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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 69 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 11 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.47% 1.36% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.51% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 36
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £33,550 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
664 728 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 89.01% 90.10% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 553 632 796
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the North Yorkshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate +14 5 £27,000 -16.92%
York -15 5 £34,000 +4.61%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 6 (28.57%) QA
4 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) iPad
5 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
6 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) JMeter
7 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
7 3 (14.29%) VBScript
7 3 (14.29%) VB
7 3 (14.29%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
7 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Sage 200
1 2 (9.52%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) JMeter
1 3 (14.29%) SpecFlow
1 3 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.76%) NUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (4.76%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
1 9 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 7 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 6 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support
5 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Sage Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) XML
3 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
4 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 2 (9.52%) WPF
5 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) Ember.js
5 1 (4.76%) JSP
5 1 (4.76%) React
5 1 (4.76%) REST
5 1 (4.76%) Servlets
5 1 (4.76%) Velocity
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
5 1 (4.76%) XSD
5 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) iPad
2 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 5 (23.81%) Automation Testing
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
6 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) ERP
7 2 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C#
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) VB
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) F#
5 1 (4.76%) Groovy
5 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 4 (19.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle