The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank 209 203 203
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 44 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.58% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.60% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 19 17
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7287 5518 5591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 95.69% 95.80% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5755 4358 4715
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 17 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -24 25 £34,000 +28.30% 3
East Yorkshire 0 10 £24,000 -13.51%
North Yorkshire -20 9 £30,000 +12.14%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 47 (50.54%) Test Scripting
2 40 (43.01%) Software Testing
3 39 (41.94%) QA
4 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (35.48%) .NET
6 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
7 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
8 25 (26.88%) Finance
8 25 (26.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (24.73%) SQL
10 22 (23.66%) ISEB
11 19 (20.43%) Regression Testing
12 18 (19.35%) Degree
13 17 (18.28%) Manual Testing
13 17 (18.28%) Apple
14 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
15 15 (16.13%) Selenium
15 15 (16.13%) JIRA
16 14 (15.05%) HTML
16 14 (15.05%) Load Testing
17 13 (13.98%) System Testing
17 13 (13.98%) ISO 9001
18 12 (12.90%) SOAP
18 12 (12.90%) XML
18 12 (12.90%) Integration Testing
18 12 (12.90%) Test Management
18 12 (12.90%) HTML5
19 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
19 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
19 11 (11.83%) Confluence

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (11.83%) Confluence
2 6 (6.45%) IIS
3 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) JIRA
1 15 (16.13%) Selenium
2 11 (11.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (7.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (4.30%) FitNesse
5 4 (4.30%) SoapUI
5 4 (4.30%) Ranorex
6 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.23%) MSTest
6 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.15%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.08%) WATIR
8 1 (1.08%) Flex Builder
General
1 25 (26.88%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Games
2 3 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (35.48%) .NET
2 14 (15.05%) HTML
3 12 (12.90%) SOAP
3 12 (12.90%) XML
3 12 (12.90%) HTML5
4 11 (11.83%) CSS
5 9 (9.68%) CSS3
6 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.53%) XSD
7 6 (6.45%) Web Services
7 6 (6.45%) WSDL
8 3 (3.23%) Flash
8 3 (3.23%) WCF
9 2 (2.15%) XSLT
10 1 (1.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.23%) NHS
2 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.08%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.08%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.83%) Android
1 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.60%) Windows
3 6 (6.45%) Windows XP
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Vista
3 6 (6.45%) Windows 8
3 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Linux
5 2 (2.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Test Scripting
2 40 (43.01%) Software Testing
3 36 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (20.43%) Regression Testing
6 17 (18.28%) Manual Testing
7 14 (15.05%) Load Testing
8 13 (13.98%) System Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Integration Testing
9 12 (12.90%) Test Management
10 11 (11.83%) Test Automation
10 11 (11.83%) Automated Testing
11 9 (9.68%) TDD
11 9 (9.68%) Business Analysis
12 8 (8.60%) Web Development
13 6 (6.45%) Usability Testing
13 6 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (6.45%) Agile Testing
14 5 (5.38%) User Stories
15 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) SQL
2 11 (11.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.53%) C#
4 6 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
5 3 (3.23%) ActionScript
6 2 (2.15%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (23.66%) ISEB
2 18 (19.35%) Degree
3 16 (17.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (41.94%) QA
2 13 (13.98%) ISO 9001
3 9 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.28%) Apple
3 9 (9.68%) Atlassian
4 6 (6.45%) HP
5 4 (4.30%) Oracle
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Sony
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