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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 90 153 142
Rank change year-on-year
+63 -11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 159 117 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.88% 1.69% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.89% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 127 85 99
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
4929 6184 5913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.23% 89.30% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 5042 4616
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 £29,125 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +67 128 £35,000 +7.69% 6
North Yorkshire +20 16 £31,500 +12.50% 1
South Yorkshire +9 8 £37,500 +15.38% 2
East Yorkshire -23 2 £36,250 -27.50% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 174 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (36.91%) SQL
3 103 (34.56%) Selenium
4 95 (31.88%) ISTQB
5 93 (31.21%) Finance
6 92 (30.87%) ISEB
6 92 (30.87%) Test Automation
7 89 (29.87%) QA
8 78 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 77 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 71 (23.83%) SDLC
11 68 (22.82%) Functional Testing
12 64 (21.48%) Test Strategy
13 61 (20.47%) SoapUI
14 59 (19.80%) Waterfall
14 59 (19.80%) Non-Functional Testing
15 55 (18.46%) .NET
15 55 (18.46%) Test Scripting
16 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
17 44 (14.77%) C#
18 43 (14.43%) E-Commerce
18 43 (14.43%) BDD
19 38 (12.75%) Scrum
19 38 (12.75%) SQL Server
19 38 (12.75%) Test Management
20 37 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (12.08%) Automated Testing
21 36 (12.08%) Defect Management
22 35 (11.74%) JIRA
23 34 (11.41%) Manual Testing

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 (3.36%) Confluence
1 10 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.34%) IIS
3 3 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.34%) MTS
4 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 16 (5.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.01%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.68%) VPN
3 3 (1.01%) Firewall
4 2 (0.67%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) Internet
5 1 (0.34%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.35%) QlikView
6 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.67%) DB2
9 2 (0.67%) MySQL
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) Power BI
10 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 103 (34.56%) Selenium
2 61 (20.47%) SoapUI
3 35 (11.74%) JIRA
4 31 (10.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (8.72%) Cucumber
6 22 (7.38%) WebDriver
7 15 (5.03%) Bugzilla
7 15 (5.03%) SpecFlow
8 14 (4.70%) Jenkins
8 14 (4.70%) Toad
9 13 (4.36%) HP UFT
9 13 (4.36%) JUnit
9 13 (4.36%) Visual Studio
10 12 (4.03%) Ranorex
11 10 (3.36%) FitNesse
11 10 (3.36%) Hudson
12 8 (2.68%) JMeter
13 7 (2.35%) Appium
14 6 (2.01%) Gatling
14 6 (2.01%) NeoLoad
General
1 93 (31.21%) Finance
2 33 (11.07%) Retail
3 29 (9.73%) Banking
4 28 (9.40%) Legal
5 27 (9.06%) Games
6 4 (1.34%) Electronics
7 2 (0.67%) Marketing
7 2 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 142 (47.65%) Analyst
2 119 (39.93%) Test Analyst
3 63 (21.14%) Tester
4 41 (13.76%) Test Engineer
5 38 (12.75%) Software Tester
6 33 (11.07%) Consultant
7 23 (7.72%) Test Consultant
8 22 (7.38%) Lead Test Analyst
9 20 (6.71%) Developer
9 20 (6.71%) Systems Analyst
10 19 (6.38%) UAT Analyst
10 19 (6.38%) UAT Lead
10 19 (6.38%) UAT Test Analyst
10 19 (6.38%) UAT Test Lead
11 18 (6.04%) Software Analyst
11 18 (6.04%) Software Test Analyst
12 16 (5.37%) Software Test Engineer
12 16 (5.37%) Web Analyst
12 16 (5.37%) Web Test Analyst
13 15 (5.03%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.46%) .NET
2 23 (7.72%) SOAP
3 20 (6.71%) XML
4 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.03%) WSDL
5 12 (4.03%) XSD
6 10 (3.36%) JMS
7 7 (2.35%) .NET Framework
7 7 (2.35%) Web Services
8 4 (1.34%) HTML
8 4 (1.34%) jQuery
8 4 (1.34%) REST
9 3 (1.01%) JSON
9 3 (1.01%) Middleware
9 3 (1.01%) Oracle Fusion
10 2 (0.67%) CSS
10 2 (0.67%) J2EE
11 1 (0.34%) DOM
11 1 (0.34%) WCF
11 1 (0.34%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.02%) Smartphone
4 8 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.68%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.68%) iPad
6 2 (0.67%) Learning Management System
6 2 (0.67%) NHS
6 2 (0.67%) Online Games
6 2 (0.67%) Social Network
6 2 (0.67%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.34%) Fintech
7 1 (0.34%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.34%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.70%) Unix
2 11 (3.69%) Windows
3 10 (3.36%) Android
4 9 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.34%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.34%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (58.39%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (30.87%) Test Automation
3 77 (25.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 71 (23.83%) SDLC
5 68 (22.82%) Functional Testing
6 64 (21.48%) Test Strategy
7 59 (19.80%) Non-Functional Testing
7 59 (19.80%) Waterfall
8 55 (18.46%) Test Scripting
9 43 (14.43%) BDD
9 43 (14.43%) E-Commerce
10 38 (12.75%) Scrum
10 38 (12.75%) Test Management
11 37 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
12 36 (12.08%) Automated Testing
12 36 (12.08%) Defect Management
13 34 (11.41%) Manual Testing
14 33 (11.07%) System Testing
15 29 (9.73%) Regression Testing
16 28 (9.40%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 110 (36.91%) SQL
2 44 (14.77%) C#
3 34 (11.41%) Java
4 23 (7.72%) Python
5 17 (5.70%) Scala
6 15 (5.03%) Ruby
7 11 (3.69%) JavaScript
8 9 (3.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.34%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.01%) R
11 2 (0.67%) C
11 2 (0.67%) C++
11 2 (0.67%) Perl
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
12 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 95 (31.88%) ISTQB
2 92 (30.87%) ISEB
3 78 (26.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (5.37%) Degree
5 6 (2.01%) CCNA
5 6 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.01%) MCSA
5 6 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.34%) MCDST
6 4 (1.34%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) MCITP
8 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (29.87%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.37%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.34%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 53 (17.79%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.05%) Oracle
3 10 (3.36%) HP
4 6 (2.01%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (0.67%) ArcSight
5 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.67%) Splunk
5 2 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.34%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.34%) Cisco
6 1 (0.34%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (0.34%) Epicor
6 1 (0.34%) Facebook
6 1 (0.34%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.34%) hybris
6 1 (0.34%) Juniper
6 1 (0.34%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.34%) SAP
6 1 (0.34%) Tableau
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Searchability
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Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + excellent training fund + benefits
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
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