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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 217 221 275
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 12 34 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.22% 0.53% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.55% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 11 32 5
Median salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,600 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
5290 6214 7437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.62% 97.67% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4558 5093 6054
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 £24,250 £23,870
10% offered a salary of more than £57,150 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +10 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Selenium
5 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
6 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
7 6 (24.00%) ISEB
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) .NET
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 5 (20.00%) V-Model
9 4 (16.00%) Business Development
9 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
9 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
9 4 (16.00%) HTML
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) XML
9 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.00%) Ruby
9 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
10 3 (12.00%) Automated 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 1 (4.00%) Confluence
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Selenium
2 5 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.00%) SoapUI
4 3 (12.00%) JIRA
4 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (8.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (8.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (8.00%) MSTest
5 2 (8.00%) RIATest
5 2 (8.00%) RSpec
5 2 (8.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (4.00%) Concordion
6 1 (4.00%) FitNesse
6 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.00%) JBehave
6 1 (4.00%) OpenSTA
6 1 (4.00%) TestNG
6 1 (4.00%) VisualVM
6 1 (4.00%) YourKit
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) CSS
3 3 (12.00%) JSON
4 1 (4.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.00%) Behat
4 1 (4.00%) Flash
4 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
4 1 (4.00%) Web Services
4 1 (4.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Test Scripting
3 10 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 9 (36.00%) Manual Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Automation Testing
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
5 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (20.00%) V-Model
7 4 (16.00%) Business Development
7 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
8 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (12.00%) BDD
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
9 2 (8.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 2 (8.00%) Fault Analysis
9 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) SDLC
9 2 (8.00%) System Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (16.00%) Ruby
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (4.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.00%) Dynatrace
2 1 (4.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.00%) New Relic
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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