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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 105 141 152
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 144 126 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.55% 1.87% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 2.08% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 111 105 101
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
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
5007 6048 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.67% 89.80% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4058 4911 4931
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +63 117 £40,000 +14.28% 6
South Yorkshire +6 10 £27,500 -8.33%
North Yorkshire -6 10 £29,000 +10.47% 2
East Yorkshire -23 4 £31,500 -3.44% 1
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (35.55%) QA
3 104 (34.55%) SQL
4 99 (32.89%) Selenium
5 98 (32.56%) Test Automation
6 95 (31.56%) Finance
7 92 (30.56%) ISEB
8 86 (28.57%) ISTQB
9 74 (24.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 71 (23.59%) SoapUI
10 71 (23.59%) Test Strategy
11 69 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 66 (21.93%) Functional Testing
13 61 (20.27%) SDLC
14 56 (18.60%) .NET
15 55 (18.27%) E-Commerce
15 55 (18.27%) Waterfall
16 52 (17.28%) Test Scripting
16 52 (17.28%) Automated Testing
17 50 (16.61%) C#
17 50 (16.61%) Java
18 46 (15.28%) Non-Functional Testing
19 44 (14.62%) Scrum
20 40 (13.29%) Retail
21 39 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
22 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
23 37 (12.29%) Performance Testing
24 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
25 33 (10.96%) Python
25 33 (10.96%) Legal

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 (3.32%) Confluence
1 10 (3.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.66%) IIS
2 5 (1.66%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.33%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (5.65%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) Google Apps
1 6 (1.99%) Office 365
1 6 (1.99%) Slack
2 2 (0.66%) SaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.66%) VPN
3 7 (2.33%) Internet
4 6 (1.99%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (3.32%) QlikView
6 9 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.66%) DB2
8 2 (0.66%) MySQL
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.33%) Power BI
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 99 (32.89%) Selenium
2 71 (23.59%) SoapUI
3 32 (10.63%) Cucumber
4 29 (9.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (7.64%) JIRA
6 20 (6.64%) Jenkins
7 18 (5.98%) Ranorex
8 16 (5.32%) Appium
9 12 (3.99%) WebDriver
10 11 (3.65%) JUnit
11 10 (3.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 10 (3.32%) Hudson
12 9 (2.99%) JMeter
13 8 (2.66%) Gatling
13 8 (2.66%) HP UFT
13 8 (2.66%) NeoLoad
13 8 (2.66%) WebLOAD
14 7 (2.33%) Bugzilla
14 7 (2.33%) TestDirector
14 7 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 95 (31.56%) Finance
2 40 (13.29%) Retail
3 33 (10.96%) Legal
4 32 (10.63%) Games
5 29 (9.63%) Banking
6 4 (1.33%) Electronics
7 2 (0.66%) Marketing
7 2 (0.66%) Military
8 1 (0.33%) Automotive
8 1 (0.33%) Law
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 132 (43.85%) Analyst
2 107 (35.55%) Test Analyst
3 53 (17.61%) Tester
4 44 (14.62%) Test Engineer
5 42 (13.95%) Consultant
6 33 (10.96%) Test Consultant
7 29 (9.63%) Software Tester
8 24 (7.97%) Developer
8 24 (7.97%) Senior Test Engineer
9 22 (7.31%) UAT Analyst
9 22 (7.31%) UAT Test Analyst
10 21 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
11 20 (6.64%) Senior Test Analyst
12 19 (6.31%) Lead Test Analyst
12 19 (6.31%) Test Automation Engineer
13 18 (5.98%) Software Analyst
13 18 (5.98%) Software Test Analyst
13 18 (5.98%) Test Automation Consultant
14 16 (5.32%) Systems Analyst
15 15 (4.98%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (18.60%) .NET
2 23 (7.64%) SOAP
3 22 (7.31%) XML
4 14 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 13 (4.32%) Web Services
6 12 (3.99%) WSDL
6 12 (3.99%) XSD
7 10 (3.32%) JMS
8 6 (1.99%) Buildbot
9 5 (1.66%) REST
10 4 (1.33%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.33%) HTML
11 3 (1.00%) Gherkin
12 2 (0.66%) jQuery
12 2 (0.66%) JSON
12 2 (0.66%) WPF
13 1 (0.33%) Apache Flex
13 1 (0.33%) DOM
13 1 (0.33%) WCF
13 1 (0.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.98%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.32%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.33%) iPad
5 6 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.66%) Online Games
6 5 (1.66%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.66%) Social Network
6 5 (1.66%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.66%) NHS
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (5.65%) Windows
2 7 (2.33%) Android
2 7 (2.33%) Unix
3 5 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 5 (1.66%) Linux
3 5 (1.66%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (1.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (57.48%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (32.56%) Test Automation
3 74 (24.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 71 (23.59%) Test Strategy
5 66 (21.93%) Functional Testing
6 61 (20.27%) SDLC
7 55 (18.27%) E-Commerce
7 55 (18.27%) Waterfall
8 52 (17.28%) Automated Testing
8 52 (17.28%) Test Scripting
9 46 (15.28%) Non-Functional Testing
10 44 (14.62%) Scrum
11 39 (12.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (12.29%) Performance Testing
13 31 (10.30%) System Testing
14 30 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
15 28 (9.30%) BDD
15 28 (9.30%) Kanban
15 28 (9.30%) Manual Testing
15 28 (9.30%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (34.55%) SQL
2 50 (16.61%) C#
2 50 (16.61%) Java
3 33 (10.96%) Python
4 25 (8.31%) Ruby
5 24 (7.97%) Scala
6 12 (3.99%) T-SQL
7 11 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.66%) C++
9 7 (2.33%) C
10 6 (1.99%) Perl
10 6 (1.99%) PHP
10 6 (1.99%) R
11 3 (1.00%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.33%) VBA
12 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 92 (30.56%) ISEB
2 86 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 69 (22.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (6.98%) Degree
5 9 (2.99%) CCNA
5 9 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.99%) MCSA
5 9 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.66%) MCITP
8 4 (1.33%) MCDST
8 4 (1.33%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (35.55%) QA
2 5 (1.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.33%) Firmware
2 1 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.33%) SCCM
3 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 38 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.98%) Oracle
3 9 (2.99%) HP
4 7 (2.33%) SOASTA, Inc
5 6 (1.99%) Google
6 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.66%) Telerik
7 1 (0.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.33%) hybris
7 1 (0.33%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.33%) Sage
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Splunk
7 1 (0.33%) Tableau
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