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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 146 144 153
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 129 84 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.71% 1.50% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.74% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 101 77 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
6296 4822 4685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.55% 85.83% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4949 3808 3839
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
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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 -35 61 £35,000 +7.69% 10
North Yorkshire +23 44 £30,000 - 5
South Yorkshire -14 24 £40,000 +25.00% 6
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 163 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (33.98%) QA
3 85 (33.20%) ISEB
4 67 (26.17%) SQL
5 63 (24.61%) Test Management
6 62 (24.22%) SOAP
7 56 (21.88%) Selenium
7 56 (21.88%) Test Planning
8 54 (21.09%) Test Scripting
9 47 (18.36%) Finance
10 44 (17.19%) XML
11 41 (16.02%) QuickTest Pro
12 40 (15.63%) Manual Testing
13 39 (15.23%) Regression Testing
14 38 (14.84%) HP Quality Center
15 35 (13.67%) Agile Testing
15 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
15 35 (13.67%) Web Services
16 34 (13.28%) .NET
17 32 (12.50%) SQL Server
17 32 (12.50%) HP
18 31 (12.11%) E-Commerce
19 30 (11.72%) TDD
19 30 (11.72%) Automated Testing
20 29 (11.33%) FitNesse
21 26 (10.16%) ISTQB
21 26 (10.16%) Retail
22 25 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
22 25 (9.77%) Automation Testing
22 25 (9.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 6 (2.34%) IIS
2 5 (1.95%) Apache
2 5 (1.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
5 1 (0.39%) WinCC
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.39%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Firewall
2 1 (0.39%) LAN
2 1 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.95%) MySQL
3 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 56 (21.88%) Selenium
2 41 (16.02%) QuickTest Pro
3 29 (11.33%) FitNesse
4 25 (9.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (9.38%) Cucumber
6 18 (7.03%) JIRA
7 16 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 16 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 9 (3.52%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.13%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.95%) Behat
11 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.17%) MSTest
11 3 (1.17%) Subversion
12 2 (0.78%) NUnit
12 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.39%) Maven
13 1 (0.39%) JUnit
13 1 (0.39%) Flex Builder
General
1 47 (18.36%) Finance
2 26 (10.16%) Retail
3 13 (5.08%) Banking
4 10 (3.91%) Retail Banking
5 7 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.39%) Advertising
7 1 (0.39%) Military
7 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (58.20%) Analyst
2 135 (52.73%) Test Analyst
3 38 (14.84%) Agile Test Analyst
4 27 (10.55%) Tester
5 23 (8.98%) Team Leader
6 20 (7.81%) Senior Analyst
6 20 (7.81%) Senior Test Analyst
7 17 (6.64%) Developer
8 16 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
8 16 (6.25%) QA Analyst
9 14 (5.47%) Junior
10 13 (5.08%) Software Engineer
10 13 (5.08%) Test Manager
11 12 (4.69%) Project Manager
11 12 (4.69%) Software Project Manager
11 12 (4.69%) Software Manager
12 11 (4.30%) ScrumMaster
12 11 (4.30%) Test Engineer
13 10 (3.91%) Consultant
14 9 (3.52%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (24.22%) SOAP
2 44 (17.19%) XML
3 35 (13.67%) Web Services
4 34 (13.28%) .NET
5 21 (8.20%) WSDL
6 20 (7.81%) XSD
7 8 (3.13%) Flash
8 5 (1.95%) CSS
8 5 (1.95%) HTML
9 4 (1.56%) Ajax
9 4 (1.56%) jQuery
10 3 (1.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 3 (1.17%) .NET Framework
11 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.78%) HTML5
11 2 (0.78%) WCF
12 1 (0.39%) Zend Framework
12 1 (0.39%) LINQ
12 1 (0.39%) REST
12 1 (0.39%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.03%) Mobile App
2 14 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.73%) User Experience
3 7 (2.73%) IVR
4 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.39%) Open Source
6 1 (0.39%) NHS
6 1 (0.39%) Video Editing
6 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.81%) Windows
2 7 (2.73%) Linux
3 4 (1.56%) UNIX
3 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.17%) Ubuntu
4 3 (1.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (63.67%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (24.61%) Test Management
3 56 (21.88%) Test Planning
4 54 (21.09%) Test Scripting
5 40 (15.63%) Manual Testing
6 39 (15.23%) Regression Testing
7 35 (13.67%) Agile Testing
8 31 (12.11%) E-Commerce
9 30 (11.72%) TDD
9 30 (11.72%) Automated Testing
10 25 (9.77%) Automation Testing
11 23 (8.98%) Test Automation
12 21 (8.20%) Waterfall
12 21 (8.20%) Scrum
13 18 (7.03%) BDD
13 18 (7.03%) Mentoring
14 17 (6.64%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (5.47%) ITIL
16 13 (5.08%) Web Development
16 13 (5.08%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 67 (26.17%) SQL
2 24 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 20 (7.81%) Java
4 16 (6.25%) PHP
5 13 (5.08%) C#
5 13 (5.08%) VB
6 9 (3.52%) C++
7 8 (3.13%) C
8 6 (2.34%) VBA
9 5 (1.95%) Ruby
10 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.78%) Python
11 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.78%) X++
12 1 (0.39%) PHP5
12 1 (0.39%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (33.20%) ISEB
2 26 (10.16%) ISTQB
3 25 (9.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (5.08%) Degree
5 6 (2.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (33.98%) QA
2 16 (6.25%) SLA
3 8 (3.13%) HL7
4 5 (1.95%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.17%) Firmware
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (14.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (13.67%) Microsoft
2 32 (12.50%) HP
3 11 (4.30%) Oracle
4 2 (0.78%) Splunk
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe
5 1 (0.39%) Sage
5 1 (0.39%) VMware
5 1 (0.39%) Zend
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000.00 - £350000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Catcliffe, Yorkshire
TheSmartList
Salary: + £4k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Greencore
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
South Yorkshire
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Salary: excellent salary plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago