Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 67 66 112
Rank change year-on-year -1 +46 -56
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 219 156 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.79% 3.77% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.04% 4.10% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 106 122 177
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £27,300
25th Percentile £32,996 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,423 3,804 6,943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.95% 91.86% 91.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4,200 3,249 5,643
10th Percentile £29,488 £28,328 £25,737
25th Percentile £37,219 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,250 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +0.53% +11.18% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
West Yorkshire -23 117 £45,000 - 22
South Yorkshire +14 68 £40,000 +6.67% 5
North Yorkshire -10 18 £31,500 -30.00% 3
East Yorkshire -3 14 £46,500 -22.50%
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 114 (52.05%) Test Automation
2 104 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (26.48%) Data Protection
4 55 (25.11%) Integration Testing
5 52 (23.74%) Legal
6 51 (23.29%) Law
7 50 (22.83%) Lumesse
7 50 (22.83%) Driving Licence
7 50 (22.83%) DBS Check
8 48 (21.92%) Computer Science
9 47 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (21.00%) Validation
10 46 (21.00%) Python
11 41 (18.72%) C#
11 41 (18.72%) HTTP
11 41 (18.72%) Social Skills
12 40 (18.26%) Broadband
13 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
13 37 (16.89%) Ethernet
13 37 (16.89%) HTTPS
13 37 (16.89%) 802.11
13 37 (16.89%) C++
13 37 (16.89%) C
13 37 (16.89%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (16.89%) Wireless
13 37 (16.89%) Telecoms
13 37 (16.89%) QA
13 37 (16.89%) Wireshark
13 37 (16.89%) STUN
13 37 (16.89%) XMPP

Software Testing
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 2 (0.91%) Confluence
2 1 (0.46%) Mailman
2 1 (0.46%) nginx
2 1 (0.46%) SAS
2 1 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Chatbot
1 3 (1.37%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.59%) Azure
2 7 (3.20%) GitHub
3 4 (1.83%) AWS
3 4 (1.83%) Google Drive
3 4 (1.83%) Slack
4 2 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (0.91%) GCP
4 2 (0.91%) Serverless
5 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.46%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Linode
5 1 (0.46%) Matillion
5 1 (0.46%) Power Platform
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 41 (18.72%) HTTP
2 40 (18.26%) Broadband
3 37 (16.89%) 802.11
3 37 (16.89%) Ethernet
3 37 (16.89%) HTTPS
3 37 (16.89%) MQTT
3 37 (16.89%) STUN
3 37 (16.89%) TCP/IP
3 37 (16.89%) Wi-Fi
3 37 (16.89%) Wireless
3 37 (16.89%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.46%) DNS
4 1 (0.46%) Firewall
4 1 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.46%) Network Security
4 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (0.46%) Skype
4 1 (0.46%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.28%) MySQL
2 4 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.46%) Power BI
5 1 (0.46%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (14.16%) Selenium
2 29 (13.24%) Postman
3 26 (11.87%) JIRA
4 11 (5.02%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.57%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.65%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.28%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.28%) WebDriver
8 4 (1.83%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (0.91%) Appium
9 2 (0.91%) CircleCI
9 2 (0.91%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.91%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.91%) git-flow
9 2 (0.91%) Gradle
9 2 (0.91%) PHPUnit
9 2 (0.91%) Sourcetree
9 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.91%) TestRail
General
1 52 (23.74%) Legal
2 51 (23.29%) Law
3 41 (18.72%) Social Skills
4 37 (16.89%) Telecoms
5 16 (7.31%) Finance
5 16 (7.31%) Marketing
6 8 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (2.74%) Retail
8 5 (2.28%) Games
9 3 (1.37%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (0.91%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.46%) Automotive
11 1 (0.46%) Electronics
11 1 (0.46%) Local Government
