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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 103 134 141
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 87 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.45% 1.83% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.89% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 69 74 67
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -

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
3475 4331 4782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.94% 96.72% 98.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3026 3639 3921
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +36 79 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Bradford +10 5 £28,500 -18.57%
Halifax - 2 £36,250 - 3
Batley - 1 £35,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 76 (50.67%) C#
2 75 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (43.33%) Java
4 58 (38.67%) Selenium
5 56 (37.33%) Test Scripting
6 43 (28.67%) Cucumber
7 40 (26.67%) BDD
8 36 (24.00%) TDD
9 35 (23.33%) Python
10 34 (22.67%) ISTQB
10 34 (22.67%) Automation Testing
11 30 (20.00%) WebDriver
11 30 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 30 (20.00%) Windows
11 30 (20.00%) Finance
12 28 (18.67%) Test Automation
13 26 (17.33%) SQL
13 26 (17.33%) Ruby
14 25 (16.67%) PHP
15 24 (16.00%) C
15 24 (16.00%) C++
15 24 (16.00%) Degree
15 24 (16.00%) CREST Certified
16 23 (15.33%) System Integration Testing
16 23 (15.33%) SDLC
16 23 (15.33%) Unix
17 22 (14.67%) Perl
17 22 (14.67%) QA
17 22 (14.67%) Performance Testing
17 22 (14.67%) Penetration Testing

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 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (0.67%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.67%) GitHub
2 2 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.00%) Wireless
1 15 (10.00%) Wireless Security
2 8 (5.33%) HTTP
2 8 (5.33%) Network Security
3 3 (2.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (38.67%) Selenium
2 43 (28.67%) Cucumber
3 30 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 16 (10.67%) Jenkins
5 14 (9.33%) JMeter
6 11 (7.33%) SoapUI
7 10 (6.67%) eggPlant
7 10 (6.67%) MSTest
8 5 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.67%) Eclipse
9 4 (2.67%) Ranorex
9 4 (2.67%) RSpec
9 4 (2.67%) SpecFlow
10 3 (2.00%) Burp Suite
10 3 (2.00%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.00%) JIRA
10 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.33%) Git (software)
11 2 (1.33%) RIATest
12 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
General
1 30 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Publishing
3 5 (3.33%) Legal
4 4 (2.67%) Advertising
4 4 (2.67%) Retail
5 2 (1.33%) Banking
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.00%) .NET
2 16 (10.67%) Gherkin
3 7 (4.67%) XML
4 6 (4.00%) HTML
4 6 (4.00%) SOAP
4 6 (4.00%) Web Services
5 4 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.67%) CSS
5 4 (2.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.33%) React
6 2 (1.33%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.67%) Flash
7 1 (0.67%) REST
7 1 (0.67%) WSDL
7 1 (0.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) CESG
1 17 (11.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 8 (5.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.00%) Windows
2 23 (15.33%) Unix
3 5 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (2.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.33%) Test Scripting
3 40 (26.67%) BDD
4 36 (24.00%) TDD
5 34 (22.67%) Automation Testing
6 30 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 28 (18.67%) Test Automation
8 23 (15.33%) SDLC
8 23 (15.33%) System Integration Testing
9 22 (14.67%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (14.67%) Performance Testing
10 21 (14.00%) Functional Testing
11 19 (12.67%) Configuration Management
12 18 (12.00%) Information Security
13 17 (11.33%) Scrum
14 13 (8.67%) Load Testing
14 13 (8.67%) Software Testing
15 12 (8.00%) Social Engineering
16 11 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
17 10 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (50.67%) C#
2 65 (43.33%) Java
3 35 (23.33%) Python
4 26 (17.33%) Ruby
4 26 (17.33%) SQL
5 25 (16.67%) PHP
6 24 (16.00%) C
6 24 (16.00%) C++
7 22 (14.67%) Perl
8 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (22.67%) ISTQB
2 24 (16.00%) CREST Certified
2 24 (16.00%) Degree
3 19 (12.67%) ISEB
3 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
4 18 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 11 (7.33%) OSCP
7 9 (6.00%) CEH
8 7 (4.67%) CHECK Team Leader
8 7 (4.67%) Tigerscheme
9 4 (2.67%) CISA
9 4 (2.67%) CISSP
10 1 (0.67%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.67%) QA
2 3 (2.00%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.00%) Nessus
1 3 (2.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.33%) Telerik
3 2 (1.33%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Perks
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago
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