The median annual salary for a QA Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Quality Assurance Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 71 88
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £27,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.60%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 707 643 950
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.65% 97.13% 99.06%
Number of salaries quoted 587 557 820
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured QA Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in South Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in South Yorkshire