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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 127 89 134
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +45
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 80 131 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.59% 2.69% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 3.20% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 68 108 40
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £45,750 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4376 4091 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 83.87% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 3272 2486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +7 75 £34,000 -2.85% 13
Bradford -11 2 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 102 (62.58%) SQL
2 95 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (48.47%) ISEB
4 65 (39.88%) .NET
5 61 (37.42%) Microsoft
6 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
7 57 (34.97%) ISTQB
8 49 (30.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 45 (27.61%) Automated Testing
10 41 (25.15%) QA
10 41 (25.15%) MS Excel
11 40 (24.54%) Retail
11 40 (24.54%) Test Automation
12 38 (23.31%) Manual Testing
13 36 (22.09%) Selenium
14 35 (21.47%) Agile Testing
15 34 (20.86%) Finance
15 34 (20.86%) SQL Server
16 30 (18.40%) Test Management
17 29 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 27 (16.56%) User Stories
18 27 (16.56%) Java
18 27 (16.56%) C#
19 26 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
19 26 (15.95%) WPF
19 26 (15.95%) ReSharper
19 26 (15.95%) Big Data
19 26 (15.95%) SoapUI
19 26 (15.95%) Analytics
19 26 (15.95%) Private Cloud

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (2.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 41 (25.15%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.84%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (20.86%) SQL Server
2 26 (15.95%) Big Data
3 10 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 36 (22.09%) Selenium
2 29 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (15.95%) Moq
3 26 (15.95%) SoapUI
3 26 (15.95%) ReSharper
4 24 (14.72%) FitNesse
5 17 (10.43%) QuickTest Pro
6 14 (8.59%) JIRA
7 13 (7.98%) Cucumber
8 12 (7.36%) SpecFlow
9 8 (4.91%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.29%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.23%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.23%) Rational Robot
11 2 (1.23%) OpenSTA
12 1 (0.61%) Firebug
12 1 (0.61%) MSTest
12 1 (0.61%) Selenium IDE
General
1 40 (24.54%) Retail
2 34 (20.86%) Finance
3 20 (12.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (7.36%) Banking
5 11 (6.75%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (53.99%) Analyst
1 88 (53.99%) Test Analyst
2 50 (30.67%) Tester
3 34 (20.86%) Software Tester
4 17 (10.43%) Software Engineer
4 17 (10.43%) Agile Test Analyst
5 13 (7.98%) Software Test Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (6.75%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (5.52%) Systems Tester
7 9 (5.52%) Test Manager
7 9 (5.52%) Test Leader
8 8 (4.91%) QA Analyst
9 7 (4.29%) Lead Software Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.68%) Trainer
10 6 (3.68%) Junior
10 6 (3.68%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (3.68%) IT Trainer
10 6 (3.68%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (39.88%) .NET
2 26 (15.95%) WPF
3 22 (13.50%) .NET Framework
4 20 (12.27%) HTML
5 19 (11.66%) XML
6 18 (11.04%) ASP.NET
7 17 (10.43%) HTML5
8 12 (7.36%) Gherkin
9 10 (6.13%) SOAP
10 8 (4.91%) WCF
11 6 (3.68%) WinForms
12 3 (1.84%) CSS
13 2 (1.23%) Ajax
13 2 (1.23%) jQuery
13 2 (1.23%) Entity Framework
14 1 (0.61%) DOM
14 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.95%) Private Cloud
2 9 (5.52%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.84%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.61%) W3C
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.88%) Apple iOS
2 16 (9.82%) UNIX
3 6 (3.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (58.28%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (36.20%) Test Scripting
3 45 (27.61%) Automated Testing
4 40 (24.54%) Test Automation
5 38 (23.31%) Manual Testing
6 35 (21.47%) Agile Testing
7 30 (18.40%) Test Management
8 27 (16.56%) User Stories
9 26 (15.95%) Analytics
9 26 (15.95%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (15.34%) Mentoring
11 24 (14.72%) Test Strategy
11 24 (14.72%) Software Engineering
11 24 (14.72%) TDD
11 24 (14.72%) Scrum
12 21 (12.88%) Test Planning
12 21 (12.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 17 (10.43%) Coaching
14 15 (9.20%) Regression Testing
15 14 (8.59%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 102 (62.58%) SQL
2 27 (16.56%) C#
2 27 (16.56%) Java
3 8 (4.91%) T-SQL
4 7 (4.29%) VBA
5 6 (3.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.84%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.23%) X++
8 1 (0.61%) Python
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (48.47%) ISEB
2 57 (34.97%) ISTQB
3 49 (30.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.29%) Degree
5 1 (0.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.15%) QA
2 10 (6.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (15.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 61 (37.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.27%) Apple
3 8 (4.91%) HP
4 1 (0.61%) LexisNexis
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 40000-48000 Per Annum 45,000 + Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum £45,000 + Share Options
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-47500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Castleford
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FDM Group
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Wakefield
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ERS Medical
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds, LS18 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago