The median annual salary for a Tester was £28,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 51 62 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.78% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.22% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £28,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.57% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 376 453 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 98.17% 98.05% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 352 422 292
Median salary £42,500 £38,625 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.03% -2.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Bradford

Tester
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Salary trend for Tester in Bradford

Tester Skill Set
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Bradford region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) .NET

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (100.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA