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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 70 78 66
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 26 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.76% 1.28% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 1.30% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 11
Average salary £33,750 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
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
915 1076 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.13% 98.09% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 850 919 495
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 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 +5 10 £38,000 +31.03% 1
Harrogate -11 8 £31,250 -
Middlesbrough - 8 £35,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Degree
3 33 (48.53%) Java
4 32 (47.06%) SQL
5 31 (45.59%) C#
5 31 (45.59%) Test Scripting
6 30 (44.12%) QA
6 30 (44.12%) Selenium
7 27 (39.71%) Automation Testing
8 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
9 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (14.71%) Finance
10 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
11 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
12 8 (11.76%) jQuery
12 8 (11.76%) JSON
12 8 (11.76%) JIRA
12 8 (11.76%) Redmine
12 8 (11.76%) RESTful
12 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
12 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
12 8 (11.76%) XML
12 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
13 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
13 7 (10.29%) ISEB
14 5 (7.35%) Marketing
14 5 (7.35%) Internet
14 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
14 5 (7.35%) Regular Expression

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (44.12%) Selenium
2 13 (19.12%) WebDriver
3 8 (11.76%) Redmine
3 8 (11.76%) JIRA
4 3 (4.41%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (7.35%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) XML
1 8 (11.76%) JSON
1 8 (11.76%) jQuery
1 8 (11.76%) RESTful
2 5 (7.35%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.47%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Mobile App
1 5 (7.35%) User Experience
2 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Test Scripting
3 27 (39.71%) Automation Testing
4 11 (16.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.71%) Software Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Manual Testing
7 8 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.35%) Line Management
8 5 (7.35%) Internet Marketing
8 5 (7.35%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.47%) BDD
10 1 (1.47%) TDD
10 1 (1.47%) Use Case
10 1 (1.47%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 31 (45.59%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (50.00%) Degree
2 7 (10.29%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (44.12%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.88%) Apple
2 4 (5.88%) Google
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits package, free parking
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