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 75 (42.13%) Java
2 56 (31.46%) SQL
3 37 (20.79%) C#
4 22 (12.36%) JavaScript
4 22 (12.36%) Python
5 15 (8.43%) Ruby
5 15 (8.43%) Scala
6 12 (6.74%) PHP
7 9 (5.06%) C
8 8 (4.49%) C++
9 4 (2.25%) Perl
10 3 (1.69%) R
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.56%) F#
12 1 (0.56%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 76 (42.70%) ISEB
2 66 (37.08%) ISTQB
3 41 (23.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (10.11%) Degree
5 8 (4.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.69%) CCNA
6 3 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.69%) MCITP
6 3 (1.69%) MCSA
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (43.82%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Docker
1 2 (1.12%) HDFS
1 2 (1.12%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Ansible
1 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.12%) Nagios
1 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.12%) Puppet
1 2 (1.12%) Salt
1 2 (1.12%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (17.98%) Oracle
2 22 (12.36%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.18%) Google
4 5 (2.81%) Telerik
5 2 (1.12%) New Relic
5 2 (1.12%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.12%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (1.12%) Splunk
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
5 2 (1.12%) Zend
6 1 (0.56%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.56%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + flexible benefits + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 6 days ago