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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 67 64 101
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +37
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 35 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.82% 3.18% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 3.58% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 13
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
761 978 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 86.48% 88.99% 85.03%
Number of salaries quoted 675 827 688
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 11 February 2016. 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 -3 13 £32,500 +4.00% 2
Harrogate - 6 £32,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (53.85%) SQL
1 21 (53.85%) Selenium
2 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (43.59%) Manual Testing
4 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
4 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
5 15 (38.46%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) Functional Testing
6 14 (35.90%) HTML
6 14 (35.90%) CSS
7 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
8 12 (30.77%) Firebug
8 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
9 11 (28.21%) ISEB
9 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (25.64%) JIRA
11 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Java
12 8 (20.51%) .NET
12 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
13 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
13 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
13 7 (17.95%) W3C
13 7 (17.95%) Test Management
14 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
14 6 (15.38%) Windows
14 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
14 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) Firebug
3 10 (25.64%) JIRA
4 7 (17.95%) HP UFT
4 7 (17.95%) Visual Studio
5 6 (15.38%) WebDriver
6 3 (7.69%) Bugzilla
6 3 (7.69%) Toad
7 2 (5.13%) Capybara
7 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (5.13%) Games
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (56.41%) Analyst
2 21 (53.85%) Test Analyst
3 11 (28.21%) Tester
4 9 (23.08%) Software Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Web Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Web Test Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 6 (15.38%) Automation Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Support Technician
7 4 (10.26%) Manual Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Automation Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Lead Tester
9 2 (5.13%) QC Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Software Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Systems Tester
10 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
10 1 (2.56%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) CSS
1 14 (35.90%) HTML
2 8 (20.51%) .NET
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.13%) jQuery
4 2 (5.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) W3C
2 5 (12.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server
1 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (43.59%) Manual Testing
3 16 (41.03%) Test Scripting
4 15 (38.46%) Functional Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 12 (30.77%) Security Testing
7 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Test Management
9 6 (15.38%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.82%) MVC
11 4 (10.26%) BDD
11 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (7.69%) CRM
12 3 (7.69%) Defect Management
12 3 (7.69%) Direct Marketing
13 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (5.13%) Non-Functional Testing
13 2 (5.13%) TDD
13 2 (5.13%) Test Automation
13 2 (5.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) SQL
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) C#
4 8 (20.51%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 11 (28.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 35k per month
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefit allowance
Posted: 8 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago