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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 135 138 119
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 86 116 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.70% 1.91% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 2.17% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 77 103 137
Median salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
4519 5347 6174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.20% 88.25% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 4437 5063
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 21 January 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 January 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 +8 66 £40,000 +17.64% 10
North Yorkshire +5 11 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire +9 8 £31,500 -18.70% 1
East Yorkshire -2 1 £31,500 -4.54%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 149 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (51.11%) Selenium
3 91 (40.44%) QA
4 90 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 89 (39.56%) ISEB
6 83 (36.89%) Java
7 77 (34.22%) ISTQB
8 70 (31.11%) SQL
9 66 (29.33%) Test Strategy
10 65 (28.89%) Automated Testing
11 61 (27.11%) Functional Testing
12 58 (25.78%) Finance
13 57 (25.33%) SoapUI
14 52 (23.11%) Scrum
15 50 (22.22%) Waterfall
16 49 (21.78%) Cucumber
16 49 (21.78%) Mentoring
17 46 (20.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 45 (20.00%) C#
19 44 (19.56%) Defect Tracking
20 43 (19.11%) .NET
21 42 (18.67%) Regression Testing
22 41 (18.22%) Manual Testing
23 40 (17.78%) Test Management
24 39 (17.33%) Kanban
25 38 (16.89%) E-Commerce
26 37 (16.44%) Software Delivery
26 37 (16.44%) Relational Database
27 34 (15.11%) Oracle
28 33 (14.67%) SDLC

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 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.33%) Apache
2 3 (1.33%) IIS
3 2 (0.89%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.44%) GeoServer
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Sage 200
1 2 (0.89%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) G Suite
1 9 (4.00%) Office 365
1 9 (4.00%) Slack
2 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) GitHub
2 2 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.89%) IaaS
2 2 (0.89%) SaaS
2 2 (0.89%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.11%) Internet
2 4 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.78%) VPN
3 3 (1.33%) Firewall
4 2 (0.89%) DNS
4 2 (0.89%) HTTP
5 1 (0.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (16.44%) Relational Database
2 25 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 10 (4.44%) MySQL
4 5 (2.22%) QlikView
4 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.89%) HBase
7 2 (0.89%) Redis
7 2 (0.89%) Riak
8 1 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.44%) GIS
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 115 (51.11%) Selenium
2 57 (25.33%) SoapUI
3 49 (21.78%) Cucumber
4 27 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 25 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (7.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 12 (5.33%) Appium
7 12 (5.33%) Ranorex
7 12 (5.33%) WebDriver
8 11 (4.89%) JMeter
9 10 (4.44%) JIRA
10 9 (4.00%) Robot Framework
11 8 (3.56%) Buildbot
12 7 (3.11%) HP UFT
12 7 (3.11%) LoadRunner
12 7 (3.11%) TestDirector
13 6 (2.67%) SpecFlow
14 5 (2.22%) WinRunner
15 4 (1.78%) JUnit
15 4 (1.78%) MSTest
General
1 58 (25.78%) Finance
2 28 (12.44%) Retail
3 25 (11.11%) Legal
4 17 (7.56%) Banking
5 11 (4.89%) Games
6 4 (1.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 85 (37.78%) Analyst
2 77 (34.22%) Test Analyst
3 58 (25.78%) Test Engineer
4 50 (22.22%) Senior Test Engineer
5 27 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 21 (9.33%) Tester
7 19 (8.44%) Test Automation Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) Test Leader
8 18 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 18 (8.00%) Consultant
9 16 (7.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 16 (7.11%) Test Consultant
10 15 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
11 13 (5.78%) Software Tester
12 12 (5.33%) Developer
12 12 (5.33%) Technical Leader
13 11 (4.89%) Automation Tester
13 11 (4.89%) Test Automation Consultant
14 10 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (19.11%) .NET
2 22 (9.78%) Web Services
2 22 (9.78%) XML
3 12 (5.33%) SOAP
4 10 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (3.56%) Gherkin
6 7 (3.11%) HTML
7 5 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 5 (2.22%) CSS
8 4 (1.78%) XSD
9 3 (1.33%) REST
10 2 (0.89%) Behat
10 2 (0.89%) CSS3
10 2 (0.89%) ELK Stack
10 2 (0.89%) Ember.js
10 2 (0.89%) JSP
10 2 (0.89%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.89%) React
10 2 (0.89%) Servlets
10 2 (0.89%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (4.44%) Mobile App
2 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.11%) iPad
4 5 (2.22%) Virtual Team
5 4 (1.78%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.33%) Online Games
6 3 (1.33%) Social Network
6 3 (1.33%) Web 2.0
7 2 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.33%) Windows
2 10 (4.44%) Linux
3 3 (1.33%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Android
4 2 (0.89%) CoreOS
4 2 (0.89%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (66.22%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 66 (29.33%) Test Strategy
4 65 (28.89%) Automated Testing
5 61 (27.11%) Functional Testing
6 52 (23.11%) Scrum
7 50 (22.22%) Waterfall
8 49 (21.78%) Mentoring
9 44 (19.56%) Defect Tracking
10 42 (18.67%) Regression Testing
11 41 (18.22%) Manual Testing
12 40 (17.78%) Test Management
13 39 (17.33%) Kanban
14 38 (16.89%) E-Commerce
15 37 (16.44%) Software Delivery
16 33 (14.67%) SDLC
17 31 (13.78%) TDD
18 30 (13.33%) BDD
19 29 (12.89%) Test Scripting
20 28 (12.44%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 83 (36.89%) Java
2 70 (31.11%) SQL
3 45 (20.00%) C#
4 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
5 22 (9.78%) Python
6 16 (7.11%) Scala
7 15 (6.67%) Ruby
8 12 (5.33%) PHP
9 9 (4.00%) C
10 8 (3.56%) C++
11 5 (2.22%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.78%) Perl
13 3 (1.33%) R
13 3 (1.33%) VB
13 3 (1.33%) VBScript
14 2 (0.89%) F#
14 2 (0.89%) Groovy
14 2 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (39.56%) ISEB
2 77 (34.22%) ISTQB
3 46 (20.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (10.22%) Degree
5 8 (3.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) CCNA
7 3 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.33%) MCITP
7 3 (1.33%) MCSA
7 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (40.44%) QA
2 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) Docker
1 2 (0.89%) HDFS
1 2 (0.89%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.89%) Ansible
2 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.89%) Nagios
2 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.89%) Puppet
2 2 (0.89%) Salt
2 2 (0.89%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (15.11%) Oracle
2 30 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.89%) Google
4 5 (2.22%) Telerik
5 4 (1.78%) HP
6 2 (0.89%) New Relic
6 2 (0.89%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.89%) Sage
6 2 (0.89%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.89%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.89%) Splunk
6 2 (0.89%) VMware
6 2 (0.89%) Zend
7 1 (0.44%) CA Agile Central
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago