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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 108 111 168
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +57
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 161 156 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.24% 2.26% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 2.73% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 138 123 37
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,600 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,375
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.87%
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
6267 5713 4495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.21% 82.85% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5094 4383 3579
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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 £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 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 6 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 -14 96 £35,000 +7.69% 16
South Yorkshire +11 32 £27,500 -8.33% 4
North Yorkshire +34 27 £32,500 -4.41% 2
East Yorkshire -8 5 £32,000 +28.00% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 172 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (48.67%) ISEB
3 123 (41.00%) SQL
4 90 (30.00%) QA
5 83 (27.67%) Test Scripting
5 83 (27.67%) Microsoft
6 74 (24.67%) .NET
6 74 (24.67%) ISTQB
7 64 (21.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 62 (20.67%) Automated Testing
9 61 (20.33%) SQL Server
9 61 (20.33%) Test Planning
9 61 (20.33%) Manual Testing
10 59 (19.67%) Retail
11 56 (18.67%) Test Automation
12 48 (16.00%) Selenium
13 47 (15.67%) MS Excel
14 46 (15.33%) Finance
15 39 (13.00%) Agile Testing
16 38 (12.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 38 (12.67%) Test Management
16 38 (12.67%) XML
17 36 (12.00%) TDD
18 35 (11.67%) User Stories
19 33 (11.00%) FitNesse
19 33 (11.00%) C#
20 32 (10.67%) Java
20 32 (10.67%) Scrum
21 29 (9.67%) SOAP
22 28 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 8 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (0.67%) IIS
3 2 (0.67%) CMS
Applications
1 47 (15.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.00%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 26 (8.67%) Big Data
3 10 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 48 (16.00%) Selenium
2 38 (12.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 33 (11.00%) FitNesse
4 26 (8.67%) ReSharper
4 26 (8.67%) Moq
4 26 (8.67%) SoapUI
5 25 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 17 (5.67%) JIRA
6 17 (5.67%) SpecFlow
7 15 (5.00%) Cucumber
8 11 (3.67%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.00%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.67%) Rational Robot
11 2 (0.67%) WebLOAD
11 2 (0.67%) OpenSTA
12 1 (0.33%) MSTest
12 1 (0.33%) JMeter
12 1 (0.33%) Selenium IDE
General
1 59 (19.67%) Retail
2 46 (15.33%) Finance
3 20 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 16 (5.33%) Banking
5 12 (4.00%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.33%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Military
9 1 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 178 (59.33%) Analyst
2 160 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 64 (21.33%) Tester
4 40 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 26 (8.67%) Test Leader
6 21 (7.00%) QA Analyst
7 20 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
8 18 (6.00%) Software Engineer
9 17 (5.67%) Junior
10 15 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
10 15 (5.00%) Junior Test Analyst
11 14 (4.67%) Software Test Analyst
11 14 (4.67%) Project Manager
11 14 (4.67%) Test Manager
11 14 (4.67%) Test Team Leader
11 14 (4.67%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (3.67%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.33%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (24.67%) .NET
2 38 (12.67%) XML
3 29 (9.67%) SOAP
4 26 (8.67%) WPF
5 22 (7.33%) .NET Framework
6 19 (6.33%) Web Services
6 19 (6.33%) HTML
7 18 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 18 (6.00%) XSD
7 18 (6.00%) WSDL
8 17 (5.67%) HTML5
9 12 (4.00%) Gherkin
10 8 (2.67%) WCF
11 6 (2.00%) WinForms
12 3 (1.00%) Middleware
13 2 (0.67%) CSS
13 2 (0.67%) Ajax
13 2 (0.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.33%) User Experience
2 11 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.33%) Open Source
6 6 (2.00%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.00%) Apple iOS
2 16 (5.33%) UNIX
3 14 (4.67%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.33%) Android
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (27.67%) Test Scripting
3 62 (20.67%) Automated Testing
4 61 (20.33%) Manual Testing
4 61 (20.33%) Test Planning
5 56 (18.67%) Test Automation
6 39 (13.00%) Agile Testing
7 38 (12.67%) Test Management
8 36 (12.00%) TDD
9 35 (11.67%) User Stories
10 32 (10.67%) Scrum
11 28 (9.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 27 (9.00%) Software Engineering
13 26 (8.67%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (8.67%) Analytics
14 25 (8.33%) Regression Testing
15 24 (8.00%) Waterfall
16 23 (7.67%) Coaching
17 22 (7.33%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 123 (41.00%) SQL
2 33 (11.00%) C#
3 32 (10.67%) Java
4 15 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.33%) VBA
7 5 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.00%) PHP
8 3 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.67%) X++
9 2 (0.67%) C
9 2 (0.67%) VB
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) Python
10 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 146 (48.67%) ISEB
2 74 (24.67%) ISTQB
3 64 (21.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (5.67%) Degree
5 6 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.67%) VCP4
7 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (30.00%) QA
2 10 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) HL7
3 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (8.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (7.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (27.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.67%) Apple
3 16 (5.33%) HP
4 11 (3.67%) Oracle
5 6 (2.00%) ATG
6 3 (1.00%) Telerik
6 3 (1.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.33%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rawdon, Leeds, LS18 6BA
EMIS
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hessle, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 42000-46000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £46000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 41000-46000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Rawdon
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35K depending on level of experience
Posted: 18 days ago
South Yorkshire
OHO Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FDM Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago