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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 42 34 51
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.22% 9.01% 3.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.40% 9.73% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 13
Median salary £27,500 £28,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.75%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
292 298 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.70% 92.55% 81.16%
Number of salaries quoted 215 258 290
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the York region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (43.75%) Functional Testing
4 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 9 (28.13%) BDD
5 9 (28.13%) TDD
5 9 (28.13%) Bugzilla
5 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
5 9 (28.13%) JIRA
6 8 (25.00%) ISEB
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Unix
6 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
7 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
7 7 (21.88%) Selenium
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Information Security
8 6 (18.75%) Data Management
8 6 (18.75%) Smartphone
8 6 (18.75%) SOAP
8 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
8 6 (18.75%) Toad
8 6 (18.75%) Resilience Testing
8 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) System Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Kanban

Software Testing
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Bugzilla
1 9 (28.13%) JIRA
2 7 (21.88%) Selenium
3 6 (18.75%) SoapUI
3 6 (18.75%) Toad
4 4 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 4 (12.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Tester
2 17 (53.13%) Software Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Automation Tester
3 5 (15.63%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer in Test
5 2 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation Developer
6 1 (3.13%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (3.13%) Selenium Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 1 (3.13%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) iPad
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
1 6 (18.75%) Smartphone
2 4 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (18.75%) Android
2 6 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Functional Testing
3 11 (34.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (28.13%) BDD
4 9 (28.13%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
5 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
6 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Data Management
7 6 (18.75%) Information Security
7 6 (18.75%) Kanban
7 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Resilience Testing
7 6 (18.75%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (18.75%) System Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (28.13%) ISTQB
2 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft