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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 229 241 243
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 23 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 10
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £33,750 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -9.39%
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
6105 7101 7230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.37% 98.04% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5061 5698 5702
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 1 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 +25 20 £35,000 +2.94% 6
South Yorkshire +17 1 £26,500 -11.66%
East Yorkshire -2 1 £37,500 -
North Yorkshire -11 1 £35,000 +16.66%
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (100.00%) QA
2 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (73.47%) Selenium
4 28 (57.14%) Test Scripting
5 23 (46.94%) SQL
6 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
6 20 (40.82%) ISEB
6 20 (40.82%) ISTQB
7 19 (38.78%) .NET
7 19 (38.78%) Java
7 19 (38.78%) Automation Testing
8 18 (36.73%) SoapUI
8 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
8 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
9 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
10 16 (32.65%) Scrum
11 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
12 14 (28.57%) QA Automation
13 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
13 13 (26.53%) JIRA
14 12 (24.49%) TDD
14 12 (24.49%) BDD
15 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (22.45%) JMeter
16 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
17 9 (18.37%) Defect Management
17 9 (18.37%) Workflow
17 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
18 8 (16.33%) XML
18 8 (16.33%) WebDriver

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 3 (6.12%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 36 (73.47%) Selenium
2 18 (36.73%) SoapUI
3 15 (30.61%) Cucumber
4 13 (26.53%) JIRA
5 11 (22.45%) JMeter
6 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
7 7 (14.29%) NeoLoad
8 5 (10.20%) FitNesse
8 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
8 5 (10.20%) JUnit
9 4 (8.16%) Gerrit
9 4 (8.16%) Jenkins
9 4 (8.16%) Mercurial
10 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (6.12%) CasperJS
10 3 (6.12%) Concordion
10 3 (6.12%) JBehave
10 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (6.12%) TestNG
11 2 (4.08%) DbUnit
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) HTML
3 4 (8.16%) JSON
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) Ajax
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) Behat
4 3 (6.12%) HTML5
4 3 (6.12%) REST
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.08%) Middleware
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.04%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (10.20%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) AS400
2 2 (4.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (75.51%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 19 (38.78%) Automation Testing
4 18 (36.73%) Test Strategy
5 17 (34.69%) Manual Testing
6 16 (32.65%) Scrum
7 14 (28.57%) QA Automation
8 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
9 12 (24.49%) BDD
9 12 (24.49%) TDD
10 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (20.41%) Functional Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Automated Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Defect Management
12 9 (18.37%) Workflow
13 7 (14.29%) API Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
14 5 (10.20%) Software Testing
15 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
15 4 (8.16%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) Ruby
4 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) ISEB
1 20 (40.82%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) HP
2 5 (10.20%) Telerik
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle
4 3 (6.12%) Atlassian
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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DCV Technologies
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 26 days ago