The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Harrogate region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 39 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 5.34% 4.61% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.35% 4.85% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 4
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
411 268 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 99.76% 95.04% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 358 213 111
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Tester
North Yorkshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Tester
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Tester Salary Trend in Harrogate

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 35 (92.11%) Test Scripting
2 26 (68.42%) Degree
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) .NET
3 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) Load Testing
5 11 (28.95%) JIRA
5 11 (28.95%) Confluence
5 11 (28.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (28.95%) System Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Android
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
5 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
5 11 (28.95%) Apple iOS
6 9 (23.68%) Atlassian
6 9 (23.68%) HTML5
6 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
6 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
6 9 (23.68%) Apple
6 9 (23.68%) CSS3
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (28.95%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) JIRA
1 11 (28.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (42.11%) .NET
2 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 11 (28.95%) CSS
3 9 (23.68%) HTML5
3 9 (23.68%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Android
1 11 (28.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) Test Scripting
2 26 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 16 (42.11%) Automation Testing
4 12 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (31.58%) Integration Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Load Testing
5 11 (28.95%) System Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.63%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
1 16 (42.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (68.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (23.68%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Atlassian
1 9 (23.68%) Apple
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft