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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 63 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 26 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.17% 2.37% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.95% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 25 4
Average salary £29,000 £30,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
833 882 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 88.05% 80.40% 83.96%
Number of salaries quoted 770 732 418
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,633 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +11 29 £28,000 -1.75% 1
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) Manual Testing
3 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 14 (31.11%) Windows
5 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
6 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (20.00%) .NET
7 9 (20.00%) C#
7 9 (20.00%) Java
7 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 9 (20.00%) Selenium
7 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Test Management
8 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
8 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
9 7 (15.56%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) N-Tier
9 7 (15.56%) MVC
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
9 7 (15.56%) Firebug
10 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (11.11%) ISEB

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Informix
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Firebug
3 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Test Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Support Technician
4 10 (22.22%) Tester
5 9 (20.00%) Software Tester
6 7 (15.56%) Lead Tester
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Testing Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Information Services Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Information Systems Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
9 1 (2.22%) Support Consultant
9 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.22%) Systems Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (15.56%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.56%) CSS
2 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Manual Testing
2 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (17.78%) Test Management
5 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
6 7 (15.56%) MVC
6 7 (15.56%) Security Testing
7 5 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.44%) User Stories
10 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.22%) Line Management
10 1 (2.22%) SDLC
10 1 (2.22%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.22%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) C#
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) IBM
York, North Yorkshire
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