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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 134 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 135 90 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.84% 1.70% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.04% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 108 63 67
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,500 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
5883 4409 4549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.18% 83.09% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4546 3441 3739
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -35 78 £30,750 -12.14% 7
South Yorkshire -6 31 £35,000 -11.39% 3
North Yorkshire +12 26 £30,000 -31.03% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 117 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (35.09%) ISEB
3 89 (33.58%) QA
4 88 (33.21%) Test Scripting
5 68 (25.66%) SQL
6 61 (23.02%) Test Management
7 53 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 53 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 52 (19.62%) SOAP
9 51 (19.25%) Selenium
10 48 (18.11%) XML
11 47 (17.74%) Finance
12 46 (17.36%) QuickTest Pro
13 45 (16.98%) .NET
14 38 (14.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 38 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 37 (13.96%) Web Services
16 36 (13.58%) HP
16 36 (13.58%) Agile Testing
17 34 (12.83%) Microsoft
18 32 (12.08%) Manual Testing
19 27 (10.19%) Automated Testing
19 27 (10.19%) ISTQB
20 26 (9.81%) Degree
20 26 (9.81%) E-Commerce
21 25 (9.43%) Automation Testing
22 24 (9.06%) SLA
22 24 (9.06%) SQL Server
23 23 (8.68%) Windows
24 22 (8.30%) Cucumber

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (2.64%) IIS
2 5 (1.89%) Apache
3 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.38%) WinCC
4 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.40%) MS Office
1 9 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) HTTP
2 3 (1.13%) DVB
3 2 (0.75%) Firewall
3 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) SAN
4 1 (0.38%) LAN
4 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.06%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (19.25%) Selenium
2 46 (17.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 22 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (8.30%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.92%) FitNesse
5 17 (6.42%) WebDriver
6 13 (4.91%) LoadRunner
6 13 (4.91%) SpecFlow
6 13 (4.91%) JIRA
7 8 (3.02%) Visual Studio
8 6 (2.26%) Behat
9 3 (1.13%) Subversion
9 3 (1.13%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.75%) MSTest
10 2 (0.75%) Flex Builder
10 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.75%) NUnit
10 2 (0.75%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.38%) JUnit
11 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (17.74%) Finance
2 19 (7.17%) Retail
3 17 (6.42%) Telecoms
4 16 (6.04%) Banking
5 13 (4.91%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Games
7 2 (0.75%) Electronics
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (54.72%) Analyst
2 140 (52.83%) Test Analyst
3 35 (13.21%) Agile Test Analyst
4 33 (12.45%) Test Engineer
5 32 (12.08%) Tester
6 28 (10.57%) QA Analyst
7 22 (8.30%) Consultant
8 19 (7.17%) Team Leader
9 17 (6.42%) Senior Test Analyst
9 17 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
9 17 (6.42%) Developer
10 16 (6.04%) Junior
10 16 (6.04%) Software Engineer
11 15 (5.66%) Software Tester
12 14 (5.28%) Technical Consultant
13 12 (4.53%) Test Team Leader
13 12 (4.53%) Test Manager
14 11 (4.15%) Junior Test Analyst
14 11 (4.15%) Junior Analyst
15 10 (3.77%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (19.62%) SOAP
2 48 (18.11%) XML
3 45 (16.98%) .NET
4 37 (13.96%) Web Services
5 18 (6.79%) WSDL
6 16 (6.04%) XSD
7 13 (4.91%) Flash
8 7 (2.64%) HTML
9 4 (1.51%) HTML5
10 3 (1.13%) GStreamer
10 3 (1.13%) CSS
10 3 (1.13%) Middleware
11 2 (0.75%) Ajax
11 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.75%) XSLT
11 2 (0.75%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.75%) jQuery
12 1 (0.38%) Zend Framework
12 1 (0.38%) LINQ
12 1 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.92%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.77%) IVR
3 6 (2.26%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.51%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.51%) Open Source
5 3 (1.13%) MPEG
5 3 (1.13%) STB
6 2 (0.75%) Firmware
6 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.38%) SCADA
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.68%) Windows
2 16 (6.04%) Linux
3 6 (2.26%) Ubuntu
3 6 (2.26%) CentOS
4 5 (1.89%) UNIX
5 4 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (44.15%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (33.21%) Test Scripting
3 61 (23.02%) Test Management
4 53 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 38 (14.34%) User Acceptance Testing
6 36 (13.58%) Agile Testing
7 32 (12.08%) Manual Testing
8 27 (10.19%) Automated Testing
9 26 (9.81%) E-Commerce
10 25 (9.43%) Automation Testing
11 21 (7.92%) Project Management
12 19 (7.17%) Scrum
13 18 (6.79%) Test Automation
14 17 (6.42%) Waterfall
14 17 (6.42%) TDD
15 15 (5.66%) Problem Management
15 15 (5.66%) ITIL
15 15 (5.66%) BDD
16 13 (4.91%) Integration Testing
17 12 (4.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (25.66%) SQL
2 19 (7.17%) Java
2 19 (7.17%) JavaScript
3 15 (5.66%) PHP
3 15 (5.66%) C++
4 14 (5.28%) VB
5 13 (4.91%) C
6 11 (4.15%) C#
7 6 (2.26%) Python
7 6 (2.26%) Ruby
8 3 (1.13%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.13%) VBA
8 3 (1.13%) VBScript
9 2 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.75%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 93 (35.09%) ISEB
2 38 (14.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (10.19%) ISTQB
4 26 (9.81%) Degree
5 9 (3.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (33.58%) QA
2 24 (9.06%) SLA
3 6 (2.26%) HL7
4 2 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 53 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (13.58%) HP
2 34 (12.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.26%) Oracle
4 5 (1.89%) Splunk
5 3 (1.13%) VMware
6 2 (0.75%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) Zend
7 1 (0.38%) Sony
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sogeti UK Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764.00 - £40558.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £39239 - £47088 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago