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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 110 109 128
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 79 107 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.23% 2.39% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.70% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 70 91 82
Median salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £51,400 £42,650 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
3167 3959 4343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.26% 88.41% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3312 3518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +13 61 £42,500 +25.00% 9
Halifax +7 10 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Bradford -12 5 £28,500 -28.75%
Huddersfield - 2 £47,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 123 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (65.52%) Selenium
3 81 (46.55%) QA
3 81 (46.55%) ISEB
4 80 (45.98%) ISTQB
5 78 (44.83%) Test Automation
6 74 (42.53%) Java
7 65 (37.36%) Test Strategy
8 58 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 57 (32.76%) SQL
10 56 (32.18%) Scrum
11 55 (31.61%) Functional Testing
12 53 (30.46%) SoapUI
13 52 (29.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 50 (28.74%) Waterfall
14 50 (28.74%) Cucumber
14 50 (28.74%) Automated Testing
15 48 (27.59%) Finance
16 46 (26.44%) Kanban
17 45 (25.86%) Test Management
18 44 (25.29%) Defect Tracking
19 42 (24.14%) Regression Testing
20 40 (22.99%) Software Delivery
20 40 (22.99%) Relational Database
21 39 (22.41%) C#
21 39 (22.41%) Oracle
22 36 (20.69%) BDD
23 35 (20.11%) Manual Testing
24 34 (19.54%) Logistics
25 33 (18.97%) TDD

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 (1.72%) Apache
2 2 (1.15%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.15%) IIS
2 2 (1.15%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.57%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.57%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.32%) G Suite
1 11 (6.32%) Office 365
1 11 (6.32%) Slack
2 2 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.15%) GitHub
2 2 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.15%) IaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Loggly
2 2 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (1.15%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Internet
2 2 (1.15%) DNS
2 2 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.99%) Relational Database
2 12 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.30%) MySQL
3 4 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.15%) HBase
5 2 (1.15%) Redis
5 2 (1.15%) Riak
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) GIS
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 114 (65.52%) Selenium
2 53 (30.46%) SoapUI
3 50 (28.74%) Cucumber
4 31 (17.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 15 (8.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (6.90%) WebDriver
8 9 (5.17%) Appium
8 9 (5.17%) Buildbot
8 9 (5.17%) Ranorex
9 7 (4.02%) HP UFT
9 7 (4.02%) JIRA
9 7 (4.02%) JMeter
9 7 (4.02%) Robot Framework
10 6 (3.45%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 6 (3.45%) MSTest
11 4 (2.30%) FitNesse
11 4 (2.30%) SpecFlow
11 4 (2.30%) WinRunner
General
1 48 (27.59%) Finance
2 24 (13.79%) Retail
3 23 (13.22%) Legal
4 14 (8.05%) Banking
5 6 (3.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (35.06%) Test Engineer
2 59 (33.91%) Analyst
3 54 (31.03%) Test Analyst
4 53 (30.46%) Senior Test Engineer
5 22 (12.64%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (12.64%) Senior Test Analyst
6 19 (10.92%) Test Leader
7 14 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (7.47%) Tester
9 11 (6.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Technical Leader
10 10 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Automation Test Lead
12 8 (4.60%) Manual Test Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
12 8 (4.60%) Technical Test Analyst
13 7 (4.02%) Consultant
13 7 (4.02%) Test Consultant
14 6 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) .NET
2 22 (12.64%) XML
3 18 (10.34%) SOAP
3 18 (10.34%) Web Services
4 8 (4.60%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.45%) XSD
6 5 (2.87%) HTML
6 5 (2.87%) WSDL
7 4 (2.30%) Gherkin
8 3 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.72%) CSS
9 2 (1.15%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.15%) Behat
9 2 (1.15%) CSS3
9 2 (1.15%) Django
9 2 (1.15%) HTML5
9 2 (1.15%) jQuery
9 2 (1.15%) LAMP
9 2 (1.15%) REST
9 2 (1.15%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.30%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (0.57%) Online Games
5 1 (0.57%) Social Network
5 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.17%) Windows
2 3 (1.72%) Linux
3 2 (1.15%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (70.69%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (44.83%) Test Automation
3 65 (37.36%) Test Strategy
4 58 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 56 (32.18%) Scrum
6 55 (31.61%) Functional Testing
7 50 (28.74%) Automated Testing
7 50 (28.74%) Waterfall
8 46 (26.44%) Kanban
9 45 (25.86%) Test Management
10 44 (25.29%) Defect Tracking
11 42 (24.14%) Regression Testing
12 40 (22.99%) Software Delivery
13 36 (20.69%) BDD
14 35 (20.11%) Manual Testing
15 34 (19.54%) Logistics
16 33 (18.97%) TDD
17 28 (16.09%) Test Scripting
18 26 (14.94%) E-Commerce
19 25 (14.37%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 74 (42.53%) Java
2 57 (32.76%) SQL
3 39 (22.41%) C#
4 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.77%) Python
6 15 (8.62%) PHP
7 11 (6.32%) C
7 11 (6.32%) Ruby
7 11 (6.32%) Scala
8 9 (5.17%) C++
9 3 (1.72%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Perl
10 2 (1.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.57%) F#
11 1 (0.57%) Go
11 1 (0.57%) Groovy
11 1 (0.57%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (46.55%) ISEB
2 80 (45.98%) ISTQB
3 52 (29.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (8.62%) Degree
5 10 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.57%) CCNA
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.57%) MCITP
6 1 (0.57%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (46.55%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Docker
1 2 (1.15%) HDFS
1 2 (1.15%) VirtualBox
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) Ansible
1 2 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.15%) Kubernetes
1 2 (1.15%) Nagios
1 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.15%) Puppet
1 2 (1.15%) Salt
1 2 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (22.41%) Oracle
2 20 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.47%) Google
4 4 (2.30%) Telerik
5 2 (1.15%) HP
5 2 (1.15%) New Relic
5 2 (1.15%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.15%) SaltStack
5 2 (1.15%) Splunk
5 2 (1.15%) VMware
5 2 (1.15%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Comvergent Limited
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Competitive salary + 8% on-target, performance-based bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 14 days ago