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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 78 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
+73 -18
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 128 65 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.28% 1.36% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.61% 1.51% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 98 38 65
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,800 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
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
3541 4302 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.66% 90.13% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 3409 3386
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +50 90 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Bradford +15 16 £40,000 +32.23%
Wakefield - 13 £27,500 -
Huddersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Halifax - 2 £30,000 -
Wetherby - 1 £40,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, 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 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (38.99%) Test Automation
3 84 (38.53%) Selenium
4 74 (33.94%) QA
5 69 (31.65%) ISEB
6 67 (30.73%) Finance
7 64 (29.36%) ISTQB
8 62 (28.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 59 (27.06%) SQL
10 56 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 52 (23.85%) SoapUI
12 51 (23.39%) SDLC
13 49 (22.48%) Test Strategy
14 46 (21.10%) .NET
15 44 (20.18%) Waterfall
15 44 (20.18%) Functional Testing
16 42 (19.27%) Non-Functional Testing
16 42 (19.27%) E-Commerce
17 41 (18.81%) Microsoft
18 37 (16.97%) Scrum
19 36 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (16.06%) C#
20 35 (16.06%) Test Management
21 33 (15.14%) Java
22 32 (14.68%) Test Scripting
23 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
24 29 (13.30%) Automated Testing
25 28 (12.84%) Games
26 27 (12.39%) Retail
26 27 (12.39%) Legal

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 10 (4.59%) Confluence
1 10 (4.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.83%) IIS
3 3 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.46%) MTS
4 1 (0.46%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.13%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.83%) Firewall
2 4 (1.83%) VPN
3 3 (1.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) FTP
4 1 (0.46%) HTTP
4 1 (0.46%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (5.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.13%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.38%) QlikView
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) DB2
7 1 (0.46%) Power BI
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 84 (38.53%) Selenium
2 52 (23.85%) SoapUI
3 27 (12.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (10.55%) Cucumber
5 14 (6.42%) WebDriver
6 13 (5.96%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.96%) SpecFlow
7 12 (5.50%) JIRA
7 12 (5.50%) JUnit
8 11 (5.05%) Ranorex
9 10 (4.59%) Hudson
10 9 (4.13%) FitNesse
11 8 (3.67%) Appium
11 8 (3.67%) HP UFT
11 8 (3.67%) JMeter
12 7 (3.21%) Gatling
12 7 (3.21%) NeoLoad
12 7 (3.21%) Visual Studio
12 7 (3.21%) WebLOAD
13 4 (1.83%) Spock
General
1 67 (30.73%) Finance
2 28 (12.84%) Games
3 27 (12.39%) Legal
3 27 (12.39%) Retail
4 22 (10.09%) Banking
5 4 (1.83%) Electronics
6 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (48.17%) Analyst
2 83 (38.07%) Test Analyst
3 40 (18.35%) Test Engineer
4 33 (15.14%) Consultant
5 25 (11.47%) Test Consultant
6 22 (10.09%) Tester
7 20 (9.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 19 (8.72%) Systems Analyst
8 19 (8.72%) UAT Analyst
8 19 (8.72%) UAT Test Analyst
9 18 (8.26%) UAT Lead
9 18 (8.26%) UAT Test Lead
10 16 (7.34%) Web Analyst
10 16 (7.34%) Web Test Analyst
11 15 (6.88%) Developer
11 15 (6.88%) Software Test Engineer
11 15 (6.88%) Web Applications Analyst
12 12 (5.50%) Automation Test Analyst
12 12 (5.50%) Systems Test Analyst
12 12 (5.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (21.10%) .NET
2 17 (7.80%) SOAP
3 16 (7.34%) ASP.NET
4 15 (6.88%) XML
5 12 (5.50%) WSDL
5 12 (5.50%) XSD
6 10 (4.59%) JMS
7 6 (2.75%) .NET Framework
7 6 (2.75%) Web Services
8 4 (1.83%) REST
9 3 (1.38%) HTML
10 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.46%) CSS
10 1 (0.46%) DOM
10 1 (0.46%) HTML5
10 1 (0.46%) J2EE
10 1 (0.46%) LESS
10 1 (0.46%) WCF
10 1 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.38%) Online Games
4 3 (1.38%) Social Network
4 3 (1.38%) Web 2.0
5 2 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.46%) iPad
6 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.46%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.59%) Windows
2 5 (2.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (2.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (1.83%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (1.83%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (56.42%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (38.99%) Test Automation
3 56 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (23.39%) SDLC
5 49 (22.48%) Test Strategy
6 44 (20.18%) Functional Testing
6 44 (20.18%) Waterfall
7 42 (19.27%) E-Commerce
7 42 (19.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 37 (16.97%) Scrum
9 36 (16.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (16.06%) Test Management
11 32 (14.68%) Test Scripting
12 29 (13.30%) Automated Testing
13 24 (11.01%) BDD
13 24 (11.01%) Regression Testing
14 22 (10.09%) Performance Testing
15 21 (9.63%) Manual Testing
15 21 (9.63%) Project Management
15 21 (9.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (27.06%) SQL
2 35 (16.06%) C#
3 33 (15.14%) Java
4 25 (11.47%) Python
5 18 (8.26%) Scala
6 17 (7.80%) Ruby
7 5 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.29%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.83%) R
9 3 (1.38%) Perl
9 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.46%) C
10 1 (0.46%) C++
10 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.46%) VBA
10 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 69 (31.65%) ISEB
2 64 (29.36%) ISTQB
3 62 (28.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (6.88%) Degree
5 7 (3.21%) CCNA
5 7 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.21%) MCSA
5 7 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.83%) MCDST
7 3 (1.38%) MCITP
8 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (33.94%) QA
2 3 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.46%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) SCCM
2 3 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.46%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 41 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.80%) Oracle
3 7 (3.21%) SOASTA, Inc
4 2 (0.92%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.46%) ArcSight
5 1 (0.46%) Epicor
5 1 (0.46%) hybris
5 1 (0.46%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Splunk
5 1 (0.46%) Tableau
5 1 (0.46%) Twitter
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