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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 249 205 204
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 8 1 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.019% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.020% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 14
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
7032 5047 5534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.33% 94.48% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5554 3979 4544
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 21 August 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 -30 2 £30,750 +2.50% 1
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) PHP
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
6 5 (35.71%) IIS
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Mobile App
7 4 (28.57%) Client/Server
7 4 (28.57%) Workflow
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 4 (28.57%) Apple iOS
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) Selenium
9 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
9 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (14.29%) Behat
10 1 (7.14%) HTML
10 1 (7.14%) Java
10 1 (7.14%) Oracle
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
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 4 (28.57%) Workflow
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
6 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Release Management
7 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) V-Model
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%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
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