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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 198 223 217
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 53 36 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.51% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.52% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 37
Median salary £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £39,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
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
6064 6926 7207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.41% 98.02% 97.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5038 5530 5700
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 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
North Yorkshire - 25 £31,750 - 2
West Yorkshire -5 17 £27,500 -17.91% 5
South Yorkshire +21 10 £37,500 +36.36%
East Yorkshire -3 3 £27,500 - 2
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 36 (40.45%) SQL
1 36 (40.45%) Software Testing
2 31 (34.83%) Manual Testing
3 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (28.09%) QA
5 22 (24.72%) Finance
5 22 (24.72%) Automation Testing
6 19 (21.35%) JIRA
7 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
7 18 (20.22%) ISEB
8 17 (19.10%) Selenium
8 17 (19.10%) Defect Management
9 16 (17.98%) BDD
9 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
10 15 (16.85%) TDD
10 15 (16.85%) Java
10 15 (16.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
11 12 (13.48%) HP
11 12 (13.48%) Bugzilla
11 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
12 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
13 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
13 10 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
15 8 (8.99%) SDLC
15 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
15 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.87%) C#
16 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence

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:

Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.24%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.12%) Big Data
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) JIRA
2 17 (19.10%) Selenium
3 12 (13.48%) Bugzilla
4 6 (6.74%) HP UFT
4 6 (6.74%) LoadRunner
5 5 (5.62%) Toad
6 4 (4.49%) JMeter
6 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
7 3 (3.37%) Appium
7 3 (3.37%) Calabash
7 3 (3.37%) eggPlant
7 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.37%) JUnit
8 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.12%) Capybara
9 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.12%) Ranorex
General
1 22 (24.72%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 3 (3.37%) Legal
3 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
3 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.12%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 4 (4.49%) SOAP
2 4 (4.49%) Spring
3 3 (3.37%) Behat
3 3 (3.37%) Hibernate
3 3 (3.37%) J2EE
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
5 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) HTML
5 1 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) iPad
2 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.37%) Chemistry
4 3 (3.37%) EPoS
5 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.12%) Physics
5 1 (1.12%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Android
1 5 (5.62%) Apple iOS
1 5 (5.62%) Unix
2 3 (3.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) Software Testing
2 31 (34.83%) Manual Testing
3 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (24.72%) Automation Testing
5 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
6 17 (19.10%) Defect Management
7 16 (17.98%) BDD
8 15 (16.85%) Functional Testing
8 15 (16.85%) TDD
8 15 (16.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (13.48%) Regression Testing
10 10 (11.24%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.11%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.99%) SDLC
12 8 (8.99%) Test Scripting
12 8 (8.99%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.87%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (7.87%) Scrum
14 6 (6.74%) Performance Testing
15 5 (5.62%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 7 (7.87%) C#
4 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) Python
4 2 (2.25%) Ruby
5 1 (1.12%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) ISEB
2 11 (12.36%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.09%) QA
2 3 (3.37%) Section 508
3 1 (1.12%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (17.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.48%) HP
3 5 (5.62%) Oracle
4 4 (4.49%) Apple
5 3 (3.37%) Facebook
5 3 (3.37%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) Google
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