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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 136 126 97
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -29
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 65 86 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 1.76% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.06% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 67 47
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £47,500 £42,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
4207 4174 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.03% 85.57% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3344 3328 2259
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 27 July 2015.

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 27 July 2015. 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 -10 56 £32,500 -1.51% 6
Bradford -23 6 £30,250 -17.12% 1
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 77 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (52.78%) SQL
3 57 (39.58%) ISEB
4 51 (35.42%) Test Scripting
5 48 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 48 (33.33%) SDLC
6 45 (31.25%) .NET
7 43 (29.86%) Automated Testing
8 36 (25.00%) Agile Testing
9 34 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
9 34 (23.61%) Integration Testing
9 34 (23.61%) HTML
10 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
11 31 (21.53%) Retail
12 30 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 30 (20.83%) C#
13 29 (20.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 28 (19.44%) WPF
14 28 (19.44%) QA
14 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (18.06%) Java
15 26 (18.06%) Test Management
16 25 (17.36%) HTML5
16 25 (17.36%) Test Strategy
16 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET
16 25 (17.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 23 (15.97%) Test Automation
17 23 (15.97%) Selenium
18 22 (15.28%) Apache Flex
18 22 (15.28%) Load Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 7 (4.86%) CMS
1 7 (4.86%) SilverStripe
2 2 (1.39%) Node.js
2 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.39%) Apache
2 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (11.81%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.03%) MS Office
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.39%) IaaS
1 2 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.39%) HTTP
1 2 (1.39%) DNS
1 2 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (6.25%) MySQL
3 8 (5.56%) Big Data
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.39%) QlikView
5 2 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.39%) HBase
5 2 (1.39%) Redis
6 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 23 (15.97%) Selenium
2 19 (13.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.94%) HP UFT
4 9 (6.25%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 6 (4.17%) ReSharper
6 6 (4.17%) Moq
7 3 (2.08%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.39%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.39%) OpenSTA
8 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.39%) Grunt
8 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.39%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.39%) Rational Robot
8 2 (1.39%) Maven
9 1 (0.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) Firebug
General
1 31 (21.53%) Retail
2 25 (17.36%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (14.58%) Finance
4 5 (3.47%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.69%) Electronics
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (37.50%) Analyst
1 54 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 47 (32.64%) Tester
3 28 (19.44%) Software Tester
4 22 (15.28%) Software Engineer
5 13 (9.03%) Systems Tester
5 13 (9.03%) Agile Test Analyst
6 11 (7.64%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (6.25%) QA Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Trainer
9 7 (4.86%) IT Trainer
9 7 (4.86%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.86%) PHP Web Developer
10 6 (4.17%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.17%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (31.25%) .NET
2 34 (23.61%) HTML
3 28 (19.44%) WPF
4 25 (17.36%) ASP.NET
4 25 (17.36%) HTML5
5 22 (15.28%) Apache Flex
6 12 (8.33%) CSS
7 11 (7.64%) SOAP
8 9 (6.25%) jQuery
9 6 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.08%) WinForms
10 3 (2.08%) WCF
10 3 (2.08%) CSS3
11 2 (1.39%) AngularJS
11 2 (1.39%) Web Services
11 2 (1.39%) JSP
12 1 (0.69%) J2EE
12 1 (0.69%) DOM
12 1 (0.69%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) NHS
2 6 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 5 (3.47%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.47%) User Experience
4 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) W3C
6 1 (0.69%) DTV
6 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.56%) Windows
2 7 (4.86%) UNIX
3 3 (2.08%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.08%) Linux
4 2 (1.39%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.42%) Test Scripting
3 48 (33.33%) SDLC
4 43 (29.86%) Automated Testing
5 36 (25.00%) Agile Testing
6 34 (23.61%) User Acceptance Testing
6 34 (23.61%) Integration Testing
7 33 (22.92%) Mentoring
8 30 (20.83%) Software Engineering
9 28 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (18.06%) Test Management
11 25 (17.36%) Test Strategy
12 23 (15.97%) Test Automation
13 22 (15.28%) Load Testing
14 21 (14.58%) Scrum
15 19 (13.19%) Coaching
16 17 (11.81%) Regression Testing
17 16 (11.11%) TDD
17 16 (11.11%) People Management
18 12 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 76 (52.78%) SQL
2 30 (20.83%) C#
3 26 (18.06%) Java
4 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.25%) PHP
6 7 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 7 (4.86%) VBA
7 4 (2.78%) Python
8 3 (2.08%) C++
8 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.39%) VBScript
9 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 2 (1.39%) Scala
9 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 57 (39.58%) ISEB
2 48 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 29 (20.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.86%) Degree
5 3 (2.08%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.44%) QA
2 5 (3.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.39%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.39%) Docker
2 2 (1.39%) HDFS
2 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Nagios
1 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
1 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.39%) Ansible
1 2 (1.39%) Salt
1 2 (1.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (2.08%) Apple
4 2 (1.39%) VMware
4 2 (1.39%) Telerik
4 2 (1.39%) Google
4 2 (1.39%) Splunk
4 2 (1.39%) Rackspace
4 2 (1.39%) New Relic
4 2 (1.39%) SaltStack
4 2 (1.39%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.39%) Cognos
5 1 (0.69%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum £35,000 + bonus + benefits + free pa
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car and 20% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago