The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 54 102 78
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -24
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.86% 0.41% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.31% 0.47% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,400 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Software Testing
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
907 1062 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 86.46% 86.84% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 796 736 557
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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 +44 26 £27,500 -3.50% 1
Knaresborough - 1 £25,000 -
Skipton - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 34 (47.22%) ISEB
2 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 16 (22.22%) Test Planning
6 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
7 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
7 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 14 (19.44%) Selenium
8 13 (18.06%) QA
8 13 (18.06%) .NET
9 12 (16.67%) SOAP
9 12 (16.67%) Web Services
9 12 (16.67%) XML
9 12 (16.67%) XSD
9 12 (16.67%) WSDL
9 12 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.28%) Java
11 10 (13.89%) Web Development
12 9 (12.50%) Retail
12 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 8 (11.11%) C#
13 8 (11.11%) Oracle
13 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
14 7 (9.72%) TDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Selenium
2 6 (8.33%) Firebug
3 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.78%) WebLOAD
General
1 9 (12.50%) Retail
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Military
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (66.67%) Analyst
2 43 (59.72%) Test Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Test Leader
4 9 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
4 9 (12.50%) Junior
4 9 (12.50%) QA Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Graduate
6 4 (5.56%) Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (2.78%) Support Manager
7 2 (2.78%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (1.39%) Software Manager
8 1 (1.39%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (1.39%) ScrumMaster
8 1 (1.39%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.39%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (1.39%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (1.39%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) .NET
2 12 (16.67%) SOAP
2 12 (16.67%) Web Services
2 12 (16.67%) XML
2 12 (16.67%) XSD
2 12 (16.67%) WSDL
3 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.33%) CSS
3 6 (8.33%) HTML
3 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (8.33%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.33%) Open Source
2 6 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.78%) W3C
4 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 16 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 14 (19.44%) Test Scripting
4 14 (19.44%) Automated Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (15.28%) Test Automation
7 10 (13.89%) Web Development
8 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 7 (9.72%) TDD
10 6 (8.33%) ITIL
10 6 (8.33%) Process Management
10 6 (8.33%) MVC
10 6 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.33%) Test Management
10 6 (8.33%) User Stories
11 3 (4.17%) Automation Testing
11 3 (4.17%) SOA
12 1 (1.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.28%) Java
4 8 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (47.22%) ISEB
2 8 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.06%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (11.11%) Oracle
1 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.17%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.39%) Sage
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