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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 129 137
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 121 135 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.26% 2.08% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 2.35% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 106 114 120
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4863 5737 6648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 90.68% 88.26% 90.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4232 4750 5331
Median salary £44,512 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.97% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 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
West Yorkshire +31 92 £40,000 +17.64% 10
North Yorkshire -4 24 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +3 4 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Software Testing
England

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 138 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (47.95%) ISTQB
3 101 (46.12%) ISEB
4 98 (44.75%) Selenium
5 89 (40.64%) QA
6 88 (40.18%) Test Automation
7 78 (35.62%) SQL
8 76 (34.70%) Java
9 66 (30.14%) Functional Testing
9 66 (30.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 62 (28.31%) Waterfall
11 59 (26.94%) Scrum
11 59 (26.94%) Test Strategy
12 58 (26.48%) Test Management
13 56 (25.57%) Mentoring
14 54 (24.66%) Defect Tracking
15 52 (23.74%) Regression Testing
16 47 (21.46%) Test Scripting
17 46 (21.00%) Automated Testing
17 46 (21.00%) C#
18 45 (20.55%) Microsoft
18 45 (20.55%) Manual Testing
19 43 (19.63%) Kanban
19 43 (19.63%) Cucumber
20 42 (19.18%) .NET
21 41 (18.72%) Oracle
21 41 (18.72%) Software Delivery
22 40 (18.26%) Relational Database
22 40 (18.26%) SoapUI
23 39 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server

Software Testing
Top Related 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 (1.37%) Apache
1 3 (1.37%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.91%) Apache Spark
2 2 (0.91%) IIS
2 2 (0.91%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.46%) GeoServer
Applications
1 24 (10.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.46%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) G Suite
1 7 (3.20%) Office 365
1 7 (3.20%) Slack
2 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.91%) GitHub
2 2 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.91%) IaaS
2 2 (0.91%) Loggly
2 2 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.74%) VPN
2 4 (1.83%) HTTP
3 3 (1.37%) Internet
4 2 (0.91%) DNS
5 1 (0.46%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.26%) Relational Database
2 35 (15.98%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.11%) MySQL
4 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.91%) HBase
7 2 (0.91%) QlikView
7 2 (0.91%) Redis
7 2 (0.91%) Riak
7 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.46%) GIS
Development Applications
1 98 (44.75%) Selenium
2 43 (19.63%) Cucumber
3 40 (18.26%) SoapUI
4 39 (17.81%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (11.42%) Jenkins
6 18 (8.22%) JIRA
7 14 (6.39%) JMeter
8 11 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (5.02%) SpecFlow
8 11 (5.02%) WebDriver
9 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.20%) LoadRunner
10 7 (3.20%) Robot Framework
11 6 (2.74%) FitNesse
11 6 (2.74%) Ranorex
11 6 (2.74%) Zephyr
12 5 (2.28%) Appium
12 5 (2.28%) Buildbot
12 5 (2.28%) TestComplete
12 5 (2.28%) tSQLt
General
1 35 (15.98%) Finance
2 13 (5.94%) Legal
3 12 (5.48%) Retail
4 6 (2.74%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Back Office
5 1 (0.46%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 78 (35.62%) Analyst
2 74 (33.79%) Test Analyst
3 61 (27.85%) Test Engineer
4 44 (20.09%) Senior Test Engineer
5 30 (13.70%) Tester
6 20 (9.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 16 (7.31%) Senior Analyst
7 16 (7.31%) Senior Test Analyst
8 15 (6.85%) Software Tester
8 15 (6.85%) Test Leader
9 14 (6.39%) Automation Tester
9 14 (6.39%) Manual Test Analyst
10 13 (5.94%) QA Analyst
11 11 (5.02%) QA Test Analyst
12 10 (4.57%) Junior
13 9 (4.11%) Test Manager
14 7 (3.20%) Developer
14 7 (3.20%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.20%) Technical Leader
14 7 (3.20%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (19.18%) .NET
2 28 (12.79%) SOAP
3 27 (12.33%) XML
4 21 (9.59%) Web Services
5 12 (5.48%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.11%) XSD
7 8 (3.65%) REST
8 7 (3.20%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.20%) Gherkin
8 7 (3.20%) HTML
8 7 (3.20%) WSDL
9 6 (2.74%) CSS
10 5 (2.28%) AngularJS
11 3 (1.37%) Behat
12 2 (0.91%) Django
12 2 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
12 2 (0.91%) HTML5
12 2 (0.91%) jQuery
12 2 (0.91%) LAPP Stack
12 2 (0.91%) React
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.28%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.83%) iPad
4 3 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.91%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.91%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.91%) NHS
5 2 (0.91%) Replication
5 2 (0.91%) User Experience
5 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Windows
2 7 (3.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (2.74%) Linux
3 6 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (2.74%) Windows XP
4 5 (2.28%) Unix
5 2 (0.91%) Android
5 2 (0.91%) CoreOS
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (63.01%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.18%) Test Automation
3 66 (30.14%) Functional Testing
4 62 (28.31%) Waterfall
5 59 (26.94%) Scrum
5 59 (26.94%) Test Strategy
6 58 (26.48%) Test Management
7 56 (25.57%) Mentoring
8 54 (24.66%) Defect Tracking
9 52 (23.74%) Regression Testing
10 47 (21.46%) Test Scripting
11 46 (21.00%) Automated Testing
12 45 (20.55%) Manual Testing
13 43 (19.63%) Kanban
14 41 (18.72%) Software Delivery
15 38 (17.35%) Logistics
16 37 (16.89%) SDLC
17 35 (15.98%) BDD
18 33 (15.07%) TDD
19 26 (11.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 78 (35.62%) SQL
2 76 (34.70%) Java
3 46 (21.00%) C#
4 30 (13.70%) JavaScript
5 11 (5.02%) PHP
5 11 (5.02%) Python
6 9 (4.11%) C
7 8 (3.65%) Scala
8 7 (3.20%) Ruby
8 7 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 6 (2.74%) VB
10 5 (2.28%) C++
10 5 (2.28%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.28%) VBScript
11 2 (0.91%) F#
11 2 (0.91%) Groovy
12 1 (0.46%) Go
12 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 105 (47.95%) ISTQB
2 101 (46.12%) ISEB
3 66 (30.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (12.33%) Degree
5 10 (4.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (40.64%) QA
2 2 (0.91%) HL7
2 2 (0.91%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.46%) FATCA
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Docker
1 2 (0.91%) HDFS
1 2 (0.91%) VirtualBox
1 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.91%) Ansible
2 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.91%) Nagios
2 2 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.91%) Puppet
2 2 (0.91%) Salt
2 2 (0.91%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (20.55%) Microsoft
2 41 (18.72%) Oracle
3 9 (4.11%) Google
4 4 (1.83%) HP
5 3 (1.37%) Telerik
6 2 (0.91%) New Relic
6 2 (0.91%) Rackspace
6 2 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.91%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.91%) Splunk
6 2 (0.91%) VMware
6 2 (0.91%) Zend
7 1 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.46%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Selby, North Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + car + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: From £33,437 to £36,379 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, United Kingdom
NHS Digital
Salary: £31,383 - £41, 373 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago