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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 119 143 168
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 151 124 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.42% 1.75% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 1.78% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 124 112 89
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
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
6076 6954 7329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.40% 98.04% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5051 5585 5800
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 3 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 3 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 +28 72 £35,000 - 14
North Yorkshire +13 54 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South Yorkshire +17 19 £45,000 +36.36% 2
East Yorkshire -2 5 £27,500 - 2
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (34.93%) SQL
2 102 (34.93%) QA
3 101 (34.59%) Java
4 94 (32.19%) Selenium
5 81 (27.74%) ISEB
6 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
7 68 (23.29%) Test Scripting
7 68 (23.29%) ISTQB
8 66 (22.60%) Finance
9 64 (21.92%) Software Testing
10 54 (18.49%) Manual Testing
11 50 (17.12%) .NET
11 50 (17.12%) JIRA
12 48 (16.44%) Performance Testing
12 48 (16.44%) SoapUI
12 48 (16.44%) Scrum
13 45 (15.41%) Automation Testing
14 41 (14.04%) C#
15 40 (13.70%) MS Excel
15 40 (13.70%) SDLC
16 39 (13.36%) Defect Management
16 39 (13.36%) XML
16 39 (13.36%) Test Automation
16 39 (13.36%) Degree
17 38 (13.01%) BDD
18 37 (12.67%) Test Strategy
18 37 (12.67%) JMeter
19 35 (11.99%) JavaScript
20 34 (11.64%) Automated Testing

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 (4.45%) Confluence
2 12 (4.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) SaaS
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.11%) HTTP
1 12 (4.11%) Wireless
2 10 (3.42%) Wireless Security
3 5 (1.71%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.71%) Network Security
4 2 (0.68%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.68%) DB2
4 2 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.34%) Big Data
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 94 (32.19%) Selenium
2 50 (17.12%) JIRA
3 48 (16.44%) SoapUI
4 37 (12.67%) JMeter
5 28 (9.59%) Cucumber
5 28 (9.59%) WebDriver
6 27 (9.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (6.85%) LoadRunner
8 17 (5.82%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.48%) Git (software)
10 15 (5.14%) Visual Studio
11 12 (4.11%) Bugzilla
12 10 (3.42%) TeamCity
13 9 (3.08%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.08%) Hudson
13 9 (3.08%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
14 8 (2.74%) JUnit
14 8 (2.74%) NeoLoad
14 8 (2.74%) Redmine
General
1 66 (22.60%) Finance
2 10 (3.42%) Publishing
3 6 (2.05%) Banking
4 5 (1.71%) Legal
4 5 (1.71%) Retail
5 4 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.03%) Games
6 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.68%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.12%) .NET
2 39 (13.36%) XML
3 25 (8.56%) SOAP
4 21 (7.19%) JSON
5 19 (6.51%) jQuery
6 16 (5.48%) Web Services
7 15 (5.14%) HTML
8 9 (3.08%) JMS
8 9 (3.08%) WSDL
8 9 (3.08%) XSD
9 8 (2.74%) CSS
9 8 (2.74%) RESTful
10 6 (2.05%) Behat
11 5 (1.71%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.37%) Spring
13 3 (1.03%) Ajax
13 3 (1.03%) HTML5
13 3 (1.03%) J2EE
13 3 (1.03%) Middleware
13 3 (1.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.82%) Mobile App
3 13 (4.45%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 10 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.40%) iPad
7 6 (2.05%) CESG
8 5 (1.71%) PMI
8 5 (1.71%) User Experience
9 3 (1.03%) Chemistry
9 3 (1.03%) EPoS
9 3 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.68%) AS400
10 2 (0.68%) iSeries
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.34%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (9.25%) Windows
2 19 (6.51%) Unix
3 13 (4.45%) Linux
4 7 (2.40%) Kali Linux
5 5 (1.71%) Android
5 5 (1.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (23.29%) Test Scripting
3 64 (21.92%) Software Testing
4 54 (18.49%) Manual Testing
5 48 (16.44%) Performance Testing
5 48 (16.44%) Scrum
6 45 (15.41%) Automation Testing
7 40 (13.70%) SDLC
8 39 (13.36%) Defect Management
8 39 (13.36%) Test Automation
9 38 (13.01%) BDD
10 37 (12.67%) Test Strategy
11 34 (11.64%) Automated Testing
11 34 (11.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (10.96%) TDD
13 30 (10.27%) Regression Testing
14 29 (9.93%) Functional Testing
15 27 (9.25%) Test Management
16 25 (8.56%) Information Security
17 23 (7.88%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 102 (34.93%) SQL
2 101 (34.59%) Java
3 41 (14.04%) C#
4 35 (11.99%) JavaScript
5 17 (5.82%) Python
6 16 (5.48%) Ruby
7 12 (4.11%) C
8 11 (3.77%) PHP
9 10 (3.42%) C++
9 10 (3.42%) Perl
10 8 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (27.74%) ISEB
2 68 (23.29%) ISTQB
3 39 (13.36%) Degree
4 30 (10.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (4.79%) CREST Certified
5 14 (4.79%) Security Cleared
6 11 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 6 (2.05%) CEH
8 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.37%) CISSP
9 4 (1.37%) HND
10 3 (1.03%) OSCP
11 2 (0.68%) CGEIT
11 2 (0.68%) CISA
11 2 (0.68%) CRISC
11 2 (0.68%) Tigerscheme
12 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (34.93%) QA
2 4 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) Section 508
4 2 (0.68%) COBIT
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.68%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 7 (2.40%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (2.40%) Nessus
2 3 (1.03%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 69 (23.63%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.88%) Oracle
3 15 (5.14%) HP
4 4 (1.37%) Apple
4 4 (1.37%) Telerik
5 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.03%) Facebook
5 3 (1.03%) Twitter
6 2 (0.68%) Google
East Riding
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Thirsk, North Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Consult RPM
Salary: £42k - 47.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
York
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training
Posted: 17 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Softsols
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds.
TRG
Posted: 22 days ago
Wakefield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago