Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 119 157
Rank change year-on-year -29 +38 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 180 274 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.86% 2.47% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 2.76% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 114 229 205
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,625 £48,750 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% +3.95% +1.33%

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 8746 9922 11898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.16% 89.48% 90.23%
Number of salaries quoted 7317 8345 9687
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -39 124 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North Yorkshire +26 36 £35,000 +11.11% 2
South Yorkshire +17 16 £37,500 +16.28%
East Yorkshire -5 2 £30,000 -4.76%
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 92 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.11%) Test Automation
3 46 (25.56%) ISTQB
3 46 (25.56%) Selenium
4 44 (24.44%) Degree
5 43 (23.89%) ISEB
5 43 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (20.56%) Mentoring
7 35 (19.44%) QA
7 35 (19.44%) Java
8 33 (18.33%) Test Scripting
9 31 (17.22%) DevOps
9 31 (17.22%) Finance
10 30 (16.67%) Python
11 29 (16.11%) Scrum
12 28 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
12 28 (15.56%) Cucumber
12 28 (15.56%) Virgin Media
13 27 (15.00%) Performance Testing
14 25 (13.89%) BDD
14 25 (13.89%) Ruby
14 25 (13.89%) Software Engineering
15 24 (13.33%) Jenkins
15 24 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 23 (12.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (12.22%) Git (software)
17 22 (12.22%) SQL
18 21 (11.67%) Test Management
18 21 (11.67%) Software Delivery
19 20 (11.11%) Analytics

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 (0.56%) Confluence
1 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.67%) InVision
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.56%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (9.44%) GitHub
2 14 (7.78%) IaaS
3 9 (5.00%) Slack
4 6 (3.33%) G Suite
4 6 (3.33%) Office 365
5 3 (1.67%) BrowserStack
5 3 (1.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.11%) HTTP
1 2 (1.11%) SMS
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 46 (25.56%) Selenium
2 28 (15.56%) Cucumber
3 24 (13.33%) Jenkins
4 23 (12.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 22 (12.22%) Git (software)
6 15 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 14 (7.78%) Bitbucket
7 14 (7.78%) GitLab
7 14 (7.78%) GoCD
8 12 (6.67%) SoapUI
9 10 (5.56%) JIRA
9 10 (5.56%) Ranorex
10 9 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 8 (4.44%) FitNesse
12 7 (3.89%) Appium
12 7 (3.89%) tSQLt
12 7 (3.89%) WebDriver
13 6 (3.33%) Buildbot
14 5 (2.78%) HP UFT
15 4 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 31 (17.22%) Finance
2 11 (6.11%) Retail
3 3 (1.67%) Marketing
4 2 (1.11%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Advertising
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (27.22%) Analyst
2 37 (20.56%) Test Analyst
3 33 (18.33%) Consultant
3 33 (18.33%) Tester
4 28 (15.56%) Graduate
4 28 (15.56%) Graduate Consultant
4 28 (15.56%) Graduate IT Consultant
4 28 (15.56%) IT Consultant
4 28 (15.56%) IT Graduate
5 22 (12.22%) Test Engineer
6 17 (9.44%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (8.33%) Java Engineer
8 14 (7.78%) Software Tester
9 12 (6.67%) Business Analyst
9 12 (6.67%) Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
11 9 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.44%) Node.js
2 16 (8.89%) XML
3 13 (7.22%) .NET
3 13 (7.22%) SOAP
3 13 (7.22%) Web Services
4 8 (4.44%) WSDL
4 8 (4.44%) XSD
5 6 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (1.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (0.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.56%) CodeIgniter
7 1 (0.56%) Laravel
7 1 (0.56%) Symfony
7 1 (0.56%) XHTML
7 1 (0.56%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.89%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.78%) Video\Live Streaming
3 11 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.22%) NHS
5 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.67%) User Experience
6 2 (1.11%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.11%) Social Media
7 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.44%) Linux
2 4 (2.22%) Android
2 4 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.11%) Windows
4 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (46.11%) Test Automation
3 37 (20.56%) Mentoring
4 33 (18.33%) Test Scripting
5 31 (17.22%) DevOps
6 29 (16.11%) Scrum
7 28 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
8 27 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 25 (13.89%) BDD
9 25 (13.89%) Software Engineering
10 24 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (11.67%) Software Delivery
11 21 (11.67%) Test Management
12 20 (11.11%) Analytics
13 17 (9.44%) Regression Testing
13 17 (9.44%) TDD
13 17 (9.44%) Test Planning
14 16 (8.89%) SDLC
15 15 (8.33%) Kanban
15 15 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (19.44%) Java
2 30 (16.67%) Python
3 25 (13.89%) Ruby
4 22 (12.22%) SQL
5 17 (9.44%) C#
6 11 (6.11%) C++
7 7 (3.89%) C
7 7 (3.89%) PHP
7 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
8 6 (3.33%) Scala
9 3 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.11%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
11 1 (0.56%) PHP 5
11 1 (0.56%) VBScript
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 46 (25.56%) ISTQB
2 44 (24.44%) Degree
3 43 (23.89%) ISEB
4 14 (7.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.22%) SAP Certification
6 3 (1.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.56%) HNC
8 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.44%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) HL7
2 2 (1.11%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (9.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (9.44%) Puppet
2 14 (7.78%) rkt
3 10 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (15.56%) Virgin Media
2 14 (7.78%) Google
3 12 (6.67%) HP
4 9 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.22%) SAP
6 3 (1.67%) Capita
6 3 (1.67%) Twitter
7 2 (1.11%) IBM
8 1 (0.56%) Telerik
8 1 (0.56%) Zend