The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 86 137
Rank change year-on-year -39 +51  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 61 118 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.74% 3.01% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 3.29% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 95 44
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £61,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3249 3587 4138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.54% 91.53% 90.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2719 3014 3288
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leeds -25 46 £32,500 -13.33% 4
Bradford -19 7 £42,500 +9.67%
Huddersfield +6 2 - -
Otley +5 1 - -
Wakefield +2 1 - -
Halifax 0 1 £40,000 +33.33%
Wetherby - 1 £32,500 -
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 93 (59.24%) Test Automation
2 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (38.85%) ISTQB
4 48 (30.57%) ISEB
5 47 (29.94%) Test Scripting
6 46 (29.30%) QA
7 44 (28.03%) Selenium
7 44 (28.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 43 (27.39%) SQL
9 37 (23.57%) Mentoring
10 36 (22.93%) Functional Testing
11 34 (21.66%) Test Management
12 33 (21.02%) Degree
12 33 (21.02%) Scrum
12 33 (21.02%) Java
13 31 (19.75%) Regression Testing
13 31 (19.75%) Test Strategy
14 29 (18.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (17.20%) Manual Testing
15 27 (17.20%) Finance
16 26 (16.56%) C#
17 24 (15.29%) SoapUI
17 24 (15.29%) SDLC
18 23 (14.65%) BDD
18 23 (14.65%) Kanban
18 23 (14.65%) .NET
18 23 (14.65%) SOAP
18 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
19 22 (14.01%) Waterfall
19 22 (14.01%) Cucumber

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (0.64%) Apache
1 1 (0.64%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.64%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.64%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) G Suite
1 6 (3.82%) Office 365
1 6 (3.82%) Slack
2 2 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
3 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.64%) IaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Loggly
3 1 (0.64%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.46%) TCP/IP
1 7 (4.46%) VPN
2 5 (3.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.64%) DNS
3 1 (0.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.19%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.27%) MySQL
6 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.64%) HBase
7 1 (0.64%) Redis
7 1 (0.64%) Riak
Development Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Selenium
2 29 (18.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (15.29%) SoapUI
4 22 (14.01%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.64%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.46%) JIRA
7 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
7 6 (3.82%) JMeter
7 6 (3.82%) Ranorex
7 6 (3.82%) Zephyr
8 5 (3.18%) Appium
8 5 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.18%) Buildbot
8 5 (3.18%) FitNesse
8 5 (3.18%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.18%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.18%) tSQLt
9 4 (2.55%) Gatling
9 4 (2.55%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.55%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (17.20%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Retail
3 3 (1.91%) Legal
3 3 (1.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (22.93%) Analyst
2 35 (22.29%) Test Engineer
3 27 (17.20%) Tester
4 26 (16.56%) Test Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) Consultant
5 17 (10.83%) Senior Test Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Automation Tester
7 11 (7.01%) Lead Tester
8 10 (6.37%) Test Leader
9 9 (5.73%) Graduate
9 9 (5.73%) Graduate Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Graduate IT Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) IT Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) IT Graduate
9 9 (5.73%) Junior
10 7 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.46%) Installations Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Software Support Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.65%) .NET
1 23 (14.65%) SOAP
2 14 (8.92%) XML
3 10 (6.37%) Web Services
4 7 (4.46%) REST
5 6 (3.82%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.82%) XSD
6 5 (3.18%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.18%) WSDL
7 2 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.27%) CSS
7 2 (1.27%) HTML
8 1 (0.64%) Behat
8 1 (0.64%) CSS3
8 1 (0.64%) Django
8 1 (0.64%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) jQuery
8 1 (0.64%) JSP
8 1 (0.64%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.10%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.55%) NHS
4 3 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.27%) User Experience
6 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.37%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (4.46%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.27%) Unix
4 1 (0.64%) Android
4 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.64%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Test Automation
2 65 (41.40%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (29.94%) Test Scripting
4 37 (23.57%) Mentoring
5 36 (22.93%) Functional Testing
6 34 (21.66%) Test Management
7 33 (21.02%) Scrum
8 31 (19.75%) Regression Testing
8 31 (19.75%) Test Strategy
9 27 (17.20%) Manual Testing
10 24 (15.29%) SDLC
11 23 (14.65%) BDD
11 23 (14.65%) Kanban
12 22 (14.01%) Defect Tracking
12 22 (14.01%) Waterfall
13 20 (12.74%) Software Delivery
14 18 (11.46%) Logistics
14 18 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (10.83%) TDD
16 15 (9.55%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.39%) SQL
2 33 (21.02%) Java
3 26 (16.56%) C#
4 14 (8.92%) JavaScript
5 10 (6.37%) Python
6 9 (5.73%) PHP
7 8 (5.10%) C
7 8 (5.10%) Ruby
8 7 (4.46%) Scala
9 5 (3.18%) C++
9 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.55%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.27%) VB
12 1 (0.64%) F#
12 1 (0.64%) Go
12 1 (0.64%) Groovy
12 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (38.85%) ISTQB
2 48 (30.57%) ISEB
3 44 (28.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 33 (21.02%) Degree
5 4 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (2.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (1.91%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (29.30%) QA
2 4 (2.55%) HL7
2 4 (2.55%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Docker
1 1 (0.64%) HDFS
1 1 (0.64%) VirtualBox
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.64%) Ansible
2 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.64%) Nagios
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Salt
2 1 (0.64%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.83%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) Virgin Media
4 7 (4.46%) Google
5 5 (3.18%) HP
6 4 (2.55%) SAP
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) New Relic
8 1 (0.64%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.64%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.64%) Splunk
8 1 (0.64%) Telerik
8 1 (0.64%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive Salary and additional benefits.
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
1 Trevelyan Square
Salary: £30000 - £39999 per annum, Benefits: AfC B7 £31,696 - £41, 787
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
FDM Group
Posted: 25 days ago