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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 75 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.86% 1.73% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.07% 2.11% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 7
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
870 852 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 90.06% 81.92% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 796 682 510
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 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 28 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 +9 17 £28,000 -1.75% 3
Knaresborough - 1 £50,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 18 (38.30%) Manual Testing
3 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
5 15 (31.91%) ISEB
6 12 (25.53%) Java
6 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Selenium
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
8 10 (21.28%) C#
9 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
10 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
10 8 (17.02%) Oracle
11 7 (14.89%) HTML
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
11 7 (14.89%) CSS
11 7 (14.89%) Windows
11 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
11 7 (14.89%) Firebug
11 7 (14.89%) MVC
11 7 (14.89%) Test Management
11 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
11 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
12 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (12.77%) Active Directory

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.26%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Informix
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Selenium
2 7 (14.89%) Firebug
3 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Analyst
2 24 (51.06%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Software Tester
4 6 (12.77%) Support Technician
5 5 (10.64%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.51%) Lead Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Junior
8 2 (4.26%) Graduate
8 2 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Support Manager
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Business Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) IT Graduate
9 1 (2.13%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.13%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) HTML
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.89%) CSS
2 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.64%) WSDL
3 5 (10.64%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) Web Services
3 5 (10.64%) XML
3 5 (10.64%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (38.30%) Manual Testing
2 17 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) Automated Testing
4 9 (19.15%) Performance Testing
5 8 (17.02%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.89%) MVC
6 7 (14.89%) Test Management
6 7 (14.89%) Security Testing
6 7 (14.89%) Automation Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.38%) Process Management
8 3 (6.38%) ITIL
8 3 (6.38%) User Stories
9 2 (4.26%) SDLC
9 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) Java
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) ISEB
2 4 (8.51%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
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