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 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 216 223 256
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 13 35 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.53% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.54% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 34 8
Median salary £32,500 £34,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% -18.82%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
5607 6443 6994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 98.08% 97.72% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4641 5307 5518
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 August 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 +16 9 £32,500 -7.14% 1
North Yorkshire +13 3 £31,000 -11.42%
East Yorkshire -11 1 £37,500 +25.00%
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 32 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
3 15 (46.88%) Selenium
3 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
4 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
5 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
6 11 (34.38%) Scrum
6 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
7 10 (31.25%) ISEB
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (25.00%) .NET
8 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) XML
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
11 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
12 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
12 3 (9.38%) JSON
12 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
12 3 (9.38%) Python
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript

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 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Selenium
2 11 (34.38%) SoapUI
3 5 (15.63%) JIRA
4 4 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
6 2 (6.25%) FitNesse
6 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Maven
7 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (3.13%) Concordion
7 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.13%) Jasmine
7 1 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 1 (3.13%) TestNG
7 1 (3.13%) VisualVM
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.13%) Behat
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) HTML5
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) REST
4 1 (3.13%) RESTful
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Automation Testing
3 14 (43.75%) Manual Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Test Scripting
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) Test Strategy
6 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
9 3 (9.38%) SOA
10 2 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (6.25%) Coaching
10 2 (6.25%) Fault Analysis
10 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
10 2 (6.25%) QA Automation
10 2 (6.25%) TDD
10 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) Python
4 2 (6.25%) Ruby
5 1 (3.13%) C#
5 1 (3.13%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.13%) Scala
5 1 (3.13%) VBA
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
5 1 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) ISEB
2 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) AppDynamics
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) Dynatrace
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) New Relic
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