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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 222 254 217
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 27 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.40% 0.098% 0.019%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.10% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 1
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +41.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
6403 6888 4979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.98% 96.31% 94.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5256 5434 3949
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 +19 12 £35,000 +13.82%
South Yorkshire +10 10 £32,500 -23.52% 2
North Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) QA
2 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (59.26%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
4 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Scrum
5 9 (33.33%) .NET
5 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (29.63%) Selenium
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
7 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.93%) ISEB
8 6 (22.22%) RAD
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) JIRA
8 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (22.22%) RESTful
9 5 (18.52%) Regular Expression
9 5 (18.52%) Redmine
9 5 (18.52%) JSON
9 5 (18.52%) Marketing
9 5 (18.52%) Internet Marketing
9 5 (18.52%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) Internet
10 3 (11.11%) Legal
10 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering

QA Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (29.63%) Selenium
3 6 (22.22%) JIRA
4 5 (18.52%) Redmine
5 2 (7.41%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.70%) JUnit
6 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) RESTful
3 5 (18.52%) Regular Expression
3 5 (18.52%) JSON
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
4 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 1 (3.70%) REST
6 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
3 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 9 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (22.22%) RAD
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Internet Marketing
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (11.11%) ERP
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.11%) V-Model
6 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (7.41%) BDD
7 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 7 (25.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago