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 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
Software Tester
Rank 71 96 101
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 12 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.36% 0.27% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.38% 0.28% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 14
Average salary £31,750 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.30% -4.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
867 1086 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.52% 98.82% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 770 921 828
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the North 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
York +17 11 £32,000 - 3
Software Tester
Yorkshire

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
5 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
5 7 (41.18%) QA
6 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 5 (29.41%) BDD
8 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 4 (23.53%) ISEB
8 4 (23.53%) Java
9 3 (17.65%) CRM
9 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
9 3 (17.65%) Marketing
9 3 (17.65%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (17.65%) TDD
9 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
9 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
10 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
10 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (11.76%) Redis
10 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Capybara

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
1 2 (11.76%) Capybara
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
1 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.88%) Toad
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Automated Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 3 (17.65%) Automation Testing
7 3 (17.65%) CRM
7 3 (17.65%) Direct Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Time Management
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
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