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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
England / Yorkshire
Rank 121 110 154
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 111 156 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.11% 2.46% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.53% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 91 139 94
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
5149 6158 7088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.65% 97.02% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4424 5127 5812
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +30 87 £42,500 +21.42% 19
North Yorkshire -28 13 £30,000 -6.25% 16
South Yorkshire +7 11 £45,000 +16.12% 5
East Yorkshire -12 1 - - 5
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (45.54%) C#
3 82 (40.59%) Java
4 76 (37.62%) Selenium
5 75 (37.13%) Test Scripting
6 54 (26.73%) Cucumber
7 52 (25.74%) BDD
8 50 (24.75%) Automation Testing
8 50 (24.75%) TDD
9 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
10 43 (21.29%) Test Automation
11 42 (20.79%) Finance
12 41 (20.30%) ISTQB
13 40 (19.80%) Windows
14 38 (18.81%) Python
14 38 (18.81%) WebDriver
14 38 (18.81%) SDLC
15 37 (18.32%) System Integration Testing
15 37 (18.32%) QA
16 35 (17.33%) SQL
17 33 (16.34%) .NET
17 33 (16.34%) Functional Testing
18 29 (14.36%) Gherkin
18 29 (14.36%) Ruby
19 28 (13.86%) Configuration Management
20 27 (13.37%) Software Testing
20 27 (13.37%) CREST Certified
21 26 (12.87%) PHP
22 25 (12.38%) C
22 25 (12.38%) C++

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 6 (2.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (4.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.90%) GitHub
2 2 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.92%) Wireless
1 16 (7.92%) Wireless Security
2 13 (6.44%) HTTP
3 9 (4.46%) Network Security
4 4 (1.98%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.99%) Firewall
5 2 (0.99%) LAN
6 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.49%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.99%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (37.62%) Selenium
2 54 (26.73%) Cucumber
3 38 (18.81%) WebDriver
4 24 (11.88%) Jenkins
5 17 (8.42%) JMeter
6 15 (7.43%) SoapUI
7 12 (5.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.45%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.95%) eggPlant
9 10 (4.95%) MSTest
10 8 (3.96%) Burp Suite
10 8 (3.96%) JIRA
11 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
12 5 (2.48%) HP UFT
13 4 (1.98%) Eclipse
13 4 (1.98%) Git (software)
13 4 (1.98%) Metasploit
13 4 (1.98%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.98%) RSpec
13 4 (1.98%) TestComplete
General
1 42 (20.79%) Finance
2 12 (5.94%) Publishing
3 9 (4.46%) Retail
4 5 (2.48%) Legal
5 4 (1.98%) Advertising
5 4 (1.98%) Banking
5 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.50%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.34%) .NET
2 29 (14.36%) Gherkin
3 12 (5.94%) XML
4 10 (4.95%) HTML
5 9 (4.46%) Web Services
6 8 (3.96%) SOAP
7 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.98%) CSS
7 4 (1.98%) JSON
8 3 (1.49%) WPF
8 3 (1.49%) WSDL
8 3 (1.49%) XSD
9 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.99%) Behat
9 2 (0.99%) React
9 2 (0.99%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Flex
10 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.50%) Flash
10 1 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Mobile App
2 17 (8.42%) CESG
3 10 (4.95%) Driving Licence
4 8 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.49%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.80%) Windows
2 24 (11.88%) Unix
3 10 (4.95%) Linux
4 7 (3.47%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Android
5 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.50%) Solaris
5 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (51.49%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (37.13%) Test Scripting
3 52 (25.74%) BDD
4 50 (24.75%) Automation Testing
4 50 (24.75%) TDD
5 47 (23.27%) Automated Testing
6 43 (21.29%) Test Automation
7 38 (18.81%) SDLC
8 37 (18.32%) System Integration Testing
9 33 (16.34%) Functional Testing
10 28 (13.86%) Configuration Management
11 27 (13.37%) Software Testing
12 24 (11.88%) Information Security
12 24 (11.88%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (10.89%) Performance Testing
14 19 (9.41%) Scrum
15 14 (6.93%) Manual Testing
16 13 (6.44%) Load Testing
16 13 (6.44%) Security Testing
17 12 (5.94%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 92 (45.54%) C#
2 82 (40.59%) Java
3 38 (18.81%) Python
4 35 (17.33%) SQL
5 29 (14.36%) Ruby
6 26 (12.87%) PHP
7 25 (12.38%) C
7 25 (12.38%) C++
8 24 (11.88%) Perl
9 13 (6.44%) JavaScript
10 7 (3.47%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.49%) VB
11 3 (1.49%) VBScript
12 2 (0.99%) Groovy
13 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (20.30%) ISTQB
2 27 (13.37%) CREST Certified
3 25 (12.38%) ISEB
4 24 (11.88%) Degree
4 24 (11.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (9.41%) Security Cleared
6 17 (8.42%) OSCP
7 15 (7.43%) SC Cleared
8 13 (6.44%) CEH
9 12 (5.94%) CHECK Team Member
10 8 (3.96%) CHECK Team Leader
11 7 (3.47%) Tigerscheme
12 5 (2.48%) CISA
12 5 (2.48%) CISSP
13 1 (0.50%) CPTE
13 1 (0.50%) GPEN
13 1 (0.50%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (18.32%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.47%) Nessus
2 3 (1.49%) Nmap
3 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (8.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.48%) Telerik
3 2 (0.99%) Oracle
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
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Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £56000 per annum + stock options + excellent benefits
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Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £14000 - £16000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 2500
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Salary: Bonus AND Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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