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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 111 144 191
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 132 125 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.36% 1.82% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 1.86% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 106 109 61
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £40,125 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
5458 6730 6915
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.67% 98.25% 97.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5528 5485
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +8 72 £35,000 - 7
North Yorkshire +16 39 £32,500 - 3
South Yorkshire +28 20 £35,000 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £32,500 -
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 148 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (35.62%) SQL
3 94 (32.19%) Java
4 85 (29.11%) QA
5 84 (28.77%) Selenium
6 73 (25.00%) Finance
7 71 (24.32%) ISEB
8 69 (23.63%) Software Testing
9 63 (21.58%) ISTQB
10 60 (20.55%) Manual Testing
11 59 (20.21%) Microsoft
12 58 (19.86%) Test Scripting
13 52 (17.81%) Performance Testing
13 52 (17.81%) SoapUI
14 51 (17.47%) JIRA
14 51 (17.47%) .NET
14 51 (17.47%) Automation Testing
15 46 (15.75%) C#
16 45 (15.41%) Scrum
17 41 (14.04%) Defect Management
18 40 (13.70%) XML
18 40 (13.70%) Test Automation
19 39 (13.36%) SDLC
20 37 (12.67%) Test Strategy
21 35 (11.99%) Degree
22 34 (11.64%) BDD
22 34 (11.64%) JavaScript
23 33 (11.30%) Information Security
23 33 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
23 33 (11.30%) Mobile App

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 29 (9.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.88%) Wireless
2 17 (5.82%) Wireless Security
3 13 (4.45%) HTTP
4 8 (2.74%) HTTPS
5 6 (2.05%) Firewall
6 5 (1.71%) Network Security
7 1 (0.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
2 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.68%) MySQL
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%) DB2
5 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 84 (28.77%) Selenium
2 52 (17.81%) SoapUI
3 51 (17.47%) JIRA
4 30 (10.27%) JMeter
5 29 (9.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (8.56%) LoadRunner
6 25 (8.56%) Visual Studio
7 22 (7.53%) WebDriver
8 20 (6.85%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.82%) Git (software)
9 17 (5.82%) Jenkins
10 16 (5.48%) Bugzilla
11 11 (3.77%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.77%) Toad
12 10 (3.42%) HP UFT
13 9 (3.08%) Hudson
13 9 (3.08%) Jasmine
13 9 (3.08%) Karma Test Runner
14 7 (2.40%) Burp Suite
14 7 (2.40%) Metasploit
General
1 73 (25.00%) Finance
2 16 (5.48%) Publishing
3 7 (2.40%) Banking
4 6 (2.05%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.05%) Legal
5 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.03%) Marketing
6 2 (0.68%) Games
6 2 (0.68%) Military
6 2 (0.68%) Retail
7 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (17.47%) .NET
2 40 (13.70%) XML
3 29 (9.93%) SOAP
4 21 (7.19%) HTML
5 18 (6.16%) JSON
6 16 (5.48%) jQuery
6 16 (5.48%) Web Services
7 12 (4.11%) CSS
8 9 (3.08%) ASP.NET
8 9 (3.08%) JMS
8 9 (3.08%) REST
8 9 (3.08%) WSDL
8 9 (3.08%) XSD
9 6 (2.05%) Behat
9 6 (2.05%) RESTful
10 5 (1.71%) Spring
11 4 (1.37%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.37%) Hibernate
12 3 (1.03%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.30%) Mobile App
2 21 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.45%) CESG
4 11 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.08%) Smartphone
6 7 (2.40%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.40%) iPad
7 6 (2.05%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.71%) PMI
8 5 (1.71%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.37%) User Experience
10 3 (1.03%) EPoS
11 2 (0.68%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.68%) W3C
12 1 (0.34%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 31 (10.62%) Windows
2 29 (9.93%) Unix
3 11 (3.77%) Linux
4 9 (3.08%) Android
4 9 (3.08%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.40%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (50.68%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.63%) Software Testing
3 60 (20.55%) Manual Testing
4 58 (19.86%) Test Scripting
5 52 (17.81%) Performance Testing
6 51 (17.47%) Automation Testing
7 45 (15.41%) Scrum
8 41 (14.04%) Defect Management
9 40 (13.70%) Test Automation
10 39 (13.36%) SDLC
11 37 (12.67%) Test Strategy
12 34 (11.64%) BDD
13 33 (11.30%) Information Security
13 33 (11.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (10.27%) Automated Testing
14 30 (10.27%) TDD
15 27 (9.25%) Functional Testing
16 26 (8.90%) Waterfall
17 24 (8.22%) System Integration Testing
18 22 (7.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (35.62%) SQL
2 94 (32.19%) Java
3 46 (15.75%) C#
4 34 (11.64%) JavaScript
5 23 (7.88%) Ruby
6 22 (7.53%) Python
7 19 (6.51%) C
8 17 (5.82%) C++
8 17 (5.82%) Perl
8 17 (5.82%) PHP
9 8 (2.74%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.34%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.34%) Scala
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) XPath
Qualifications
1 71 (24.32%) ISEB
2 63 (21.58%) ISTQB
3 35 (11.99%) Degree
4 25 (8.56%) CREST Certified
5 23 (7.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 20 (6.85%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.82%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.05%) CEH
8 6 (2.05%) Tigerscheme
9 5 (1.71%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.37%) OSCP
11 3 (1.03%) CISA
11 3 (1.03%) CISSP
12 2 (0.68%) CGEIT
12 2 (0.68%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (0.68%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (29.11%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) Section 508
3 2 (0.68%) COBIT
3 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.68%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.68%) Val IT
3 2 (0.68%) WCAG
4 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (2.40%) Nessus
2 6 (2.05%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.03%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 59 (20.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.85%) Oracle
3 18 (6.16%) HP
4 4 (1.37%) Apple
5 3 (1.03%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.03%) Facebook
5 3 (1.03%) Twitter
6 2 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.34%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) New Relic
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £80000 per annum + Pension + Gym + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: Up to £38,000 DOE
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 20 days ago