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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 129 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 82 80 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.71% 1.87% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 2.26% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 63 62 44
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +3.78%
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
4163 3541 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.62% 82.73% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3312 2771 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -1 67 £35,000 +16.66% 15
Ilkley - 6 - -
Halifax -4 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Bradford -9 1 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Wakefield -13 1 £22,500 -
Castleford - 1 £16,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (50.34%) ISEB
3 63 (42.86%) SQL
4 45 (30.61%) .NET
5 41 (27.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 39 (26.53%) Microsoft
6 39 (26.53%) Agile Testing
7 38 (25.85%) ISTQB
8 35 (23.81%) QA
8 35 (23.81%) Test Management
9 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
10 33 (22.45%) SOAP
10 33 (22.45%) Selenium
11 32 (21.77%) Manual Testing
11 32 (21.77%) Test Planning
12 31 (21.09%) Finance
13 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
14 26 (17.69%) QuickTest Pro
15 25 (17.01%) Retail
16 23 (15.65%) XML
17 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
17 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
17 22 (14.97%) Regression Testing
18 21 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
20 17 (11.56%) Test Automation
20 17 (11.56%) FitNesse
20 17 (11.56%) C#
21 16 (10.88%) HP
22 15 (10.20%) User Stories

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.36%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) IIS
3 1 (0.68%) Apache
3 1 (0.68%) WinCC
Applications
1 22 (14.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.72%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (2.72%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.08%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) LAN
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.16%) Big Data
3 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (22.45%) Selenium
2 26 (17.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (11.56%) FitNesse
5 15 (10.20%) SoapUI
6 13 (8.84%) WebDriver
7 12 (8.16%) Moq
7 12 (8.16%) ReSharper
8 10 (6.80%) JIRA
9 9 (6.12%) Visual Studio
10 8 (5.44%) SpecFlow
11 6 (4.08%) LoadRunner
12 3 (2.04%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.36%) MSTest
14 1 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
14 1 (0.68%) NUnit
14 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 31 (21.09%) Finance
2 25 (17.01%) Retail
3 12 (8.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (6.12%) Banking
5 8 (5.44%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 101 (68.71%) Analyst
2 100 (68.03%) Test Analyst
3 30 (20.41%) Agile Test Analyst
4 28 (19.05%) Tester
5 16 (10.88%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.20%) Software Tester
7 12 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 12 (8.16%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (7.48%) Software Test Analyst
9 10 (6.80%) Test Leader
10 7 (4.76%) Junior
11 6 (4.08%) Test Team Leader
11 6 (4.08%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.08%) Systems Tester
11 6 (4.08%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.08%) QA Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Junior Test Analyst
11 6 (4.08%) Junior Analyst
12 4 (2.72%) Lead Software Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (30.61%) .NET
2 33 (22.45%) SOAP
3 23 (15.65%) XML
4 15 (10.20%) HTML
5 14 (9.52%) ASP.NET
6 12 (8.16%) WPF
6 12 (8.16%) HTML5
7 11 (7.48%) .NET Framework
8 8 (5.44%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.40%) Web Services
10 2 (1.36%) CSS
10 2 (1.36%) XSD
10 2 (1.36%) WSDL
10 2 (1.36%) WCF
10 2 (1.36%) Ajax
10 2 (1.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (1.36%) jQuery
11 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.68%) SCADA
4 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.84%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.76%) Windows
3 5 (3.40%) UNIX
4 4 (2.72%) Linux
5 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.36%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (72.79%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (26.53%) Agile Testing
3 35 (23.81%) Test Management
4 34 (23.13%) Test Scripting
5 32 (21.77%) Manual Testing
5 32 (21.77%) Test Planning
6 29 (19.73%) Automated Testing
7 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
7 22 (14.97%) Regression Testing
8 17 (11.56%) Test Automation
9 15 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 15 (10.20%) User Stories
10 13 (8.84%) Waterfall
10 13 (8.84%) Software Engineering
10 13 (8.84%) Scrum
11 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (8.16%) Automation Testing
11 12 (8.16%) Analytics
12 11 (7.48%) Test Strategy
13 10 (6.80%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 63 (42.86%) SQL
2 17 (11.56%) C#
3 12 (8.16%) Java
4 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.04%) VBA
5 3 (2.04%) C
5 3 (2.04%) VB
6 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.36%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.36%) Python
6 2 (1.36%) X++
7 1 (0.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 74 (50.34%) ISEB
2 41 (27.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 38 (25.85%) ISTQB
4 7 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (23.81%) QA
2 7 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 6 (4.08%) HL7
4 2 (1.36%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (10.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.88%) HP
3 12 (8.16%) Apple
4 8 (5.44%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) Splunk
5 1 (0.68%) LexisNexis
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford-On-Avon, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £18-23,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: to £45K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, Rawdon
EMIS
Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago