The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 44 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 20 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.31% 2.60% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.85% 3.30% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 4
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
292 364 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.11% 78.96% 88.19%
Number of salaries quoted 251 263 218
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Software Testing
Salary Trend in York

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in York

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the York region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.19%) Java
6 11 (26.19%) Selenium
7 10 (23.81%) C#
7 10 (23.81%) .NET
7 10 (23.81%) ISEB
8 9 (21.43%) Windows
8 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
9 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Test Management
10 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 7 (16.67%) Firebug
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 7 (16.67%) HTML
10 7 (16.67%) Oracle
10 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 7 (16.67%) CSS
10 7 (16.67%) N-Tier
10 7 (16.67%) MVC
10 7 (16.67%) Active Directory

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) Firebug
3 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
4 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (7.14%) Retail
1 3 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Analyst
2 20 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Support Technician
4 6 (14.29%) Tester
4 6 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Lead Tester
6 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.38%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) .NET
2 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 7 (16.67%) CSS
2 7 (16.67%) HTML
2 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) XML
3 4 (9.52%) XSD
3 4 (9.52%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Manual Testing
2 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 7 (16.67%) Test Management
5 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Test Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.76%) Process Management
8 2 (4.76%) ITIL
8 2 (4.76%) User Stories
8 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (26.19%) Java
3 10 (23.81%) C#
4 9 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) ISEB
2 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
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