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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 112 118 176
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +58
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 158 148 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.24% 2.29% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 2.76% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 137 117 49
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
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
6119 5366 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.76% 82.89% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5012 4094 3893
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -13 90 £35,000 +16.66% 6
North Yorkshire +35 36 £30,000 -11.76% 3
South Yorkshire +5 30 £32,500 +13.04% 1
East Yorkshire -13 2 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 178 (62.46%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (43.86%) ISEB
3 112 (39.30%) SQL
4 89 (31.23%) QA
5 73 (25.61%) Test Planning
6 69 (24.21%) Microsoft
7 68 (23.86%) Test Scripting
8 63 (22.11%) Manual Testing
9 62 (21.75%) Retail
9 62 (21.75%) .NET
10 57 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 53 (18.60%) ISTQB
11 53 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 53 (18.60%) Finance
12 52 (18.25%) Test Automation
13 47 (16.49%) Selenium
14 46 (16.14%) SQL Server
15 43 (15.09%) Test Management
16 42 (14.74%) FitNesse
17 40 (14.04%) Agile Testing
18 39 (13.68%) XML
18 39 (13.68%) MS Excel
19 35 (12.28%) SOAP
19 35 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
20 34 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
20 34 (11.93%) C#
21 33 (11.58%) QuickTest Pro
22 32 (11.23%) TDD
22 32 (11.23%) Mentoring
23 31 (10.88%) User Stories

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
1 6 (2.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (0.70%) CMS
Applications
1 39 (13.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.40%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.40%) Oracle ERP
1 4 (1.40%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.02%) Big Data
3 3 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 47 (16.49%) Selenium
2 42 (14.74%) FitNesse
3 35 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 33 (11.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 24 (8.42%) JIRA
6 20 (7.02%) Moq
6 20 (7.02%) SoapUI
6 20 (7.02%) ReSharper
7 19 (6.67%) SpecFlow
8 12 (4.21%) WebDriver
8 12 (4.21%) Cucumber
9 9 (3.16%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.40%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.05%) MSTest
12 2 (0.70%) NUnit
12 2 (0.70%) WebLOAD
13 1 (0.35%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.35%) Subversion
13 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.35%) JUnit
General
1 62 (21.75%) Retail
2 53 (18.60%) Finance
3 23 (8.07%) Banking
4 18 (6.32%) Retail Banking
5 17 (5.96%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.70%) Military
7 2 (0.70%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 180 (63.16%) Analyst
2 158 (55.44%) Test Analyst
3 48 (16.84%) Tester
4 26 (9.12%) Agile Test Analyst
5 24 (8.42%) Software Tester
6 23 (8.07%) Test Leader
6 23 (8.07%) Software Engineer
7 21 (7.37%) Team Leader
8 19 (6.67%) QA Analyst
9 18 (6.32%) Test Team Leader
10 17 (5.96%) Junior
11 16 (5.61%) Project Manager
12 15 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
13 14 (4.91%) Test Manager
14 13 (4.56%) Junior Analyst
14 13 (4.56%) Junior Test Analyst
15 11 (3.86%) Software Test Analyst
15 11 (3.86%) Graduate
15 11 (3.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (21.75%) .NET
2 39 (13.68%) XML
3 35 (12.28%) SOAP
4 21 (7.37%) HTML
5 20 (7.02%) .NET Framework
5 20 (7.02%) WPF
6 18 (6.32%) Web Services
6 18 (6.32%) ASP.NET
7 17 (5.96%) HTML5
8 16 (5.61%) WSDL
8 16 (5.61%) XSD
9 12 (4.21%) Gherkin
10 5 (1.75%) WCF
11 4 (1.40%) CSS
12 3 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 3 (1.05%) Ajax
12 3 (1.05%) jQuery
12 3 (1.05%) Middleware
12 3 (1.05%) WinForms
13 1 (0.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.51%) User Experience
3 9 (3.16%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 8 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.11%) Open Source
5 6 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.40%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.70%) W3C
7 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.86%) UNIX
3 9 (3.16%) Windows
4 1 (0.35%) Android
4 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (62.46%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.61%) Test Planning
3 68 (23.86%) Test Scripting
4 63 (22.11%) Manual Testing
5 57 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 52 (18.25%) Test Automation
7 43 (15.09%) Test Management
8 40 (14.04%) Agile Testing
9 32 (11.23%) TDD
9 32 (11.23%) Mentoring
10 31 (10.88%) User Stories
10 31 (10.88%) Scrum
11 25 (8.77%) Software Engineering
12 24 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.42%) Waterfall
13 22 (7.72%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (7.72%) Web Development
14 21 (7.37%) Coaching
15 20 (7.02%) Regression Testing
15 20 (7.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 112 (39.30%) SQL
2 34 (11.93%) C#
3 22 (7.72%) Java
4 20 (7.02%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.11%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.75%) C
7 4 (1.40%) PHP
7 4 (1.40%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.40%) VBA
8 3 (1.05%) VB
8 3 (1.05%) C++
9 2 (0.70%) X++
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
10 1 (0.35%) Python
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (43.86%) ISEB
2 53 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 53 (18.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (4.91%) Degree
4 6 (2.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 3 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (31.23%) QA
2 10 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.75%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.40%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (7.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 34 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (24.21%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.77%) HP
3 17 (5.96%) Apple
4 8 (2.81%) Oracle
5 6 (2.11%) ATG
6 3 (1.05%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.35%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.35%) Telerik
7 1 (0.35%) Sage
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