The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 113 149 167
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 76 70 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.09% 1.57% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 1.60% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 59 42
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3557 4377 4940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.75% 97.94% 97.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3112 3606 3964
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the West Yorkshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Tester
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 Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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 +44 68 £40,000 +14.28% 18
Bradford -12 3 £31,500 -16.00%
Halifax +1 1 £35,500 +1.42% 2
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (44.60%) C#
3 47 (33.81%) Java
4 39 (28.06%) Degree
5 38 (27.34%) C++
5 38 (27.34%) C
5 38 (27.34%) CREST Certified
6 37 (26.62%) PHP
6 37 (26.62%) Windows
6 37 (26.62%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (25.90%) ISTQB
8 34 (24.46%) Unix
8 34 (24.46%) Finance
9 33 (23.74%) Ruby
9 33 (23.74%) Performance Testing
10 31 (22.30%) Test Scripting
10 31 (22.30%) Python
11 30 (21.58%) Information Security
12 29 (20.86%) SQL
12 29 (20.86%) CESG
13 28 (20.14%) Selenium
13 28 (20.14%) Perl
14 27 (19.42%) QA
15 25 (17.99%) Wireless
15 25 (17.99%) Mobile App
16 24 (17.27%) Automation Testing
16 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
17 23 (16.55%) Wireless Security
18 22 (15.83%) SC Cleared
18 22 (15.83%) .NET

Tester Skill Set
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 8 (5.76%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.44%) GitHub
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (17.99%) Wireless
2 23 (16.55%) Wireless Security
3 12 (8.63%) Network Security
4 7 (5.04%) HTTP
5 3 (2.16%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (20.14%) Selenium
2 19 (13.67%) Cucumber
3 13 (9.35%) JMeter
4 12 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (7.19%) WebDriver
6 9 (6.47%) eggPlant
6 9 (6.47%) SoapUI
7 7 (5.04%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.88%) JIRA
9 3 (2.16%) Burp Suite
9 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.16%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.16%) RSpec
9 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.44%) Gatling
10 2 (1.44%) MSTest
10 2 (1.44%) RIATest
10 2 (1.44%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.72%) Selenium IDE
General
1 34 (24.46%) Finance
2 17 (12.23%) Publishing
3 4 (2.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Advertising
5 2 (1.44%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.83%) .NET
2 9 (6.47%) .NET Framework
3 5 (3.60%) HTML
3 5 (3.60%) XML
4 4 (2.88%) CSS
4 4 (2.88%) SOAP
5 3 (2.16%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.16%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.16%) JSON
5 3 (2.16%) Web Services
6 2 (1.44%) RESTful
7 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.72%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.72%) Flash
7 1 (0.72%) React
7 1 (0.72%) Spring
7 1 (0.72%) WSDL
7 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.72%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (20.86%) CESG
2 25 (17.99%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.19%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.76%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.62%) Windows
2 34 (24.46%) Unix
3 3 (2.16%) Kali Linux
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.04%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (26.62%) Penetration Testing
3 33 (23.74%) Performance Testing
4 31 (22.30%) Test Scripting
5 30 (21.58%) Information Security
6 24 (17.27%) Automation Testing
7 20 (14.39%) Load Testing
8 19 (13.67%) Manual Testing
8 19 (13.67%) Scrum
9 17 (12.23%) Functional Testing
9 17 (12.23%) Social Engineering
10 16 (11.51%) Automated Testing
10 16 (11.51%) TDD
11 15 (10.79%) BDD
11 15 (10.79%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
12 13 (9.35%) Coaching
13 12 (8.63%) Security Testing
13 12 (8.63%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.91%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 62 (44.60%) C#
2 47 (33.81%) Java
3 38 (27.34%) C
3 38 (27.34%) C++
4 37 (26.62%) PHP
5 33 (23.74%) Ruby
6 31 (22.30%) Python
7 29 (20.86%) SQL
8 28 (20.14%) Perl
9 11 (7.91%) JavaScript
9 11 (7.91%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) VBA
10 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) Degree
2 38 (27.34%) CREST Certified
3 36 (25.90%) ISTQB
4 24 (17.27%) Security Cleared
5 22 (15.83%) SC Cleared
6 21 (15.11%) ISEB
7 19 (13.67%) CHECK Team Member
8 16 (11.51%) Tigerscheme
9 14 (10.07%) CHECK Team Leader
10 13 (9.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (7.91%) OSCP
12 9 (6.47%) CEH
13 4 (2.88%) CISA
13 4 (2.88%) CISSP
14 1 (0.72%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (19.42%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) Nessus
1 3 (2.16%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle
3 1 (0.72%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
3 1 (0.72%) IBM
3 1 (0.72%) New Relic
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Salary: £45,000 - £90,000 + excellent package
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £26,302 - £68,484
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + Gym Membership, Pension Scheme
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