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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 69 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 18 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.80% 1.03% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.18% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 9
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £30,700 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
874 930 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 87.58% 87.00% 80.45%
Number of salaries quoted 785 703 552
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 £25,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 14 £27,500 -3.50%
Harrogate - 1 £47,500 - 2
Knaresborough - 1 £50,000 -
Skipton - 1 £27,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (50.00%) ISEB
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (27.08%) .NET
6 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
7 12 (25.00%) Java
8 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.92%) Selenium
9 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
9 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
9 10 (20.83%) SOAP
9 10 (20.83%) Web Services
9 10 (20.83%) XML
9 10 (20.83%) XSD
9 10 (20.83%) WSDL
9 10 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
10 9 (18.75%) C#
10 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
11 8 (16.67%) Oracle
12 7 (14.58%) HTML
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) CSS
12 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
12 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Firebug
12 7 (14.58%) Test Management
12 7 (14.58%) MVC
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.17%) IIS
1 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (22.92%) Selenium
2 7 (14.58%) Firebug
3 4 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.42%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Analyst
1 29 (60.42%) Test Analyst
2 14 (29.17%) Test Leader
3 5 (10.42%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Junior
3 5 (10.42%) Junior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.33%) Graduate
4 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.17%) Support Manager
6 2 (4.17%) Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.08%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.08%) Business Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.08%) IT Graduate
7 1 (2.08%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) SOAP
2 10 (20.83%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) XML
2 10 (20.83%) XSD
2 10 (20.83%) WSDL
3 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
3 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) N-Tier
2 6 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 3 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 13 (27.08%) Test Planning
4 10 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Test Management
6 7 (14.58%) MVC
7 4 (8.33%) Process Management
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL
8 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.25%) User Stories
8 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.17%) TDD
10 1 (2.08%) SOA
10 1 (2.08%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) Java
3 11 (22.92%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
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Ripe4
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
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Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago