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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 151 136 124
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 112 127 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.62% 1.79% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.17% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 84 105 68
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +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
6058 5864 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.85% 82.71% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4955 4597 3422
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 July 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 July 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
(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 65 £32,500 -1.51% 8
North Yorkshire -3 19 £28,000 -1.75% 3
South Yorkshire -3 14 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East Yorkshire +18 13 £50,000 - 2
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 131 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (45.00%) SQL
3 110 (42.31%) ISEB
4 84 (32.31%) ISTQB
5 80 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 71 (27.31%) SDLC
7 67 (25.77%) Automated Testing
7 67 (25.77%) .NET
8 54 (20.77%) QA
9 50 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 46 (17.69%) Test Management
10 46 (17.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 46 (17.69%) Finance
11 44 (16.92%) Microsoft
11 44 (16.92%) Manual Testing
11 44 (16.92%) Selenium
11 44 (16.92%) Agile Testing
12 43 (16.54%) HTML
13 42 (16.15%) Java
13 42 (16.15%) C#
13 42 (16.15%) Retail
14 37 (14.23%) MS Excel
14 37 (14.23%) Mentoring
15 36 (13.85%) Test Strategy
15 36 (13.85%) Test Automation
15 36 (13.85%) SQL Server
16 35 (13.46%) Integration Testing
17 33 (12.69%) ASP.NET
18 30 (11.54%) Software Engineering
18 30 (11.54%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (2.69%) CMS
1 7 (2.69%) SilverStripe
1 7 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) IIS
4 2 (0.77%) Apache
4 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.77%) Node.js
4 2 (0.77%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (14.23%) MS Excel
2 16 (6.15%) MS Office
3 6 (2.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.77%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.77%) IaaS
1 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (0.77%) Sumo Logic
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.54%) Firewall
2 2 (0.77%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) DNS
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.46%) MySQL
2 9 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.46%) Big Data
3 5 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.77%) QlikView
6 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.77%) HBase
6 2 (0.77%) Redis
7 1 (0.38%) Informix
Development Applications
1 44 (16.92%) Selenium
2 22 (8.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (8.08%) HP UFT
4 14 (5.38%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.85%) LoadRunner
5 10 (3.85%) JIRA
6 8 (3.08%) Firebug
6 8 (3.08%) SoapUI
7 7 (2.69%) WebDriver
8 6 (2.31%) Moq
8 6 (2.31%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.92%) JMeter
9 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.54%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.15%) Toad
11 3 (1.15%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.77%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.77%) Grunt
12 2 (0.77%) Rational Robot
12 2 (0.77%) Maven
General
1 46 (17.69%) Finance
2 42 (16.15%) Retail
3 25 (9.62%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (3.08%) Legal
5 7 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.69%) Banking
6 5 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Law
7 3 (1.15%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (46.15%) Analyst
2 114 (43.85%) Test Analyst
3 74 (28.46%) Tester
4 50 (19.23%) Software Tester
5 22 (8.46%) Software Engineer
6 16 (6.15%) Agile Test Analyst
7 13 (5.00%) QA Analyst
7 13 (5.00%) Systems Tester
7 13 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Senior Software Engineer
8 11 (4.23%) Senior Test Analyst
8 11 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (3.85%) Support Technician
10 9 (3.46%) Test Manager
10 9 (3.46%) Junior
10 9 (3.46%) QA Test Analyst
10 9 (3.46%) Test Leader
11 8 (3.08%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (3.08%) Developer
12 7 (2.69%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (25.77%) .NET
2 43 (16.54%) HTML
3 33 (12.69%) ASP.NET
4 28 (10.77%) WPF
5 25 (9.62%) HTML5
6 22 (8.46%) Apache Flex
7 19 (7.31%) CSS
8 17 (6.54%) SOAP
9 13 (5.00%) Web Services
10 9 (3.46%) jQuery
11 7 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (2.69%) XML
12 6 (2.31%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.54%) WSDL
13 4 (1.54%) XSD
14 3 (1.15%) J2EE
14 3 (1.15%) WinForms
14 3 (1.15%) WCF
14 3 (1.15%) CSS3
15 2 (0.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.85%) NHS
2 14 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.08%) Client/Server
3 8 (3.08%) IVR
3 8 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.69%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.31%) Private Cloud
6 5 (1.92%) User Experience
7 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.77%) Replication
8 2 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.38%) W3C
9 1 (0.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.08%) Windows
2 9 (3.46%) UNIX
3 8 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (2.31%) Linux
5 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.77%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (50.38%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (30.77%) Test Scripting
3 71 (27.31%) SDLC
4 67 (25.77%) Automated Testing
5 46 (17.69%) Test Management
5 46 (17.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 44 (16.92%) Manual Testing
6 44 (16.92%) Agile Testing
7 37 (14.23%) Mentoring
8 36 (13.85%) Test Strategy
8 36 (13.85%) Test Automation
9 35 (13.46%) Integration Testing
10 30 (11.54%) Performance Testing
10 30 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 28 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (10.00%) Regression Testing
13 23 (8.85%) Load Testing
14 22 (8.46%) Scrum
15 20 (7.69%) Waterfall
16 19 (7.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 117 (45.00%) SQL
2 42 (16.15%) C#
2 42 (16.15%) Java
3 24 (9.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.85%) PHP
5 7 (2.69%) PL/SQL
5 7 (2.69%) VBA
6 5 (1.92%) Python
6 5 (1.92%) VBScript
7 4 (1.54%) C++
8 3 (1.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.77%) VB
9 2 (0.77%) Ruby
9 2 (0.77%) Scala
9 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.77%) Go
10 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (42.31%) ISEB
2 84 (32.31%) ISTQB
3 50 (19.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 18 (6.92%) Degree
5 10 (3.85%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.54%) CIMA
8 3 (1.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (20.77%) QA
2 5 (1.92%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.77%) Docker
4 2 (0.77%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.77%) Ansible
2 2 (0.77%) Salt
2 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.77%) Nagios
2 2 (0.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (16.92%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.69%) Oracle
3 9 (3.46%) HP
4 5 (1.92%) Telerik
5 4 (1.54%) VMware
5 4 (1.54%) Verint
5 4 (1.54%) Cisco
6 3 (1.15%) Apple
7 2 (0.77%) New Relic
7 2 (0.77%) SaltStack
7 2 (0.77%) Cognos
7 2 (0.77%) Google
7 2 (0.77%) Splunk
7 2 (0.77%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.38%) ATG
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
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