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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 61 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 38 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.54% 1.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 0
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
946 928 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 88.16% 84.59% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 787 678 571
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +34 25 £30,000 -9.77% 1
Middlesbrough - 6 £25,000 -
Selby - 1 £37,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (36.59%) ISEB
3 27 (32.93%) QA
4 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.39%) Test Planning
5 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
5 19 (23.17%) Web Development
6 18 (21.95%) Automated Testing
6 18 (21.95%) TDD
6 18 (21.95%) Retail
6 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.73%) XML
8 16 (19.51%) XSD
8 16 (19.51%) SOAP
8 16 (19.51%) Web Services
8 16 (19.51%) WSDL
8 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
9 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
10 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 13 (15.85%) SQL
12 12 (14.63%) Selenium
13 10 (12.20%) Scrum
14 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (10.98%) Line Management
14 9 (10.98%) Coaching
15 8 (9.76%) SpecFlow
15 8 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
15 8 (9.76%) Test Management
15 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (9.76%) Cucumber

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) Selenium
2 9 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.76%) FitNesse
3 8 (9.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (9.76%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.76%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.44%) WebLOAD
5 1 (1.22%) NUnit
5 1 (1.22%) Subversion
5 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.22%) MSTest
General
1 18 (21.95%) Retail
2 5 (6.10%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (58.54%) Analyst
2 34 (41.46%) Test Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) QA Analyst
4 12 (14.63%) Test Leader
5 10 (12.20%) Software Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Project Manager
5 10 (12.20%) Software Project Manager
6 9 (10.98%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (8.54%) Junior
8 6 (7.32%) Junior Analyst
8 6 (7.32%) Junior Test Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Test Manager
9 5 (6.10%) Graduate
10 4 (4.88%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.88%) Test Team Leader
11 3 (3.66%) Support Technician
11 3 (3.66%) Tester
12 2 (2.44%) Developer
12 2 (2.44%) Quality Analyst
13 1 (1.22%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) XML
2 16 (19.51%) XSD
2 16 (19.51%) SOAP
2 16 (19.51%) Web Services
2 16 (19.51%) WSDL
3 6 (7.32%) .NET
4 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) XSLT
6 1 (1.22%) Ajax
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) JSON
6 1 (1.22%) LINQ
6 1 (1.22%) jQuery
6 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.10%) Open Source
2 5 (6.10%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (24.39%) Test Automation
2 20 (24.39%) Test Planning
3 19 (23.17%) Web Development
4 18 (21.95%) TDD
4 18 (21.95%) Automated Testing
5 16 (19.51%) Test Scripting
6 15 (18.29%) Manual Testing
7 10 (12.20%) Scrum
8 9 (10.98%) Line Management
8 9 (10.98%) Coaching
9 8 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (9.76%) Test Management
10 5 (6.10%) Unit Testing
10 5 (6.10%) ITIL
10 5 (6.10%) User Stories
10 5 (6.10%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (6.10%) Waterfall
10 5 (6.10%) BDD
11 4 (4.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) JavaScript
2 13 (15.85%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (1.22%) C
4 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (36.59%) ISEB
2 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.93%) QA
2 5 (6.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.76%) HP
3 3 (3.66%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) Sage
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