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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 209 222 241
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.41% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.43% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 21
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,600 £25,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £40,000 £44,000
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
5049 5870 6766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.74% 97.17% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4320 4897 5621
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 £55,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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 20 January 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 20 January 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
North Yorkshire +1 6 £29,500 +7.27%
West Yorkshire +22 4 £38,750 +10.71% 1
South Yorkshire -1 4 £32,500 -7.14%
East Yorkshire +2 1 £31,500 +40.00% 1
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 12 (42.86%) QA
4 10 (35.71%) Functional Testing
5 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 8 (28.57%) C#
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) System Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
9 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
9 4 (14.29%) TDD
9 4 (14.29%) JIRA
9 4 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (14.29%) ISEB
10 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
10 3 (10.71%) XML
10 3 (10.71%) Java
10 3 (10.71%) Selenium
10 3 (10.71%) Finance
10 3 (10.71%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
4 2 (7.14%) JMeter
4 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
5 1 (3.57%) Appium
5 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
1 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 4 (14.29%) Gherkin
3 3 (10.71%) XML
4 2 (7.14%) SOAP
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (3.57%) HTML
5 1 (3.57%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) REST
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) WSDL
5 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
3 10 (35.71%) Functional Testing
4 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 5 (17.86%) System Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
8 4 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Test Management
10 2 (7.14%) Test Planning
10 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 2 (7.14%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
2 5 (17.86%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Java
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) VB
4 2 (7.14%) VBScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) WCAG
3 1 (3.57%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago