The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 67 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 28 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.60% 2.06% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 2.16% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 9
Average salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
1050 1064 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.67% 95.26% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 885 818 675
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Harrogate -5 18 £32,500 -4.41% 1
York +18 10 £30,000 +9.09%
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (78.95%) Test Scripting
3 41 (71.93%) Degree
4 24 (42.11%) Java
5 23 (40.35%) SQL
5 23 (40.35%) Automation Testing
6 22 (38.60%) C#
7 19 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 7 (12.28%) ISEB
11 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
12 5 (8.77%) QA
12 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
13 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (7.02%) Selenium
14 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
14 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
14 3 (5.26%) System Testing
15 2 (3.51%) JIRA
15 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
15 2 (3.51%) Web Testing
15 2 (3.51%) Open Source
15 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
15 2 (3.51%) .NET
15 2 (3.51%) W3C
15 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
15 2 (3.51%) MVC
15 2 (3.51%) Finance

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) NUnit
2 2 (3.51%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
1 2 (3.51%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Open Source
1 2 (3.51%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (87.72%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (78.95%) Test Scripting
3 23 (40.35%) Automation Testing
4 19 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 10 (17.54%) Manual Testing
6 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
10 3 (5.26%) System Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Web Testing
11 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
11 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.51%) MVC
11 2 (3.51%) TDD
12 1 (1.75%) Fault Management
12 1 (1.75%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) Java
2 23 (40.35%) SQL
3 22 (38.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (71.93%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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