The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 202 218 233
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 23 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.44% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.64% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 22 38 26
Median salary £32,000 £32,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,350 £40,000 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

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
5070 6215 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.71% 97.03% 98.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4351 5183 5858
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Software 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 Software Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 14 £31,250 -3.84% 1
North Yorkshire -4 7 £31,250 -1.57% 2
South Yorkshire +7 1 £34,000 -9.33%
East Yorkshire -6 1 £31,500 +14.54% 1
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
5 10 (31.25%) SQL
6 9 (28.13%) QA
6 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
7 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 8 (25.00%) ISEB
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) Finance
9 6 (18.75%) Java
9 6 (18.75%) .NET
9 6 (18.75%) Web Services
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
10 5 (15.63%) System Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.63%) MSTest
10 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
10 5 (15.63%) SDLC
10 5 (15.63%) Windows
10 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.63%) JIRA
10 5 (15.63%) Telerik
11 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (12.50%) Selenium

Software 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
1 5 (15.63%) MSTest
2 4 (12.50%) Ranorex
2 4 (12.50%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
3 3 (9.38%) JMeter
3 3 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) TestComplete
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.13%) Appium
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) Gherkin
3 3 (9.38%) XML
4 2 (6.25%) SOAP
4 2 (6.25%) WPF
5 1 (3.13%) React
5 1 (3.13%) REST
5 1 (3.13%) WSDL
5 1 (3.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) iPad
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 12 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 6 (18.75%) Manual Testing
5 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) System Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 4 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) OOD
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (9.38%) VBScript
5 2 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) ISEB
1 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) QA
2 3 (9.38%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Telerik
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