The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 23 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 10 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 5.71% 5.22% 12.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.99% 5.38% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
Average salary £30,250 £33,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.70% +39.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
167 130 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Yorkshire 95.43% 97.01% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 102 112 95
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the East Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in East Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

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

Tester Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in East Yorkshire

Tester
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 Tester within the East Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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 -4 8 £26,250 -25.00% 4
Hessle - 2 £33,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Selenium
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) PHP
5 3 (30.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Legal
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in East Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Legal
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Line Management
4 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) ISEB
2 7 (70.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Apple
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
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