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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 46 59 72
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 15 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.23% 1.15% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 1.29% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 3
Average salary £28,500 £38,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +43.39%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
380 310 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 81.72% 89.08% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 301 176 311
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (65.38%) QA
2 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) XML
3 15 (57.69%) XSD
3 15 (57.69%) SOAP
3 15 (57.69%) Web Services
3 15 (57.69%) WSDL
3 15 (57.69%) HP
3 15 (57.69%) ISEB
3 15 (57.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (57.69%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (57.69%) Test Management
3 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
3 15 (57.69%) SpecFlow
3 15 (57.69%) Test Planning
3 15 (57.69%) Selenium
3 15 (57.69%) FitNesse
4 4 (15.38%) SLA
4 4 (15.38%) ITIL
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
5 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) MVC
6 2 (7.69%) CSS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (3.85%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (61.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (57.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (57.69%) Cucumber
2 15 (57.69%) SpecFlow
2 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 15 (57.69%) FitNesse
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.85%) NUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
1 17 (65.38%) Test Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
2 3 (11.54%) Support Team Leader
2 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Tester
3 2 (7.69%) Junior
3 2 (7.69%) Developer
3 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
4 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Tester
4 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (61.54%) XML
2 15 (57.69%) XSD
2 15 (57.69%) SOAP
2 15 (57.69%) Web Services
2 15 (57.69%) WSDL
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
4 1 (3.85%) LINQ
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Test Management
2 15 (57.69%) Test Planning
3 4 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
5 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Release Management
5 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.85%) System Testing
5 1 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) ISEB
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
Systems Management
1 15 (57.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
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