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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 137 154 146
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 71 55 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.69% 1.17% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.20% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 54 49 76
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
4091 4596 4957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.47% 97.79% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3371 3617 4031
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 6 May 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 6 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 +24 60 £35,000 +1.44% 7
Wakefield +11 10 £30,000 - 1
Bradford -1 3 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Ilkley - 2 £27,500 -
Otley - 2 £27,500 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) Selenium
3 57 (39.04%) QA
4 56 (38.36%) SQL
5 52 (35.62%) ISEB
6 51 (34.93%) Test Scripting
7 48 (32.88%) Microsoft
8 47 (32.19%) ISTQB
9 44 (30.14%) Scrum
10 41 (28.08%) SoapUI
11 38 (26.03%) Java
12 35 (23.97%) MS Excel
13 33 (22.60%) .NET
14 32 (21.92%) Finance
15 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
16 30 (20.55%) Manual Testing
17 28 (19.18%) Automation Testing
18 27 (18.49%) Test Strategy
19 25 (17.12%) Regression Testing
19 25 (17.12%) User Acceptance Testing
20 24 (16.44%) Test Management
20 24 (16.44%) RAD
21 22 (15.07%) Degree
21 22 (15.07%) JIRA
21 22 (15.07%) Defect Management
21 22 (15.07%) Cucumber
21 22 (15.07%) BDD
22 21 (14.38%) SDLC
22 21 (14.38%) JMeter
23 20 (13.70%) Test Automation

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 (8.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (6.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 35 (23.97%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.48%) Wireless
2 6 (4.11%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.05%) HTTP
5 2 (1.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) DB2
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (43.84%) Selenium
2 41 (28.08%) SoapUI
3 22 (15.07%) Cucumber
3 22 (15.07%) JIRA
4 21 (14.38%) JMeter
5 20 (13.70%) WebDriver
6 17 (11.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (10.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.16%) Hudson
9 8 (5.48%) NeoLoad
10 6 (4.11%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.42%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.74%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.74%) JUnit
12 4 (2.74%) Mercurial
12 4 (2.74%) SilkTest
13 3 (2.05%) Appium
13 3 (2.05%) Calabash
14 2 (1.37%) JBehave
14 2 (1.37%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (21.92%) Finance
2 6 (4.11%) Publishing
3 3 (2.05%) Banking
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.68%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (22.60%) .NET
2 19 (13.01%) SOAP
3 18 (12.33%) XML
4 9 (6.16%) JMS
4 9 (6.16%) WSDL
4 9 (6.16%) XSD
5 8 (5.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.05%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.05%) Behat
6 3 (2.05%) HTML
6 3 (2.05%) J2EE
7 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.37%) CSS
7 2 (1.37%) JSON
8 1 (0.68%) Middleware
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.11%) CESG
4 6 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.05%) Chemistry
6 3 (2.05%) EPoS
6 3 (2.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) AS400
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.85%) Windows
2 6 (4.11%) Linux
2 6 (4.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.93%) Test Scripting
3 44 (30.14%) Scrum
4 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
5 30 (20.55%) Manual Testing
6 28 (19.18%) Automation Testing
7 27 (18.49%) Test Strategy
8 25 (17.12%) Regression Testing
8 25 (17.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 24 (16.44%) RAD
9 24 (16.44%) Test Management
10 22 (15.07%) BDD
10 22 (15.07%) Defect Management
11 21 (14.38%) SDLC
12 20 (13.70%) Test Automation
13 18 (12.33%) Automated Testing
13 18 (12.33%) TDD
14 14 (9.59%) Performance Testing
14 14 (9.59%) Waterfall
15 13 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 56 (38.36%) SQL
2 38 (26.03%) Java
3 17 (11.64%) C#
4 14 (9.59%) Python
5 11 (7.53%) Ruby
6 7 (4.79%) PHP
7 6 (4.11%) C
7 6 (4.11%) C++
7 6 (4.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (35.62%) ISEB
2 47 (32.19%) ISTQB
3 22 (15.07%) Degree
4 17 (11.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.16%) CREST Certified
6 6 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.11%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.74%) HND
8 2 (1.37%) CEH
8 2 (1.37%) CISSP
8 2 (1.37%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (39.04%) QA
2 2 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.37%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (32.88%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) Oracle
3 9 (6.16%) HP
4 4 (2.74%) Telerik
5 3 (2.05%) Facebook
5 3 (2.05%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Google
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds.
TRG
Posted: 24 days ago