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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 132 134 145
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 128 85 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.73% 1.61% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.88% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 103 71 62
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £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
6065 4518 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.19% 85.42% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4727 3549 3840
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 £27,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -43 65 £27,500 -21.42% 6
North Yorkshire +10 33 £30,000 -31.03% 4
South Yorkshire -5 30 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (63.42%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (36.58%) ISEB
3 81 (31.52%) QA
4 72 (28.02%) SQL
5 71 (27.63%) Test Scripting
6 62 (24.12%) Test Management
7 56 (21.79%) Selenium
8 55 (21.40%) SOAP
9 52 (20.23%) Test Planning
10 51 (19.84%) Finance
11 49 (19.07%) XML
12 45 (17.51%) .NET
13 44 (17.12%) HP Quality Center
14 42 (16.34%) QuickTest Pro
15 39 (15.18%) Web Services
15 39 (15.18%) Regression Testing
15 39 (15.18%) Manual Testing
16 37 (14.40%) HP
17 35 (13.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 35 (13.62%) Microsoft
18 34 (13.23%) Agile Testing
19 29 (11.28%) ISTQB
20 27 (10.51%) Automated Testing
20 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
21 26 (10.12%) FitNesse
21 26 (10.12%) Automation Testing
22 25 (9.73%) E-Commerce
23 24 (9.34%) SLA
23 24 (9.34%) Windows
23 24 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.72%) IIS
2 5 (1.95%) Apache
3 4 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.39%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (1.17%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) Internet
2 2 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.39%) SAN
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (21.79%) Selenium
2 42 (16.34%) QuickTest Pro
3 26 (10.12%) FitNesse
4 24 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (9.34%) Cucumber
5 17 (6.61%) WebDriver
6 16 (6.23%) JIRA
7 15 (5.84%) SpecFlow
8 13 (5.06%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.11%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.33%) Behat
11 3 (1.17%) SoapUI
11 3 (1.17%) Subversion
12 2 (0.78%) MSTest
12 2 (0.78%) Flex Builder
12 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.78%) NUnit
13 1 (0.39%) JUnit
13 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
13 1 (0.39%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (19.84%) Finance
2 23 (8.95%) Retail
3 16 (6.23%) Banking
4 15 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.06%) Retail Banking
6 5 (1.95%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 137 (53.31%) Analyst
2 131 (50.97%) Test Analyst
3 36 (14.01%) Agile Test Analyst
4 33 (12.84%) Tester
5 22 (8.56%) Team Leader
6 20 (7.78%) Consultant
7 19 (7.39%) Developer
7 19 (7.39%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (7.39%) Senior Test Analyst
8 18 (7.00%) Junior
9 17 (6.61%) Test Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) QA Analyst
10 14 (5.45%) Technical Consultant
10 14 (5.45%) Software Engineer
10 14 (5.45%) Test Team Leader
11 13 (5.06%) Software Tester
12 12 (4.67%) Test Manager
13 11 (4.28%) Junior Test Analyst
13 11 (4.28%) Junior Analyst
14 10 (3.89%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.40%) SOAP
2 49 (19.07%) XML
3 45 (17.51%) .NET
4 39 (15.18%) Web Services
5 20 (7.78%) WSDL
6 18 (7.00%) XSD
7 13 (5.06%) Flash
8 7 (2.72%) HTML
9 4 (1.56%) HTML5
10 3 (1.17%) CSS
11 2 (0.78%) jQuery
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.78%) Ajax
11 2 (0.78%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.39%) LAMP
12 1 (0.39%) J2EE
12 1 (0.39%) XSLT
12 1 (0.39%) XML Schema
12 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 1 (0.39%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.17%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.89%) IVR
4 6 (2.33%) User Experience
5 4 (1.56%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.78%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.78%) Firmware
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
7 1 (0.39%) Open Source
7 1 (0.39%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.39%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.34%) Windows
2 13 (5.06%) Linux
3 6 (2.33%) Ubuntu
3 6 (2.33%) CentOS
4 5 (1.95%) UNIX
5 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (63.42%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.63%) Test Scripting
3 62 (24.12%) Test Management
4 52 (20.23%) Test Planning
5 39 (15.18%) Regression Testing
5 39 (15.18%) Manual Testing
6 34 (13.23%) Agile Testing
7 27 (10.51%) Automated Testing
8 26 (10.12%) Automation Testing
9 25 (9.73%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (8.17%) Scrum
12 19 (7.39%) Waterfall
12 19 (7.39%) Test Automation
13 18 (7.00%) TDD
14 17 (6.61%) BDD
15 16 (6.23%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.23%) ITIL
16 15 (5.84%) Problem Management
17 13 (5.06%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 72 (28.02%) SQL
2 22 (8.56%) Java
3 20 (7.78%) JavaScript
4 17 (6.61%) PHP
5 14 (5.45%) VB
6 13 (5.06%) C++
7 12 (4.67%) C#
8 10 (3.89%) C
9 6 (2.33%) Ruby
9 6 (2.33%) Python
10 4 (1.56%) VBA
11 3 (1.17%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.78%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.78%) VBScript
13 1 (0.39%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 94 (36.58%) ISEB
2 35 (13.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 29 (11.28%) ISTQB
4 22 (8.56%) Degree
5 9 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (31.52%) QA
2 24 (9.34%) SLA
3 8 (3.11%) HL7
4 4 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 44 (17.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) OpenView
Vendors
1 37 (14.40%) HP
2 35 (13.62%) Microsoft
3 9 (3.50%) Oracle
4 5 (1.95%) Splunk
5 3 (1.17%) VMware
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe
7 1 (0.39%) Sony
7 1 (0.39%) JBoss
7 1 (0.39%) Zend
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £18,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 13 days ago
North Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + +Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago