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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 135 131 189
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 64 91 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.64% 1.93% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 1.98% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 23
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,200
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
3842 4599 4830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.24% 97.56% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3271 3706 3799
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 56 £38,000 +8.57% 15
Wetherby -9 2 £28,500 -
Bradford -17 1 £35,250 -6.00% 1
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 66 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.40%) QA
2 38 (30.40%) Java
3 36 (28.80%) SQL
3 36 (28.80%) ISTQB
3 36 (28.80%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (27.20%) C#
4 34 (27.20%) CREST Certified
5 31 (24.80%) ISEB
6 30 (24.00%) Degree
7 29 (23.20%) Selenium
7 29 (23.20%) Manual Testing
7 29 (23.20%) Scrum
8 28 (22.40%) Wireless
8 28 (22.40%) Finance
8 28 (22.40%) PHP
9 27 (21.60%) C++
9 27 (21.60%) C
10 26 (20.80%) Python
10 26 (20.80%) Information Security
10 26 (20.80%) SoapUI
11 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 25 (20.00%) Unix
11 25 (20.00%) Windows
11 25 (20.00%) Performance Testing
11 25 (20.00%) Ruby
11 25 (20.00%) CESG
12 23 (18.40%) Mobile App
12 23 (18.40%) Software Testing
12 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting

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 (9.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (2.40%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.40%) Wireless
2 21 (16.80%) Wireless Security
3 7 (5.60%) Firewall
4 6 (4.80%) Network Security
5 2 (1.60%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.80%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.80%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (23.20%) Selenium
2 26 (20.80%) SoapUI
3 16 (12.80%) JIRA
3 16 (12.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (9.60%) Jenkins
5 9 (7.20%) Hudson
6 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
7 7 (5.60%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.80%) WebDriver
9 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.20%) JMeter
9 4 (3.20%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.40%) Gatling
11 2 (1.60%) JBehave
11 2 (1.60%) Maven
11 2 (1.60%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.80%) SilkPerformer
General
1 28 (22.40%) Finance
2 19 (15.20%) Publishing
3 4 (3.20%) Legal
4 3 (2.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.40%) .NET
2 14 (11.20%) XML
3 9 (7.20%) JMS
3 9 (7.20%) SOAP
3 9 (7.20%) WSDL
3 9 (7.20%) XSD
4 6 (4.80%) .NET Framework
4 6 (4.80%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.80%) HTML
5 4 (3.20%) CSS
6 3 (2.40%) RESTful
7 2 (1.60%) Web Services
8 1 (0.80%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.80%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.80%) JSON
8 1 (0.80%) LAMP
8 1 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.80%) Spring
8 1 (0.80%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.00%) CESG
2 23 (18.40%) Mobile App
3 17 (13.60%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.40%) EPoS
7 2 (1.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.00%) Unix
1 25 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (52.80%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (28.80%) Penetration Testing
3 29 (23.20%) Manual Testing
3 29 (23.20%) Scrum
4 26 (20.80%) Information Security
5 25 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 23 (18.40%) Software Testing
6 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting
7 19 (15.20%) Automation Testing
8 18 (14.40%) Social Engineering
9 17 (13.60%) Test Strategy
10 16 (12.80%) Test Automation
11 15 (12.00%) SOA
12 14 (11.20%) Automated Testing
12 14 (11.20%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.40%) RAD
13 13 (10.40%) SDLC
14 12 (9.60%) Kanban
15 11 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (8.80%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (30.40%) Java
2 36 (28.80%) SQL
3 34 (27.20%) C#
4 28 (22.40%) PHP
5 27 (21.60%) C
5 27 (21.60%) C++
6 26 (20.80%) Python
7 25 (20.00%) Ruby
8 21 (16.80%) Perl
9 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.20%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.80%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.80%) Scala
11 1 (0.80%) VBA
11 1 (0.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 36 (28.80%) ISTQB
2 34 (27.20%) CREST Certified
3 31 (24.80%) ISEB
4 30 (24.00%) Degree
5 20 (16.00%) SC Cleared
5 20 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (11.20%) Tigerscheme
7 11 (8.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 10 (8.00%) CHECK Team Member
9 7 (5.60%) CHECK Team Leader
10 2 (1.60%) CEH
10 2 (1.60%) CISA
10 2 (1.60%) CISSP
10 2 (1.60%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (30.40%) QA
Vendors
1 25 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.40%) Oracle
3 1 (0.80%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.80%) Dynatrace
3 1 (0.80%) Facebook
3 1 (0.80%) Google
3 1 (0.80%) HP
3 1 (0.80%) IBM
3 1 (0.80%) New Relic
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Salary: £25000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
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360 Resourcing
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus And Benfits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 25 days ago
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Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
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Salary: Bonus + Bens
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