Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Bradford during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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

Tester
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 98 57
Rank change year-on-year +6 -41 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 3 4 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.37% 0.39% 3.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.39% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 16
Bradford median annual salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -9.33% +56.25%
10th Percentile £30,700 £30,750 £33,500
90th Percentile £36,200 £37,238 £45,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% +8.57% +11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bradford
Permanent vacancies in Bradford with a recognized job title 790 1026 814
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 98.84% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 678 853 703
Bradford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +12.33%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £77,500 £58,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

Tester Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita