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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 152 133 209
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 84 127 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.47% 1.93% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.50% 1.98% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 71 100 55
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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
5592 6427 7135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.83% 97.47% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4581 5237 5667
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,106 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -5 57 £38,000 +8.57% 20
North Yorkshire +4 15 £31,000 -11.42% 13
South Yorkshire -6 10 £42,500 +30.76% 7
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 88 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.05%) SQL
3 61 (27.85%) Finance
4 60 (27.40%) C#
5 56 (25.57%) Java
6 52 (23.74%) QA
7 51 (23.29%) Software Testing
7 51 (23.29%) ISTQB
8 45 (20.55%) Selenium
9 44 (20.09%) ISEB
9 44 (20.09%) CREST Certified
10 42 (19.18%) Information Security
10 42 (19.18%) Penetration Testing
10 42 (19.18%) Mobile App
11 41 (18.72%) Manual Testing
12 40 (18.26%) Test Scripting
12 40 (18.26%) Degree
13 38 (17.35%) Performance Testing
13 38 (17.35%) Windows
14 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
15 36 (16.44%) Unix
16 34 (15.53%) PHP
17 33 (15.07%) Wireless
18 32 (14.61%) C++
18 32 (14.61%) C
18 32 (14.61%) Microsoft
18 32 (14.61%) Python
18 32 (14.61%) SoapUI
18 32 (14.61%) Automation Testing
19 30 (13.70%) .NET

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 11 (5.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (4.57%) Confluence
3 7 (3.20%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 33 (15.07%) Wireless
2 26 (11.87%) Wireless Security
3 8 (3.65%) Firewall
4 7 (3.20%) Network Security
5 6 (2.74%) HTTPS
6 5 (2.28%) HTTP
7 1 (0.46%) LAN
7 1 (0.46%) SSL
7 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.46%) DB2
5 1 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.46%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 45 (20.55%) Selenium
2 32 (14.61%) SoapUI
3 26 (11.87%) JIRA
4 25 (11.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (8.22%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.02%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.02%) HP UFT
7 10 (4.57%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.57%) JMeter
8 9 (4.11%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.65%) Hudson
9 8 (3.65%) LoadRunner
9 8 (3.65%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.65%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.74%) eggPlant
11 5 (2.28%) Bugzilla
11 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
11 5 (2.28%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (2.28%) Toad
12 3 (1.37%) Metasploit
General
1 61 (27.85%) Finance
2 24 (10.96%) Publishing
3 7 (3.20%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.20%) Legal
4 3 (1.37%) Banking
4 3 (1.37%) Games
4 3 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.91%) Military
5 2 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.70%) .NET
2 25 (11.42%) XML
3 22 (10.05%) SOAP
4 14 (6.39%) HTML
5 9 (4.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (3.65%) JMS
6 8 (3.65%) Web Services
6 8 (3.65%) WSDL
6 8 (3.65%) XSD
7 7 (3.20%) CSS
7 7 (3.20%) jQuery
7 7 (3.20%) JSON
7 7 (3.20%) REST
8 6 (2.74%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.28%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.28%) Spring
10 4 (1.83%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.37%) RESTful
12 2 (0.91%) HTML5
12 2 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.18%) Mobile App
2 30 (13.70%) CESG
3 19 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) Smartphone
6 5 (2.28%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.83%) User Experience
7 4 (1.83%) W3C
8 3 (1.37%) EPoS
8 3 (1.37%) PMI
9 2 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.91%) iPad
10 1 (0.46%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 38 (17.35%) Windows
2 36 (16.44%) Unix
3 5 (2.28%) Android
3 5 (2.28%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.83%) Linux
5 3 (1.37%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (23.29%) Software Testing
3 42 (19.18%) Information Security
3 42 (19.18%) Penetration Testing
4 41 (18.72%) Manual Testing
5 40 (18.26%) Test Scripting
6 38 (17.35%) Performance Testing
7 37 (16.89%) Test Automation
8 32 (14.61%) Automation Testing
9 27 (12.33%) Functional Testing
10 26 (11.87%) Scrum
11 24 (10.96%) Defect Management
12 23 (10.50%) Load Testing
12 23 (10.50%) System Integration Testing
13 22 (10.05%) Automated Testing
13 22 (10.05%) Mentoring
13 22 (10.05%) SDLC
14 21 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (9.13%) Test Strategy
16 18 (8.22%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 68 (31.05%) SQL
2 60 (27.40%) C#
3 56 (25.57%) Java
4 34 (15.53%) PHP
5 32 (14.61%) C
5 32 (14.61%) C++
5 32 (14.61%) Python
6 29 (13.24%) Ruby
7 27 (12.33%) Perl
8 17 (7.76%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.46%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.46%) Scala
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
11 1 (0.46%) VBScript
11 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 51 (23.29%) ISTQB
2 44 (20.09%) CREST Certified
2 44 (20.09%) ISEB
3 40 (18.26%) Degree
4 22 (10.05%) Security Cleared
5 20 (9.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 20 (9.13%) SC Cleared
6 19 (8.68%) Tigerscheme
7 17 (7.76%) CHECK Team Member
8 9 (4.11%) CHECK Team Leader
9 8 (3.65%) OSCP
10 6 (2.74%) CEH
11 4 (1.83%) CISA
11 4 (1.83%) CISSP
12 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.91%) CGEIT
13 2 (0.91%) CRISC
13 2 (0.91%) CSSLP
14 1 (0.46%) GPEN
14 1 (0.46%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (23.74%) QA
2 4 (1.83%) WCAG
3 3 (1.37%) Section 508
4 2 (0.91%) COBIT
4 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.91%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.91%) Val IT
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Firmware
1 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.37%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.31%) Oracle
3 15 (6.85%) HP
4 1 (0.46%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.46%) Apple
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.46%) Facebook
4 1 (0.46%) Google
4 1 (0.46%) IBM
4 1 (0.46%) New Relic
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Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
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Salary: 20,000 - 30,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Salary: Competitive + Excellent benefits (Healthcare, Pension, free Sky + HD and Broadband)
Posted: 8 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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