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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 80 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.26% 1.69% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.79% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 10
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
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
1087 726 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.93% 94.53% 97.84%
Number of salaries quoted 924 532 765
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 -18 10 £31,250 -10.71% 2
York +1 4 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (88.57%) Test Scripting
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (80.00%) Degree
4 19 (54.29%) Java
5 18 (51.43%) SQL
6 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
6 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
7 11 (31.43%) .NET
8 10 (28.57%) Finance
9 5 (14.29%) C#
10 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Retail
11 3 (8.57%) JIRA
11 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
11 3 (8.57%) Open Source
12 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (5.71%) System Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
12 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (5.71%) QA
13 1 (2.86%) Selenium
13 1 (2.86%) Release Management
13 1 (2.86%) Migration
13 1 (2.86%) Scrum
13 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Oracle
13 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
13 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
13 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Test Scripting
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 16 (45.71%) Automation Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Manual Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Web Testing
6 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (2.86%) Release Management
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum
7 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 5 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago