The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 225 236 245
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 18 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.30% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 13
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
QA Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the 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
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5637 6505 7084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.49% 98.04% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4709 5296 5681
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Yorkshire region.

QA Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

QA Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
West Yorkshire +14 16 £35,000 +2.94%
South Yorkshire +19 1 £27,000 -10.00%
North Yorkshire -11 1 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, QA 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 Yorkshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 44 (100.00%) QA
2 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (68.18%) Selenium
4 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
5 19 (43.18%) SQL
6 17 (38.64%) Java
6 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (38.64%) ISEB
6 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
6 17 (38.64%) Automation Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
7 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
7 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
7 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
7 15 (34.09%) .NET
8 14 (31.82%) Scrum
9 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
10 12 (27.27%) BDD
10 12 (27.27%) TDD
10 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
11 11 (25.00%) JMeter
11 11 (25.00%) JIRA
11 11 (25.00%) QA Automation
12 10 (22.73%) XML
12 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
13 7 (15.91%) NeoLoad
13 7 (15.91%) API Testing
13 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
13 7 (15.91%) Software Testing

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (6.82%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (68.18%) Selenium
2 15 (34.09%) Cucumber
2 15 (34.09%) SoapUI
3 11 (25.00%) JIRA
3 11 (25.00%) JMeter
4 7 (15.91%) NeoLoad
4 7 (15.91%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
5 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.09%) FitNesse
6 4 (9.09%) Gerrit
6 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
7 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.82%) CasperJS
7 3 (6.82%) Concordion
7 3 (6.82%) JBehave
7 3 (6.82%) JUnit
7 3 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.82%) TestNG
8 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) .NET
2 10 (22.73%) XML
3 5 (11.36%) CSS
3 5 (11.36%) HTML
3 5 (11.36%) JSON
4 4 (9.09%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Ajax
5 3 (6.82%) Behat
5 3 (6.82%) HTML5
5 3 (6.82%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.27%) jQuery
7 1 (2.27%) RESTful
7 1 (2.27%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) User Experience
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (47.73%) Test Scripting
3 17 (38.64%) Automation Testing
4 15 (34.09%) Manual Testing
5 14 (31.82%) Scrum
6 13 (29.55%) Test Strategy
7 12 (27.27%) BDD
7 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 12 (27.27%) TDD
8 11 (25.00%) QA Automation
9 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (15.91%) API Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Functional Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 6 (13.64%) Defect Management
11 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.64%) Workflow
12 4 (9.09%) OWASP
12 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.09%) Ruby
4 3 (6.82%) C#
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) ISEB
1 17 (38.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Telerik
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