The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 117 146 168
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 154 122 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.44% 1.70% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.73% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 141 105 78
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6107 7038 6562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.91% 98.16% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5102 5826 5054
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the Yorkshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 -4 79 £35,000 -12.50% 23
North Yorkshire +27 35 £32,500 - 7
South Yorkshire +13 14 £36,250 -0.68% 6
East Yorkshire +2 10 £30,250 -9.70% 5
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 123 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (42.75%) QA
3 90 (34.35%) Java
4 85 (32.44%) SQL
5 76 (29.01%) Selenium
6 63 (24.05%) ISEB
7 60 (22.90%) Test Scripting
8 59 (22.52%) Microsoft
9 56 (21.37%) .NET
9 56 (21.37%) ISTQB
10 43 (16.41%) MS Excel
11 40 (15.27%) Manual Testing
12 39 (14.89%) Software Testing
12 39 (14.89%) Degree
12 39 (14.89%) Scrum
12 39 (14.89%) Finance
13 37 (14.12%) C#
13 37 (14.12%) Automation Testing
14 35 (13.36%) JMeter
15 34 (12.98%) Performance Testing
16 33 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
17 32 (12.21%) JIRA
18 31 (11.83%) Automated Testing
18 31 (11.83%) JavaScript
19 30 (11.45%) SoapUI
20 28 (10.69%) Test Management
21 27 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
21 27 (10.31%) XML
21 27 (10.31%) Regression Testing
22 26 (9.92%) BDD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.53%) SAS
2 2 (0.76%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (16.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.20%) SaaS
2 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.82%) HTTP
2 7 (2.67%) Network Security
3 4 (1.53%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.53%) Wireless
3 4 (1.53%) Wireless Security
4 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.78%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.53%) Data Mart
4 4 (1.53%) QlikView
4 4 (1.53%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.15%) DB2
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.76%) Redis
6 2 (0.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.38%) Big Data
7 1 (0.38%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 76 (29.01%) Selenium
2 35 (13.36%) JMeter
3 33 (12.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 32 (12.21%) JIRA
5 30 (11.45%) SoapUI
6 24 (9.16%) Cucumber
6 24 (9.16%) WebDriver
7 17 (6.49%) JUnit
8 15 (5.73%) Redmine
9 13 (4.96%) LoadRunner
10 8 (3.05%) Metasploit
10 8 (3.05%) NeoLoad
11 7 (2.67%) HP UFT
12 5 (1.91%) FitNesse
13 4 (1.53%) Burp Suite
13 4 (1.53%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.53%) SilkTest
13 4 (1.53%) TestNG
13 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.15%) Calabash
General
1 39 (14.89%) Finance
2 7 (2.67%) Retail
3 4 (1.53%) Banking
3 4 (1.53%) Legal
3 4 (1.53%) Marketing
3 4 (1.53%) Publishing
3 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (21.37%) .NET
2 27 (10.31%) XML
3 23 (8.78%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.25%) JSON
4 19 (7.25%) Web Services
5 18 (6.87%) jQuery
6 15 (5.73%) RESTful
6 15 (5.73%) SOAP
7 14 (5.34%) HTML
8 6 (2.29%) CSS
9 5 (1.91%) Behat
10 4 (1.53%) JSP
11 3 (1.15%) J2EE
11 3 (1.15%) Middleware
11 3 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
12 2 (0.76%) Ajax
12 2 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (0.76%) HTML5
12 2 (0.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.73%) Computer Science
3 13 (4.96%) Client/Server
4 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.29%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.29%) User Experience
5 4 (1.53%) Chemistry
6 3 (1.15%) AS400
6 3 (1.15%) iPad
6 3 (1.15%) iSeries
6 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.76%) Informatics
7 2 (0.76%) Mobile Games
7 2 (0.76%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) CESG
8 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.63%) Windows
2 18 (6.87%) Linux
3 12 (4.58%) Unix
4 3 (1.15%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.38%) AIX
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (46.95%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.90%) Test Scripting
3 40 (15.27%) Manual Testing
4 39 (14.89%) Scrum
4 39 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 37 (14.12%) Automation Testing
6 34 (12.98%) Performance Testing
7 31 (11.83%) Automated Testing
8 28 (10.69%) Test Management
9 27 (10.31%) Regression Testing
9 27 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 26 (9.92%) BDD
11 25 (9.54%) Test Strategy
12 24 (9.16%) TDD
13 22 (8.40%) Test Automation
14 19 (7.25%) Integration Testing
14 19 (7.25%) SDLC
14 19 (7.25%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (6.87%) Defect Management
16 17 (6.49%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (34.35%) Java
2 85 (32.44%) SQL
3 37 (14.12%) C#
4 31 (11.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.82%) Python
6 9 (3.44%) PHP
6 9 (3.44%) Ruby
7 8 (3.05%) C
8 5 (1.91%) Perl
8 5 (1.91%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.53%) C++
9 4 (1.53%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (24.05%) ISEB
2 56 (21.37%) ISTQB
3 39 (14.89%) Degree
4 19 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (3.05%) CEH
6 7 (2.67%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.67%) Security Cleared
7 5 (1.91%) CREST Certified
7 5 (1.91%) HND
8 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) CISSP
9 2 (0.76%) OSCP
10 1 (0.38%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (42.75%) QA
2 2 (0.76%) HL7
2 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.76%) SLA
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.05%) Nessus
2 6 (2.29%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.53%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.76%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.38%) CORE IMPACT
5 1 (0.38%) Nmap
Vendors
1 59 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.34%) HP
3 10 (3.82%) Oracle
4 5 (1.91%) Telerik
5 4 (1.53%) Cognos
6 3 (1.15%) Twitter
7 2 (0.76%) Apple
7 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.76%) Facebook
7 2 (0.76%) Google
8 1 (0.38%) Acunetix
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
8 1 (0.38%) Netsparker
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East Riding of Yorkshire
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