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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 54 77 82
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 35 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.22% 1.98% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.34% 2.06% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 6
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
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
1049 921 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 96.42% 95.84% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 905 717 688
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 24 December 2014. 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 +8 25 £32,500 -4.41%
York +14 10 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 40 (72.73%) Degree
4 23 (41.82%) Java
5 21 (38.18%) SQL
5 21 (38.18%) Automation Testing
6 20 (36.36%) C#
6 20 (36.36%) Functional Testing
7 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
8 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
9 6 (10.91%) ISEB
9 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
10 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.45%) Finance
11 3 (5.45%) Retail
11 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.45%) JIRA
11 3 (5.45%) Selenium
11 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
11 3 (5.45%) Open Source
12 2 (3.64%) W3C
12 2 (3.64%) QA
12 2 (3.64%) WebLOAD
13 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
13 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
13 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.82%) ISTQB

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
1 3 (5.45%) Selenium
2 2 (3.64%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
1 3 (5.45%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) Open Source
2 2 (3.64%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (85.45%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 21 (38.18%) Automation Testing
4 20 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 10 (18.18%) Manual Testing
6 7 (12.73%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.91%) Automated Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.45%) Web Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Software Testing
9 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Integration Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.82%) Black-Box Testing
10 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.82%) Java
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 20 (36.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 40 (72.73%) Degree
2 6 (10.91%) ISEB
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
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