The median annual salary for a QA Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 82 90
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.26% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Median salary - £32,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  

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 640 761 963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.71% 97.19% 98.67%
Number of salaries quoted 544 636 811
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 2 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, QA 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 South Yorkshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA