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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 117 130 119
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 89 74 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.21% 1.66% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.87% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 71 52 96
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3671 3964 4348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.34% 88.68% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3080 3546
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 May 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 25 May 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 0 56 £35,000 +4.47% 12
Bradford +28 29 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Huddersfield - 8 £32,500 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £27,500 - 1
Ilkley - 2 £27,500 -
Otley - 2 £27,500 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 125 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (50.76%) Selenium
3 78 (39.59%) ISEB
3 78 (39.59%) Test Automation
4 73 (37.06%) ISTQB
5 65 (32.99%) QA
6 63 (31.98%) SQL
7 62 (31.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
9 56 (28.43%) Finance
10 55 (27.92%) SoapUI
11 53 (26.90%) SDLC
12 48 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
13 47 (23.86%) .NET
14 45 (22.84%) Test Management
14 45 (22.84%) Functional Testing
15 41 (20.81%) Non-Functional Testing
16 39 (19.80%) Test Strategy
17 38 (19.29%) Test Scripting
17 38 (19.29%) Scrum
18 35 (17.77%) Waterfall
19 32 (16.24%) Regression Testing
20 31 (15.74%) BDD
21 29 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
22 28 (14.21%) Automation Testing
22 28 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
23 26 (13.20%) Manual Testing
23 26 (13.20%) C#
23 26 (13.20%) E-Commerce
23 26 (13.20%) Retail

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 (5.08%) Confluence
1 10 (5.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.51%) MTS
3 1 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (8.63%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.11%) MS Office
3 5 (2.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.03%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.02%) Firewall
2 2 (1.02%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.02%) Network Security
3 1 (0.51%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) SNMP
3 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.51%) DB2
6 1 (0.51%) Power BI
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 100 (50.76%) Selenium
2 55 (27.92%) SoapUI
3 29 (14.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (12.69%) Cucumber
5 21 (10.66%) SpecFlow
6 18 (9.14%) WebDriver
7 17 (8.63%) Visual Studio
8 16 (8.12%) FitNesse
9 14 (7.11%) Hudson
10 13 (6.60%) HP UFT
11 10 (5.08%) Jenkins
11 10 (5.08%) JIRA
11 10 (5.08%) JUnit
12 7 (3.55%) Ranorex
13 4 (2.03%) SilkTest
14 3 (1.52%) Selenium IDE
15 2 (1.02%) Appium
15 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
15 2 (1.02%) JMeter
15 2 (1.02%) Toad
General
1 56 (28.43%) Finance
2 26 (13.20%) Retail
3 21 (10.66%) Legal
4 19 (9.64%) Banking
5 9 (4.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (47.72%) Analyst
2 85 (43.15%) Test Analyst
3 40 (20.30%) Test Engineer
4 30 (15.23%) Tester
5 20 (10.15%) Test Automation Engineer
6 19 (9.64%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (9.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (9.14%) UAT Lead
7 18 (9.14%) UAT Test Lead
8 17 (8.63%) Test Leader
9 16 (8.12%) Lead Test Analyst
9 16 (8.12%) Systems Analyst
10 15 (7.61%) Database Engineer
11 12 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (5.58%) Consultant
12 11 (5.58%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (5.58%) Software Tester
12 11 (5.58%) Web Analyst
12 11 (5.58%) Web Engineer
12 11 (5.58%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (23.86%) .NET
2 19 (9.64%) .NET Framework
3 16 (8.12%) SOAP
4 14 (7.11%) ASP.NET
4 14 (7.11%) XML
5 11 (5.58%) WSDL
5 11 (5.58%) XSD
6 10 (5.08%) JMS
7 6 (3.05%) Web Services
8 5 (2.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.52%) J2EE
9 3 (1.52%) WCF
10 2 (1.02%) HTML
10 2 (1.02%) REST
11 1 (0.51%) Behat
11 1 (0.51%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.51%) HTML5
11 1 (0.51%) JSON
11 1 (0.51%) LESS
11 1 (0.51%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.52%) iPad
4 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (1.02%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (1.02%) EFT
5 2 (1.02%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.51%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Android
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (63.45%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (39.59%) Test Automation
3 53 (26.90%) SDLC
4 48 (24.37%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (22.84%) Functional Testing
5 45 (22.84%) Test Management
6 41 (20.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 39 (19.80%) Test Strategy
8 38 (19.29%) Scrum
8 38 (19.29%) Test Scripting
9 35 (17.77%) Waterfall
10 32 (16.24%) Regression Testing
11 31 (15.74%) BDD
12 28 (14.21%) Automation Testing
13 26 (13.20%) Automated Testing
13 26 (13.20%) E-Commerce
13 26 (13.20%) Manual Testing
14 25 (12.69%) Web Testing
15 22 (11.17%) User Stories
16 21 (10.66%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.98%) SQL
2 26 (13.20%) C#
3 19 (9.64%) Java
4 13 (6.60%) Python
5 8 (4.06%) Scala
6 7 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.05%) Ruby
8 4 (2.03%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.02%) C
9 2 (1.02%) C++
10 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.51%) R
10 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (39.59%) ISEB
2 73 (37.06%) ISTQB
3 62 (31.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (6.09%) Degree
5 1 (0.51%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (32.99%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 60 (30.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.15%) Oracle
3 3 (1.52%) ArcSight
3 3 (1.52%) Twitter
4 2 (1.02%) Blue Coat
4 2 (1.02%) CheckPoint
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco
4 2 (1.02%) Epicor
4 2 (1.02%) Facebook
4 2 (1.02%) Fortinet
4 2 (1.02%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.02%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (0.51%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (0.51%) F5
5 1 (0.51%) HP
5 1 (0.51%) Juniper
5 1 (0.51%) LogRhythm
5 1 (0.51%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.51%) Tableau
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