11 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.46%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 37 (16.89%) Automation Engineer
2 34 (15.53%) Systems Engineer
3 28 (12.79%) Tester
3 28 (12.79%) Wireless Engineer
4 27 (12.33%) Analyst
5 26 (11.87%) Validation Engineer
6 24 (10.96%) Test Engineer
7 17 (7.76%) Developer
7 17 (7.76%) Software Tester
8 14 (6.39%) Test Analyst
8 14 (6.39%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (5.94%) Automation Tester
10 11 (5.02%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.57%) Technical Analyst
12 9 (4.11%) Senior Automation Engineer
13 8 (3.65%) Technical Business Analyst
14 7 (3.20%) QA Engineer
14 7 (3.20%) Senior Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Senior Systems Engineer
14 7 (3.20%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.89%) 802.1X
1 37 (16.89%) XMPP
2 22 (10.05%) HTML
3 20 (9.13%) .NET
4 9 (4.11%) CSS
5 7 (3.20%) REST
5 7 (3.20%) Spring
5 7 (3.20%) Web Services
6 6 (2.74%) Gherkin
6 6 (2.74%) JSON
7 5 (2.28%) Laravel
7 5 (2.28%) SOAP
8 4 (1.83%) .NET Core
8 4 (1.83%) React
8 4 (1.83%) XML
9 3 (1.37%) CSS3
9 3 (1.37%) HTML5
9 3 (1.37%) jQuery
9 3 (1.37%) Kafka
9 3 (1.37%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (22.83%) Driving Licence
2 14 (6.39%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.65%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (3.65%) User Experience
4 7 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.20%) Life Science
5 4 (1.83%) NHS
6 3 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.37%) Social Media
7 2 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.46%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.46%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.46%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.46%) Smart City
8 1 (0.46%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.20%) Windows
2 6 (2.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.83%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (52.05%) Test Automation
2 104 (47.49%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (26.48%) Data Protection
4 55 (25.11%) Integration Testing
5 48 (21.92%) Computer Science
6 47 (21.46%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (21.00%) Validation
8 37 (16.89%) DevOps
8 37 (16.89%) Performance Measurement
9 36 (16.44%) SDLC
10 30 (13.70%) Scrum
11 24 (10.96%) Software Engineering
11 24 (10.96%) Test Strategy
12 20 (9.13%) Test Scripting
13 18 (8.22%) Mentoring
14 16 (7.31%) Product Backlog
15 15 (6.85%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (6.85%) Manual Testing
15 15 (6.85%) Waterfall
16 14 (6.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.00%) Python
2 41 (18.72%) C#
3 37 (16.89%) C
3 37 (16.89%) C++
4 31 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 28 (12.79%) SQL
6 26 (11.87%) Java
7 5 (2.28%) PHP
7 5 (2.28%) VB
8 4 (1.83%) Apple Swift
8 4 (1.83%) Ruby
9 3 (1.37%) Kotlin
10 2 (0.91%) Java 8
10 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.46%) ES6
11 1 (0.46%) Go
11 1 (0.46%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (22.83%) DBS Check
2 21 (9.59%) Degree
3 12 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (4.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.83%) ISEB
6 3 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.91%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.91%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.46%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (16.89%) QA
2 7 (3.20%) IEC 62304
2 7 (3.20%) ISO 13485
3 6 (2.74%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.46%) COSHH
4 1 (0.46%) GDPR
4 1 (0.46%) GLP
System Software
1 8 (3.65%) Docker
2 1 (0.46%) Firmware
2 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 37 (16.89%) Graylog
1 37 (16.89%) Kibana
2 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.46%) Ansible
3 1 (0.46%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 50 (22.83%) Lumesse
2 14 (6.39%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.28%) Google
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle
5 3 (1.37%) Adobe
6 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.91%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.46%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.46%) HP
7 1 (0.46%) hybris
7 1 (0.46%) New Relic
7 1 (0.46%) SAP
7 1 (0.46%) Siemens
7 1 (0.46%) Xamarin