The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 240 202 186
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 15 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.30% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 33
Average salary £28,750 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,850 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £42,050 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £30,750 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+4.06% +11.81%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6764 5011 5270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.49% 94.51% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5373 3932 4318
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
West Yorkshire -33 8 £24,000 -40.00% 1
North Yorkshire -14 3 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (59.65%) Test Scripting
2 24 (42.11%) QA
3 23 (40.35%) Finance
4 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 19 (33.33%) .NET
5 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 14 (24.56%) ISEB
6 14 (24.56%) Degree
7 12 (21.05%) ISTQB
7 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
8 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
8 11 (19.30%) SOAP
9 10 (17.54%) XML
9 10 (17.54%) Selenium
9 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 9 (15.79%) Test Management
10 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
11 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (12.28%) Agile Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
12 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.28%) XSD
12 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
13 6 (10.53%) Web Services
13 6 (10.53%) TDD
13 6 (10.53%) WSDL

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) QuickTest Pro
3 7 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.51%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (3.51%) Flex Builder
5 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.75%) MSTest
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) WATIR
6 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (40.35%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Advertising
2 2 (3.51%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (19.30%) SOAP
3 10 (17.54%) XML
4 7 (12.28%) XSD
5 6 (10.53%) Web Services
5 6 (10.53%) WSDL
6 3 (5.26%) HTML
6 3 (5.26%) Flash
6 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) Apache Flex
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
8 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.75%) E-Learning
1 1 (1.75%) Video Editing
1 1 (1.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
1 3 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
1 34 (59.65%) Test Scripting
2 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
4 9 (15.79%) Test Management
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Automated Testing
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.53%) TDD
7 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Usability Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Waterfall
9 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) Test Strategy
10 2 (3.51%) Web Development
10 2 (3.51%) Fault Management
10 2 (3.51%) Scrum
10 2 (3.51%) UML
10 2 (3.51%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.02%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.51%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) C
6 1 (1.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) ISEB
1 14 (24.56%) Degree
2 12 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (17.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (42.11%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (5.26%) Apple
4 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 1 (1.75%) Sony
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
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