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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 133 125 127
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 133 147 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 2.07% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.35% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 110 114 128
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,200 £43,164
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5517 6265 6507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.44% 88.33% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 4992 5088
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,369 £55,743
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +22 89 £36,000 +2.85% 17
North Yorkshire +13 42 £32,500 +18.18% 2
South Yorkshire -9 6 £37,500 +36.36%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 149 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (40.55%) ISEB
2 103 (40.55%) Selenium
3 96 (37.80%) SQL
4 90 (35.43%) ISTQB
5 74 (29.13%) QA
5 74 (29.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 69 (27.17%) Test Automation
7 67 (26.38%) Microsoft
8 64 (25.20%) SDLC
9 63 (24.80%) Finance
10 59 (23.23%) Test Scripting
10 59 (23.23%) Functional Testing
11 54 (21.26%) Non-Functional Testing
12 52 (20.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 51 (20.08%) SoapUI
14 48 (18.90%) Test Management
15 45 (17.72%) .NET
15 45 (17.72%) BDD
16 39 (15.35%) Regression Testing
17 38 (14.96%) Manual Testing
18 37 (14.57%) Waterfall
18 37 (14.57%) Automated Testing
18 37 (14.57%) Scrum
19 36 (14.17%) Automation Testing
19 36 (14.17%) Defect Management
20 35 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
21 34 (13.39%) Test Strategy
22 28 (11.02%) C#
22 28 (11.02%) JIRA

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 10 (3.94%) Confluence
1 10 (3.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.39%) MTS
3 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (9.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.09%) MS Office
3 7 (2.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.57%) Lorenzo
3 3 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.97%) HTTP
2 4 (1.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.79%) Firewall
3 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.79%) Network Security
4 1 (0.39%) SNMP
4 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.54%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.39%) Power BI
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 103 (40.55%) Selenium
2 51 (20.08%) SoapUI
3 28 (11.02%) JIRA
3 28 (11.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (10.24%) Cucumber
5 24 (9.45%) WebDriver
6 22 (8.66%) Visual Studio
7 18 (7.09%) SpecFlow
8 15 (5.91%) FitNesse
9 14 (5.51%) HP UFT
9 14 (5.51%) Hudson
10 12 (4.72%) Jenkins
11 11 (4.33%) Bugzilla
12 10 (3.94%) Toad
13 8 (3.15%) JUnit
14 6 (2.36%) Ranorex
14 6 (2.36%) SilkTest
15 4 (1.57%) JMeter
15 4 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (1.57%) Selenium IDE
General
1 63 (24.80%) Finance
2 26 (10.24%) Retail
3 19 (7.48%) Banking
3 19 (7.48%) Legal
4 8 (3.15%) Games
5 3 (1.18%) Marketing
5 3 (1.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.79%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (43.31%) Analyst
2 101 (39.76%) Test Analyst
3 64 (25.20%) Tester
4 38 (14.96%) Test Engineer
5 35 (13.78%) Software Tester
6 22 (8.66%) Test Leader
7 20 (7.87%) Automation Test Analyst
8 18 (7.09%) Software Test Engineer
9 17 (6.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (5.91%) Database Engineer
10 15 (5.91%) Software Analyst
10 15 (5.91%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (5.51%) UAT Lead
11 14 (5.51%) UAT Test Lead
12 13 (5.12%) Lead Test Analyst
12 13 (5.12%) Manual Test Analyst
12 13 (5.12%) Senior Test Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Systems Analyst
13 10 (3.94%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (17.72%) .NET
2 20 (7.87%) XML
3 18 (7.09%) SOAP
4 17 (6.69%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.33%) Web Services
6 10 (3.94%) JMS
6 10 (3.94%) WSDL
6 10 (3.94%) XSD
7 9 (3.54%) ASP.NET
8 7 (2.76%) JSON
9 6 (2.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.97%) HTML
10 5 (1.97%) jQuery
11 4 (1.57%) Behat
11 4 (1.57%) CSS
11 4 (1.57%) LAMP
11 4 (1.57%) WCF
12 3 (1.18%) J2EE
12 3 (1.18%) Middleware
12 3 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.54%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.15%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.97%) Computer Science
4 5 (1.97%) iPad
5 4 (1.57%) RIA
6 3 (1.18%) EFT
6 3 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.79%) Chemistry
7 2 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.79%) Learning Management System
7 2 (0.79%) User Experience
8 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.39%) Fintech
8 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
8 1 (0.39%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.39%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.94%) Unix
2 6 (2.36%) Android
2 6 (2.36%) Windows
3 5 (1.97%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (58.66%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (27.17%) Test Automation
3 64 (25.20%) SDLC
4 59 (23.23%) Functional Testing
4 59 (23.23%) Test Scripting
5 54 (21.26%) Non-Functional Testing
6 52 (20.47%) User Acceptance Testing
7 48 (18.90%) Test Management
8 45 (17.72%) BDD
9 39 (15.35%) Regression Testing
10 38 (14.96%) Manual Testing
11 37 (14.57%) Automated Testing
11 37 (14.57%) Scrum
11 37 (14.57%) Waterfall
12 36 (14.17%) Automation Testing
12 36 (14.17%) Defect Management
13 34 (13.39%) Test Strategy
14 27 (10.63%) Web Testing
15 26 (10.24%) System Integration Testing
16 25 (9.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.80%) SQL
2 28 (11.02%) C#
3 22 (8.66%) Java
4 20 (7.87%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.94%) Python
6 6 (2.36%) C++
6 6 (2.36%) Ruby
7 5 (1.97%) PHP
7 5 (1.97%) Scala
8 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.57%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.18%) C
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 103 (40.55%) ISEB
2 90 (35.43%) ISTQB
3 74 (29.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.91%) Degree
5 4 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (1.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (29.13%) QA
2 4 (1.57%) HL7
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (5.91%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.79%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 67 (26.38%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.06%) Oracle
3 7 (2.76%) HP
4 3 (1.18%) ArcSight
4 3 (1.18%) Twitter
5 2 (0.79%) Blue Coat
5 2 (0.79%) CheckPoint
5 2 (0.79%) Cisco
5 2 (0.79%) Epicor
5 2 (0.79%) Facebook
5 2 (0.79%) Fortinet
5 2 (0.79%) IBM
5 2 (0.79%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.79%) Palo Alto
5 2 (0.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.39%) F5
6 1 (0.39%) hybris
6 1 (0.39%) Juniper
6 1 (0.39%) LogRhythm
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £25k - 30k per year
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