Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 155 125
Rank change year-on-year +21 -30 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 199 215 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.07% 2.01% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% 2.18% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 148 162 272
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £44,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -1.32%

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 8,904 9,845 10,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.52% 92.22% 90.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,480 8,392 8,980
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +24 154 £37,500 -1.06% 22
South Yorkshire +29 22 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North Yorkshire -12 22 £25,000 -17.36% 1
East Yorkshire +14 4 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 136 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (64.82%) Test Automation
3 72 (36.18%) Finance
3 72 (36.18%) Selenium
4 57 (28.64%) C#
5 47 (23.62%) ISEB
5 47 (23.62%) SQL
6 45 (22.61%) QA
7 43 (21.61%) Java
8 42 (21.11%) ISTQB
9 38 (19.10%) Test Scripting
9 38 (19.10%) BDD
10 37 (18.59%) Cucumber
11 32 (16.08%) TDD
11 32 (16.08%) Scrum
12 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
13 28 (14.07%) Test Strategy
13 28 (14.07%) JIRA
13 28 (14.07%) Degree
13 28 (14.07%) Retail
14 27 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (13.07%) Google
16 25 (12.56%) Functional Testing
17 23 (11.56%) SQL Server
18 22 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
18 22 (11.06%) Mentoring
18 22 (11.06%) Coaching
19 21 (10.55%) Python
19 21 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (10.05%) Git (software)

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 (1.01%) Confluence
1 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.50%) Apache
2 1 (0.50%) CMS
2 1 (0.50%) Drupal
2 1 (0.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.52%) G Suite
1 7 (3.52%) Office 365
1 7 (3.52%) Slack
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.01%) PaaS
3 2 (1.01%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.50%) FTP
1 1 (0.50%) HTTP
1 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.02%) QlikView
4 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.02%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.01%) Power BI
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 72 (36.18%) Selenium
2 37 (18.59%) Cucumber
3 28 (14.07%) JIRA
4 27 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (10.05%) Git (software)
6 19 (9.55%) SoapUI
7 18 (9.05%) Ranorex
8 17 (8.54%) Jenkins
9 16 (8.04%) WebDriver
10 11 (5.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (5.53%) JMeter
11 10 (5.03%) Appium
11 10 (5.03%) Bugzilla
11 10 (5.03%) Buildbot
11 10 (5.03%) Gatling
12 9 (4.52%) NeoLoad
12 9 (4.52%) SpecFlow
12 9 (4.52%) Subversion
12 9 (4.52%) WATIR
12 9 (4.52%) WebLOAD
General
1 72 (36.18%) Finance
2 28 (14.07%) Retail
3 18 (9.05%) Marketing
4 7 (3.52%) Legal
5 5 (2.51%) Advertising
6 4 (2.01%) Games
7 3 (1.51%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) French Language
8 1 (0.50%) German Language
8 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (40.70%) Analyst
2 61 (30.65%) Test Analyst
3 48 (24.12%) Tester
4 31 (15.58%) Software Tester
5 27 (13.57%) Developer
6 25 (12.56%) Automation Test Analyst
7 22 (11.06%) Test Engineer
8 21 (10.55%) Junior
9 18 (9.05%) Developer in Test
10 17 (8.54%) Automation Tester
10 17 (8.54%) Junior Analyst
10 17 (8.54%) Junior Test Analyst
11 15 (7.54%) QA Analyst
12 13 (6.53%) QA Test Analyst
12 13 (6.53%) Test Leader
13 11 (5.53%) Junior QA Analyst
13 11 (5.53%) QA Tester
14 10 (5.03%) Consultant
14 10 (5.03%) Graduate
14 10 (5.03%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (10.05%) .NET
2 16 (8.04%) XML
3 13 (6.53%) SOAP
3 13 (6.53%) Web Services
4 12 (6.03%) Gherkin
4 12 (6.03%) HTML
5 11 (5.53%) CSS
6 7 (3.52%) AngularJS
6 7 (3.52%) WSDL
6 7 (3.52%) XSD
7 6 (3.02%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.01%) JSON
9 3 (1.51%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (1.51%) Apache Camel
9 3 (1.51%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.51%) HTML5
9 3 (1.51%) J2EE
9 3 (1.51%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.51%) Spring
9 3 (1.51%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.51%) User Experience
4 4 (2.01%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Fintech
5 2 (1.01%) NHS
6 1 (0.50%) 3D Printing
6 1 (0.50%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.50%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.50%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.52%) Windows
2 3 (1.51%) Android
2 3 (1.51%) Linux
3 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (68.34%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (64.82%) Test Automation
3 38 (19.10%) BDD
3 38 (19.10%) Test Scripting
4 32 (16.08%) Scrum
4 32 (16.08%) TDD
5 28 (14.07%) Test Strategy
6 25 (12.56%) Functional Testing
7 22 (11.06%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (11.06%) Coaching
7 22 (11.06%) Mentoring
8 21 (10.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (10.05%) Scenario Testing
10 18 (9.05%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (9.05%) Kanban
11 17 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.04%) Software Engineering
13 15 (7.54%) Business Analysis
13 15 (7.54%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.64%) C#
2 47 (23.62%) SQL
3 43 (21.61%) Java
4 29 (14.57%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.55%) Python
6 18 (9.05%) Ruby
7 13 (6.53%) C++
7 13 (6.53%) PHP
8 11 (5.53%) C
8 11 (5.53%) T-SQL
9 10 (5.03%) Scala
10 3 (1.51%) Java 8
11 2 (1.01%) VB
11 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.01%) VB6
11 2 (1.01%) VBA
12 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.50%) Groovy
12 1 (0.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (23.62%) ISEB
2 42 (21.11%) ISTQB
3 28 (14.07%) Degree
4 11 (5.53%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (4.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.01%) SC Cleared
6 4 (2.01%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (22.61%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) GDPR
3 2 (1.01%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.51%) Ansible
3 2 (1.01%) HP ALM
4 1 (0.50%) Nagios
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (13.07%) Google
2 18 (9.05%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.03%) HP
4 8 (4.02%) Perforce
4 8 (4.02%) Twitter
5 7 (3.52%) Capita
6 5 (2.51%) Kofax
6 5 (2.51%) Oracle
7 2 (1.01%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.01%) Cognos
7 2 (1.01%) Informatica
7 2 (1.01%) JDA
7 2 (1.01%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.01%) Tableau
8 1 (0.50%) Progress