The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 239 204 199
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 10 1 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.019% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.020% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 15
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6669 5015 5253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.39% 94.60% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5296 3931 4295
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 22 July 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire - 6 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -35 2 £30,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 2 £22,000 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
5 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) Apache
6 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
6 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 4 (28.57%) JIRA
6 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) .NET
8 2 (14.29%) ISEB
8 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) Selenium
8 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Behat
8 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 1 (7.14%) System Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Test Management
9 1 (7.14%) Release Management

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited QA Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with QA Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) IIS
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Behat
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) System Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Test Management
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Ex Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 26 days ago