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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 89 142 145
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 162 127 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.88% 1.89% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 2.10% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 123 105 105
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,500 £45,500
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
5007 6060 6198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.98% 90.12% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 4975 4814
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 £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +75 129 £35,000 - 8
North Yorkshire +12 14 £30,000 +3.44% 4
South Yorkshire +3 12 £30,000 -
East Yorkshire -23 2 £36,250 +10.68% 2
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 164 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (36.21%) SQL
3 93 (32.07%) QA
4 92 (31.72%) Test Automation
5 89 (30.69%) Finance
6 87 (30.00%) Selenium
7 86 (29.66%) ISEB
8 82 (28.28%) ISTQB
9 75 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 68 (23.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 66 (22.76%) Functional Testing
12 64 (22.07%) Test Strategy
12 64 (22.07%) SDLC
13 59 (20.34%) SoapUI
14 55 (18.97%) Waterfall
15 53 (18.28%) Non-Functional Testing
15 53 (18.28%) .NET
16 52 (17.93%) Test Scripting
17 49 (16.90%) E-Commerce
18 46 (15.86%) C#
19 43 (14.83%) Automated Testing
20 40 (13.79%) Java
21 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
22 36 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
23 35 (12.07%) Performance Testing
23 35 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
24 34 (11.72%) Retail
24 34 (11.72%) Scrum
24 34 (11.72%) SQL Server
25 32 (11.03%) Games

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 (3.45%) Confluence
1 10 (3.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.38%) IIS
2 4 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.86%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.03%) Google Apps
1 3 (1.03%) Office 365
1 3 (1.03%) Slack
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.76%) VPN
3 6 (2.07%) Firewall
3 6 (2.07%) Internet
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (4.48%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (3.10%) QlikView
5 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.69%) DB2
7 2 (0.69%) MySQL
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Power BI
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 87 (30.00%) Selenium
2 59 (20.34%) SoapUI
3 28 (9.66%) JIRA
3 28 (9.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (9.31%) Cucumber
5 18 (6.21%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.17%) Ranorex
7 13 (4.48%) Appium
7 13 (4.48%) WebDriver
8 11 (3.79%) JUnit
9 10 (3.45%) Bugzilla
9 10 (3.45%) Hudson
10 9 (3.10%) JMeter
10 9 (3.10%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.10%) Toad
11 8 (2.76%) Gatling
11 8 (2.76%) NeoLoad
11 8 (2.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (2.76%) WebLOAD
12 7 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 89 (30.69%) Finance
2 34 (11.72%) Retail
3 32 (11.03%) Games
4 29 (10.00%) Legal
5 27 (9.31%) Banking
6 4 (1.38%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 133 (45.86%) Analyst
2 106 (36.55%) Test Analyst
3 57 (19.66%) Tester
4 39 (13.45%) Consultant
4 39 (13.45%) Test Engineer
5 32 (11.03%) Software Tester
6 31 (10.69%) Test Consultant
7 23 (7.93%) Developer
7 23 (7.93%) UAT Analyst
7 23 (7.93%) UAT Test Analyst
8 18 (6.21%) Lead Test Analyst
8 18 (6.21%) Systems Analyst
9 16 (5.52%) Test Automation Consultant
9 16 (5.52%) Web Analyst
9 16 (5.52%) Web Test Analyst
10 15 (5.17%) Software Analyst
10 15 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
10 15 (5.17%) Test Automation Engineer
10 15 (5.17%) UAT Test Lead
10 15 (5.17%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (18.28%) .NET
2 24 (8.28%) SOAP
3 20 (6.90%) XML
4 14 (4.83%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.14%) WSDL
5 12 (4.14%) XSD
6 11 (3.79%) Web Services
7 10 (3.45%) JMS
8 5 (1.72%) REST
9 4 (1.38%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.03%) Buildbot
10 3 (1.03%) HTML
10 3 (1.03%) jQuery
10 3 (1.03%) JSON
11 2 (0.69%) Middleware
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.34%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.34%) HTML5
12 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.86%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.79%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.41%) iPad
5 6 (2.07%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.07%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.72%) Online Games
6 5 (1.72%) Social Network
6 5 (1.72%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
9 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.17%) Windows
2 9 (3.10%) Unix
3 7 (2.41%) Android
4 6 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.72%) Linux
5 5 (1.72%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.38%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (56.55%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (31.72%) Test Automation
3 75 (25.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 66 (22.76%) Functional Testing
5 64 (22.07%) SDLC
5 64 (22.07%) Test Strategy
6 55 (18.97%) Waterfall
7 53 (18.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 52 (17.93%) Test Scripting
9 49 (16.90%) E-Commerce
10 43 (14.83%) Automated Testing
11 36 (12.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (12.07%) Performance Testing
13 34 (11.72%) Scrum
14 30 (10.34%) System Testing
15 29 (10.00%) BDD
16 28 (9.66%) Defect Management
16 28 (9.66%) Manual Testing
17 27 (9.31%) Test Management
18 25 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 105 (36.21%) SQL
2 46 (15.86%) C#
3 40 (13.79%) Java
4 30 (10.34%) Python
5 22 (7.59%) Ruby
6 21 (7.24%) Scala
7 13 (4.48%) JavaScript
8 11 (3.79%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.07%) Perl
9 6 (2.07%) R
10 5 (1.72%) C++
11 4 (1.38%) C
11 4 (1.38%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.03%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
13 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 86 (29.66%) ISEB
2 82 (28.28%) ISTQB
3 68 (23.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (6.90%) Degree
5 9 (3.10%) CCNA
5 9 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (3.10%) MCSA
5 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.72%) MCITP
8 4 (1.38%) MCDST
8 4 (1.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (32.07%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 39 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.55%) Oracle
3 10 (3.45%) HP
4 7 (2.41%) SOASTA, Inc
5 3 (1.03%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.34%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.34%) hybris
7 1 (0.34%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
7 1 (0.34%) Splunk
7 1 (0.34%) Tableau
7 1 (0.34%) Telerik
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car, bonus scheme, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago