Period
to 22 October 2018

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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 155 105
Rank change year-on-year +31 -50 +60
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 195 174 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.32% 1.83% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.98% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 153 110 249
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £26,400 £23,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £49,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% -

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 7,689 8,781 10,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.66% 92.32% 91.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6,281 7,368 8,548
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +59 159 £37,500 +7.14% 24
South Yorkshire -1 16 £35,000 -6.67% 5
North Yorkshire -34 14 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East Yorkshire +10 3 £31,000 +3.33% 5
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 119 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
1 119 (61.03%) Test Automation
2 82 (42.05%) Selenium
3 76 (38.97%) C#
4 59 (30.26%) QA
5 55 (28.21%) Java
5 55 (28.21%) Finance
6 50 (25.64%) SQL
7 43 (22.05%) Cucumber
7 43 (22.05%) Test Strategy
7 43 (22.05%) Coaching
8 42 (21.54%) ISEB
9 40 (20.51%) .NET
10 36 (18.46%) Marketing
11 34 (17.44%) ISTQB
11 34 (17.44%) JavaScript
12 32 (16.41%) Python
12 32 (16.41%) Functional Testing
13 30 (15.38%) Degree
14 28 (14.36%) Scrum
15 27 (13.85%) Gherkin
16 26 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
17 25 (12.82%) Ruby
17 25 (12.82%) Google
17 25 (12.82%) TDD
18 24 (12.31%) Microsoft
18 24 (12.31%) BDD
19 23 (11.79%) Retail
20 22 (11.28%) API Testing
20 22 (11.28%) SDET

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 6 (3.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.51%) Apache
2 1 (0.51%) CMS
2 1 (0.51%) Confluence
2 1 (0.51%) Drupal
2 1 (0.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.51%) nginx
2 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.54%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.15%) G Suite
1 12 (6.15%) Office 365
1 12 (6.15%) Slack
2 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.51%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.08%) Power BI
4 6 (3.08%) QlikView
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.05%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.51%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 82 (42.05%) Selenium
2 43 (22.05%) Cucumber
3 21 (10.77%) Jenkins
3 21 (10.77%) SoapUI
4 17 (8.72%) JMeter
4 17 (8.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (7.18%) Ranorex
6 12 (6.15%) Appium
7 11 (5.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (5.64%) Buildbot
8 10 (5.13%) Gatling
8 10 (5.13%) NeoLoad
8 10 (5.13%) WATIR
8 10 (5.13%) WebLOAD
9 9 (4.62%) JIRA
10 6 (3.08%) Git (software)
10 6 (3.08%) SonarQube
10 6 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (2.56%) WebDriver
12 4 (2.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 55 (28.21%) Finance
2 36 (18.46%) Marketing
3 23 (11.79%) Retail
4 2 (1.03%) Advertising
4 2 (1.03%) Games
5 1 (0.51%) Automotive
5 1 (0.51%) French Language
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
5 1 (0.51%) Law
5 1 (0.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (29.23%) Analyst
2 56 (28.72%) Tester
3 39 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 37 (18.97%) Developer
5 30 (15.38%) Software Tester
6 28 (14.36%) Automation Tester
7 23 (11.79%) Test Engineer
8 18 (9.23%) Developer in Test
8 18 (9.23%) Software Developer
9 16 (8.21%) Junior
10 15 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
10 15 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
10 15 (7.69%) QA Analyst
11 13 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
12 12 (6.15%) Junior QA Analyst
13 11 (5.64%) Lead Developer
13 11 (5.64%) Lead Software Developer
13 11 (5.64%) Test Automation Engineer
13 11 (5.64%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (20.51%) .NET
2 27 (13.85%) Gherkin
3 19 (9.74%) HTML
4 18 (9.23%) CSS
4 18 (9.23%) Web Services
5 17 (8.72%) XML
6 14 (7.18%) AngularJS
7 10 (5.13%) SOAP
8 7 (3.59%) jQuery
9 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.56%) JSON
11 4 (2.05%) React
11 4 (2.05%) Vue.js
12 3 (1.54%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.54%) CSS3
12 3 (1.54%) HTML5
12 3 (1.54%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (1.54%) Velocity
12 3 (1.54%) WSDL
12 3 (1.54%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.62%) User Experience
3 7 (3.59%) Fintech
4 6 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.51%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.51%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.03%) Android
1 2 (1.03%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
2 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (61.03%) Agile Software Development
1 119 (61.03%) Test Automation
2 43 (22.05%) Coaching
2 43 (22.05%) Test Strategy
3 32 (16.41%) Functional Testing
4 28 (14.36%) Scrum
5 26 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 25 (12.82%) TDD
7 24 (12.31%) BDD
8 22 (11.28%) API Testing
8 22 (11.28%) SDET
9 21 (10.77%) Scenario Testing
10 20 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 18 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
11 18 (9.23%) Kanban
12 17 (8.72%) Software Engineering
13 16 (8.21%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (8.21%) Performance Testing
14 15 (7.69%) Business Analysis
14 15 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (38.97%) C#
2 55 (28.21%) Java
3 50 (25.64%) SQL
4 34 (17.44%) JavaScript
5 32 (16.41%) Python
6 25 (12.82%) Ruby
7 21 (10.77%) C++
7 21 (10.77%) PHP
8 11 (5.64%) C
8 11 (5.64%) Scala
9 7 (3.59%) VB
10 6 (3.08%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.08%) VB6
10 6 (3.08%) VBA
11 4 (2.05%) MATLAB
11 4 (2.05%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.54%) Java 8
13 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (21.54%) ISEB
2 34 (17.44%) ISTQB
3 30 (15.38%) Degree
4 13 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.26%) QA
2 7 (3.59%) GDPR
3 2 (1.03%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.62%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.54%) Ansible
3 1 (0.51%) Nagios
3 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (12.82%) Google
2 24 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.62%) HP
3 9 (4.62%) Oracle
4 6 (3.08%) Cognos
4 6 (3.08%) Informatica
4 6 (3.08%) MuleSoft
4 6 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (3.08%) Tableau
4 6 (3.08%) Twitter
5 5 (2.56%) Kofax
6 1 (0.51%) Progress
6 1 (0.51%) Zend