The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the York region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 43 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 21 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.62% - 1.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.73% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 20 0 9
Median salary £31,750 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Software Tester
North 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 York 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
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
444 377 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 97.58% 98.69% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 365 322 306
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in York

Software Tester
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester across the York region.

Software Tester Salary Trend in York

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software 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 York region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
3 11 (34.38%) BDD
3 11 (34.38%) Finance
4 10 (31.25%) Bugzilla
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
4 10 (31.25%) JIRA
4 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
5 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) ISEB
7 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
8 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
10 4 (12.50%) Java
10 4 (12.50%) SOAP
10 4 (12.50%) Unix
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 4 (12.50%) Toad
10 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
10 4 (12.50%) SoapUI

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in York 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:

Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Bugzilla
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
2 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Toad
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Capybara
5 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.13%) JMeter
5 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
1 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 4 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Software Testing
2 11 (34.38%) BDD
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) Defect Management
3 10 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Kanban
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Resilience Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (21.88%) ISEB
2 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle
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