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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 121 117 162
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +45
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 148 165 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.99% 2.26% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.70% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 121 135 49
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,265 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
6470 6102 4643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.92% 83.53% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 4731 3646
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -37 80 £34,500 +6.15% 23
South Yorkshire +12 31 £27,500 - 3
North Yorkshire +43 29 £27,500 -3.50% 3
East Yorkshire -8 6 £32,000 +28.00%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 170 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (48.21%) ISEB
3 131 (42.67%) SQL
4 97 (31.60%) Test Scripting
5 86 (28.01%) QA
6 83 (27.04%) Microsoft
7 81 (26.38%) .NET
8 79 (25.73%) ISTQB
9 69 (22.48%) Automated Testing
10 67 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 65 (21.17%) Manual Testing
12 62 (20.20%) Test Automation
13 59 (19.22%) SQL Server
14 55 (17.92%) Test Planning
15 54 (17.59%) Selenium
16 53 (17.26%) Retail
17 51 (16.61%) MS Excel
18 42 (13.68%) Finance
19 40 (13.03%) Agile Testing
20 39 (12.70%) Test Management
20 39 (12.70%) Java
21 36 (11.73%) C#
21 36 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
21 36 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
22 35 (11.40%) User Stories
22 35 (11.40%) XML
22 35 (11.40%) TDD
23 29 (9.45%) Scrum
23 29 (9.45%) FitNesse
24 28 (9.12%) Mentoring

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.93%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.95%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.98%) IIS
4 2 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (4.23%) MS Office
3 7 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (19.22%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.47%) Big Data
3 10 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (17.59%) Selenium
2 36 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (9.45%) FitNesse
4 26 (8.47%) ReSharper
4 26 (8.47%) Moq
4 26 (8.47%) SoapUI
5 23 (7.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 18 (5.86%) JIRA
7 17 (5.54%) Cucumber
8 16 (5.21%) SpecFlow
9 11 (3.58%) WebDriver
10 10 (3.26%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.30%) LoadRunner
12 3 (0.98%) Firebug
13 2 (0.65%) WebLOAD
13 2 (0.65%) OpenSTA
13 2 (0.65%) Rational Robot
14 1 (0.33%) JMeter
14 1 (0.33%) Toad
14 1 (0.33%) MSTest
General
1 53 (17.26%) Retail
2 42 (13.68%) Finance
3 20 (6.51%) Pharmaceutical
4 15 (4.89%) Banking
5 11 (3.58%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.65%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 181 (58.96%) Analyst
2 165 (53.75%) Test Analyst
3 69 (22.48%) Tester
4 45 (14.66%) Software Tester
5 26 (8.47%) Test Leader
6 21 (6.84%) Agile Test Analyst
7 20 (6.51%) QA Analyst
8 17 (5.54%) Junior
8 17 (5.54%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.21%) Junior Test Analyst
9 16 (5.21%) Junior Analyst
10 14 (4.56%) Software Test Analyst
11 13 (4.23%) Test Team Leader
11 13 (4.23%) Test Manager
11 13 (4.23%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.91%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (3.91%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (3.58%) Graduate
13 11 (3.58%) Project Manager
14 10 (3.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (26.38%) .NET
2 35 (11.40%) XML
3 26 (8.47%) SOAP
3 26 (8.47%) WPF
4 23 (7.49%) HTML
5 22 (7.17%) .NET Framework
6 20 (6.51%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.54%) Web Services
7 17 (5.54%) HTML5
8 15 (4.89%) XSD
8 15 (4.89%) WSDL
9 14 (4.56%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.61%) WCF
11 6 (1.95%) WinForms
12 5 (1.63%) CSS
13 3 (0.98%) Middleware
14 2 (0.65%) Ajax
14 2 (0.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 2 (0.65%) jQuery
14 2 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.23%) User Experience
3 9 (2.93%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.61%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.28%) Open Source
6 6 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.95%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.98%) W3C
9 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.84%) Apple iOS
2 17 (5.54%) UNIX
3 14 (4.56%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (55.37%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (31.60%) Test Scripting
3 69 (22.48%) Automated Testing
4 65 (21.17%) Manual Testing
5 62 (20.20%) Test Automation
6 55 (17.92%) Test Planning
7 40 (13.03%) Agile Testing
8 39 (12.70%) Test Management
9 36 (11.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (11.40%) TDD
10 35 (11.40%) User Stories
11 29 (9.45%) Scrum
12 28 (9.12%) Mentoring
13 26 (8.47%) Analytics
13 26 (8.47%) Software Engineering
13 26 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (8.47%) Test Strategy
14 25 (8.14%) Regression Testing
15 24 (7.82%) Waterfall
16 22 (7.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 131 (42.67%) SQL
2 39 (12.70%) Java
3 36 (11.73%) C#
4 18 (5.86%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.28%) VBA
7 6 (1.95%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.65%) VB
9 2 (0.65%) X++
9 2 (0.65%) C
9 2 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) VBScript
10 1 (0.33%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 148 (48.21%) ISEB
2 79 (25.73%) ISTQB
3 67 (21.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (5.86%) Degree
5 6 (1.95%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.63%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CIMA
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (28.01%) QA
2 10 (3.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.98%) SLA
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (8.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (5.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (27.04%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.51%) Apple
3 14 (4.56%) HP
4 12 (3.91%) Oracle
5 6 (1.95%) ATG
6 3 (0.98%) Business Objects
6 3 (0.98%) Telerik
7 1 (0.33%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
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