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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 100 148
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 95 158 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.76% 2.79% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.10% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 63 131 86
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,500 £44,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,765 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.18% -2.77%  

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 4941 5092 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.50% 89.82% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4151 4253 4981
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -32 63 £36,439 +4.11% 6
North Yorkshire -11 19 £27,750 -11.90% 2
East Yorkshire -5 8 £30,000 +9.09%
South Yorkshire -18 3 £48,750 +30.00%
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 (64.49%) Test Automation
2 106 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (41.59%) ISTQB
4 74 (34.58%) ISEB
5 69 (32.24%) QA
6 68 (31.78%) Test Scripting
7 55 (25.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 49 (22.90%) Selenium
9 46 (21.50%) SQL
10 42 (19.63%) Mentoring
11 41 (19.16%) Functional Testing
12 39 (18.22%) Degree
13 38 (17.76%) Test Management
14 37 (17.29%) C#
14 37 (17.29%) Java
14 37 (17.29%) Regression Testing
15 36 (16.82%) Manual Testing
15 36 (16.82%) SDLC
16 35 (16.36%) Test Strategy
16 35 (16.36%) Microsoft
17 34 (15.89%) Scrum
18 33 (15.42%) .NET
18 33 (15.42%) Waterfall
19 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
19 29 (13.55%) Defect Tracking
20 28 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
20 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
21 27 (12.62%) Finance
22 26 (12.15%) BDD
23 25 (11.68%) TDD

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 1 (0.47%) Apache
1 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
1 1 (0.47%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.47%) IIS
1 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.93%) InVision
3 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.74%) Slack
2 6 (2.80%) G Suite
2 6 (2.80%) Office 365
3 4 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.87%) GitHub
3 4 (1.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.93%) BrowserStack
4 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.93%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.47%) Loggly
5 1 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.27%) TCP/IP
1 7 (3.27%) VPN
2 5 (2.34%) HTTP
3 2 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (1.87%) MySQL
5 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.47%) HBase
7 1 (0.47%) Redis
7 1 (0.47%) Riak
Development Applications
1 49 (22.90%) Selenium
2 29 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (11.21%) Cucumber
4 23 (10.75%) SoapUI
5 19 (8.88%) JIRA
6 15 (7.01%) Jenkins
7 13 (6.07%) JMeter
8 12 (5.61%) SpecFlow
9 9 (4.21%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.27%) TestComplete
11 7 (3.27%) WebDriver
12 6 (2.80%) LoadRunner
12 6 (2.80%) Ranorex
12 6 (2.80%) Zephyr
13 5 (2.34%) Appium
13 5 (2.34%) Buildbot
13 5 (2.34%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.34%) tSQLt
13 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (12.62%) Finance
2 8 (3.74%) Retail
3 4 (1.87%) Marketing
4 3 (1.40%) Legal
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 67 (31.31%) Analyst
2 55 (25.70%) Test Analyst
3 49 (22.90%) Tester
4 36 (16.82%) Test Engineer
5 26 (12.15%) Automation Tester
6 21 (9.81%) Automation Test Analyst
6 21 (9.81%) Software Tester
7 17 (7.94%) Consultant
7 17 (7.94%) Senior Test Engineer
8 13 (6.07%) Agile Tester
9 12 (5.61%) Lead Tester
10 11 (5.14%) Junior
10 11 (5.14%) QA Analyst
11 10 (4.67%) Manual Tester
11 10 (4.67%) Test Leader
11 10 (4.67%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.21%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.74%) Graduate
13 8 (3.74%) IT Consultant
13 8 (3.74%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.42%) .NET
2 23 (10.75%) SOAP
3 16 (7.48%) XML
4 11 (5.14%) Web Services
5 8 (3.74%) Gherkin
5 8 (3.74%) REST
6 7 (3.27%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.27%) XSD
7 5 (2.34%) ASP.NET
7 5 (2.34%) WSDL
8 4 (1.87%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.40%) Node.js
10 2 (0.93%) Behat
10 2 (0.93%) CSS
10 2 (0.93%) Ember.js
10 2 (0.93%) HTML
10 2 (0.93%) JSP
10 2 (0.93%) React
10 2 (0.93%) Servlets
10 2 (0.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.67%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.80%) iPad
4 4 (1.87%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (1.87%) NHS
4 4 (1.87%) User Experience
5 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.93%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.14%) Windows
2 8 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.27%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.87%) Linux
5 3 (1.40%) Unix
6 2 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (64.49%) Test Automation
2 106 (49.53%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (31.78%) Test Scripting
4 42 (19.63%) Mentoring
5 41 (19.16%) Functional Testing
6 38 (17.76%) Test Management
7 37 (17.29%) Regression Testing
8 36 (16.82%) Manual Testing
8 36 (16.82%) SDLC
9 35 (16.36%) Test Strategy
10 34 (15.89%) Scrum
11 33 (15.42%) Waterfall
12 29 (13.55%) Defect Tracking
13 28 (13.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (12.15%) BDD
15 25 (11.68%) TDD
16 24 (11.21%) Kanban
17 23 (10.75%) Software Delivery
18 19 (8.88%) Logistics
18 19 (8.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (21.50%) SQL
2 37 (17.29%) C#
2 37 (17.29%) Java
3 15 (7.01%) JavaScript
4 13 (6.07%) Python
5 11 (5.14%) Ruby
6 9 (4.21%) PHP
7 8 (3.74%) C
7 8 (3.74%) Scala
7 8 (3.74%) VBScript
8 7 (3.27%) VB
9 5 (2.34%) C++
9 5 (2.34%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.93%) F#
11 2 (0.93%) Groovy
11 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.47%) Go
Qualifications
1 89 (41.59%) ISTQB
2 74 (34.58%) ISEB
3 55 (25.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 39 (18.22%) Degree
5 7 (3.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (1.87%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.93%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (32.24%) QA
2 4 (1.87%) HL7
2 4 (1.87%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.47%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.87%) Puppet
3 3 (1.40%) rkt
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.47%) Salt
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.94%) Oracle
3 11 (5.14%) Google
4 8 (3.74%) Virgin Media
5 7 (3.27%) HP
6 5 (2.34%) SAP
7 2 (0.93%) IBM
7 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.47%) New Relic
8 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.47%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.47%) Splunk
8 1 (0.47%) Telerik
8 1 (0.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.47%) Zend
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