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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 208 235 257
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 21 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 11
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
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
5446 6746 6921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 98.23% 97.80% 97.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4585 5541 5508
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 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +27 8 £35,000 -1.40%
South Yorkshire +17 7 £35,000 +21.73%
West Yorkshire +7 6 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (36.00%) JIRA
5 26 (34.67%) Finance
6 25 (33.33%) QA
7 24 (32.00%) Defect Management
8 22 (29.33%) Manual Testing
9 19 (25.33%) Automation Testing
10 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (22.67%) TDD
11 16 (21.33%) Bugzilla
12 15 (20.00%) BDD
13 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
13 14 (18.67%) HP
14 12 (16.00%) ISEB
15 11 (14.67%) Selenium
15 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
15 11 (14.67%) Test Scripting
15 11 (14.67%) Non-Functional Testing
16 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
16 10 (13.33%) Regression Testing
16 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
16 10 (13.33%) Java
16 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
16 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
16 10 (13.33%) Integration Testing
16 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
17 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing
17 9 (12.00%) System 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 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 1 (1.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (36.00%) JIRA
2 16 (21.33%) Bugzilla
3 11 (14.67%) Selenium
4 9 (12.00%) Toad
5 7 (9.33%) SoapUI
6 4 (5.33%) HP UFT
7 3 (4.00%) eggPlant
7 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.00%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.67%) JMeter
8 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.33%) Appium
9 1 (1.33%) Calabash
9 1 (1.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.33%) Ranorex
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 6 (8.00%) Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.00%) Legal
3 3 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) SOAP
2 4 (5.33%) .NET
2 4 (5.33%) Spring
3 3 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (4.00%) Web Services
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) CSS
4 2 (2.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) Behat
5 1 (1.33%) J2EE
5 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 9 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (12.00%) Smartphone
3 3 (4.00%) EPoS
3 3 (4.00%) iPad
3 3 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (4.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) Android
1 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
1 9 (12.00%) Unix
2 4 (5.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 32 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.00%) Defect Management
4 22 (29.33%) Manual Testing
5 19 (25.33%) Automation Testing
6 17 (22.67%) TDD
6 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (20.00%) BDD
8 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
9 11 (14.67%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (14.67%) Test Scripting
10 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
10 10 (13.33%) Integration Testing
10 10 (13.33%) Regression Testing
10 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
10 10 (13.33%) Waterfall
11 9 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (12.00%) System Testing
12 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (10.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 10 (13.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) C#
4 3 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.33%) PHP
6 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) ISEB
2 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (33.33%) QA
2 3 (4.00%) Section 508
2 3 (4.00%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) HP
2 10 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (1.33%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) Twitter
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