The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 43 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 2.10% 1.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Software Testing
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
264 122 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 79.04% 71.76% 69.86%
Number of salaries quoted 223 103 118
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Harrogate

Software Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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.

General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Project Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Software Project Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Software Manager
1 5 (71.43%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO 9001