The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 63 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.93% 2.13% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.15% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 19
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,150 £32,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
768 884 1041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.59% 98.88% 98.39%
Number of salaries quoted 562 816 921
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the North Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the North Yorkshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Tester
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 Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 3 £33,750 +8.00% 1
Middlesbrough +11 3 £31,000 -11.42% 1
Skipton +5 3 £32,500 -7.14%
York +2 2 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Thirsk - 1 £30,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 23 (41.07%) Software Testing
3 21 (37.50%) Finance
4 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) Functional Testing
6 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 16 (28.57%) ISEB
7 15 (26.79%) C#
8 14 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (23.21%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (21.43%) Selenium
10 12 (21.43%) Integration Testing
11 11 (19.64%) Mobile App
11 11 (19.64%) SOAP
12 10 (17.86%) XML
12 10 (17.86%) QA
12 10 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (17.86%) System Testing
13 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
13 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.07%) .NET
14 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
14 8 (14.29%) Defect Management
14 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
15 7 (12.50%) jQuery
15 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio

Tester Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Selenium
2 8 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 8 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
4 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.93%) Jasmine
4 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (8.93%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.93%) Toad
4 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
5 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) WATIR
7 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.79%) JMeter
7 1 (1.79%) Ranorex
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.57%) Games
3 2 (3.57%) Military
3 2 (3.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) SOAP
2 10 (17.86%) XML
3 9 (16.07%) .NET
4 7 (12.50%) jQuery
5 6 (10.71%) REST
6 5 (8.93%) JSON
6 5 (8.93%) Web Services
7 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.36%) Gherkin
8 2 (3.57%) CSS
8 2 (3.57%) HTML
8 2 (3.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.93%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.36%) PMI
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.57%) iPad
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Android
1 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
1 5 (8.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Software Testing
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Functional Testing
4 16 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 14 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 13 (23.21%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 10 (17.86%) System Integration Testing
8 10 (17.86%) System Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Automation Testing
9 9 (16.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Automated Testing
10 8 (14.29%) Defect Management
11 6 (10.71%) API Testing
11 6 (10.71%) BDD
11 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 6 (10.71%) SDLC
11 6 (10.71%) Waterfall
12 5 (8.93%) Kanban
12 5 (8.93%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) C#
3 7 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) ISEB
2 14 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (16.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
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