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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 142 156 146
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 63 46 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.57% 1.03% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 1.05% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 69
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
3922 4362 4842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.59% 97.58% 97.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3234 3445 3979
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 25 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 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 +32 53 £35,000 +4.47% 7
Wakefield +4 9 £30,000 -
Bradford +4 5 £35,000 +16.66% 2
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 25 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 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (42.96%) Selenium
3 54 (38.03%) QA
4 53 (37.32%) SQL
5 47 (33.10%) Scrum
6 46 (32.39%) Test Scripting
6 46 (32.39%) ISEB
7 44 (30.99%) Microsoft
8 42 (29.58%) Java
9 41 (28.87%) ISTQB
10 38 (26.76%) SoapUI
11 33 (23.24%) .NET
12 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
13 30 (21.13%) Software Testing
13 30 (21.13%) Finance
14 27 (19.01%) Manual Testing
15 26 (18.31%) Automation Testing
16 25 (17.61%) Test Strategy
16 25 (17.61%) Test Management
16 25 (17.61%) RAD
17 23 (16.20%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (16.20%) BDD
18 22 (15.49%) Cucumber
18 22 (15.49%) Degree
18 22 (15.49%) JIRA
19 21 (14.79%) XML
19 21 (14.79%) JMeter
20 20 (14.08%) Regression Testing
21 19 (13.38%) SDLC
21 19 (13.38%) Defect Management

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 (8.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.04%) Confluence
Applications
1 31 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.45%) Wireless
2 9 (6.34%) Wireless Security
3 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.11%) Firewall
4 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (42.96%) Selenium
2 38 (26.76%) SoapUI
3 22 (15.49%) Cucumber
3 22 (15.49%) JIRA
4 21 (14.79%) JMeter
5 19 (13.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (12.68%) WebDriver
7 16 (11.27%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.34%) Hudson
9 8 (5.63%) NeoLoad
10 7 (4.93%) LoadRunner
11 5 (3.52%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.82%) Gerrit
12 4 (2.82%) Mercurial
13 3 (2.11%) Appium
13 3 (2.11%) Calabash
13 3 (2.11%) JUnit
13 3 (2.11%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.41%) HP UFT
14 2 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 30 (21.13%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Publishing
3 3 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.24%) .NET
2 21 (14.79%) XML
3 16 (11.27%) SOAP
4 9 (6.34%) JMS
4 9 (6.34%) WSDL
4 9 (6.34%) XSD
5 6 (4.23%) Web Services
6 5 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.52%) HTML
7 3 (2.11%) Behat
7 3 (2.11%) J2EE
7 3 (2.11%) JSON
8 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.41%) CSS
9 1 (0.70%) LAMP
9 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.70%) RESTful
9 1 (0.70%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.45%) Client/Server
3 9 (6.34%) CESG
3 9 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.11%) Chemistry
5 3 (2.11%) EPoS
5 3 (2.11%) iPad
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.75%) Windows
2 9 (6.34%) Unix
3 6 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (33.10%) Scrum
3 46 (32.39%) Test Scripting
4 30 (21.13%) Software Testing
5 27 (19.01%) Manual Testing
6 26 (18.31%) Automation Testing
7 25 (17.61%) RAD
7 25 (17.61%) Test Management
7 25 (17.61%) Test Strategy
8 23 (16.20%) BDD
8 23 (16.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (14.08%) Regression Testing
10 19 (13.38%) Defect Management
10 19 (13.38%) SDLC
10 19 (13.38%) TDD
10 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
11 14 (9.86%) Automated Testing
11 14 (9.86%) Waterfall
12 13 (9.15%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (9.15%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (37.32%) SQL
2 42 (29.58%) Java
3 19 (13.38%) C#
4 17 (11.97%) Python
5 15 (10.56%) Ruby
6 10 (7.04%) PHP
7 9 (6.34%) C
7 9 (6.34%) C++
7 9 (6.34%) Perl
8 1 (0.70%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (32.39%) ISEB
2 41 (28.87%) ISTQB
3 22 (15.49%) Degree
4 14 (9.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (8.45%) CREST Certified
6 9 (6.34%) SC Cleared
6 9 (6.34%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.11%) Tigerscheme
8 2 (1.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (38.03%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 44 (30.99%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.86%) Oracle
3 7 (4.93%) HP
4 3 (2.11%) Facebook
4 3 (2.11%) Twitter
5 2 (1.41%) Telerik
6 1 (0.70%) Google
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