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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 48 75 92
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 35 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.98% 2.18% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 2.21% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £30,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £32,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
867 1086 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.52% 98.82% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 770 921 828
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +25 24 £32,500 +8.33% 6
Middlesbrough - 7 £21,500 - 1
Skipton - 3 £21,000 -
Harrogate -3 1 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (64.00%) QA
2 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (56.00%) Java
4 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 18 (36.00%) XML
5 18 (36.00%) jQuery
5 18 (36.00%) JIRA
6 16 (32.00%) SQL
7 15 (30.00%) Degree
7 15 (30.00%) JSON
7 15 (30.00%) RESTful
7 15 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (30.00%) Redmine
8 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (22.00%) SaaS
10 10 (20.00%) Manual Testing
10 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (18.00%) ISEB
11 9 (18.00%) Finance
11 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
12 8 (16.00%) JMeter
13 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
14 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
14 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
14 6 (12.00%) C#

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.00%) Redis
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (36.00%) JIRA
2 15 (30.00%) Redmine
3 8 (16.00%) JMeter
4 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
5 4 (8.00%) Selenium
6 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 2 (4.00%) Capybara
8 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.00%) Toad
8 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.00%) jQuery
1 18 (36.00%) XML
2 15 (30.00%) JSON
2 15 (30.00%) RESTful
3 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 3 (6.00%) CSS
3 3 (6.00%) HTML
3 3 (6.00%) SOAP
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.00%) Mobile Games
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Android
1 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 10 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 9 (18.00%) Performance Testing
5 7 (14.00%) SDLC
6 6 (12.00%) Functional Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) BDD
7 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (8.00%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.00%) CRM
9 3 (6.00%) Direct Marketing
9 3 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.00%) TDD
9 3 (6.00%) Test Management
9 3 (6.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) Java
2 20 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) C
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 6 (12.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (64.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
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