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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 127 121 125
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 102 130 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.96% 2.05% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.34% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 90 112 134
Median salary £38,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
4671 5556 6395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.55% 87.66% 89.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3997 4628 5237
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +5 78 £42,500 +25.00% 9
North Yorkshire -6 18 £31,250 -3.84% 3
South Yorkshire +7 5 £25,000 -20.00% 1
East Yorkshire -4 1 £31,500 -4.54%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (52.91%) Selenium
3 97 (43.50%) QA
4 96 (43.05%) ISEB
5 90 (40.36%) ISTQB
6 88 (39.46%) Test Automation
7 82 (36.77%) Java
8 69 (30.94%) SQL
9 65 (29.15%) Test Strategy
10 63 (28.25%) Functional Testing
11 62 (27.80%) Scrum
12 58 (26.01%) Waterfall
12 58 (26.01%) Automated Testing
12 58 (26.01%) Mentoring
13 55 (24.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 52 (23.32%) SoapUI
14 52 (23.32%) Finance
15 50 (22.42%) Cucumber
16 48 (21.52%) Regression Testing
16 48 (21.52%) C#
17 47 (21.08%) Kanban
17 47 (21.08%) Defect Tracking
18 45 (20.18%) Test Management
19 41 (18.39%) Manual Testing
20 40 (17.94%) BDD
20 40 (17.94%) Relational Database
21 39 (17.49%) Software Delivery
21 39 (17.49%) TDD
21 39 (17.49%) Oracle
22 38 (17.04%) 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 4 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.35%) Apache
2 3 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.90%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) GeoServer
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.90%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.93%) G Suite
1 11 (4.93%) Office 365
1 11 (4.93%) Slack
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Loggly
2 2 (0.90%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
2 2 (0.90%) DNS
2 2 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Firewall
3 1 (0.45%) LAN
3 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.94%) Relational Database
2 26 (11.66%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.48%) MySQL
4 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.79%) QlikView
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.90%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.90%) HBase
6 2 (0.90%) Redis
6 2 (0.90%) Riak
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 118 (52.91%) Selenium
2 52 (23.32%) SoapUI
3 50 (22.42%) Cucumber
4 32 (14.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 29 (13.00%) Jenkins
6 15 (6.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 15 (6.73%) WebDriver
7 12 (5.38%) JIRA
8 11 (4.93%) JMeter
9 9 (4.04%) Appium
9 9 (4.04%) Buildbot
9 9 (4.04%) Ranorex
10 8 (3.59%) SpecFlow
11 7 (3.14%) HP UFT
11 7 (3.14%) Robot Framework
12 6 (2.69%) Git (software)
12 6 (2.69%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.69%) MSTest
13 4 (1.79%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.79%) TestComplete
General
1 52 (23.32%) Finance
2 26 (11.66%) Retail
3 23 (10.31%) Legal
4 14 (6.28%) Banking
5 7 (3.14%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (37.67%) Analyst
2 78 (34.98%) Test Analyst
3 61 (27.35%) Test Engineer
4 53 (23.77%) Senior Test Engineer
5 27 (12.11%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (12.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 25 (11.21%) Tester
7 19 (8.52%) Test Leader
8 18 (8.07%) Automation Test Analyst
9 14 (6.28%) Software Tester
9 14 (6.28%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (5.83%) Manual Test Analyst
10 13 (5.83%) Technical Leader
11 12 (5.38%) Automation Tester
12 11 (4.93%) QA Analyst
12 11 (4.93%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 11 (4.93%) Software Analyst
12 11 (4.93%) Software Test Analyst
13 10 (4.48%) QA Test Analyst
14 9 (4.04%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.59%) .NET
2 26 (11.66%) XML
3 22 (9.87%) Web Services
4 17 (7.62%) SOAP
5 9 (4.04%) ASP.NET
5 9 (4.04%) Gherkin
6 8 (3.59%) HTML
7 7 (3.14%) XSD
8 6 (2.69%) CSS
9 5 (2.24%) AngularJS
9 5 (2.24%) WSDL
10 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.35%) Behat
11 2 (0.90%) Django
11 2 (0.90%) HTML5
11 2 (0.90%) jQuery
11 2 (0.90%) JSP
11 2 (0.90%) Servlets
11 2 (0.90%) WPF
11 2 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.69%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.24%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.35%) iPad
5 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.90%) Replication
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) Online Games
6 1 (0.45%) Social Network
6 1 (0.45%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.07%) Windows
2 6 (2.69%) Linux
3 4 (1.79%) Unix
4 3 (1.35%) Android
5 2 (0.90%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (39.46%) Test Automation
3 65 (29.15%) Test Strategy
4 63 (28.25%) Functional Testing
5 62 (27.80%) Scrum
6 58 (26.01%) Automated Testing
6 58 (26.01%) Mentoring
6 58 (26.01%) Waterfall
7 48 (21.52%) Regression Testing
8 47 (21.08%) Defect Tracking
8 47 (21.08%) Kanban
9 45 (20.18%) Test Management
10 41 (18.39%) Manual Testing
11 40 (17.94%) BDD
12 39 (17.49%) Software Delivery
12 39 (17.49%) TDD
13 38 (17.04%) Test Scripting
14 34 (15.25%) Logistics
15 33 (14.80%) SDLC
16 29 (13.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 82 (36.77%) Java
2 69 (30.94%) SQL
3 48 (21.52%) C#
4 26 (11.66%) JavaScript
5 17 (7.62%) Python
6 15 (6.73%) PHP
7 12 (5.38%) Scala
8 11 (4.93%) C
8 11 (4.93%) Ruby
9 9 (4.04%) C++
10 7 (3.14%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.79%) VBScript
12 3 (1.35%) VB
13 2 (0.90%) F#
13 2 (0.90%) Groovy
13 2 (0.90%) Perl
13 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.45%) Go
14 1 (0.45%) R
Qualifications
1 96 (43.05%) ISEB
2 90 (40.36%) ISTQB
3 55 (24.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (9.87%) Degree
5 10 (4.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) CCNA
7 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCITP
7 1 (0.45%) MCSA
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (43.50%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Docker
1 2 (0.90%) HDFS
1 2 (0.90%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.90%) Ansible
2 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.90%) Nagios
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Salt
2 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 39 (17.49%) Oracle
2 33 (14.80%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.83%) Google
4 4 (1.79%) HP
4 4 (1.79%) Telerik
5 2 (0.90%) New Relic
5 2 (0.90%) Rackspace
5 2 (0.90%) Sage
5 2 (0.90%) SaltStack
5 2 (0.90%) Splunk
5 2 (0.90%) VMware
5 2 (0.90%) Zend
6 1 (0.45%) CA Agile Central
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 10 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £33,500 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £45k per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Liquidlogic
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits Package.
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Competitive salary + 8% on-target, performance-based bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
greywood
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 13 days ago