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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 53 80 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 37 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.70% 1.43% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.78% 1.46% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 16
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
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
979 1024 901
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.90% 97.71% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 898 808 642
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Tester Salary Histogram 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 June 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 0 22 £31,250 -3.84%
Skipton - 6 £30,000 -
York +1 4 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (59.70%) C#
3 39 (58.21%) Java
3 39 (58.21%) Test Scripting
4 36 (53.73%) Selenium
5 35 (52.24%) Degree
6 29 (43.28%) Automation Testing
6 29 (43.28%) SQL
7 25 (37.31%) QA
8 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
9 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
11 10 (14.93%) Finance
12 7 (10.45%) ISEB
13 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
13 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
13 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
13 5 (7.46%) Line Management
13 5 (7.46%) User Experience
14 4 (5.97%) Functional Testing
14 4 (5.97%) VBScript
14 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
14 4 (5.97%) Apple
14 4 (5.97%) Google
15 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
15 3 (4.48%) .NET
15 3 (4.48%) MS Excel

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 36 (53.73%) Selenium
2 15 (22.39%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.97%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.99%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.93%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.46%) User Experience
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (62.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (58.21%) Test Scripting
3 29 (43.28%) Automation Testing
4 14 (20.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.46%) Line Management
7 4 (5.97%) Functional Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.99%) System Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
8 2 (2.99%) TDD
8 2 (2.99%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.99%) MVC
9 1 (1.49%) Use Case
9 1 (1.49%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (59.70%) C#
2 39 (58.21%) Java
3 29 (43.28%) SQL
4 4 (5.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (52.24%) Degree
2 7 (10.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (37.31%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.97%) Apple
1 4 (5.97%) Google
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago