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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 232 257 237
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 24 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.098% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.099% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 12
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £28,125 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £44,500 £39,575
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -9.62%
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
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 10 February 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
(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 +11 22 £37,500 -3.84% 4
South Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) QA
2 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (57.63%) Selenium
4 29 (49.15%) SQL
5 27 (45.76%) .NET
6 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
7 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
8 20 (33.90%) Automation Testing
9 17 (28.81%) C#
9 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
10 16 (27.12%) Java
10 16 (27.12%) JMeter
10 16 (27.12%) SoapUI
11 15 (25.42%) ISEB
11 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
12 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
12 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
13 13 (22.03%) Scrum
13 13 (22.03%) Cucumber
13 13 (22.03%) Test Strategy
13 13 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
14 12 (20.34%) BDD
14 12 (20.34%) JUnit
14 12 (20.34%) TDD
15 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
15 11 (18.64%) JIRA
15 11 (18.64%) QA Automation
16 10 (16.95%) Web Services
17 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (57.63%) Selenium
2 16 (27.12%) JMeter
2 16 (27.12%) SoapUI
3 13 (22.03%) Cucumber
3 13 (22.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (20.34%) JUnit
4 12 (20.34%) WebDriver
5 11 (18.64%) JIRA
6 7 (11.86%) NeoLoad
7 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
8 3 (5.08%) DbUnit
9 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (3.39%) CasperJS
9 2 (3.39%) Concordion
9 2 (3.39%) Gerrit
9 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.39%) JBehave
9 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.39%) Mercurial
9 2 (3.39%) TestNG
General
1 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.76%) .NET
2 17 (28.81%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) XML
5 3 (5.08%) Middleware
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (3.39%) Ajax
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.39%) Behat
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) HTML5
6 2 (3.39%) JSON
6 2 (3.39%) REST
7 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 3 (5.08%) AS400
3 3 (5.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Test Scripting
3 20 (33.90%) Automation Testing
4 14 (23.73%) Regression Testing
5 13 (22.03%) Scrum
5 13 (22.03%) Test Strategy
6 12 (20.34%) BDD
6 12 (20.34%) TDD
7 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
7 11 (18.64%) QA Automation
8 9 (15.25%) Defect Management
8 9 (15.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (13.56%) Manual Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Functional Testing
10 7 (11.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.86%) Workflow
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (6.78%) API Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) C#
3 16 (27.12%) Java
4 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) ISEB
1 15 (25.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.86%) Degree
3 5 (8.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.47%) HP
2 5 (8.47%) Telerik
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
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