Period
to 17 January 2021

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 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 60 104
Rank change year-on-year -57 +44 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 165 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.93% 4.06% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 4.37% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 15 76 106
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,650 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,500 £58,125 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year -2.44% +11.56% +5.00%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,976 3,775 4,419
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 92.04% 92.96% 92.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,691 3,189 3,731
Median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Software Testing in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Testing in West Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

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 6 months to 17 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -56 15 £42,500 - 6
Bradford +9 3 £37,500 +31.58%
Halifax +11 1 £55,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (40.00%) Azure
3 8 (40.00%) AWS
4 7 (35.00%) QA
4 7 (35.00%) C#
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 7 (35.00%) GCP
4 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (20.00%) Web Services
7 4 (20.00%) Marketing
7 4 (20.00%) Android
7 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
8 3 (15.00%) webpack
8 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
8 3 (15.00%) React Native
8 3 (15.00%) SDET
8 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
8 3 (15.00%) Babel
8 3 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (15.00%) Serverless
8 3 (15.00%) Technical Leadership
8 3 (15.00%) Flutter

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 3 (15.00%) CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Headless CMS
1 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) AWS
1 8 (40.00%) Azure
2 7 (35.00%) GCP
3 3 (15.00%) Serverless
4 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Power BI
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.00%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) Babel
2 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.00%) webpack
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Appium
4 1 (5.00%) Gatling
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) JMeter
4 1 (5.00%) NeoLoad
4 1 (5.00%) Postman
4 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
4 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (5.00%) WATIR
4 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.00%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) Flutter
2 3 (15.00%) React Native
3 1 (5.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) RESTful
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (35.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Microservices
6 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (15.00%) Android Development
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Content Management
7 3 (15.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (15.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (15.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (15.00%) iOS Development
7 3 (15.00%) Mobile Development
7 3 (15.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 3 (15.00%) SDET
7 3 (15.00%) TDD
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C#
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Python
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Xamarin