The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 73 74 84
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.73% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.01% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 7 5
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £43,500 £44,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
820 696 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 78.85% 81.02% 72.23%
Number of salaries quoted 654 504 568
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +5 14 £28,500 -12.30% 1
Harrogate -21 2 £47,500 +31.03% 1
Middlesbrough - 1 £30,000 - 1
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (65.22%) QA
2 13 (56.52%) XML
3 12 (52.17%) XSD
3 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (52.17%) SOAP
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 12 (52.17%) HP
3 12 (52.17%) ISEB
3 12 (52.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (52.17%) WSDL
3 12 (52.17%) Selenium
3 12 (52.17%) FitNesse
3 12 (52.17%) Test Management
3 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (52.17%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
3 12 (52.17%) SpecFlow
4 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) SLA
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
6 2 (8.70%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) TDD

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
1 12 (52.17%) FitNesse
1 12 (52.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (52.17%) Cucumber
1 12 (52.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 15 (65.22%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (13.04%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) ScrumMaster
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Junior
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Tester
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) XML
2 12 (52.17%) XSD
2 12 (52.17%) SOAP
2 12 (52.17%) Web Services
2 12 (52.17%) WSDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Test Management
2 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (65.22%) QA
2 4 (17.39%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
1 12 (52.17%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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