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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 219 233 262
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.26% 0.35% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.36% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 7
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Software 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
5594 6426 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.81% 97.45% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 5240 5744
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 26 September 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 +19 7 £35,000 +16.66% 1
North Yorkshire +4 5 £30,000 -25.00% 1
South Yorkshire +7 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 28 (49.12%) Software Testing
2 26 (45.61%) QA
3 22 (38.60%) SQL
4 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 15 (26.32%) Finance
7 14 (24.56%) Automation Testing
8 13 (22.81%) JIRA
9 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
10 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
11 10 (17.54%) HP
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.79%) C#
12 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
12 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
12 9 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Defect Management
13 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
13 8 (14.04%) System Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Selenium
13 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (12.28%) Java
14 7 (12.28%) SOAP
14 7 (12.28%) TDD
14 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
14 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
14 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
14 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) MySQL
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) JIRA
2 8 (14.04%) Selenium
3 5 (8.77%) Bugzilla
3 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
3 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.77%) Toad
4 4 (7.02%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.26%) eggPlant
5 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) JMeter
7 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
3 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) SOAP
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (5.26%) Spring
5 2 (3.51%) CSS
5 2 (3.51%) REST
5 2 (3.51%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) WPF
6 1 (1.75%) HTML5
6 1 (1.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.77%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.02%) W3C
5 3 (5.26%) EPoS
5 3 (5.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Android
1 5 (8.77%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (49.12%) Software Testing
2 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 14 (24.56%) Automation Testing
5 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Automated Testing
6 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
7 9 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (14.04%) Defect Management
8 8 (14.04%) System Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Test Strategy
9 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) Regression Testing
9 7 (12.28%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (12.28%) TDD
9 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
10 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) C#
3 7 (12.28%) Java
4 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) Python
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) ISEB
2 5 (8.77%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (45.61%) QA
2 4 (7.02%) WCAG
3 3 (5.26%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) HP
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Apple
4 1 (1.75%) Facebook
4 1 (1.75%) Google
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