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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 62 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 33 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.06% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 0.85% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 32 5 8
Average salary £30,000 £43,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +74.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,900 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,500 £26,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
870 589 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 80.78% 85.24% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 753 406 616
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +13 15 £28,500 -25.00% 1
Harrogate -4 11 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Middlesbrough - 6 £30,000 - 1
Skipton - 1 £35,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (51.11%) QA
3 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
3 17 (37.78%) XML
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
5 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
5 15 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 15 (33.33%) Selenium
5 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
5 15 (33.33%) Test Management
5 15 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 15 (33.33%) HP
5 15 (33.33%) ISEB
5 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (33.33%) WSDL
5 15 (33.33%) XSD
5 15 (33.33%) SOAP
5 15 (33.33%) Web Services
6 9 (20.00%) SQL
6 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
7 8 (17.78%) TDD
8 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 7 (15.56%) Scrum
8 7 (15.56%) Line Management
8 7 (15.56%) Coaching
9 6 (13.33%) Test Automation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 15 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
2 15 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) MSTest
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.33%) Retail
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) Software Project Manager
3 7 (15.56%) QA Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Software Manager
3 7 (15.56%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.89%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Junior
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (37.78%) XML
2 15 (33.33%) XSD
2 15 (33.33%) SOAP
2 15 (33.33%) Web Services
2 15 (33.33%) WSDL
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) JSON
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (33.33%) Test Management
2 15 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) TDD
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Web Development
5 7 (15.56%) Line Management
5 7 (15.56%) Coaching
5 7 (15.56%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.89%) BDD
9 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 2 (4.44%) Automation Testing
10 2 (4.44%) MVC
10 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.44%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) C
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.22%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.89%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
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