Period
to 11 July 2020

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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 161 126
Rank change year-on-year +38 -35 +25
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 77 164 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.93% 2.11% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 2.32% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 157
Median annual salary £45,000 £36,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £28,350 £28,475 £22,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,803 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,028
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.12% +7.76%

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 3,684 7,055 9,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.38% 90.89% 93.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,112 5,677 7,713
Median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £61,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 11 July 2020.

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 11 July 2020. 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 -1 58 £46,000 +27.78%
North Yorkshire +86 13 £45,000 +42.86% 1
South Yorkshire +19 5 £40,000 +10.34% 1
East Yorkshire +21 1 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Software Testing
England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 53 (68.83%) Test Automation
2 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (42.86%) C#
4 21 (27.27%) Selenium
5 19 (24.68%) SQL
6 18 (23.38%) QA
6 18 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (23.38%) Cucumber
7 17 (22.08%) Test Strategy
7 17 (22.08%) SDLC
7 17 (22.08%) Scrum
7 17 (22.08%) Java
8 15 (19.48%) ISTQB
9 14 (18.18%) DevOps
10 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 13 (16.88%) JIRA
10 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
10 13 (16.88%) CSS
10 13 (16.88%) DNA
11 12 (15.58%) Python
11 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
11 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
11 12 (15.58%) Ranorex
12 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
12 11 (14.29%) OO
12 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
12 11 (14.29%) ISEB
13 10 (12.99%) PHP
13 10 (12.99%) Finance
13 10 (12.99%) Appium

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 8 (10.39%) Confluence
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Trello
2 7 (9.09%) AWS
3 5 (6.49%) AWS IoT
4 4 (5.19%) G Suite
4 4 (5.19%) Office 365
5 3 (3.90%) SaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.09%) Internet
2 5 (6.49%) RFID
3 2 (2.60%) AMQP
3 2 (2.60%) Extranet
3 2 (2.60%) Intranet
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
2 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (27.27%) Selenium
2 18 (23.38%) Cucumber
2 18 (23.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (16.88%) JIRA
4 12 (15.58%) Ranorex
4 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
5 10 (12.99%) Appium
6 8 (10.39%) JMeter
7 7 (9.09%) Postman
8 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
8 6 (7.79%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.19%) Buildbot
9 4 (5.19%) Gatling
9 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.19%) LoadRunner
9 4 (5.19%) NeoLoad
9 4 (5.19%) VersionOne
9 4 (5.19%) Visual Studio
9 4 (5.19%) WATIR
General
1 10 (12.99%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Electronics
2 8 (10.39%) Games
3 6 (7.79%) Aerospace
3 6 (7.79%) Automotive
3 6 (7.79%) Legal
3 6 (7.79%) Marketing
4 4 (5.19%) Law
4 4 (5.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Developer
3 16 (20.78%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Developer
5 8 (10.39%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (9.09%) Tester
7 6 (7.79%) Account Manager
7 6 (7.79%) PHP Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Sales Account Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Sales Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Software Sales Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Account Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Sales Manager
7 6 (7.79%) Technical Services Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) QA Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.88%) CSS
2 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 7 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (7.79%) LAMP
4 5 (6.49%) Node.js
5 4 (5.19%) SOAP
6 3 (3.90%) jQuery
6 3 (3.90%) Web Services
7 2 (2.60%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.60%) React
7 2 (2.60%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) Sass
8 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.79%) Algorithms
1 6 (7.79%) Client/Server
1 6 (7.79%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (7.79%) User Experience
2 5 (6.49%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.30%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.30%) PMI
5 1 (1.30%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.79%) Android
2 5 (6.49%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (68.83%) Test Automation
2 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Scrum
3 17 (22.08%) SDLC
3 17 (22.08%) Test Strategy
4 14 (18.18%) DevOps
5 13 (16.88%) Business Analysis
5 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 13 (16.88%) DNA
6 12 (15.58%) Functional Testing
7 11 (14.29%) OO
7 11 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 10 (12.99%) API Testing
8 10 (12.99%) BDD
8 10 (12.99%) Kanban
8 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (10.39%) DSDM
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
9 8 (10.39%) SDET
9 8 (10.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) C#
2 19 (24.68%) SQL
3 17 (22.08%) Java
4 12 (15.58%) Python
5 11 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.99%) PHP
7 9 (11.69%) Scala
8 8 (10.39%) C++
9 4 (5.19%) C
9 4 (5.19%) Groovy
9 4 (5.19%) Ruby
9 4 (5.19%) VBScript
10 2 (2.60%) XAML
11 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (19.48%) ISTQB
2 11 (14.29%) ISEB
3 8 (10.39%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.30%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.38%) QA
2 6 (7.79%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 7 (9.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.19%) Google
3 4 (5.19%) HP