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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 137 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 123 91 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.76% 1.40% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.81% 1.47% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 107 81 67
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £19,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
6796 6207 5697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.99% 95.37% 96.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5664 4858 4764
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 +12 73 £37,500 +15.38% 19
North Yorkshire +17 30 £31,500 -7.35% 1
South Yorkshire +1 13 £38,000 +38.18% 3
East Yorkshire -10 6 £33,500 +39.58%
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 125 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.52%) Degree
3 73 (34.76%) Test Scripting
4 61 (29.05%) SQL
5 55 (26.19%) ISEB
6 53 (25.24%) Java
7 50 (23.81%) Functional Testing
8 48 (22.86%) Software Testing
9 44 (20.95%) Manual Testing
10 42 (20.00%) Selenium
11 41 (19.52%) Test Automation
12 40 (19.05%) Automation Testing
13 36 (17.14%) Finance
14 34 (16.19%) QA
15 33 (15.71%) C#
16 31 (14.76%) ISTQB
17 25 (11.90%) Scrum
18 24 (11.43%) Retail
18 24 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
19 23 (10.95%) Banking
20 22 (10.48%) TDD
20 22 (10.48%) SOA
20 22 (10.48%) Test Strategy
21 21 (10.00%) BDD
21 21 (10.00%) Automated Testing
22 20 (9.52%) .NET
23 19 (9.05%) Regression Testing
23 19 (9.05%) Performance Testing
24 18 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
24 18 (8.57%) System Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 5 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) FTP
2 3 (1.43%) Firewall
3 2 (0.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.76%) Big Data
2 8 (3.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 42 (20.00%) Selenium
2 24 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (8.10%) WebDriver
4 16 (7.62%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (3.33%) JIRA
6 6 (2.86%) JUnit
7 5 (2.38%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.90%) NUnit
8 4 (1.90%) Subversion
8 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.43%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.43%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.43%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.95%) MSTest
10 2 (0.95%) Moq
10 2 (0.95%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.95%) Metasploit
10 2 (0.95%) ReSharper
General
1 36 (17.14%) Finance
2 24 (11.43%) Retail
3 23 (10.95%) Banking
4 12 (5.71%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (9.52%) .NET
2 10 (4.76%) XML
3 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 2 (0.95%) HTML
4 2 (0.95%) WinForms
4 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.95%) WCF
4 2 (0.95%) WPF
4 2 (0.95%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.48%) WSDL
5 1 (0.48%) LAMP
5 1 (0.48%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.71%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.29%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.38%) Open Source
6 4 (1.90%) Replication
6 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.95%) W3C
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.33%) Linux
2 6 (2.86%) Windows
3 5 (2.38%) UNIX
4 1 (0.48%) Android
4 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (59.52%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (34.76%) Test Scripting
3 50 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 48 (22.86%) Software Testing
5 44 (20.95%) Manual Testing
6 41 (19.52%) Test Automation
7 40 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 25 (11.90%) Scrum
9 22 (10.48%) TDD
9 22 (10.48%) SOA
9 22 (10.48%) Test Strategy
10 21 (10.00%) BDD
10 21 (10.00%) Automated Testing
11 19 (9.05%) Regression Testing
11 19 (9.05%) Performance Testing
12 18 (8.57%) System Testing
12 18 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (8.57%) Test Planning
13 17 (8.10%) DevOps
13 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (29.05%) SQL
2 53 (25.24%) Java
3 33 (15.71%) C#
4 6 (2.86%) PHP
5 3 (1.43%) Python
6 2 (0.95%) Ruby
6 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (39.52%) Degree
2 55 (26.19%) ISEB
3 31 (14.76%) ISTQB
4 16 (7.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.76%) CISSP
5 10 (4.76%) CISA
6 4 (1.90%) CEH
6 4 (1.90%) OSCP
7 2 (0.95%) OSCE
7 2 (0.95%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.95%) GPEN
7 2 (0.95%) CISM
7 2 (0.95%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (16.19%) QA
2 10 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.95%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Firmware
2 2 (0.95%) Nmap
2 2 (0.95%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.90%) Puppet
2 4 (1.90%) Vagrant
2 4 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.19%) HP
3 3 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (0.48%) IBM
4 1 (0.48%) Compuware
4 1 (0.48%) Empirix
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Excellent + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus AND Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per year depending on experience + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £350.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Wakefield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago