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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 33 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.46% 0.53% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.89% 0.59% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 2
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +21.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £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
317 507 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 81.91% 89.89% 84.42%
Number of salaries quoted 244 270 241
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 26 March 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 27 (52.94%) ISEB
2 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
4 15 (29.41%) SOAP
4 15 (29.41%) Web Services
4 15 (29.41%) XML
4 15 (29.41%) XSD
4 15 (29.41%) WSDL
4 15 (29.41%) Test Planning
5 13 (25.49%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Selenium
8 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
9 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (13.73%) Oracle
10 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
11 6 (11.76%) Java
11 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Open Source
11 6 (11.76%) User Stories
11 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
11 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 5 (9.80%) SQL
12 5 (9.80%) .NET
12 5 (9.80%) QA
12 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
13 4 (7.84%) C#
13 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
13 4 (7.84%) Test Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (37.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 4 (7.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.92%) SpecFlow
4 2 (3.92%) WebLOAD
4 2 (3.92%) FitNesse
4 2 (3.92%) Firebug
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (3.92%) Military
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (66.67%) Analyst
2 32 (62.75%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Test Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Junior
5 6 (11.76%) Graduate
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.96%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (29.41%) SOAP
1 15 (29.41%) Web Services
1 15 (29.41%) XML
1 15 (29.41%) XSD
1 15 (29.41%) WSDL
2 5 (9.80%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) CSS
3 2 (3.92%) HTML
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (11.76%) Open Source
2 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.92%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Test Planning
3 13 (25.49%) Non-Functional Testing
4 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 6 (11.76%) User Stories
6 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Test Management
7 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
8 3 (5.88%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 3 (5.88%) Process Management
9 2 (3.92%) MVC
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Security Testing
9 2 (3.92%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 5 (9.80%) SQL
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Sage
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