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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 112 126 149
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 158 123 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.25% 1.99% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 2.38% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 134 98 70
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
6045 5176 4895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.00% 83.59% 79.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4897 3987 4074
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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 -1 82 £35,000 +16.66% 10
North Yorkshire +42 47 £30,000 -11.76%
South Yorkshire -11 27 £32,500 +30.00% 1
East Yorkshire -6 2 £30,000 +33.33%
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 178 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (43.26%) ISEB
3 95 (33.69%) QA
4 93 (32.98%) SQL
5 77 (27.30%) Test Planning
6 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
7 60 (21.28%) Test Scripting
8 58 (20.57%) Selenium
9 56 (19.86%) Manual Testing
10 54 (19.15%) Automated Testing
11 53 (18.79%) Retail
12 52 (18.44%) .NET
13 50 (17.73%) Finance
14 48 (17.02%) Test Management
14 48 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
15 46 (16.31%) SOAP
16 45 (15.96%) QuickTest Pro
16 45 (15.96%) ISTQB
17 42 (14.89%) FitNesse
17 42 (14.89%) SQL Server
18 41 (14.54%) XML
19 38 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 38 (13.48%) Agile Testing
20 37 (13.12%) HP Quality Center
20 37 (13.12%) HP
21 29 (10.28%) Mentoring
22 28 (9.93%) TDD
22 28 (9.93%) MS Excel
22 28 (9.93%) C#

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (1.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.42%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.71%) CMS
4 2 (0.71%) IIS
4 2 (0.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.35%) JBoss
5 1 (0.35%) WinCC
Applications
1 28 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) JDE OneWorld
1 4 (1.42%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.42%) HTTP
2 1 (0.35%) LAN
2 1 (0.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.61%) Big Data
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.35%) MySQL
4 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (20.57%) Selenium
2 45 (15.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 42 (14.89%) FitNesse
4 38 (13.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.51%) JIRA
6 21 (7.45%) SpecFlow
7 16 (5.67%) SoapUI
8 15 (5.32%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.61%) ReSharper
9 13 (4.61%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.61%) Moq
10 10 (3.55%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.42%) LoadRunner
12 3 (1.06%) MSTest
13 2 (0.71%) WebLOAD
13 2 (0.71%) NUnit
13 2 (0.71%) Subversion
14 1 (0.35%) Maven
14 1 (0.35%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (18.79%) Retail
2 50 (17.73%) Finance
3 21 (7.45%) Banking
4 16 (5.67%) Retail Banking
5 13 (4.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.71%) Military
8 1 (0.35%) Advertising
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.35%) Legal
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 184 (65.25%) Analyst
2 161 (57.09%) Test Analyst
3 48 (17.02%) Tester
4 29 (10.28%) Agile Test Analyst
5 22 (7.80%) QA Analyst
6 21 (7.45%) Team Leader
7 20 (7.09%) Software Engineer
8 19 (6.74%) Senior Analyst
8 19 (6.74%) Software Tester
8 19 (6.74%) Senior Test Analyst
9 18 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
9 18 (6.38%) Junior
10 16 (5.67%) Project Manager
10 16 (5.67%) Test Leader
11 15 (5.32%) Developer
12 13 (4.61%) Software Test Analyst
13 12 (4.26%) Junior Test Analyst
13 12 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
13 12 (4.26%) Software Manager
13 12 (4.26%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.44%) .NET
2 46 (16.31%) SOAP
3 41 (14.54%) XML
4 23 (8.16%) Web Services
5 19 (6.74%) WSDL
5 19 (6.74%) XSD
6 18 (6.38%) HTML
7 16 (5.67%) ASP.NET
8 13 (4.61%) .NET Framework
8 13 (4.61%) WPF
8 13 (4.61%) HTML5
9 9 (3.19%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.42%) CSS
11 3 (1.06%) Ajax
11 3 (1.06%) Middleware
11 3 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 3 (1.06%) jQuery
12 2 (0.71%) WCF
13 1 (0.35%) REST
13 1 (0.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.61%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.55%) Mobile App
3 8 (2.84%) Client/Server
4 7 (2.48%) User Experience
5 6 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.42%) Open Source
7 3 (1.06%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.71%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.71%) W3C
9 1 (0.35%) IVR
9 1 (0.35%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (5.32%) Apple iOS
2 11 (3.90%) Windows
3 6 (2.13%) Linux
3 6 (2.13%) UNIX
4 2 (0.71%) CentOS
4 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.35%) Android
5 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (63.12%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (27.30%) Test Planning
3 60 (21.28%) Test Scripting
4 56 (19.86%) Manual Testing
5 54 (19.15%) Automated Testing
6 48 (17.02%) Test Management
7 46 (16.31%) Test Automation
8 38 (13.48%) Agile Testing
9 29 (10.28%) Mentoring
10 28 (9.93%) TDD
11 27 (9.57%) Scrum
12 24 (8.51%) E-Commerce
12 24 (8.51%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.16%) Regression Testing
14 22 (7.80%) User Stories
15 21 (7.45%) Web Development
16 20 (7.09%) Software Engineering
16 20 (7.09%) Automation Testing
16 20 (7.09%) Line Management
16 20 (7.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 93 (32.98%) SQL
2 28 (9.93%) C#
3 21 (7.45%) Java
3 21 (7.45%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.48%) PHP
5 6 (2.13%) C
6 5 (1.77%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.42%) VB
8 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.06%) C++
8 3 (1.06%) VBA
9 2 (0.71%) Python
9 2 (0.71%) X++
10 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 122 (43.26%) ISEB
2 48 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 45 (15.96%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.26%) Degree
5 6 (2.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (1.06%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (33.69%) QA
2 8 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 4 (1.42%) HL7
5 2 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (4.61%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (13.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.12%) HP
3 13 (4.61%) Apple
4 11 (3.90%) Oracle
5 4 (1.42%) ATG
6 3 (1.06%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.35%) Splunk
7 1 (0.35%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.35%) Sage
South Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 27 days ago