The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 249 217 216
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 4 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.054% 0.038% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.040% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Average salary £37,000 £24,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+51.02% -7.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
7123 5008 5617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.53% 94.69% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5657 3972 4627
Average salary £37,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 18 September 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
West Yorkshire -37 2 £30,750 +25.51% 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
6 5 (35.71%) IIS
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) Behat
9 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Migration
10 1 (7.14%) Linux
10 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Behat
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 4 (28.57%) Workflow
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
7 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.14%) System Testing
8 1 (7.14%) V-Model
8 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (7.14%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) PHP
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago