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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 47 80 68
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 41 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 4.11% 2.06% 1.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 2.10% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 41 22 16
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +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
976 1049 929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.80% 98.13% 94.60%
Number of salaries quoted 878 814 669
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +9 29 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Skipton - 7 £30,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Test Scripting
3 35 (57.38%) Degree
4 31 (50.82%) C#
4 31 (50.82%) Java
5 26 (42.62%) SQL
5 26 (42.62%) Automation Testing
6 24 (39.34%) Selenium
7 19 (31.15%) QA
8 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (18.03%) WebDriver
10 10 (16.39%) Finance
11 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
12 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
13 7 (11.48%) ISEB
14 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
14 5 (8.20%) Line Management
14 5 (8.20%) User Experience
15 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (6.56%) VBScript
15 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
16 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
16 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
17 2 (3.28%) System Testing
17 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
17 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
17 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
17 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
17 2 (3.28%) .NET
17 2 (3.28%) MVC

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 24 (39.34%) Selenium
2 11 (18.03%) WebDriver
3 4 (6.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.28%) NUnit
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Mobile App
1 5 (8.20%) User Experience
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (62.30%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (60.66%) Test Scripting
3 26 (42.62%) Automation Testing
4 14 (22.95%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (14.75%) Test Automation
6 8 (13.11%) Functional Testing
7 5 (8.20%) Line Management
8 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Manual Testing
10 2 (3.28%) System Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Waterfall
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
10 2 (3.28%) MVC
10 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.28%) TDD
11 1 (1.64%) Usability Testing
11 1 (1.64%) Use Case
11 1 (1.64%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) C#
1 31 (50.82%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) SQL
3 4 (6.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) ISEB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (31.15%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
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