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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 67 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 28 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.65% 0.74% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.87% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 3
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +44.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
934 1030 735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 88.53% 84.77% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 792 703 550
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +39 24 £31,250 -14.96% 2
Knaresborough - 1 £25,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 38 (46.91%) ISEB
2 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (28.40%) QA
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
3 23 (28.40%) Test Planning
4 19 (23.46%) WSDL
4 19 (23.46%) SOAP
4 19 (23.46%) Web Services
4 19 (23.46%) XML
4 19 (23.46%) XSD
5 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
6 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
6 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
6 14 (17.28%) Web Development
6 14 (17.28%) Retail
7 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
7 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
7 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 12 (14.81%) Selenium
8 12 (14.81%) TDD
9 11 (13.58%) SQL
10 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (8.64%) Scrum
11 7 (8.64%) .NET
11 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
12 6 (7.41%) HP
12 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (28.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Selenium
2 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.41%) FitNesse
3 6 (7.41%) SpecFlow
3 6 (7.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.47%) WebLOAD
4 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (17.28%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Military
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (60.49%) Analyst
2 39 (48.15%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.99%) Test Leader
4 13 (16.05%) QA Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Junior Test Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Junior Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Junior
6 7 (8.64%) Software Project Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Project Manager
6 7 (8.64%) Software Manager
7 6 (7.41%) Graduate
7 6 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
8 4 (4.94%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.70%) Test Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Tester
10 2 (2.47%) Support Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Quality Analyst
11 1 (1.23%) Sage Consultant
11 1 (1.23%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) WSDL
1 19 (23.46%) SOAP
1 19 (23.46%) Web Services
1 19 (23.46%) XML
1 19 (23.46%) XSD
2 7 (8.64%) .NET
3 3 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.41%) Open Source
3 2 (2.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.23%) UNIX
1 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.40%) Test Planning
3 16 (19.75%) Test Automation
4 14 (17.28%) Manual Testing
4 14 (17.28%) Web Development
5 13 (16.05%) Automated Testing
5 13 (16.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (14.81%) Test Scripting
6 12 (14.81%) TDD
7 7 (8.64%) Scrum
8 6 (7.41%) ITIL
8 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Test Management
8 6 (7.41%) Line Management
8 6 (7.41%) Coaching
8 6 (7.41%) User Stories
9 5 (6.17%) Process Management
10 3 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (3.70%) BDD
10 3 (3.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.58%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (1.23%) C#
4 1 (1.23%) VB
4 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) ISEB
2 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (28.40%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) HP
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 3 (3.70%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.23%) Sage
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