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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 66 78 89
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.32% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.68% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £43,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.03% +64.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.87% -6.42%
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
867 586 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 77.20% 81.28% 74.62%
Number of salaries quoted 715 410 587
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 +11 14 £28,500 -34.48% 3
Harrogate -13 7 £47,500 +9.19%
Middlesbrough - 5 £30,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (54.05%) QA
2 15 (40.54%) XML
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
4 13 (35.14%) Test Management
4 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
4 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
4 13 (35.14%) HP
4 13 (35.14%) ISEB
4 13 (35.14%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (35.14%) WSDL
4 13 (35.14%) SOAP
4 13 (35.14%) Web Services
4 13 (35.14%) XSD
4 13 (35.14%) Selenium
4 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Web Development
7 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Retail
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
9 4 (10.81%) SLA
9 4 (10.81%) ITIL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (35.14%) Cucumber
2 13 (35.14%) SpecFlow
2 13 (35.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 13 (35.14%) FitNesse
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) MSTest
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) QA Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Software Manager
4 5 (13.51%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Tester
6 2 (5.41%) Junior
6 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) XML
2 13 (35.14%) XSD
2 13 (35.14%) SOAP
2 13 (35.14%) Web Services
2 13 (35.14%) WSDL
3 2 (5.41%) HTML
3 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 1 (2.70%) XSLT
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) LINQ
4 1 (2.70%) jQuery
4 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Test Management
2 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
3 7 (18.92%) TDD
4 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Web Development
5 5 (13.51%) Scrum
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) BDD
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.70%) MVVM
8 1 (2.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 2 (5.41%) C#
4 1 (2.70%) C
4 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (35.14%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
3 2 (5.41%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) HP
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Gem Partnership
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 10 days ago