Period
to 26 July 2017

The median annual salary for a QA Tester was £33,250 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 26 July 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 314 306 339
Rank change year-on-year -8 +33 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a QA Tester 21 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 45 44
Yorkshire median annual salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £24,450 £26,350 £21,900
90th Percentile £37,375 £38,750 £35,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10318 11589 13882
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.63% 97.81% 98.05%
Number of salaries quoted 8773 9681 11248
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings that featured QA Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for QA Tester in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing QA Tester in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for QA Tester in Yorkshire

QA Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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
West Yorkshire +6 13 £35,000 -
North Yorkshire +13 8 £26,500 -18.46% 1
East Yorkshire -15 2 - -
QA Tester
England

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
4 8 (38.10%) Selenium
4 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 5 (23.81%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Test Management
7 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 4 (19.05%) SQL
8 4 (19.05%) Scrum
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 3 (14.29%) Google
9 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 3 (14.29%) UML
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) ISEB
9 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
9 3 (14.29%) Analytics
9 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing

QA Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (23.81%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) React
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 13 (61.90%) Test Automation
3 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Defect Tracking
6 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Test Management
7 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 3 (14.29%) A/B Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (14.29%) UML
8 3 (14.29%) Usability Testing
9 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
9 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) ISEB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
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