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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 214 242 243
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 18 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 14
Median salary £33,500 £30,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,250 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
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
5492 6705 6978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.74% 98.24% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4631 5508 5539
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +38 15 £33,500 -2.89%
South Yorkshire +20 1 £27,000 -16.92%
North Yorkshire +6 1 £30,000 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (67.50%) Selenium
4 22 (55.00%) SQL
5 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
6 19 (47.50%) Automation Testing
7 18 (45.00%) SoapUI
7 18 (45.00%) Manual Testing
7 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 16 (40.00%) ISEB
8 16 (40.00%) Scrum
8 16 (40.00%) ISTQB
9 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 15 (37.50%) .NET
9 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
10 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
10 11 (27.50%) Java
11 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
11 9 (22.50%) XML
11 9 (22.50%) JIRA
12 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (17.50%) BDD
13 7 (17.50%) JMeter
13 7 (17.50%) TDD
14 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
14 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
14 6 (15.00%) API Testing
15 5 (12.50%) QA Automation
15 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
15 5 (12.50%) JSON

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 (7.50%) Confluence
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) HTTP
2 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (67.50%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) SoapUI
3 11 (27.50%) Cucumber
4 9 (22.50%) JIRA
5 7 (17.50%) JMeter
6 6 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 4 (10.00%) FitNesse
8 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (7.50%) CasperJS
9 3 (7.50%) Concordion
9 3 (7.50%) Gerrit
9 3 (7.50%) JBehave
9 3 (7.50%) JUnit
9 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
9 3 (7.50%) NeoLoad
9 3 (7.50%) TestNG
9 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
10 2 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (22.50%) XML
3 5 (12.50%) CSS
3 5 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) JSON
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) Behat
4 3 (7.50%) HTML5
4 3 (7.50%) REST
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.50%) jQuery
5 1 (2.50%) RESTful
5 1 (2.50%) Spring
5 1 (2.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) User Experience
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Unix
3 2 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 19 (47.50%) Automation Testing
4 18 (45.00%) Manual Testing
5 16 (40.00%) Scrum
6 15 (37.50%) Test Strategy
7 9 (22.50%) Regression Testing
8 8 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (17.50%) BDD
9 7 (17.50%) TDD
10 6 (15.00%) API Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 5 (12.50%) Functional Testing
11 5 (12.50%) QA Automation
11 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
12 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
13 3 (7.50%) OWASP
13 3 (7.50%) Risk Analysis
13 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 3 (7.50%) Python
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) Scala
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) ISEB
1 16 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Atlassian
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 1 (2.50%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.50%) Dynatrace
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) New Relic