The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 125 121 133
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 126 102 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.92% 1.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.33% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 104 70 77
Average salary £32,500 £33,250 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.25% +9.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5688 4376 4364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.23% 82.24% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 3375 3571
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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 -36 83 £33,000 -2.94% 11
South Yorkshire -15 24 £35,000 +13.82% 6
North Yorkshire +1 19 £29,250 -10.00% 3
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

1 121 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (37.73%) Test Scripting
3 101 (37.00%) ISEB
4 96 (35.16%) QA
5 63 (23.08%) SQL
6 60 (21.98%) HP Quality Center
7 59 (21.61%) Test Management
8 55 (20.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 53 (19.41%) XML
10 49 (17.95%) .NET
10 49 (17.95%) Regression Testing
11 48 (17.58%) QuickTest Pro
12 47 (17.22%) SOAP
13 43 (15.75%) Finance
13 43 (15.75%) Selenium
14 42 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 38 (13.92%) Microsoft
15 38 (13.92%) Web Services
16 34 (12.45%) Project Management
17 32 (11.72%) HP
17 32 (11.72%) Agile Testing
18 31 (11.36%) Degree
19 28 (10.26%) Manual Testing
20 27 (9.89%) ISTQB
21 26 (9.52%) Automation Testing
22 24 (8.79%) Automated Testing
22 24 (8.79%) SLA
22 24 (8.79%) Windows
23 23 (8.42%) SQL Server
23 23 (8.42%) Cucumber

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (2.56%) IIS
2 5 (1.83%) Apache
3 4 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.37%) WinCC
5 1 (0.37%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) MS Project
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.20%) DVB
2 4 (1.47%) HTTP
3 2 (0.73%) Internet
3 2 (0.73%) Firewall
4 1 (0.37%) SAN
4 1 (0.37%) LAN
4 1 (0.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (0.73%) Redis
3 2 (0.73%) Riak
3 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (17.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 43 (15.75%) Selenium
3 23 (8.42%) Cucumber
4 21 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (5.86%) FitNesse
6 15 (5.49%) LoadRunner
7 14 (5.13%) SpecFlow
8 13 (4.76%) WebDriver
9 7 (2.56%) Visual Studio
9 7 (2.56%) JIRA
10 6 (2.20%) Behat
11 5 (1.83%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.73%) Flex Builder
12 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.73%) Subversion
12 2 (0.73%) TestDirector
12 2 (0.73%) JMeter
13 1 (0.37%) JDeveloper
13 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 1 (0.37%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (15.75%) Finance
2 19 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.13%) Banking
3 14 (5.13%) Retail
4 11 (4.03%) Retail Banking
5 9 (3.30%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.20%) Games
7 5 (1.83%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Advertising
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (54.58%) Analyst
2 145 (53.11%) Test Analyst
3 48 (17.58%) Test Engineer
4 36 (13.19%) QA Analyst
5 31 (11.36%) Tester
6 25 (9.16%) Agile Test Analyst
7 24 (8.79%) Consultant
8 20 (7.33%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.86%) Junior
9 16 (5.86%) Software Tester
10 15 (5.49%) Developer
10 15 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
10 15 (5.49%) Test Manager
11 14 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
12 13 (4.76%) Team Leader
13 12 (4.40%) Junior Analyst
13 12 (4.40%) Junior Test Analyst
14 10 (3.66%) Software Developer
15 9 (3.30%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (19.41%) XML
2 49 (17.95%) .NET
3 47 (17.22%) SOAP
4 38 (13.92%) Web Services
5 19 (6.96%) WSDL
6 17 (6.23%) XSD
7 13 (4.76%) Flash
8 6 (2.20%) GStreamer
8 6 (2.20%) HTML
8 6 (2.20%) Middleware
9 4 (1.47%) HTML5
9 4 (1.47%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.10%) XSLT
11 2 (0.73%) Apache Flex
12 1 (0.37%) LAMP
12 1 (0.37%) CSS
12 1 (0.37%) J2EE
12 1 (0.37%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.37%) Spring
12 1 (0.37%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Mobile App
2 10 (3.66%) IVR
3 8 (2.93%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.56%) Open Source
5 6 (2.20%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.20%) STB
5 6 (2.20%) MPEG
6 5 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.10%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) SCADA
8 1 (0.37%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.79%) Windows
2 19 (6.96%) Linux
3 8 (2.93%) Ubuntu
3 8 (2.93%) UNIX
4 6 (2.20%) CentOS
4 6 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.73%) Solaris
7 1 (0.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (37.73%) Test Scripting
3 59 (21.61%) Test Management
4 55 (20.15%) User Acceptance Testing
5 49 (17.95%) Regression Testing
6 34 (12.45%) Project Management
7 32 (11.72%) Agile Testing
8 28 (10.26%) Manual Testing
9 26 (9.52%) Automation Testing
10 24 (8.79%) Automated Testing
11 22 (8.06%) E-Commerce
12 20 (7.33%) Scrum
13 18 (6.59%) Test Automation
14 17 (6.23%) Waterfall
15 16 (5.86%) ITIL
15 16 (5.86%) BDD
16 15 (5.49%) Software Engineering
16 15 (5.49%) Problem Management
16 15 (5.49%) Integration Testing
17 14 (5.13%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (23.08%) SQL
2 18 (6.59%) C++
3 17 (6.23%) Java
3 17 (6.23%) JavaScript
4 16 (5.86%) VB
5 15 (5.49%) PHP
5 15 (5.49%) C
6 9 (3.30%) C#
7 6 (2.20%) Ruby
7 6 (2.20%) Python
8 3 (1.10%) VBScript
8 3 (1.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.10%) ActionScript
8 3 (1.10%) VBA
9 2 (0.73%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) COBOL
10 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.37%) VB6
10 1 (0.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 101 (37.00%) ISEB
2 42 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 31 (11.36%) Degree
4 27 (9.89%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (35.16%) QA
2 24 (8.79%) SLA
3 4 (1.47%) HL7
4 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.73%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 60 (21.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 38 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.72%) HP
3 7 (2.56%) Oracle
4 5 (1.83%) VMware
4 5 (1.83%) Splunk
5 2 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.37%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.37%) Sony
6 1 (0.37%) Micro Focus
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) Zend
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Dental Plan, Childcare, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Huddersfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £21478 - £27901 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago