Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 131 107 53
Rank change year-on-year -24 -54 +15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 153 90 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.14% 2.32% 4.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.48% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 87 62 180
10th Percentile £29,700 £27,525 £26,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%
75th Percentile £56,875 £52,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,375 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +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 6,578 3,625 5,594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.18% 93.36% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 3,052 4,670
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £39,000 £37,500 £34,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
75th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £67,500 £68,180
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 28 January 2022.

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 28 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -18 90 £50,000 +17.65% 19
South Yorkshire -6 35 £42,500 +37.10% 4
North Yorkshire -15 33 £45,000 - 6
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2022, 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.

1 106 (69.28%) Test Automation
2 102 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (33.99%) QA
4 51 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 42 (27.45%) Scrum
5 42 (27.45%) Java
6 39 (25.49%) Manual Testing
6 39 (25.49%) DevOps
7 35 (22.88%) Selenium
8 33 (21.57%) Azure
9 32 (20.92%) Test Scripting
9 32 (20.92%) Python
10 30 (19.61%) Social Skills
11 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
12 28 (18.30%) Mobile App
12 28 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (16.34%) Appium
13 25 (16.34%) C#
14 24 (15.69%) Telecoms
15 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
16 22 (14.38%) SDLC
17 21 (13.73%) Postman
17 21 (13.73%) Computer Science
18 19 (12.42%) TDD
18 19 (12.42%) Wi-Fi
18 19 (12.42%) Broadband
19 18 (11.76%) HTTP
20 17 (11.11%) C++
20 17 (11.11%) Apple iOS

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 4 (2.61%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.96%) ThingWorx
3 1 (0.65%) Camunda
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.57%) Azure
2 8 (5.23%) AWS
3 6 (3.92%) SaaS
4 5 (3.27%) GCP
5 3 (1.96%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.31%) BrowserStack
6 2 (1.31%) Tricentis Tosca
7 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Pipelines
7 1 (0.65%) GitHub
7 1 (0.65%) Matillion
7 1 (0.65%) PaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Serverless
7 1 (0.65%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.42%) Broadband
1 19 (12.42%) Wi-Fi
2 18 (11.76%) HTTP
3 13 (8.50%) 802.11
3 13 (8.50%) Ethernet
3 13 (8.50%) HTTPS
3 13 (8.50%) MQTT
3 13 (8.50%) STUN
3 13 (8.50%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.50%) Wireless
3 13 (8.50%) Wireshark
4 6 (3.92%) 3G
4 6 (3.92%) 5G
4 6 (3.92%) LTE
4 6 (3.92%) UMTS
4 6 (3.92%) WiMAX
5 5 (3.27%) VoIP
6 4 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.61%) Big Data
4 3 (1.96%) MySQL
4 3 (1.96%) Power BI
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon QuickSight
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.65%) Impala
6 1 (0.65%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 35 (22.88%) Selenium
2 25 (16.34%) Appium
3 21 (13.73%) Postman
4 14 (9.15%) Katalon Studio
5 12 (7.84%) SpecFlow
6 9 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 7 (4.58%) Gatling
7 7 (4.58%) JIRA
8 6 (3.92%) Git (software)
8 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.92%) JMeter
9 5 (3.27%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
10 4 (2.61%) GitLab
10 4 (2.61%) Locust
11 3 (1.96%) CircleCI
11 3 (1.96%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.96%) NeoLoad
11 3 (1.96%) Sourcetree
11 3 (1.96%) TestCafe
General
1 30 (19.61%) Social Skills
2 24 (15.69%) Telecoms
3 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.19%) Games
5 9 (5.88%) Public Sector
6 8 (5.23%) Finance
7 6 (3.92%) Electronics
8 4 (2.61%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 4 (2.61%) Retail
9 3 (1.96%) Documentation Skills
10 2 (1.31%) Local Government
11 1 (0.65%) Law
11 1 (0.65%) Legal
11 1 (0.65%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 29 (18.95%) Automation Engineer
2 28 (18.30%) Test Engineer
3 23 (15.03%) Developer
3 23 (15.03%) Software Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) QA Engineer
4 21 (13.73%) Tester
5 16 (10.46%) Analyst
5 16 (10.46%) QA Automation Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (10.46%) Software Tester
6 14 (9.15%) Test Analyst
7 13 (8.50%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Validation Engineer
7 13 (8.50%) Wireless Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) Lead Developer
9 8 (5.23%) Graduate
9 8 (5.23%) Java Engineer
9 8 (5.23%) Java Software Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) RF Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) RF Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.46%) .NET
1 16 (10.46%) WebdriverIO
2 13 (8.50%) 802.1X
2 13 (8.50%) XMPP
3 12 (7.84%) Spring
4 10 (6.54%) Kafka
4 10 (6.54%) Node.js
5 9 (5.88%) Spring Boot
6 8 (5.23%) HTML
6 8 (5.23%) React
6 8 (5.23%) XML
7 7 (4.58%) CSS
8 6 (3.92%) .NET Core
8 6 (3.92%) Web Services
9 5 (3.27%) Gherkin
9 5 (3.27%) WCF
9 5 (3.27%) WinForms
10 3 (1.96%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.96%) UIKit
11 2 (1.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.30%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (3.92%) Video\Live Streaming
3 5 (3.27%) Legacy Systems
3 5 (3.27%) User Experience
4 4 (2.61%) Cloud Native
4 4 (2.61%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (2.61%) Cyberattack
4 4 (2.61%) Cybercrime
5 3 (1.96%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 2 (1.31%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 14 (9.15%) Android
3 7 (4.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (69.28%) Test Automation
2 102 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 42 (27.45%) Scrum
5 39 (25.49%) DevOps
5 39 (25.49%) Manual Testing
6 32 (20.92%) Test Scripting
7 28 (18.30%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (15.03%) Mentoring
9 22 (14.38%) SDLC
10 21 (13.73%) Computer Science
11 19 (12.42%) TDD
12 16 (10.46%) Integration Testing
13 14 (9.15%) Validation
14 13 (8.50%) Kanban
14 13 (8.50%) Performance Measurement
14 13 (8.50%) Performance Testing
14 13 (8.50%) Waterfall
15 12 (7.84%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.45%) Java
2 32 (20.92%) Python
3 25 (16.34%) C#
4 17 (11.11%) C++
5 16 (10.46%) C
5 16 (10.46%) JavaScript
5 16 (10.46%) SQL
6 11 (7.19%) Apple Swift
7 8 (5.23%) Objective-C
8 6 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.27%) Kotlin
9 5 (3.27%) PHP
10 4 (2.61%) Java 8
11 3 (1.96%) Ruby
11 3 (1.96%) Scala
12 2 (1.31%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.65%) Bash
13 1 (0.65%) Groovy
13 1 (0.65%) HiveQL
13 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
2 14 (9.15%) Degree
3 12 (7.84%) ISEB
4 4 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.65%) OCA
6 1 (0.65%) OCAJ
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (33.99%) QA
2 7 (4.58%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (1.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.50%) Graylog
1 13 (8.50%) Kibana
2 6 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) Puppet
3 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.19%) Oracle
3 8 (5.23%) Atlassian
4 6 (3.92%) SAP
5 5 (3.27%) BroadSoft
5 5 (3.27%) Cisco
6 4 (2.61%) IBM
7 3 (1.96%) PTC
8 2 (1.31%) Google
9 1 (0.65%) Dataiku
9 1 (0.65%) Informatica
9 1 (0.65%) Talend