The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 51 69 80
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 22 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.24% 3.00% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 3.03% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 11
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,200 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
672 957 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 98.82% 98.97% 99.33%
Number of salaries quoted 545 881 847
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the North Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 28 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skipton - 9 £40,000 -
York +9 8 £35,000 -1.40%
Thirsk - 2 £30,000 -
Middlesbrough +8 1 £29,500 -15.71%
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.15%) SQL
3 32 (41.03%) Software Testing
4 28 (35.90%) Finance
5 19 (24.36%) Functional Testing
5 19 (24.36%) QA
5 19 (24.36%) ISEB
6 18 (23.08%) C#
7 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
7 17 (21.79%) JIRA
7 17 (21.79%) Selenium
7 17 (21.79%) Performance Testing
7 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
8 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 15 (19.23%) Java
9 15 (19.23%) XML
9 15 (19.23%) Bugzilla
9 15 (19.23%) Mobile App
9 15 (19.23%) Defect Management
10 14 (17.95%) SOAP
11 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 13 (16.67%) TDD
11 13 (16.67%) Automation Testing
11 13 (16.67%) BDD
11 13 (16.67%) jQuery
12 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
12 12 (15.38%) SDLC
13 11 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (21.79%) JIRA
1 17 (21.79%) Selenium
2 15 (19.23%) Bugzilla
3 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 11 (14.10%) SoapUI
4 11 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (12.82%) JMeter
6 9 (11.54%) Jasmine
6 9 (11.54%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (11.54%) LoadRunner
6 9 (11.54%) Toad
7 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
7 8 (10.26%) TeamCity
7 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.85%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.85%) WATIR
9 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.56%) Redmine
10 1 (1.28%) HP UFT
10 1 (1.28%) Ranorex
General
1 28 (35.90%) Finance
2 3 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.56%) Games
3 2 (2.56%) Military
3 2 (2.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) XML
2 14 (17.95%) SOAP
3 13 (16.67%) jQuery
4 10 (12.82%) JSON
5 9 (11.54%) Web Services
6 8 (10.26%) .NET
7 6 (7.69%) REST
8 4 (5.13%) CSS
8 4 (5.13%) HTML
9 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.85%) Gherkin
10 2 (2.56%) RESTful
11 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.28%) Middleware
11 1 (1.28%) Spring
11 1 (1.28%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.23%) Mobile App
2 9 (11.54%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) PMI
5 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Android
1 9 (11.54%) Apple iOS
1 9 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (41.03%) Software Testing
3 19 (24.36%) Functional Testing
4 17 (21.79%) Performance Testing
4 17 (21.79%) Test Automation
5 16 (20.51%) Non-Functional Testing
6 15 (19.23%) Defect Management
7 13 (16.67%) Automation Testing
7 13 (16.67%) BDD
7 13 (16.67%) TDD
8 12 (15.38%) SDLC
8 12 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Integration Testing
9 11 (14.10%) System Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Test Scripting
10 10 (12.82%) Automated Testing
10 10 (12.82%) Waterfall
11 9 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
12 8 (10.26%) Performance Analysis
12 8 (10.26%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.15%) SQL
2 18 (23.08%) C#
3 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 15 (19.23%) Java
5 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.36%) ISEB
2 17 (21.79%) ISTQB
3 10 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.13%) Degree
6 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle