The median annual salary for a Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 114 145
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 114 156 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.11% 2.47% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 2.53% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 96 129 116
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5285 6155 7046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.67% 97.50% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4607 5103 5635
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Tester in Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Yorkshire

Tester
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +25 76 £40,000 +14.28% 15
South Yorkshire -4 18 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire -25 16 £33,750 +3.84%
East Yorkshire -8 7 £29,000 +5.45% 1
Tester
England

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 129 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (50.67%) Test Scripting
3 99 (44.00%) Selenium
4 97 (43.11%) Java
5 96 (42.67%) C#
6 73 (32.44%) Automation Testing
7 71 (31.56%) Cucumber
8 70 (31.11%) TDD
9 69 (30.67%) Automated Testing
10 68 (30.22%) BDD
11 67 (29.78%) SDLC
12 61 (27.11%) Test Automation
13 56 (24.89%) WebDriver
14 48 (21.33%) System Integration Testing
15 46 (20.44%) Gherkin
15 46 (20.44%) ISTQB
15 46 (20.44%) Configuration Management
16 45 (20.00%) QA
17 41 (18.22%) Software Testing
18 40 (17.78%) Jenkins
19 36 (16.00%) GitHub
20 35 (15.56%) ISEB
21 34 (15.11%) Python
22 33 (14.67%) SQL
23 30 (13.33%) Finance
24 29 (12.89%) Functional Testing
25 28 (12.44%) .NET
26 27 (12.00%) Windows
26 27 (12.00%) Ruby
26 27 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Tester Skill Set
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 (0.44%) Apache
1 1 (0.44%) IIS
1 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.22%) Wireless
1 14 (6.22%) Wireless Security
2 12 (5.33%) HTTP
3 9 (4.00%) Wireshark
4 6 (2.67%) Firewall
5 4 (1.78%) Network Security
6 1 (0.44%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.89%) MySQL
2 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
2 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 99 (44.00%) Selenium
2 71 (31.56%) Cucumber
3 56 (24.89%) WebDriver
4 40 (17.78%) Jenkins
5 19 (8.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (8.00%) SoapUI
7 17 (7.56%) JMeter
8 12 (5.33%) SpecFlow
9 11 (4.89%) MSTest
10 10 (4.44%) JIRA
11 9 (4.00%) Burp Suite
12 6 (2.67%) eggPlant
12 6 (2.67%) NUnit
12 6 (2.67%) Ranorex
12 6 (2.67%) Subversion
12 6 (2.67%) TestNG
13 5 (2.22%) LoadRunner
13 5 (2.22%) TestComplete
13 5 (2.22%) Visual Studio
14 4 (1.78%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (13.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.44%) Publishing
3 8 (3.56%) Retail
4 5 (2.22%) Legal
5 4 (1.78%) Advertising
5 4 (1.78%) Banking
5 4 (1.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.44%) Games
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (20.44%) Gherkin
2 28 (12.44%) .NET
3 12 (5.33%) XML
4 11 (4.89%) Web Services
5 8 (3.56%) SOAP
6 5 (2.22%) HTML
7 4 (1.78%) CSS
7 4 (1.78%) JSON
8 3 (1.33%) Behat
8 3 (1.33%) WSDL
8 3 (1.33%) XSD
9 2 (0.89%) WPF
10 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.44%) React
10 1 (0.44%) REST
10 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
2 10 (4.44%) Driving Licence
3 6 (2.67%) CESG
4 4 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.78%) iPad
5 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.89%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.89%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.00%) Windows
2 18 (8.00%) Unix
3 6 (2.67%) Linux
4 3 (1.33%) Kali Linux
5 2 (0.89%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (57.33%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (50.67%) Test Scripting
3 73 (32.44%) Automation Testing
4 70 (31.11%) TDD
5 69 (30.67%) Automated Testing
6 68 (30.22%) BDD
7 67 (29.78%) SDLC
8 61 (27.11%) Test Automation
9 48 (21.33%) System Integration Testing
10 46 (20.44%) Configuration Management
11 41 (18.22%) Software Testing
12 29 (12.89%) Functional Testing
13 23 (10.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (9.33%) Regression Testing
15 19 (8.44%) Test Strategy
16 17 (7.56%) Manual Testing
16 17 (7.56%) Penetration Testing
17 16 (7.11%) Performance Testing
18 15 (6.67%) Scrum
19 13 (5.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 97 (43.11%) Java
2 96 (42.67%) C#
3 34 (15.11%) Python
4 33 (14.67%) SQL
5 27 (12.00%) Ruby
6 21 (9.33%) Perl
7 19 (8.44%) C
7 19 (8.44%) C++
7 19 (8.44%) PHP
8 9 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.67%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.78%) VB
10 4 (1.78%) VBScript
11 3 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 46 (20.44%) ISTQB
2 35 (15.56%) ISEB
3 27 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (8.44%) CREST Certified
5 17 (7.56%) OSCP
6 15 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.22%) Degree
8 13 (5.78%) CEH
9 11 (4.89%) SC Cleared
10 8 (3.56%) CHECK Team Member
10 8 (3.56%) CISA
10 8 (3.56%) CISSP
11 7 (3.11%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (0.44%) CPTE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (1.78%) SDET
3 2 (0.89%) HL7
3 2 (0.89%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Nessus
1 3 (1.33%) Nmap
2 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.56%) Telerik
3 2 (0.89%) Oracle
4 1 (0.44%) Apple
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