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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 77 82 79
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.82% 1.33% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.04% 1.58% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 6
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -10.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £30,500 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
884 885 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 89.38% 83.97% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 808 675 529
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 16 £27,750 -2.63% 1
Harrogate - 1 £47,500 -
Knaresborough - 1 £50,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) ISEB
2 20 (40.82%) SQL
3 18 (36.73%) Manual Testing
4 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
5 12 (24.49%) .NET
5 12 (24.49%) Java
6 11 (22.45%) Selenium
6 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
7 10 (20.41%) C#
8 9 (18.37%) Test Planning
8 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.33%) WSDL
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle
9 8 (16.33%) SOAP
9 8 (16.33%) Web Services
9 8 (16.33%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) XSD
9 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
10 7 (14.29%) CSS
10 7 (14.29%) HTML
10 7 (14.29%) Test Management
10 7 (14.29%) Security Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Firebug

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) Firebug
3 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Marketing
2 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (55.10%) Analyst
2 26 (53.06%) Test Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Test Leader
4 6 (12.24%) Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Support Technician
6 4 (8.16%) Junior
6 4 (8.16%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Graduate
7 3 (6.12%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Support Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) IT Graduate
9 1 (2.04%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Test Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Team Leader
9 1 (2.04%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) .NET
2 8 (16.33%) SOAP
2 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 8 (16.33%) XML
2 8 (16.33%) XSD
2 8 (16.33%) WSDL
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.29%) CSS
3 7 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) Windows
1 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Manual Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Automated Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Performance Testing
4 9 (18.37%) Test Planning
5 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
5 8 (16.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Test Management
6 7 (14.29%) MVC
7 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.16%) User Stories
9 3 (6.12%) SDLC
9 3 (6.12%) Process Management
9 3 (6.12%) ITIL
10 2 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Open Source
10 2 (4.08%) Test Automation
11 1 (2.04%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 12 (24.49%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) C#
4 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (40.82%) ISEB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) QA
2 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.33%) Oracle
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago