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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 208 229 246
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 39 29 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.70% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.43% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 20
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £33,250
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
5473 6685 6984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.75% 98.22% 97.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4624 5492 5543
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 £57,500 £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 1 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 1 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 +32 19 £32,500 -7.14% 1
West Yorkshire +17 11 £27,500 -8.33%
South Yorkshire +24 9 £37,500 +30.43%
East Yorkshire -10 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Software Tester
England

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 41 (46.59%) Software Testing
2 39 (44.32%) SQL
3 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (32.95%) Manual Testing
5 28 (31.82%) Finance
6 27 (30.68%) JIRA
7 24 (27.27%) QA
7 24 (27.27%) Defect Management
8 20 (22.73%) Automation Testing
9 19 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (20.45%) TDD
11 17 (19.32%) Automated Testing
11 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
11 17 (19.32%) BDD
12 16 (18.18%) HP
12 16 (18.18%) Bugzilla
13 15 (17.05%) ISEB
13 15 (17.05%) Selenium
14 14 (15.91%) Functional Testing
14 14 (15.91%) Java
15 13 (14.77%) ISTQB
16 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
17 11 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
17 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
18 10 (11.36%) SOAP
18 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
18 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
19 9 (10.23%) Mobile App

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 (5.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) MySQL
2 2 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) JIRA
2 16 (18.18%) Bugzilla
3 15 (17.05%) Selenium
4 9 (10.23%) Toad
5 8 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 6 (6.82%) LoadRunner
7 4 (4.55%) HP UFT
7 4 (4.55%) JMeter
8 3 (3.41%) Appium
8 3 (3.41%) Calabash
8 3 (3.41%) eggPlant
8 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.41%) JUnit
8 3 (3.41%) Visual Studio
8 3 (3.41%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.27%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.14%) Ranorex
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 7 (7.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.41%) Legal
3 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) SOAP
2 5 (5.68%) .NET
3 4 (4.55%) Spring
3 4 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (3.41%) Behat
4 3 (3.41%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.41%) J2EE
4 3 (3.41%) XML
5 2 (2.27%) CSS
5 2 (2.27%) HTML
5 2 (2.27%) REST
6 1 (1.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.23%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.23%) Smartphone
3 5 (5.68%) iPad
4 3 (3.41%) EPoS
4 3 (3.41%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.27%) W3C
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.14%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Android
1 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
1 9 (10.23%) Unix
2 4 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Software Testing
2 33 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (32.95%) Manual Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Defect Management
5 20 (22.73%) Automation Testing
6 19 (21.59%) User Acceptance Testing
7 18 (20.45%) TDD
8 17 (19.32%) Automated Testing
8 17 (19.32%) BDD
9 14 (15.91%) Functional Testing
10 12 (13.64%) Waterfall
11 11 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (11.36%) Integration Testing
12 10 (11.36%) Regression Testing
12 10 (11.36%) Test Scripting
13 9 (10.23%) Performance Testing
13 9 (10.23%) System Testing
14 8 (9.09%) Kanban
14 8 (9.09%) Resilience Testing
14 8 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) SQL
2 14 (15.91%) Java
3 7 (7.95%) C#
4 3 (3.41%) Python
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) ISEB
2 13 (14.77%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) Section 508
3 2 (2.27%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) HP
3 5 (5.68%) Oracle
4 4 (4.55%) Apple
5 3 (3.41%) Facebook
5 3 (3.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.14%) Google
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