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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 69 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 11 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.80% 1.38% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 1.42% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 33
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
727 774 1054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 97.45% 97.24% 98.14%
Number of salaries quoted 619 653 907
Median salary £35,000 £35,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -4 1 £32,500 +54.76%
York -11 1 £30,000 +4.34% 2
Harrogate - 1 £19,500 - 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
3 7 (30.43%) QA
3 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
4 6 (26.09%) C#
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
7 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
7 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Selenium
8 2 (8.70%) WPF
8 2 (8.70%) Test Management
8 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) Toad
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) WPF
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Android
1 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Functional Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Software Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
3 7 (30.43%) System Testing
3 7 (30.43%) Test Automation
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 4 (17.39%) Defect Management
6 3 (13.04%) Automation Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) ETL
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
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