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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 218 228 245
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 11 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.36% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 19
Median salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £40,800
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
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
5192 6061 7267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.66% 97.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4485 4986 5923
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +8 5 £30,000 +9.09%
South Yorkshire -7 3 £32,500 -18.75%
West Yorkshire +29 2 £26,250 -19.23% 2
East Yorkshire 0 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 8 December 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 15 (55.56%) QA
2 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
3 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (37.04%) Functional Testing
5 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (22.22%) System Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (18.52%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) TDD
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) ISEB
10 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
10 3 (11.11%) XML
10 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.11%) JIRA
10 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
10 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking

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 (3.70%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
3 2 (7.41%) Selenium
4 1 (3.70%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.70%) Toad
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (7.41%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.41%) SOAP
3 2 (7.41%) WPF
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.70%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) WSDL
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Software Testing
2 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (37.04%) Functional Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Manual Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 6 (22.22%) System Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
7 4 (14.81%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (14.81%) TDD
7 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 3 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Test Management
9 2 (7.41%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) HP
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