The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 6.50% 8.21% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.70% 10.89% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £32,000 £27,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -16.92%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 101 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 74.80% 75.37% 64.77%
Number of salaries quoted 73 62 50
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Yorkshire region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

Software Testing
Job Locations in East Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hull -9 7 £43,000 +59.25%
Beverley - 1 £32,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) Verint
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management
7 1 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco
7 1 (10.00%) HP
7 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
7 1 (10.00%) IVR

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Tester
1 7 (70.00%) Software Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Speech Recognition
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) ISEB
2 8 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (60.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Verint