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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 127 153 162
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 70 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.79% 1.43% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.46% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 41
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
3837 4526 4870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.18% 97.94% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3262 3619 3913
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 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 +45 61 £37,500 +15.38% 7
Wakefield +4 7 £27,500 -
Bradford +2 4 £35,000 -
Ilkley - 1 £27,500 -
Otley - 1 £27,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £28,500 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.41%) Selenium
3 51 (36.96%) SQL
4 45 (32.61%) QA
4 45 (32.61%) Scrum
5 43 (31.16%) ISEB
6 40 (28.99%) ISTQB
7 37 (26.81%) Test Scripting
7 37 (26.81%) SoapUI
8 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 36 (26.09%) Java
9 33 (23.91%) Manual Testing
10 30 (21.74%) .NET
11 29 (21.01%) Automation Testing
12 28 (20.29%) Finance
13 27 (19.57%) Test Strategy
14 26 (18.84%) Software Testing
15 24 (17.39%) MS Excel
16 22 (15.94%) Degree
17 21 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
17 21 (15.22%) RAD
18 20 (14.49%) XML
18 20 (14.49%) JIRA
18 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (13.77%) Ruby
19 19 (13.77%) Wireless
19 19 (13.77%) CREST Certified
20 18 (13.04%) BDD
20 18 (13.04%) Python
20 18 (13.04%) C#

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 12 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.77%) Wireless
2 13 (9.42%) Wireless Security
3 6 (4.35%) Firewall
4 4 (2.90%) HTTPS
5 3 (2.17%) HTTP
6 1 (0.72%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.72%) Big Data
4 1 (0.72%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 53 (38.41%) Selenium
2 37 (26.81%) SoapUI
3 20 (14.49%) JIRA
4 17 (12.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (10.87%) Jenkins
6 14 (10.14%) Cucumber
6 14 (10.14%) JMeter
7 13 (9.42%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.52%) Hudson
8 9 (6.52%) LoadRunner
8 9 (6.52%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.35%) Git (software)
10 4 (2.90%) NeoLoad
11 3 (2.17%) Appium
11 3 (2.17%) Calabash
11 3 (2.17%) Gatling
11 3 (2.17%) Gerrit
11 3 (2.17%) JUnit
11 3 (2.17%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.17%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (20.29%) Finance
2 12 (8.70%) Publishing
3 3 (2.17%) Legal
3 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Banking
5 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) .NET
2 20 (14.49%) XML
3 11 (7.97%) SOAP
4 9 (6.52%) JMS
4 9 (6.52%) WSDL
4 9 (6.52%) XSD
5 7 (5.07%) HTML
6 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.35%) Web Services
7 4 (2.90%) CSS
8 3 (2.17%) Behat
8 3 (2.17%) J2EE
8 3 (2.17%) JSON
9 2 (1.45%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.45%) RESTful
10 1 (0.72%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.72%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.72%) LAMP
10 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.72%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.42%) CESG
2 13 (9.42%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.07%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.17%) EPoS
4 3 (2.17%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Chemistry
5 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) Unix
3 5 (3.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (32.61%) Scrum
3 37 (26.81%) Test Scripting
4 33 (23.91%) Manual Testing
5 29 (21.01%) Automation Testing
6 27 (19.57%) Test Strategy
7 26 (18.84%) Software Testing
8 21 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
8 21 (15.22%) RAD
9 20 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (13.04%) BDD
11 17 (12.32%) Test Automation
11 17 (12.32%) Test Management
12 16 (11.59%) SDLC
13 15 (10.87%) Defect Management
13 15 (10.87%) Performance Testing
13 15 (10.87%) Regression Testing
14 14 (10.14%) Information Security
14 14 (10.14%) TDD
14 14 (10.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 51 (36.96%) SQL
2 36 (26.09%) Java
3 19 (13.77%) Ruby
4 18 (13.04%) C#
4 18 (13.04%) Python
5 14 (10.14%) PHP
6 13 (9.42%) C
6 13 (9.42%) C++
6 13 (9.42%) Perl
7 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.72%) Scala
8 1 (0.72%) VBA
8 1 (0.72%) VBScript
8 1 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (31.16%) ISEB
2 40 (28.99%) ISTQB
3 22 (15.94%) Degree
4 19 (13.77%) CREST Certified
5 13 (9.42%) SC Cleared
5 13 (9.42%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 6 (4.35%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (1.45%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (1.45%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.72%) CEH
9 1 (0.72%) CISA
9 1 (0.72%) CISSP
9 1 (0.72%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (32.61%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 36 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.14%) Oracle
3 5 (3.62%) HP
4 3 (2.17%) Facebook
4 3 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (0.72%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.72%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) IBM
5 1 (0.72%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + pension + fun, flexible working en
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: Up to £38,000 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago