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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 221 216 265
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 9 43 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% 0.64% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.66% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 9 43 4
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £30,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
5519 6563 7227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.84% 97.46% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4498 5360 5740
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
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
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 25 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
West Yorkshire +6 6 £32,500 -7.14%
North Yorkshire +9 2 £31,000 -11.42% 1
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 28 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
2 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
3 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) ISEB
5 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Finance
8 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
8 4 (14.29%) JIRA
8 4 (14.29%) Windows
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
9 3 (10.71%) SOA
9 3 (10.71%) Java
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.71%) CSS
9 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Python

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 2 (7.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.57%) Confluence
2 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Selenium
2 7 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
5 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.14%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.14%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) RIATest
5 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.57%) JMeter
6 1 (3.57%) JUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Rational Robot
6 1 (3.57%) SilkPerformer
6 1 (3.57%) TestNG
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 2 (7.14%) JSON
5 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
6 1 (3.57%) Behat
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.57%) HTML5
6 1 (3.57%) REST
6 1 (3.57%) RESTful
6 1 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (39.29%) Automation Testing
1 11 (39.29%) Manual Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) Scrum
4 7 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
6 3 (10.71%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.14%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Separation of Concerns
8 1 (3.57%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Java
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) Scala
4 1 (3.57%) VBA
4 1 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.57%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) New Relic