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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 73 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 21 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.99% 1.89% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.98% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 17
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
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
1035 1161 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.10% 95.56% 96.39%
Number of salaries quoted 885 845 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
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 4 March 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 -3 17 £32,500 - 4
York +12 4 £30,750 +2.50%
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (79.63%) Test Scripting
3 39 (72.22%) Degree
4 24 (44.44%) C#
4 24 (44.44%) Java
4 24 (44.44%) SQL
5 23 (42.59%) Automation Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Functional Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Selenium
7 8 (14.81%) Manual Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 7 (12.96%) ISEB
9 6 (11.11%) QA
9 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
12 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
12 3 (5.56%) System Testing
13 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
13 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.70%) WebLOAD
13 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
13 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 2 (3.70%) .NET
13 2 (3.70%) W3C
13 2 (3.70%) MVC
13 2 (3.70%) TDD
13 2 (3.70%) NUnit

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Selenium
2 2 (3.70%) WebDriver
2 2 (3.70%) WebLOAD
2 2 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (1.85%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (79.63%) Test Scripting
3 23 (42.59%) Automation Testing
4 16 (29.63%) Functional Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Manual Testing
5 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.26%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.56%) System Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.70%) MVC
10 2 (3.70%) TDD
11 1 (1.85%) Black-Box Testing
11 1 (1.85%) Fault Management
11 1 (1.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) C#
1 24 (44.44%) Java
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Degree
2 7 (12.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.85%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 13.5% Pens, Hols, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago