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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 135 144 153
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 97 108 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.78% 1.74% 1.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.82% 1.78% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 79 94 106
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £44,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
5317 6057 7266
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 97.58% 97.63% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4586 4960 5929
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 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +37 78 £38,500 +10.00% 24
South Yorkshire -15 9 £45,000 +24.13% 4
North Yorkshire -4 7 £32,500 - 12
East Yorkshire 0 1 £31,500 +46.51% 4
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (36.27%) C#
3 60 (31.09%) Java
4 55 (28.50%) Finance
5 48 (24.87%) Windows
6 45 (23.32%) ISTQB
6 45 (23.32%) Test Scripting
7 44 (22.80%) SQL
7 44 (22.80%) CREST Certified
8 42 (21.76%) QA
9 40 (20.73%) Degree
9 40 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
10 39 (20.21%) C
10 39 (20.21%) C++
10 39 (20.21%) Selenium
11 38 (19.69%) PHP
11 38 (19.69%) Unix
11 38 (19.69%) Information Security
12 37 (19.17%) Performance Testing
13 36 (18.65%) Mobile App
13 36 (18.65%) .NET
14 34 (17.62%) Ruby
15 33 (17.10%) Automation Testing
15 33 (17.10%) Functional Testing
15 33 (17.10%) Python
16 32 (16.58%) ISEB
17 30 (15.54%) Perl
17 30 (15.54%) CESG
18 28 (14.51%) Manual Testing
19 27 (13.99%) Wireless

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 8 (4.15%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.04%) GitHub
2 2 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.99%) Wireless
2 24 (12.44%) Wireless Security
3 13 (6.74%) Network Security
4 12 (6.22%) HTTP
5 4 (2.07%) Firewall
6 3 (1.55%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.52%) LAN
7 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.04%) MySQL
4 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 39 (20.21%) Selenium
2 23 (11.92%) Cucumber
3 18 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (6.74%) JMeter
5 12 (6.22%) eggPlant
5 12 (6.22%) SoapUI
6 10 (5.18%) Visual Studio
6 10 (5.18%) WebDriver
7 9 (4.66%) JIRA
8 7 (3.63%) Burp Suite
9 6 (3.11%) HP UFT
10 4 (2.07%) Metasploit
10 4 (2.07%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.55%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.55%) Git (software)
11 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
11 3 (1.55%) RSpec
11 3 (1.55%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.04%) Toad
General
1 55 (28.50%) Finance
2 18 (9.33%) Publishing
3 4 (2.07%) Legal
3 4 (2.07%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Advertising
4 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) Banking
5 1 (0.52%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (18.65%) .NET
2 13 (6.74%) HTML
2 13 (6.74%) XML
3 10 (5.18%) SOAP
4 9 (4.66%) .NET Framework
5 7 (3.63%) CSS
6 5 (2.59%) Gherkin
6 5 (2.59%) Web Services
7 4 (2.07%) JSON
8 3 (1.55%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.55%) Behat
8 3 (1.55%) REST
8 3 (1.55%) WSDL
8 3 (1.55%) XSD
9 2 (1.04%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.04%) HTML5
9 2 (1.04%) jQuery
9 2 (1.04%) RESTful
9 2 (1.04%) Spring
9 2 (1.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (18.65%) Mobile App
2 30 (15.54%) CESG
3 13 (6.74%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.18%) Driving Licence
4 10 (5.18%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.07%) User Experience
7 2 (1.04%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.04%) W3C
8 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.87%) Windows
2 38 (19.69%) Unix
3 8 (4.15%) Linux
4 7 (3.63%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.55%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (41.97%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.32%) Test Scripting
3 40 (20.73%) Penetration Testing
4 38 (19.69%) Information Security
5 37 (19.17%) Performance Testing
6 33 (17.10%) Automation Testing
6 33 (17.10%) Functional Testing
7 28 (14.51%) Manual Testing
8 25 (12.95%) Software Testing
9 24 (12.44%) Test Automation
10 23 (11.92%) Load Testing
11 21 (10.88%) Automated Testing
12 20 (10.36%) Mentoring
12 20 (10.36%) Scrum
13 19 (9.84%) BDD
14 18 (9.33%) Cybersecurity
14 18 (9.33%) Social Engineering
14 18 (9.33%) TDD
15 17 (8.81%) Security Testing
16 16 (8.29%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 70 (36.27%) C#
2 60 (31.09%) Java
3 44 (22.80%) SQL
4 39 (20.21%) C
4 39 (20.21%) C++
5 38 (19.69%) PHP
6 34 (17.62%) Ruby
7 33 (17.10%) Python
8 30 (15.54%) Perl
9 18 (9.33%) JavaScript
10 11 (5.70%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.52%) Scala
11 1 (0.52%) VBA
11 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (23.32%) ISTQB
2 44 (22.80%) CREST Certified
3 40 (20.73%) Degree
4 32 (16.58%) ISEB
5 25 (12.95%) Security Cleared
6 23 (11.92%) SC Cleared
7 21 (10.88%) CHECK Team Member
8 19 (9.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 18 (9.33%) OSCP
10 17 (8.81%) Tigerscheme
11 16 (8.29%) CHECK Team Leader
12 13 (6.74%) CEH
13 4 (2.07%) CISA
13 4 (2.07%) CISSP
14 2 (1.04%) CSSLP
15 1 (0.52%) CPTE
15 1 (0.52%) GPEN
15 1 (0.52%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (21.76%) QA
2 2 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) Firmware
1 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (3.63%) Nessus
2 3 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.55%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (11.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.63%) HP
3 4 (2.07%) Oracle
4 1 (0.52%) AppDynamics
4 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.52%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.52%) IBM
4 1 (0.52%) New Relic
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