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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 139 134 198
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 57 79 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.47% 1.70% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.75% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 48 58 22
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 £32,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
3797 4517 4964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.91% 97.31% 97.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3211 3601 3880
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 September 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 +22 48 £38,000 +8.57% 10
Bradford -27 4 £34,000 -9.33%
Wetherby -5 1 £28,500 -
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 62 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (31.54%) C#
2 41 (31.54%) Java
3 40 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 39 (30.00%) CREST Certified
5 36 (27.69%) ISTQB
5 36 (27.69%) Degree
6 35 (26.92%) QA
7 34 (26.15%) PHP
8 33 (25.38%) SQL
8 33 (25.38%) Wireless
9 32 (24.62%) C
9 32 (24.62%) C++
9 32 (24.62%) Windows
9 32 (24.62%) Performance Testing
10 31 (23.85%) Python
11 30 (23.08%) Unix
11 30 (23.08%) Finance
11 30 (23.08%) Information Security
11 30 (23.08%) CESG
12 29 (22.31%) Ruby
13 28 (21.54%) Mobile App
14 27 (20.77%) ISEB
15 26 (20.00%) Scrum
15 26 (20.00%) Perl
15 26 (20.00%) Manual Testing
15 26 (20.00%) Wireless Security
16 24 (18.46%) Software Testing
16 24 (18.46%) Publishing
17 23 (17.69%) Selenium

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 11 (8.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (6.92%) Confluence
3 7 (5.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.38%) Wireless
2 26 (20.00%) Wireless Security
3 7 (5.38%) Firewall
4 6 (4.62%) Network Security
5 2 (1.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (17.69%) Selenium
2 21 (16.15%) SoapUI
3 16 (12.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (10.77%) JIRA
5 10 (7.69%) Jenkins
6 8 (6.15%) Hudson
6 8 (6.15%) Visual Studio
7 6 (4.62%) JMeter
8 5 (3.85%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.08%) LoadRunner
9 4 (3.08%) WebDriver
10 3 (2.31%) Gatling
10 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.54%) Maven
11 2 (1.54%) RIATest
12 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.77%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.77%) Rational Robot
12 1 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
General
1 30 (23.08%) Finance
2 24 (18.46%) Publishing
3 4 (3.08%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) .NET
2 14 (10.77%) XML
3 8 (6.15%) JMS
3 8 (6.15%) SOAP
3 8 (6.15%) WSDL
3 8 (6.15%) XSD
4 7 (5.38%) HTML
5 6 (4.62%) .NET Framework
5 6 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.31%) RESTful
7 3 (2.31%) Web Services
8 2 (1.54%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.77%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.77%) Flash
9 1 (0.77%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.77%) JSON
9 1 (0.77%) LAMP
9 1 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.08%) CESG
2 28 (21.54%) Mobile App
3 16 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) EPoS
6 3 (2.31%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.62%) Windows
2 30 (23.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
3 32 (24.62%) Performance Testing
4 30 (23.08%) Information Security
5 26 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 26 (20.00%) Scrum
6 24 (18.46%) Software Testing
7 21 (16.15%) Test Scripting
8 18 (13.85%) Social Engineering
9 16 (12.31%) Automation Testing
9 16 (12.31%) SOA
9 16 (12.31%) Test Automation
10 15 (11.54%) Mentoring
11 14 (10.77%) Load Testing
12 13 (10.00%) Automated Testing
12 13 (10.00%) Coaching
12 13 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (9.23%) RAD
13 12 (9.23%) SDLC
13 12 (9.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.54%) C#
1 41 (31.54%) Java
2 34 (26.15%) PHP
3 33 (25.38%) SQL
4 32 (24.62%) C
4 32 (24.62%) C++
5 31 (23.85%) Python
6 29 (22.31%) Ruby
7 26 (20.00%) Perl
8 6 (4.62%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.77%) Scala
10 1 (0.77%) VBA
10 1 (0.77%) VBScript
10 1 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 39 (30.00%) CREST Certified
2 36 (27.69%) Degree
2 36 (27.69%) ISTQB
3 27 (20.77%) ISEB
4 20 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 20 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (14.62%) Tigerscheme
6 15 (11.54%) CHECK Team Member
7 11 (8.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (5.38%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.54%) CEH
9 2 (1.54%) CISA
9 2 (1.54%) CISSP
9 2 (1.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 22 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.23%) Oracle
3 1 (0.77%) AppDynamics
3 1 (0.77%) Dynatrace
3 1 (0.77%) Facebook
3 1 (0.77%) Google
3 1 (0.77%) IBM
3 1 (0.77%) New Relic
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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