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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 123 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 123 141 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.84% 1.98% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.38% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 91 119 72
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average 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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 74 £35,000 +6.06% 9
South Yorkshire -4 22 £30,000 +9.09% 1
North Yorkshire +22 18 £27,500 -3.50% 3
East Yorkshire +3 7 £33,000 -
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 155 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 137 (48.75%) SQL
3 133 (47.33%) ISEB
4 93 (33.10%) Test Scripting
5 83 (29.54%) .NET
6 82 (29.18%) ISTQB
7 77 (27.40%) Automated Testing
8 64 (22.78%) Microsoft
9 58 (20.64%) QA
9 58 (20.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 54 (19.22%) Selenium
10 54 (19.22%) Manual Testing
11 53 (18.86%) Test Automation
12 50 (17.79%) SQL Server
13 48 (17.08%) MS Excel
13 48 (17.08%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (17.08%) Retail
14 47 (16.73%) Agile Testing
15 46 (16.37%) Test Management
15 46 (16.37%) Finance
16 43 (15.30%) C#
17 42 (14.95%) Java
17 42 (14.95%) Test Planning
18 40 (14.23%) HTML
19 37 (13.17%) ASP.NET
20 35 (12.46%) Mentoring
21 34 (12.10%) WPF
22 33 (11.74%) Software Engineering
23 30 (10.68%) Test Strategy
24 29 (10.32%) XML

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (1.78%) WebSphere
1 5 (1.78%) SilverStripe
1 5 (1.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.78%) CMS
2 3 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 48 (17.08%) MS Excel
2 17 (6.05%) MS Office
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (17.79%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.96%) Big Data
3 8 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.78%) MySQL
4 5 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.71%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (19.22%) Selenium
2 26 (9.25%) SoapUI
2 26 (9.25%) Moq
2 26 (9.25%) ReSharper
3 23 (8.19%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (7.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (7.47%) FitNesse
5 15 (5.34%) Cucumber
6 14 (4.98%) SpecFlow
7 12 (4.27%) JIRA
8 11 (3.91%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.85%) Firebug
10 5 (1.78%) LoadRunner
11 4 (1.42%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.07%) Toad
13 2 (0.71%) JMeter
13 2 (0.71%) Rational Robot
13 2 (0.71%) OpenSTA
14 1 (0.36%) Selenium IDE
General
1 48 (17.08%) Retail
2 46 (16.37%) Finance
3 28 (9.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (3.91%) Banking
5 6 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.78%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.78%) Legal
6 5 (1.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
7 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 152 (54.09%) Analyst
2 148 (52.67%) Test Analyst
3 65 (23.13%) Tester
4 48 (17.08%) Software Tester
5 25 (8.90%) Software Engineer
6 23 (8.19%) Test Leader
7 22 (7.83%) Agile Test Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Junior
8 14 (4.98%) Junior Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Junior Test Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (4.63%) Test Manager
10 12 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (4.27%) Senior Test Analyst
11 11 (3.91%) QA Analyst
12 9 (3.20%) Senior Software Engineer
12 9 (3.20%) Systems Tester
12 9 (3.20%) Test Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Graduate
14 7 (2.49%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (29.54%) .NET
2 40 (14.23%) HTML
3 37 (13.17%) ASP.NET
4 34 (12.10%) WPF
5 29 (10.32%) XML
6 25 (8.90%) HTML5
7 23 (8.19%) SOAP
8 19 (6.76%) .NET Framework
9 14 (4.98%) Web Services
9 14 (4.98%) Gherkin
10 13 (4.63%) CSS
11 10 (3.56%) WSDL
11 10 (3.56%) XSD
12 8 (2.85%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.49%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (2.14%) WinForms
14 6 (2.14%) WCF
15 5 (1.78%) jQuery
16 1 (0.36%) DOM
16 1 (0.36%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (9.25%) Private Cloud
2 14 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.20%) User Experience
3 9 (3.20%) NHS
4 8 (2.85%) Client/Server
5 7 (2.49%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.42%) Open Source
7 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) IVR
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.12%) Apple iOS
2 18 (6.41%) UNIX
3 12 (4.27%) Windows
4 3 (1.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (55.16%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (33.10%) Test Scripting
3 77 (27.40%) Automated Testing
4 54 (19.22%) Manual Testing
5 53 (18.86%) Test Automation
6 48 (17.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 47 (16.73%) Agile Testing
8 46 (16.37%) Test Management
9 42 (14.95%) Test Planning
10 35 (12.46%) Mentoring
11 33 (11.74%) Software Engineering
12 30 (10.68%) Test Strategy
13 29 (10.32%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (9.96%) Performance Testing
15 27 (9.61%) User Stories
16 26 (9.25%) Analytics
17 25 (8.90%) Waterfall
18 24 (8.54%) Regression Testing
19 23 (8.19%) E-Commerce
20 21 (7.47%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 137 (48.75%) SQL
2 43 (15.30%) C#
3 42 (14.95%) Java
4 19 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 7 (2.49%) VBA
5 7 (2.49%) PL/SQL
6 6 (2.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.78%) PHP
8 3 (1.07%) VBScript
9 2 (0.71%) VB
10 1 (0.36%) C
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 133 (47.33%) ISEB
2 82 (29.18%) ISTQB
3 58 (20.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (5.34%) Degree
5 4 (1.42%) CIMA
5 4 (1.42%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (20.64%) QA
2 6 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (9.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (4.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 64 (22.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.12%) Apple
3 17 (6.05%) Oracle
4 15 (5.34%) HP
5 5 (1.78%) ATG
6 3 (1.07%) Telerik
6 3 (1.07%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.71%) VMware
7 2 (0.71%) Cognos
7 2 (0.71%) Cisco
7 2 (0.71%) Verint
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: £35,000 per annum £35,000 + bonus + benefits + free parking
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £37,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Express / Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate
Ripe4
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 23 days ago