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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 132 145
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 86 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 1.79% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.84% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 66 56
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
3419 4069 4421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.05% 97.27% 97.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2965 3440 3637
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +40 78 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Bradford +5 2 - -
Halifax - 2 £34,000 - 3
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 67 (47.18%) C#
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (40.85%) Java
3 43 (30.28%) Test Scripting
4 38 (26.76%) Degree
4 38 (26.76%) Windows
5 37 (26.06%) C++
5 37 (26.06%) C
5 37 (26.06%) PHP
5 37 (26.06%) Selenium
5 37 (26.06%) CREST Certified
6 35 (24.65%) Penetration Testing
6 35 (24.65%) Python
7 33 (23.24%) Unix
8 32 (22.54%) Finance
8 32 (22.54%) Ruby
8 32 (22.54%) ISTQB
9 30 (21.13%) TDD
9 30 (21.13%) BDD
10 29 (20.42%) Cucumber
10 29 (20.42%) Information Security
11 28 (19.72%) CESG
11 28 (19.72%) Automation Testing
12 27 (19.01%) Performance Testing
12 27 (19.01%) Perl
13 26 (18.31%) Security Cleared
13 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
14 25 (17.61%) Automated Testing
15 23 (16.20%) QA
16 22 (15.49%) Wireless

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 6 (4.23%) IIS
2 1 (0.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.63%) GitHub
2 2 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.49%) Wireless
1 22 (15.49%) Wireless Security
2 13 (9.15%) Network Security
3 8 (5.63%) HTTP
4 3 (2.11%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (26.06%) Selenium
2 29 (20.42%) Cucumber
3 19 (13.38%) WebDriver
4 13 (9.15%) JMeter
5 9 (6.34%) eggPlant
5 9 (6.34%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.82%) RSpec
7 4 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.11%) Burp Suite
8 3 (2.11%) JIRA
8 3 (2.11%) MSTest
9 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.41%) RIATest
9 2 (1.41%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.70%) Appium
10 1 (0.70%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.70%) Selenium IDE
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 17 (11.97%) Publishing
3 4 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.38%) .NET
2 9 (6.34%) Gherkin
3 8 (5.63%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.93%) XML
5 6 (4.23%) HTML
5 6 (4.23%) SOAP
6 4 (2.82%) CSS
6 4 (2.82%) JSON
7 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.41%) Web Services
7 2 (1.41%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.70%) Flash
8 1 (0.70%) React
8 1 (0.70%) REST
8 1 (0.70%) WSDL
8 1 (0.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 28 (19.72%) CESG
2 26 (18.31%) Mobile App
3 13 (9.15%) Computer Science
4 10 (7.04%) Driving Licence
5 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (26.76%) Windows
2 33 (23.24%) Unix
3 4 (2.82%) Linux
4 3 (2.11%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.18%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.28%) Test Scripting
3 35 (24.65%) Penetration Testing
4 30 (21.13%) BDD
4 30 (21.13%) TDD
5 29 (20.42%) Information Security
6 28 (19.72%) Automation Testing
7 27 (19.01%) Performance Testing
8 25 (17.61%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.38%) Test Automation
10 18 (12.68%) Load Testing
11 17 (11.97%) Functional Testing
11 17 (11.97%) Social Engineering
12 15 (10.56%) Cybersecurity
13 14 (9.86%) Scrum
13 14 (9.86%) System Integration Testing
14 13 (9.15%) SDLC
14 13 (9.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 12 (8.45%) Network Packet Capture
15 12 (8.45%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (47.18%) C#
2 58 (40.85%) Java
3 37 (26.06%) C
3 37 (26.06%) C++
3 37 (26.06%) PHP
4 35 (24.65%) Python
5 32 (22.54%) Ruby
6 27 (19.01%) Perl
7 22 (15.49%) SQL
8 11 (7.75%) VB.NET
9 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (26.76%) Degree
2 37 (26.06%) CREST Certified
3 32 (22.54%) ISTQB
4 26 (18.31%) Security Cleared
5 22 (15.49%) SC Cleared
6 18 (12.68%) CHECK Team Member
7 17 (11.97%) ISEB
8 15 (10.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (9.15%) Tigerscheme
10 12 (8.45%) CHECK Team Leader
10 12 (8.45%) OSCP
11 10 (7.04%) CEH
12 5 (3.52%) CISA
12 5 (3.52%) CISSP
13 1 (0.70%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.20%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Nessus
1 3 (2.11%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.41%) Oracle
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £3000 - £35000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 13 days ago
Headingley, Leeds
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 13 days ago
Ossett, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Pontefract, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Bingley, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Elland, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Dewsbury, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 25 days ago
Keighley, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
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Castleford, Yorkshire
UK Consumer Panels
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