The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 182 136 119
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 69 77 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.99% 1.44% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.52% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 47 42 78
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
Job Titles Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6746 5073 5129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 96.30% 94.61% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5369 3983 4205
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Tester
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -60 50 £32,000 -8.57% 11
North Yorkshire -11 14 £30,000 -14.28% 2
South Yorkshire -3 6 £42,500 +10.38%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Tester
England

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.51%) Test Scripting
3 58 (34.73%) QA
4 55 (32.93%) SQL
5 53 (31.74%) ISEB
6 50 (29.94%) .NET
6 50 (29.94%) Degree
7 47 (28.14%) Java
8 42 (25.15%) Selenium
8 42 (25.15%) Test Automation
9 37 (22.16%) Finance
10 36 (21.56%) Software Testing
11 32 (19.16%) ISTQB
12 27 (16.17%) Scrum
13 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
14 24 (14.37%) TDD
14 24 (14.37%) Automation Testing
15 23 (13.77%) Test Strategy
15 23 (13.77%) Manual Testing
16 20 (11.98%) WebDriver
16 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
17 19 (11.38%) XML
18 18 (10.78%) C#
18 18 (10.78%) Automated Testing
19 17 (10.18%) BDD
19 17 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
20 16 (9.58%) SoapUI
20 16 (9.58%) Performance Testing
21 15 (8.98%) SOAP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 5 (2.99%) IIS
2 4 (2.40%) Apache
2 4 (2.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (11.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.60%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) FTP
1 1 (0.60%) HTTP
1 1 (0.60%) SSL
1 1 (0.60%) Internet
1 1 (0.60%) Wireless
1 1 (0.60%) Network Security
1 1 (0.60%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.59%) MySQL
3 6 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (25.15%) Selenium
2 20 (11.98%) WebDriver
3 17 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.58%) SoapUI
5 15 (8.98%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (6.59%) JUnit
7 6 (3.59%) JIRA
7 6 (3.59%) WATIR
8 5 (2.99%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.99%) JMeter
9 4 (2.40%) NUnit
9 4 (2.40%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.80%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.80%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.80%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.80%) Maven
10 3 (1.80%) JBehave
10 3 (1.80%) Ant
11 2 (1.20%) Flex Builder
General
1 37 (22.16%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Games
3 3 (1.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.20%) Banking
5 1 (0.60%) Retail
5 1 (0.60%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (29.94%) .NET
2 19 (11.38%) XML
3 15 (8.98%) SOAP
4 7 (4.19%) XSD
4 7 (4.19%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.59%) WSDL
5 6 (3.59%) WinForms
5 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (3.59%) Web Services
5 6 (3.59%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.40%) J2EE
7 3 (1.80%) HTML
7 3 (1.80%) HTML5
7 3 (1.80%) Flash
8 2 (1.20%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.20%) XSLT
9 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.39%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.59%) Open Source
2 6 (3.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.59%) NHS
2 6 (3.59%) DTV
2 6 (3.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.40%) Online Games
3 4 (2.40%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.20%) iSeries
5 1 (0.60%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.60%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.99%) Windows
1 10 (5.99%) Apple iOS
2 7 (4.19%) Linux
2 7 (4.19%) Android
3 6 (3.59%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.60%) UNIX
4 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (42.51%) Test Scripting
3 42 (25.15%) Test Automation
4 36 (21.56%) Software Testing
5 27 (16.17%) Scrum
6 24 (14.37%) TDD
6 24 (14.37%) Automation Testing
7 23 (13.77%) Test Strategy
7 23 (13.77%) Manual Testing
8 18 (10.78%) Automated Testing
9 17 (10.18%) BDD
10 16 (9.58%) Performance Testing
11 14 (8.38%) Test Management
12 13 (7.78%) Agile Testing
13 12 (7.19%) User Stories
13 12 (7.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (6.59%) OO
14 11 (6.59%) DSDM
15 8 (4.79%) Business Analysis
15 8 (4.79%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.93%) SQL
2 47 (28.14%) Java
3 18 (10.78%) C#
4 10 (5.99%) PHP
5 9 (5.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.40%) C++
7 3 (1.80%) ActionScript
7 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.20%) C
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 53 (31.74%) ISEB
2 50 (29.94%) Degree
3 32 (19.16%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.40%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.40%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.20%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.60%) CEH
6 1 (0.60%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (34.73%) QA
2 3 (1.80%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (7.19%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.99%) Oracle
3 6 (3.59%) HP
4 5 (2.99%) Apple
5 2 (1.20%) IBM
5 2 (1.20%) Adobe
6 1 (0.60%) Sony
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £neg depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent employee benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 27 days ago