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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 133 152 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 111 100 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.66% 1.41% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% 1.46% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 104 82 86
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £25,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,875 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
6474 6851 5315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.90% 96.37% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5239 5534 4211
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -15 46 £34,000 - 14
North Yorkshire +33 41 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +9 15 £33,000 +26.92% 5
East Yorkshire -2 2 - -
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 120 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (39.38%) SQL
2 89 (39.38%) Test Scripting
3 86 (38.05%) ISEB
4 73 (32.30%) Degree
5 71 (31.42%) Selenium
6 66 (29.20%) Java
7 65 (28.76%) Software Testing
8 61 (26.99%) QA
9 52 (23.01%) C#
10 51 (22.57%) ISTQB
11 45 (19.91%) Manual Testing
12 44 (19.47%) Test Automation
12 44 (19.47%) Finance
13 42 (18.58%) Automation Testing
13 42 (18.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 39 (17.26%) User Acceptance Testing
14 39 (17.26%) .NET
15 33 (14.60%) WebDriver
16 32 (14.16%) Functional Testing
17 31 (13.72%) SQL Server
18 30 (13.27%) SOA
19 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
19 29 (12.83%) Retail
20 27 (11.95%) TDD
21 26 (11.50%) Test Strategy
22 25 (11.06%) BDD
22 25 (11.06%) QuickTest Pro
23 23 (10.18%) Automated Testing
23 23 (10.18%) Scrum

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.31%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.77%) Firewall
2 2 (0.88%) Wireless
3 1 (0.44%) Internet
3 1 (0.44%) VoIP
3 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) Big Data
3 8 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.77%) QlikView
4 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.33%) MySQL
5 3 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 71 (31.42%) Selenium
2 33 (14.60%) WebDriver
3 25 (11.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 18 (7.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (7.52%) SoapUI
6 12 (5.31%) JUnit
7 10 (4.42%) NUnit
8 9 (3.98%) ReSharper
8 9 (3.98%) Cucumber
8 9 (3.98%) Moq
9 8 (3.54%) Selenium IDE
10 4 (1.77%) JIRA
10 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio
10 4 (1.77%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.33%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.33%) TestNG
11 3 (1.33%) Ranorex
12 2 (0.88%) OpenSTA
12 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.88%) Rational Robot
General
1 44 (19.47%) Finance
2 29 (12.83%) Retail
3 18 (7.96%) Telecoms
4 17 (7.52%) Banking
5 5 (2.21%) Legal
6 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (17.26%) .NET
2 9 (3.98%) .NET Framework
2 9 (3.98%) WPF
3 7 (3.10%) ASP.NET
3 7 (3.10%) Apache Flex
4 6 (2.65%) WCF
4 6 (2.65%) HTML
4 6 (2.65%) WinForms
5 5 (2.21%) CSS
6 4 (1.77%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.33%) Spring
7 3 (1.33%) XML
8 2 (0.88%) Web Services
9 1 (0.44%) LAMP
9 1 (0.44%) cXML
9 1 (0.44%) WSDL
9 1 (0.44%) JSP
9 1 (0.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.52%) Computer Science
2 16 (7.08%) N-Tier
3 10 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.98%) Private Cloud
4 9 (3.98%) User Experience
4 9 (3.98%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.77%) Open Source
7 1 (0.44%) CESG
7 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.44%) NHS
7 1 (0.44%) RIA
7 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Windows
2 6 (2.65%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.33%) Linux
3 3 (1.33%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (53.10%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (39.38%) Test Scripting
3 65 (28.76%) Software Testing
4 45 (19.91%) Manual Testing
5 44 (19.47%) Test Automation
6 42 (18.58%) Automation Testing
7 39 (17.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (14.16%) Functional Testing
9 30 (13.27%) SOA
10 27 (11.95%) TDD
11 26 (11.50%) Test Strategy
12 25 (11.06%) BDD
13 23 (10.18%) Automated Testing
13 23 (10.18%) Scrum
14 22 (9.73%) Regression Testing
15 20 (8.85%) Unit Testing
16 17 (7.52%) Integration Testing
16 17 (7.52%) Performance Testing
17 16 (7.08%) Software Architecture
17 16 (7.08%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 89 (39.38%) SQL
2 66 (29.20%) Java
3 52 (23.01%) C#
4 7 (3.10%) PHP
5 6 (2.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.77%) VBScript
7 1 (0.44%) Ruby
7 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.44%) Python
7 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.44%) Perl
7 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 86 (38.05%) ISEB
2 73 (32.30%) Degree
3 51 (22.57%) ISTQB
4 42 (18.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 7 (3.10%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.77%) CEH
7 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.33%) OSCP
7 3 (1.33%) OSCE
8 2 (0.88%) CISSP
9 1 (0.44%) GCIH
9 1 (0.44%) CISA
9 1 (0.44%) CISM
9 1 (0.44%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.44%) GPEN
9 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (26.99%) QA
2 8 (3.54%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.88%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 9 (3.98%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.88%) Nessus
3 1 (0.44%) Nmap
3 1 (0.44%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 29 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) HP
3 9 (3.98%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) IBM
5 4 (1.77%) Business Objects
5 4 (1.77%) Cognos
6 3 (1.33%) Telerik
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) Citrix
7 1 (0.44%) Acunetix
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