The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 120 135 166
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 130 117 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.23% 1.76% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 1.79% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 103 109 81
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,250 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
5691 6519 6976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.45% 97.93% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4752 5259 5620
Median salary £38,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,870 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 26 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +24 62 £35,000 +2.94% 11
North Yorkshire +13 48 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South Yorkshire +21 19 £35,000 +6.87% 3
East Yorkshire -4 2 £32,500 - 3
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 151 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (35.42%) Java
3 98 (34.03%) SQL
4 95 (32.99%) QA
5 92 (31.94%) Selenium
6 72 (25.00%) ISEB
7 65 (22.57%) Microsoft
7 65 (22.57%) Software Testing
8 64 (22.22%) Finance
9 62 (21.53%) ISTQB
9 62 (21.53%) Test Scripting
10 51 (17.71%) .NET
11 50 (17.36%) SoapUI
11 50 (17.36%) JIRA
12 49 (17.01%) Manual Testing
12 49 (17.01%) Scrum
13 47 (16.32%) Performance Testing
14 45 (15.63%) Automation Testing
15 44 (15.28%) C#
16 41 (14.24%) XML
17 40 (13.89%) SDLC
17 40 (13.89%) Defect Management
18 39 (13.54%) JMeter
18 39 (13.54%) Test Automation
19 37 (12.85%) BDD
19 37 (12.85%) Degree
20 36 (12.50%) MS Excel
21 33 (11.46%) TDD
21 33 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (11.46%) Test Strategy

Tester Skill Set
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 13 (4.51%) Confluence
2 12 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.35%) CMS
Applications
1 36 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.56%) Wireless
2 13 (4.51%) HTTP
2 13 (4.51%) Wireless Security
3 7 (2.43%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.39%) Network Security
5 3 (1.04%) Firewall
6 1 (0.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.04%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.35%) Big Data
5 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) MySQL
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 92 (31.94%) Selenium
2 50 (17.36%) JIRA
2 50 (17.36%) SoapUI
3 39 (13.54%) JMeter
4 30 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 28 (9.72%) Cucumber
6 27 (9.38%) WebDriver
7 24 (8.33%) LoadRunner
8 18 (6.25%) Jenkins
8 18 (6.25%) Visual Studio
9 16 (5.56%) Git (software)
10 13 (4.51%) Bugzilla
11 10 (3.47%) HP UFT
11 10 (3.47%) TeamCity
12 9 (3.13%) Hudson
12 9 (3.13%) Jasmine
12 9 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (2.78%) NeoLoad
13 8 (2.78%) Toad
14 7 (2.43%) Metasploit
General
1 64 (22.22%) Finance
2 13 (4.51%) Publishing
3 7 (2.43%) Banking
4 5 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.04%) Legal
5 3 (1.04%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.04%) Marketing
5 3 (1.04%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.69%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.71%) .NET
2 41 (14.24%) XML
3 27 (9.38%) SOAP
4 20 (6.94%) JSON
5 18 (6.25%) HTML
6 17 (5.90%) jQuery
7 15 (5.21%) Web Services
8 9 (3.13%) CSS
8 9 (3.13%) JMS
8 9 (3.13%) WSDL
8 9 (3.13%) XSD
9 8 (2.78%) ASP.NET
10 7 (2.43%) RESTful
11 6 (2.08%) Behat
12 5 (1.74%) REST
13 4 (1.39%) Spring
14 3 (1.04%) Ajax
14 3 (1.04%) Gherkin
14 3 (1.04%) HTML5
14 3 (1.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (7.64%) Mobile App
2 12 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 10 (3.47%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.13%) CESG
4 9 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.43%) iPad
6 6 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.74%) PMI
7 5 (1.74%) User Experience
8 3 (1.04%) Chemistry
8 3 (1.04%) EPoS
9 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.72%) Windows
2 22 (7.64%) Unix
3 12 (4.17%) Linux
4 7 (2.43%) Kali Linux
5 6 (2.08%) Android
5 6 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (22.57%) Software Testing
3 62 (21.53%) Test Scripting
4 49 (17.01%) Manual Testing
4 49 (17.01%) Scrum
5 47 (16.32%) Performance Testing
6 45 (15.63%) Automation Testing
7 40 (13.89%) Defect Management
7 40 (13.89%) SDLC
8 39 (13.54%) Test Automation
9 37 (12.85%) BDD
10 33 (11.46%) TDD
10 33 (11.46%) Test Strategy
10 33 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (10.42%) Automated Testing
12 28 (9.72%) Test Management
13 27 (9.38%) Functional Testing
13 27 (9.38%) Regression Testing
14 26 (9.03%) Information Security
15 25 (8.68%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 102 (35.42%) Java
2 98 (34.03%) SQL
3 44 (15.28%) C#
4 32 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.29%) Python
6 19 (6.60%) Ruby
7 15 (5.21%) C
8 14 (4.86%) PHP
9 13 (4.51%) C++
9 13 (4.51%) Perl
10 8 (2.78%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 72 (25.00%) ISEB
2 62 (21.53%) ISTQB
3 37 (12.85%) Degree
4 24 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (6.25%) CREST Certified
6 16 (5.56%) Security Cleared
7 13 (4.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.74%) CEH
8 5 (1.74%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.04%) OSCP
9 3 (1.04%) Tigerscheme
10 2 (0.69%) CGEIT
10 2 (0.69%) CISA
10 2 (0.69%) CISSP
10 2 (0.69%) CRISC
10 2 (0.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (32.99%) QA
2 3 (1.04%) Section 508
3 2 (0.69%) COBIT
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.69%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.69%) Val IT
3 2 (0.69%) WCAG
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) Nessus
2 4 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.04%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 65 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.60%) Oracle
3 17 (5.90%) HP
4 4 (1.39%) Apple
5 3 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.04%) Facebook
5 3 (1.04%) Twitter
6 2 (0.69%) Google
6 2 (0.69%) Telerik
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