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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 128 131 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 64 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.64% 1.71% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 1.75% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 50 63 28
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,250 £49,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3844 4676 4729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 98.46% 97.54% 97.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3277 3721 3768
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +46 57 £38,000 +8.57% 9
Wakefield - 4 £27,500 -
Bradford -11 3 £35,000 -
Wetherby -6 1 £28,500 - 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 79 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (33.33%) SQL
3 44 (32.59%) QA
4 43 (31.85%) Selenium
5 40 (29.63%) Scrum
6 38 (28.15%) ISEB
7 37 (27.41%) ISTQB
8 34 (25.19%) Java
9 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
10 32 (23.70%) Manual Testing
10 32 (23.70%) SoapUI
11 31 (22.96%) Test Scripting
12 28 (20.74%) Finance
13 27 (20.00%) Automation Testing
14 26 (19.26%) Test Strategy
15 25 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
16 24 (17.78%) Software Testing
17 23 (17.04%) CREST Certified
17 23 (17.04%) Wireless
17 23 (17.04%) .NET
17 23 (17.04%) Degree
18 22 (16.30%) Ruby
18 22 (16.30%) C#
19 21 (15.56%) Python
20 20 (14.81%) Performance Testing
21 19 (14.07%) JIRA
22 18 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
22 18 (13.33%) RAD
23 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
23 17 (12.59%) XML

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 (8.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.41%) Confluence
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (17.04%) Wireless
2 16 (11.85%) Wireless Security
3 7 (5.19%) Firewall
4 3 (2.22%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.48%) HTTP
5 2 (1.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Big Data
3 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (31.85%) Selenium
2 32 (23.70%) SoapUI
3 19 (14.07%) JIRA
4 16 (11.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.63%) Jenkins
6 12 (8.89%) Cucumber
6 12 (8.89%) JMeter
7 10 (7.41%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.67%) Hudson
8 9 (6.67%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.19%) LoadRunner
10 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
11 3 (2.22%) Appium
11 3 (2.22%) Calabash
11 3 (2.22%) Gatling
11 3 (2.22%) Gerrit
11 3 (2.22%) Mercurial
11 3 (2.22%) NeoLoad
11 3 (2.22%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.48%) JBehave
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 14 (10.37%) Publishing
3 4 (2.96%) Legal
4 3 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.04%) .NET
2 17 (12.59%) XML
3 9 (6.67%) JMS
3 9 (6.67%) SOAP
3 9 (6.67%) WSDL
3 9 (6.67%) XSD
4 6 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.44%) HTML
5 4 (2.96%) CSS
5 4 (2.96%) Web Services
6 3 (2.22%) Behat
6 3 (2.22%) RESTful
7 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.48%) J2EE
7 2 (1.48%) JSON
8 1 (0.74%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.74%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.74%) LAMP
8 1 (0.74%) Spring
8 1 (0.74%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.59%) Mobile App
2 16 (11.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (11.85%) CESG
3 4 (2.96%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.22%) EPoS
5 2 (1.48%) iPad
5 2 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Unix
1 16 (11.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (58.52%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Scrum
3 32 (23.70%) Manual Testing
4 31 (22.96%) Test Scripting
5 27 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 26 (19.26%) Test Strategy
7 25 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
8 24 (17.78%) Software Testing
9 20 (14.81%) Performance Testing
10 18 (13.33%) RAD
10 18 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (12.59%) Information Security
12 16 (11.85%) BDD
13 15 (11.11%) SOA
13 15 (11.11%) Test Automation
14 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (10.37%) Regression Testing
14 14 (10.37%) SDLC
14 14 (10.37%) Social Engineering
14 14 (10.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.33%) SQL
2 34 (25.19%) Java
3 22 (16.30%) C#
3 22 (16.30%) Ruby
4 21 (15.56%) Python
5 17 (12.59%) PHP
6 16 (11.85%) C
6 16 (11.85%) C++
6 16 (11.85%) Perl
7 4 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.74%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (0.74%) Scala
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.74%) VBScript
8 1 (0.74%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (28.15%) ISEB
2 37 (27.41%) ISTQB
3 23 (17.04%) CREST Certified
3 23 (17.04%) Degree
4 14 (10.37%) SC Cleared
4 14 (10.37%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (6.67%) Tigerscheme
7 5 (3.70%) CHECK Team Member
8 3 (2.22%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (1.48%) CEH
9 2 (1.48%) CISA
9 2 (1.48%) CISSP
9 2 (1.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (32.59%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 33 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 3 (2.22%) HP
4 2 (1.48%) Facebook
4 2 (1.48%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.74%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) New Relic
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago