Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 51 79
Rank change year-on-year -31 +28 +4
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 52 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.23% 5.00% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 5.24% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 53 8
Bradford median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +66.67%
10th Percentile £20,325 £37,500 £33,275
90th Percentile £50,000 £62,500 £43,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 993 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 91.50% 95.39% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 634 822 645
Bradford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £27,163 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,350 £77,500 £59,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Bradford

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Bradford.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Bradford

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Bradford over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
5 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) RAD
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (30.00%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (20.00%) RAD
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Capita