The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 118 130 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 114 117 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.14% 1.87% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 2.11% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 99 92 115
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,150 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,900 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Software Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4743 5544 6567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.00% 88.45% 88.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4093 4516 5260
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
West Yorkshire +34 90 £42,000 +20.00% 10
South Yorkshire +6 10 £31,500 -30.00% 1
North Yorkshire -1 9 £33,250 +20.90%
East Yorkshire -5 3 £31,500 -22.93%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 169 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (44.81%) Selenium
3 104 (38.52%) QA
4 96 (35.56%) Test Automation
5 94 (34.81%) ISEB
6 89 (32.96%) SQL
7 83 (30.74%) Java
8 76 (28.15%) ISTQB
9 71 (26.30%) Finance
10 69 (25.56%) Test Strategy
11 64 (23.70%) Functional Testing
12 62 (22.96%) Automated Testing
13 60 (22.22%) SoapUI
14 56 (20.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 54 (20.00%) Waterfall
16 53 (19.63%) Scrum
16 53 (19.63%) .NET
17 50 (18.52%) E-Commerce
18 48 (17.78%) Cucumber
19 45 (16.67%) C#
19 45 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
20 43 (15.93%) Test Management
21 41 (15.19%) SDLC
22 40 (14.81%) Mentoring
22 40 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
22 40 (14.81%) Manual Testing
23 39 (14.44%) Regression Testing
24 37 (13.70%) Relational Database
25 35 (12.96%) Microsoft
25 35 (12.96%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
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 7 (2.59%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.22%) IIS
3 2 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.37%) GeoServer
4 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.74%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.74%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.33%) G Suite
1 9 (3.33%) Office 365
1 9 (3.33%) Slack
2 2 (0.74%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
3 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.37%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.96%) Internet
1 8 (2.96%) TCP/IP
1 8 (2.96%) VPN
2 5 (1.85%) Firewall
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) FTP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.37%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.70%) Relational Database
2 33 (12.22%) SQL Server
3 14 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.70%) QlikView
5 7 (2.59%) MySQL
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.37%) DB2
8 1 (0.37%) GIS
8 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.37%) HBase
8 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) Riak
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 121 (44.81%) Selenium
2 60 (22.22%) SoapUI
3 48 (17.78%) Cucumber
4 26 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.89%) Jenkins
6 18 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (5.93%) WebDriver
8 15 (5.56%) Appium
8 15 (5.56%) Ranorex
9 11 (4.07%) Robot Framework
10 10 (3.70%) JIRA
11 9 (3.33%) HP UFT
11 9 (3.33%) JMeter
12 8 (2.96%) Buildbot
12 8 (2.96%) LoadRunner
13 7 (2.59%) JUnit
13 7 (2.59%) TestDirector
14 6 (2.22%) Gatling
14 6 (2.22%) NeoLoad
14 6 (2.22%) WebLOAD
General
1 71 (26.30%) Finance
2 33 (12.22%) Retail
3 31 (11.48%) Legal
4 22 (8.15%) Games
5 21 (7.78%) Banking
6 5 (1.85%) Marketing
7 4 (1.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 101 (37.41%) Analyst
2 84 (31.11%) Test Analyst
3 61 (22.59%) Test Engineer
4 45 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 34 (12.59%) Consultant
6 28 (10.37%) Senior Analyst
6 28 (10.37%) Senior Test Analyst
7 25 (9.26%) Test Consultant
8 23 (8.52%) Tester
9 22 (8.15%) Test Leader
10 19 (7.04%) Test Automation Engineer
11 18 (6.67%) Developer
12 16 (5.93%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 14 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
13 14 (5.19%) Manual Test Analyst
13 14 (5.19%) Software Tester
13 14 (5.19%) Test Automation Consultant
14 12 (4.44%) Team Leader
15 11 (4.07%) Software Test Analyst
15 11 (4.07%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.63%) .NET
2 20 (7.41%) Web Services
3 16 (5.93%) XML
4 11 (4.07%) ASP.NET
4 11 (4.07%) SOAP
5 7 (2.59%) HTML
6 4 (1.48%) CSS
6 4 (1.48%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.11%) REST
8 2 (0.74%) WPF
8 2 (0.74%) WSDL
8 2 (0.74%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.74%) XSD
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Flex
9 1 (0.37%) Django
9 1 (0.37%) DOM
9 1 (0.37%) Flash
9 1 (0.37%) jQuery
9 1 (0.37%) Velocity
9 1 (0.37%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.07%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.85%) iPad
3 5 (1.85%) Online Games
3 5 (1.85%) Social Network
3 5 (1.85%) Virtual Team
3 5 (1.85%) Web 2.0
4 4 (1.48%) Driving Licence
5 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.74%) NHS
6 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.37%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.37%) Remote Sensing
6 1 (0.37%) Replication
6 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.89%) Windows
2 9 (3.33%) Linux
3 5 (1.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.48%) Unix
4 4 (1.48%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.48%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.11%) Android
6 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.37%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (62.59%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (35.56%) Test Automation
3 69 (25.56%) Test Strategy
4 64 (23.70%) Functional Testing
5 62 (22.96%) Automated Testing
6 54 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 53 (19.63%) Scrum
8 50 (18.52%) E-Commerce
9 45 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (15.93%) Test Management
11 41 (15.19%) SDLC
12 40 (14.81%) Defect Tracking
12 40 (14.81%) Manual Testing
12 40 (14.81%) Mentoring
13 39 (14.44%) Regression Testing
14 35 (12.96%) Kanban
14 35 (12.96%) Test Scripting
15 34 (12.59%) Software Delivery
16 33 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 32 (11.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (32.96%) SQL
2 83 (30.74%) Java
3 45 (16.67%) C#
4 28 (10.37%) Python
5 21 (7.78%) Ruby
6 20 (7.41%) Scala
7 18 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.70%) PHP
8 10 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 9 (3.33%) C
10 8 (2.96%) C++
11 6 (2.22%) Perl
12 5 (1.85%) R
13 2 (0.74%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.37%) VBA
14 1 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 94 (34.81%) ISEB
2 76 (28.15%) ISTQB
3 56 (20.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (8.89%) Degree
5 9 (3.33%) CCNA
5 9 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.33%) MCSA
5 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (1.85%) MCITP
7 4 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (1.48%) MCDST
7 4 (1.48%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.48%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (38.52%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.48%) Firmware
2 1 (0.37%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) HDFS
2 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.37%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.48%) SCCM
3 1 (0.37%) Ansible
3 1 (0.37%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.37%) Nagios
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
3 1 (0.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 30 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (3.70%) Google
4 6 (2.22%) HP
5 5 (1.85%) SOASTA, Inc
5 5 (1.85%) Telerik
6 2 (0.74%) Sage
7 1 (0.37%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.37%) New Relic
7 1 (0.37%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.37%) SaltStack
7 1 (0.37%) SAP
7 1 (0.37%) Splunk
7 1 (0.37%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) Zend
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