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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 129 138 188
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 105 138 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.90% 1.99% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.94% 2.04% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 89 117 42
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5420 6778 6756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 98.12% 97.88% 97.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4565 5555 5363
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 64 £37,500 +7.14% 10
North Yorkshire +16 23 £35,000 +7.69% 1
South Yorkshire +15 16 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East Yorkshire -12 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 134 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (35.23%) SQL
3 78 (29.55%) Java
4 76 (28.79%) QA
5 72 (27.27%) Finance
6 70 (26.52%) Selenium
7 63 (23.86%) Software Testing
8 62 (23.48%) ISEB
9 56 (21.21%) ISTQB
10 53 (20.08%) Manual Testing
11 52 (19.70%) Microsoft
12 49 (18.56%) Test Scripting
13 48 (18.18%) JIRA
13 48 (18.18%) C#
13 48 (18.18%) Automation Testing
14 47 (17.80%) SoapUI
15 45 (17.05%) Performance Testing
16 43 (16.29%) .NET
17 40 (15.15%) Scrum
17 40 (15.15%) Defect Management
18 38 (14.39%) Mobile App
19 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
20 35 (13.26%) Test Strategy
20 35 (13.26%) Information Security
21 34 (12.88%) XML
21 34 (12.88%) SDLC
22 33 (12.50%) Degree
23 31 (11.74%) Windows
24 30 (11.36%) JavaScript
24 30 (11.36%) Unix

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 12 (4.55%) Confluence
1 12 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (1.14%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.85%) Wireless
2 19 (7.20%) Wireless Security
3 11 (4.17%) HTTP
4 7 (2.65%) Firewall
4 7 (2.65%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.89%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) DB2
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 70 (26.52%) Selenium
2 48 (18.18%) JIRA
3 47 (17.80%) SoapUI
4 28 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (9.85%) JMeter
6 24 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 21 (7.95%) LoadRunner
8 18 (6.82%) WebDriver
9 17 (6.44%) Cucumber
9 17 (6.44%) Git (software)
10 16 (6.06%) Bugzilla
11 15 (5.68%) Jenkins
12 11 (4.17%) TeamCity
13 10 (3.79%) Toad
14 9 (3.41%) HP UFT
14 9 (3.41%) Hudson
14 9 (3.41%) Jasmine
14 9 (3.41%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (2.65%) Burp Suite
15 7 (2.65%) Metasploit
General
1 72 (27.27%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) Publishing
3 7 (2.65%) Legal
4 6 (2.27%) Banking
4 6 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Games
6 2 (0.76%) Military
6 2 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (16.29%) .NET
2 34 (12.88%) XML
3 27 (10.23%) SOAP
4 18 (6.82%) HTML
5 15 (5.68%) JSON
6 14 (5.30%) jQuery
6 14 (5.30%) Web Services
7 10 (3.79%) CSS
8 9 (3.41%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.41%) JMS
8 9 (3.41%) WSDL
8 9 (3.41%) XSD
9 8 (3.03%) REST
10 6 (2.27%) RESTful
11 5 (1.89%) Behat
11 5 (1.89%) Spring
12 4 (1.52%) Gherkin
12 4 (1.52%) Hibernate
13 3 (1.14%) .NET Framework
14 2 (0.76%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.39%) Mobile App
2 20 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.06%) CESG
4 10 (3.79%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.41%) Smartphone
6 6 (2.27%) iPad
7 5 (1.89%) PMI
7 5 (1.89%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.52%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.52%) User Experience
9 3 (1.14%) EPoS
10 2 (0.76%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 31 (11.74%) Windows
2 30 (11.36%) Unix
3 9 (3.41%) Android
3 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 8 (3.03%) Linux
5 7 (2.65%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (50.76%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (23.86%) Software Testing
3 53 (20.08%) Manual Testing
4 49 (18.56%) Test Scripting
5 48 (18.18%) Automation Testing
6 45 (17.05%) Performance Testing
7 40 (15.15%) Defect Management
7 40 (15.15%) Scrum
8 37 (14.02%) Test Automation
9 35 (13.26%) Information Security
9 35 (13.26%) Test Strategy
10 34 (12.88%) SDLC
11 30 (11.36%) BDD
11 30 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (10.98%) Functional Testing
13 27 (10.23%) TDD
14 26 (9.85%) Penetration Testing
15 25 (9.47%) Automated Testing
15 25 (9.47%) Waterfall
16 23 (8.71%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (35.23%) SQL
2 78 (29.55%) Java
3 48 (18.18%) C#
4 30 (11.36%) JavaScript
5 25 (9.47%) Ruby
6 24 (9.09%) Python
7 19 (7.20%) C
7 19 (7.20%) C++
7 19 (7.20%) Perl
8 18 (6.82%) PHP
9 8 (3.03%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
10 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (23.48%) ISEB
2 56 (21.21%) ISTQB
3 33 (12.50%) Degree
4 28 (10.61%) CREST Certified
5 22 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (7.58%) Security Cleared
7 17 (6.44%) SC Cleared
8 9 (3.41%) Tigerscheme
9 7 (2.65%) CEH
10 5 (1.89%) CHECK Team Member
10 5 (1.89%) OSCP
10 5 (1.89%) PMI Certification
11 4 (1.52%) CISA
11 4 (1.52%) CISSP
12 3 (1.14%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.76%) CGEIT
13 2 (0.76%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (28.79%) QA
2 3 (1.14%) Section 508
3 2 (0.76%) COBIT
3 2 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.76%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.76%) Val IT
3 2 (0.76%) WCAG
4 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) Nessus
2 6 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.14%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 52 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.20%) Oracle
3 16 (6.06%) HP
4 4 (1.52%) Apple
5 2 (0.76%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.76%) Facebook
5 2 (0.76%) Twitter
6 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace
6 1 (0.38%) Google
6 1 (0.38%) IBM
6 1 (0.38%) New Relic
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 32,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + attractive package
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Code IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago