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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 132 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 128 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.04% 2.33% 2.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.64% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 111 142 120
Average salary £32,778 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.85% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5479 6171 5559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.37% 88.31% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4568 5060 4217
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 109 £34,000 -2.85% 18
North Yorkshire -5 12 £32,500 +8.33% 4
South Yorkshire -18 7 £32,500 - 4
East Yorkshire +2 6 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (49.80%) ISEB
3 99 (40.08%) Selenium
4 93 (37.65%) Test Scripting
5 88 (35.63%) SQL
6 85 (34.41%) ISTQB
7 81 (32.79%) Test Management
8 76 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 73 (29.55%) QA
10 69 (27.94%) .NET
11 64 (25.91%) Microsoft
12 58 (23.48%) C#
13 56 (22.67%) SDLC
14 53 (21.46%) Manual Testing
15 50 (20.24%) Functional Testing
16 48 (19.43%) Automated Testing
17 47 (19.03%) Test Automation
18 45 (18.22%) User Acceptance Testing
18 45 (18.22%) Java
19 44 (17.81%) Regression Testing
20 43 (17.41%) BDD
21 42 (17.00%) Scrum
21 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
22 40 (16.19%) Finance
22 40 (16.19%) Non-Functional Testing
23 33 (13.36%) MS Excel
24 30 (12.15%) Cucumber
25 29 (11.74%) HTML
25 29 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
26 27 (10.93%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.21%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (13.36%) MS Excel
2 18 (7.29%) MS Office
3 9 (3.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.48%) Internet
2 7 (2.83%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) FTP
3 2 (0.81%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.81%) Network Security
4 1 (0.40%) Firewall
4 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.24%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.81%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (0.81%) Redis
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 99 (40.08%) Selenium
2 30 (12.15%) Cucumber
3 29 (11.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (10.53%) SoapUI
5 23 (9.31%) Visual Studio
6 19 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 15 (6.07%) Firebug
7 15 (6.07%) HP UFT
8 13 (5.26%) SpecFlow
9 12 (4.86%) FitNesse
9 12 (4.86%) JIRA
10 9 (3.64%) LoadRunner
11 7 (2.83%) JMeter
11 7 (2.83%) JUnit
12 6 (2.43%) SilkTest
13 5 (2.02%) Rational Performance Tester
14 4 (1.62%) Hudson
15 3 (1.21%) Ranorex
15 3 (1.21%) Selenium IDE
16 2 (0.81%) LoadUI
General
1 40 (16.19%) Finance
2 22 (8.91%) Retail
3 9 (3.64%) Legal
4 7 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.02%) Banking
5 5 (2.02%) Games
5 5 (2.02%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.62%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (40.49%) Analyst
2 98 (39.68%) Test Analyst
3 53 (21.46%) Test Engineer
4 37 (14.98%) Tester
5 27 (10.93%) Test Leader
6 21 (8.50%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (7.29%) Automation Analyst
7 18 (7.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (7.29%) Software Tester
8 16 (6.48%) QA Engineer
9 15 (6.07%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (6.07%) Senior Test Analyst
10 13 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
10 13 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Database Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Test Manager
12 9 (3.64%) UAT Lead
12 9 (3.64%) UAT Test Lead
12 9 (3.64%) Web Analyst
12 9 (3.64%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.94%) .NET
2 29 (11.74%) HTML
3 25 (10.12%) ASP.NET
4 21 (8.50%) CSS
4 21 (8.50%) XML
5 16 (6.48%) Behat
5 16 (6.48%) JSON
5 16 (6.48%) LAMP
6 15 (6.07%) .NET Framework
6 15 (6.07%) Web Services
7 13 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (3.64%) HTML5
8 9 (3.64%) SOAP
9 8 (3.24%) WPF
10 7 (2.83%) Apache Flex
11 3 (1.21%) WCF
12 2 (0.81%) J2EE
12 2 (0.81%) jQuery
13 1 (0.40%) Java EE
13 1 (0.40%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.48%) RIA
3 9 (3.64%) NHS
4 8 (3.24%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.83%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.83%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.83%) W3C
6 3 (1.21%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.21%) EFT
6 3 (1.21%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.81%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.81%) Informatics
7 2 (0.81%) iPad
7 2 (0.81%) IVR
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.81%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.81%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.40%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.67%) Windows
2 6 (2.43%) Windows Server
2 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (56.68%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (37.65%) Test Scripting
3 81 (32.79%) Test Management
4 56 (22.67%) SDLC
5 53 (21.46%) Manual Testing
6 50 (20.24%) Functional Testing
7 48 (19.43%) Automated Testing
8 47 (19.03%) Test Automation
9 45 (18.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 44 (17.81%) Regression Testing
11 43 (17.41%) BDD
12 42 (17.00%) Scrum
13 40 (16.19%) Non-Functional Testing
14 27 (10.93%) Automation Testing
14 27 (10.93%) Performance Testing
15 24 (9.72%) Integration Testing
15 24 (9.72%) TDD
16 23 (9.31%) Web Testing
17 22 (8.91%) Security Testing
18 21 (8.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 88 (35.63%) SQL
2 58 (23.48%) C#
3 45 (18.22%) Java
4 42 (17.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (7.29%) C++
5 18 (7.29%) Ruby
6 17 (6.88%) PHP
7 6 (2.43%) Python
8 5 (2.02%) C
9 3 (1.21%) Scala
9 3 (1.21%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.21%) VBScript
10 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 123 (49.80%) ISEB
2 85 (34.41%) ISTQB
3 76 (30.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (4.86%) Degree
5 7 (2.83%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.21%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.21%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (29.55%) QA
2 9 (3.64%) HL7
3 3 (1.21%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 64 (25.91%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.67%) HP
3 11 (4.45%) Oracle
4 5 (2.02%) IBM
5 4 (1.62%) Cisco
6 2 (0.81%) ArcSight
6 2 (0.81%) Blue Coat
6 2 (0.81%) BT
6 2 (0.81%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.81%) Facebook
6 2 (0.81%) Fortinet
6 2 (0.81%) Palo Alto
6 2 (0.81%) Telerik
6 2 (0.81%) Twitter
6 2 (0.81%) Verint
7 1 (0.40%) Cyber-Ark
7 1 (0.40%) Epicor
7 1 (0.40%) F5
7 1 (0.40%) Juniper
7 1 (0.40%) Splunk
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