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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 98 148 142
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 156 119 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.80% 1.75% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.14% 1.97% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 130 85 106
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £46,750 £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
4974 6028 6196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.33% 88.65% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 4931 4846
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +45 115 £35,000 +7.69% 19
North Yorkshire +30 29 £31,500 +14.54%
South Yorkshire +7 8 £37,500 +15.38%
East Yorkshire -17 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 171 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (38.14%) Selenium
3 108 (37.11%) SQL
4 101 (34.71%) ISEB
5 100 (34.36%) ISTQB
6 90 (30.93%) QA
6 90 (30.93%) Test Automation
6 90 (30.93%) Finance
7 80 (27.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 76 (26.12%) User Acceptance Testing
9 70 (24.05%) SDLC
9 70 (24.05%) Functional Testing
10 63 (21.65%) Microsoft
11 62 (21.31%) SoapUI
12 61 (20.96%) Test Strategy
13 58 (19.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 57 (19.59%) Test Scripting
15 54 (18.56%) Waterfall
16 51 (17.53%) .NET
17 48 (16.49%) Test Management
18 44 (15.12%) BDD
19 39 (13.40%) C#
20 37 (12.71%) E-Commerce
20 37 (12.71%) Automated Testing
20 37 (12.71%) Defect Management
20 37 (12.71%) Automation Testing
21 36 (12.37%) Manual Testing
21 36 (12.37%) SQL Server
22 35 (12.03%) Scrum
22 35 (12.03%) System 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 (3.44%) Confluence
1 10 (3.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.69%) IIS
3 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.34%) MTS
3 1 (0.34%) SAS
3 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (8.25%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) HTTP
1 3 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.69%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.69%) VPN
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.78%) Relational Database
2 11 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.37%) QlikView
6 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.69%) DB2
7 2 (0.69%) MySQL
7 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Power BI
8 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 111 (38.14%) Selenium
2 62 (21.31%) SoapUI
3 35 (12.03%) JIRA
4 29 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (9.28%) Cucumber
6 22 (7.56%) WebDriver
7 19 (6.53%) SpecFlow
8 17 (5.84%) Visual Studio
9 15 (5.15%) Bugzilla
9 15 (5.15%) HP UFT
10 14 (4.81%) FitNesse
10 14 (4.81%) Toad
11 12 (4.12%) Jenkins
11 12 (4.12%) JUnit
12 11 (3.78%) Hudson
13 10 (3.44%) Ranorex
14 6 (2.06%) Git (software)
15 5 (1.72%) JMeter
16 4 (1.37%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
General
1 90 (30.93%) Finance
2 34 (11.68%) Retail
3 29 (9.97%) Banking
4 26 (8.93%) Legal
5 17 (5.84%) Games
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Military
7 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 143 (49.14%) Analyst
2 126 (43.30%) Test Analyst
3 68 (23.37%) Tester
4 41 (14.09%) Software Tester
5 39 (13.40%) Test Engineer
6 23 (7.90%) Consultant
7 22 (7.56%) UAT Lead
7 22 (7.56%) UAT Test Lead
8 21 (7.22%) Lead Test Analyst
8 21 (7.22%) Systems Analyst
9 20 (6.87%) Automation Test Analyst
10 18 (6.19%) Software Analyst
10 18 (6.19%) Software Test Analyst
11 17 (5.84%) Test Automation Engineer
12 16 (5.50%) Software Test Engineer
12 16 (5.50%) Test Leader
12 16 (5.50%) UAT Analyst
12 16 (5.50%) UAT Test Analyst
13 15 (5.15%) Manual Test Analyst
13 15 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.53%) .NET
2 23 (7.90%) SOAP
3 20 (6.87%) XML
4 13 (4.47%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.12%) WSDL
5 12 (4.12%) XSD
6 11 (3.78%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.44%) JMS
8 6 (2.06%) HTML
9 5 (1.72%) jQuery
9 5 (1.72%) Web Services
10 4 (1.37%) CSS
10 4 (1.37%) REST
11 3 (1.03%) J2EE
11 3 (1.03%) JSON
11 3 (1.03%) Middleware
11 3 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
12 1 (0.34%) NHibernate
12 1 (0.34%) Spring
12 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.47%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.44%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.09%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.72%) iPad
6 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.69%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.34%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
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 (4.81%) Unix
2 10 (3.44%) Android
3 9 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.41%) Windows
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (58.76%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (30.93%) Test Automation
3 76 (26.12%) User Acceptance Testing
4 70 (24.05%) Functional Testing
4 70 (24.05%) SDLC
5 61 (20.96%) Test Strategy
6 58 (19.93%) Non-Functional Testing
7 57 (19.59%) Test Scripting
8 54 (18.56%) Waterfall
9 48 (16.49%) Test Management
10 44 (15.12%) BDD
11 37 (12.71%) Automated Testing
11 37 (12.71%) Automation Testing
11 37 (12.71%) Defect Management
11 37 (12.71%) E-Commerce
12 36 (12.37%) Manual Testing
13 35 (12.03%) Scrum
13 35 (12.03%) System Testing
14 31 (10.65%) Regression Testing
15 30 (10.31%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (37.11%) SQL
2 39 (13.40%) C#
3 26 (8.93%) Java
4 17 (5.84%) Python
5 12 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.12%) Scala
6 9 (3.09%) Ruby
7 6 (2.06%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.72%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.03%) C
11 2 (0.69%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.34%) PHP
12 1 (0.34%) R
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
12 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 101 (34.71%) ISEB
2 100 (34.36%) ISTQB
3 80 (27.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (4.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.69%) CCNA
6 2 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.69%) MCDST
6 2 (0.69%) MCSA
6 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (30.93%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.69%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 63 (21.65%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.25%) Oracle
3 11 (3.78%) HP
4 3 (1.03%) SOASTA, Inc
4 3 (1.03%) Twitter
5 2 (0.69%) ArcSight
5 2 (0.69%) Epicor
5 2 (0.69%) Facebook
5 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.69%) Splunk
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%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.34%) hybris
6 1 (0.34%) Juniper
6 1 (0.34%) LogRhythm
6 1 (0.34%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.34%) Tableau
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