The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £28,000 in advertised job vacancies in East Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Yorkshire / East Yorkshire
Rank 33 26 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Yorkshire 1.89% 2.11% 3.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 2.26% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Median salary £28,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.81% -  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire. 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
East Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 157 133 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire 98.74% 93.66% 98.47%
Number of salaries quoted 145 102 101
Median salary £38,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.46% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,750 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in East Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Yorkshire that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in East Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in East Yorkshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull -1 3 £28,000 +1.81%
Goole - 1 £28,000 -
Software Tester
Yorkshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Software 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 East Yorkshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automation Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Apple
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft