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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 33 68
Rank change year-on-year -23 +35  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.49% 6.25% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 6.60% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 39 7
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,250 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year - -2.77%  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 435 424 480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 92.36% 94.64% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1509 1826 1928
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,250 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
3 6 (46.15%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
5 4 (30.77%) RAD
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Management
5 4 (30.77%) System Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
6 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
6 3 (23.08%) MSTest
6 3 (23.08%) Legal
6 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) Eclipse

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) SoapUI
1 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (23.08%) MSTest
3 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Test Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) QA Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
6 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Prototyping
2 6 (46.15%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) RAD
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) System Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Management
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Functional Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft