The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Tester
Rank - 81 87
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire - 0.14% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £21,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.86%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +16.98%
Software 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 North 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
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1102 680 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.13% 94.31% 97.96%
Number of salaries quoted 939 492 777
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Tester
Top 4 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree