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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 49 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.53% 0.76% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 0.90% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Average salary £28,500 £43,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.48% +64.15%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
347 334 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 73.21% 84.77% 76.81%
Number of salaries quoted 255 194 270
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £72,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 14 (63.64%) QA
2 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
3 12 (54.55%) WSDL
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) HP
3 12 (54.55%) ISEB
3 12 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (54.55%) SOAP
3 12 (54.55%) Web Services
3 12 (54.55%) XML
3 12 (54.55%) XSD
3 12 (54.55%) Selenium
3 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
3 12 (54.55%) Test Management
3 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 12 (54.55%) SpecFlow
4 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 4 (18.18%) SLA
5 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (4.55%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) HTML
7 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) OO

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (54.55%) Selenium
1 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (54.55%) Cucumber
1 12 (54.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
2 3 (13.64%) Applications Support
3 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 2 (9.09%) Tester
3 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Tester
4 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) WSDL
1 12 (54.55%) SOAP
1 12 (54.55%) Web Services
1 12 (54.55%) XML
1 12 (54.55%) XSD
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Test Management
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Regression Testing
4 1 (4.55%) MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
4 1 (4.55%) Release Management
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.55%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
2 4 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 12 (54.55%) HP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
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